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.
Many warehouses run into a series of challenges in and around the holiday season, simply because demand for shipping and storage services around the holidays are so significant.
The logistics industry as a whole has taken huge strides in recent years, with demand for shipping and warehousing fueling a massive surge in business activity.
There is a broad understanding across the country that the current federal minimum wage simply isn't enough for people to live on.
Every company, regardless of industry, should be concerned about the security of their facilities and valuables.
Efficiency is the name of the game in logistics, especially as competition heats up and demand seems to be on a permanent upward trajectory.
Across the country, there is a seemingly ever-growing push to establish new state or national minimum wages of $15 per hour.
For any warehouse supervisor, safety should be the utmost concern. Not only is this important when it comes to keeping employees healthy, it's also critical to efficiency.
Effective logistics management is all about maintaining and promoting efficiency whenever you can, especially at t this time of year with the holidays approaching.
In recent years, much has been made of the fact that the federal minimum wage - and many state minimums as well - do not provide workers with enough to live on.
Across the country, tens of thousands or more Americans will be on the job market looking for high-paying seasonal jobs that companies create to meet holiday demand.
In today's logistics sphere, efficiency is increasingly the name of the game.
For millions of Americans, one of the most frustrating aspects of the widespread economic recovery seen in the past several years has been that they simply aren't sharing in it.
Forklifts have become an essential part of just about any warehousing operation, and for good reason.
With the holiday season rapidly approaching, there's no shortage of concerns for the average warehouse manager to tackle.
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