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.
Across the U.S., many states have tied their minimum wages to the cost of living, allowing low-paid workers to get at least a modest raise on an annual basis.
While it's still only mid-September, many warehousing facilities and other companies in the logistics sector have already started laying the groundwork for their strategies for the holiday season.
Collaboration is key in just about any business, but when it comes to warehousing and logistics, it's mission-critical.
With minimum wages on the rise in almost every part of New England, the one lone holdout is New Hampshire.
Forklifts can quickly become an invaluable part of any logistics operation in short order, but that comes with a significant caveat.
Over the course of a given week, month or year, warehouse workers are likely to encounter potentially hazardous situations.
Safety should the top priority of any business, and that's especially true in the physically intensive setting of a warehouse.
With more states across the U.S. adopting a $15 minimum wage, it should come as little surprise that many lawmakers are starting to see the issue as a potential turning point in the federal elections.
Organization is key to running the most efficient warehouse you possibly can, and if you're trying to get a better handle on almost any of your processes, there's likely plenty to consider.
One of the arguments often launched against a higher minimum wage is that increases may make sense for some states, but not others.
When you're managing a warehouse operation, there are many moving parts to consider.
With many large, populous states acting to raise their minimum wages over the past several years, more are beginning to follow suit to one extent or another.
When you're in the logistics industry, efficiency is the name of the game.
For new hires in a logistics setting, many of the job processes might be new to them, and the tasks you require could take time to learn.
In 2016, Arizona became one of a number of states nationwide to pass a higher minimum wage through public referendum.
When you're hiring for positions in your warehouse, you may not always know the best ways to separate great candidates from those who might need more time to get up to speed.