Many states along the Eastern seaboard have decided in the past few years to raise their minimum wages, often to substantially higher amounts than they previously enforced.
Forklifts have become an essential part of many warehouses because of their ease of use and utility in getting large, heavy pallets from Point A to Point B in a flash.
When you're new to working at a warehouse for the first time in your career, it may not always be easy to determine what's appropriate to wear.
One of the big projects any warehouse manager should occasionally try to tackle is evaluating all in-house processes to see what's working - and what isn't.
Over the past few years, a lot of states and municipalities have made it their mission to raise pay for some of their lowest-earning residents.
Many states have been debating the efficacy of raising their minimum wages in recent years, and one that has largely kicked the can down the road on the issue is Hawaii.
If you're like a lot of logistics companies, you are probably dealing with a higher employee turnover rate than you'd like.
When you're running a business out of a warehouse, you probably have a lot of things moving into and out of it on a consistent basis - and that can keep workers extremely busy.
These days, many businesses operate on thin margins, and even small decisions for any warehouse can be the difference between a great quarter and one where you fall short of expectations.
The start of 2020 is nearly here and with it comes a plenty of pay raises for millions of the nation's lowest-earning workers.
While you may not always think of it, your logistics firm probably faces just as much risk from cybersecurity threats as it does from physical theft.
The end of the holiday season is approaching and many of the seasonal hires your logistics company made are likely working out quite well.
For many workers in New England, minimum-wage increases from their respective legislatures have resulted in higher levels of income in recent years.
With Christmas just over a week away and many logistics firms working around the clock to make sure all their orders are fulfilled in advance of the holiday itself.
Many companies are already making plans to hire as the new year begins, and if you're included in that group, you might want to start thinking about better ways to train your new and current staffers.
There is also a growing recognition that what works statewide may not be enough for residents of big cities.
Winter weather is finally descending on many parts of the country, with frigid temperatures, icy pavement and snow accumulating in work areas at warehouses and other facilities.
Louisiana is one of a shrinking number of states that abides by the federal minimum wage of just $7.25 per hour, instead of setting up a lower limit of its own.
One of the best ways to optimize your warehouse operations overall is to reconsider your approach to storage.
Nearly every state in the Northeastern U.S. has a minimum wage well above the federal level, with only two exceptions.