Category Archives: Material Handling

All things material handling from Rubbermaid.

Worried about theft? Focus on proper inventory management

Store theft is a real issue that affects the bottom line of businesses across the country. But it may not be the number one reason your costs are down. In fact, it could have to do with your leniency in … Continue reading

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The manufacturing industry struggles with its reputation

The manufacturing sector has been trying to appeal to younger workers to help bridge the talent gap. With more people retiring and not enough people going into the industry, there remains a lot of barriers to getting people to join … Continue reading

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Retail sales expected to grow through the year

When operations are bustling, warehouses feel the importance for having a competent team and enough material handling equipment to move all products efficiently. Being able to serve customers on an on-demand basis becomes increasingly critical as businesses try to fight … Continue reading

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Know your warehouse inside and out for best management practices

Maintaining an extensive material handling fleet can feel burdensome. It’s critical for warehouse managers to expect all costs and to be able to predict any trends possible for optimal warehouse layout. If you’re able to keep a clean warehouse layout, … Continue reading

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Going green can matter to your company’s bottom line

Companies are increasingly feeling the pressure to be more sustainable in their operations. Going green can seem overwhelming, but making the change is setting companies that do it ahead of the competition. According to Material Handling & Logistics, suppliers that … Continue reading

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Warehouse management tries to fight the talent gap

Talent in the warehouse has never been harder to come by. Managers are finding there is a fight for top talent to use material handling equipment to load and offset inventory, and assist with logistics strategy. Modern Materials Handling reports … Continue reading

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E-commerce signals a rise in warehouse demand

Due to the rise of e-commerce, warehouse managers have found themselves scrambling for talent, material handling equipment, and software to keep operations efficient and addressing an increasingly on-demand consumer market. Space issues are also a concern for many, with warehouse … Continue reading

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Small businesses struggle to hire talent against large competitors

The manufacturing industry continues to face competition in attracting top talent. It’s critical to have a workforce that’s able to not only handle material handling equipment and be available for shift work, but there’s an increasing importance placed on strategic … Continue reading

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With vacancy scarce, warehouse demand grows

With the rise of e-commerce, there’s more demand than ever for warehouse space. However, there is still the hurdle of finding enough space for it. Managers have been trying to be increasingly efficient, both in terms of production by incorporating … Continue reading

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More brands are looking to international opportunities to be successful

Companies have been trying to increase their reach in the market with e-commerce. With more consumers looking for on-demand service, it’s imperative to have your warehouse in order so you can fulfill orders quickly and provide accurate timetables for delivery. … Continue reading

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