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Most supply chain personnel want to do well at their jobs. However, you can drive greater productivity from the same workforce by introducing a fair, well-publicized incentive program. Incentive-based payment programs are a method of paying associates who exceed clearly stated expectations when completing value-added activities within the warehouse, such as picking, replenishment, packing, etc...

Your workforce is your most valuable warehouse asset. These valuable workers push your business forward every minute of the day. In fact, labor typically represents about 50–60 percent of the total cost for warehouse operations. With warehouses already running on thin margins, it’s critical to the financial health of the organization to carefully evaluate your workforce’s productivity and your...

When it comes to achieving supply chain labor efficiencies, optimizing each team member’s every movement is critical. Taking any unnecessary extra steps or performing specific job tasks out of order can add costs and waste valuable time when done repeatedly, day after day. To achieve maximum efficiency, each task and associated task sequence throughout all inbound and outbound activities...