A big part of keeping any warehouse operation running as smoothly as possible is having an overarching plan to keep it organized and following that plan to the letter.
Last year, lawmakers in Massachusetts passed a "grand bargain" bill that would slowly increase the Bay State's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023.
Across the U.S., hundreds of thousands of low-paid workers are starting to see raises as a result of legislators' or voters' efforts to raise the minimum wage in their states.
Managing a warehouse is no easy task, regardless of whether it's managing shipping to consumers or businesses, or simply handling inventory for your own company.
When you're running a warehouse, you're always cognizant of your bottom line and looking for ways to improve it.
Across the country, hundreds of thousands of workers may soon see their wages rise, thanks to mid-year increases mandated by law at local, regional and state levels.
In just about any job setting, conditions can get hot throughout the summer months, and that risk may be especially prevalent for warehouses across the country.
Any warehouse supervisor can tell you that a clean warehouse is an efficient warehouse.
With so many states now successfully acting to raise their minimum wages in one way or another, it should come as little surprise when another state tries to follow suit.
Day-to-day work in any warehouse can be a bit of a physical and mental grind, which sometimes results in employees being unmotivated or disengaged.
Across the country, hundreds of thousands of college students are graduating into the "real world" and looking for career opportunities regardless of their majors.
While most of New England got out in front of national efforts to raise the minimum wage, the Granite State has lagged behind.
One of the more common criticisms of warehousing operations is that they can be physically and mentally demanding for workers.
With so many states on the East Coast now at least considering a minimum wage hike, if not having already passed one, it shouldn't be a surprise when others follow suit.
In a warehouse setting, organization is everything.
Just as it is in many other states these days, there seems to be a broad understanding in Nevada that the current minimum wage just isn't enough to meet the needs of low-paid workers.
Just like any other workplace, for a warehouse to maintain a strong safety record, managers have to continually evaluate risks and quickly move to address any issues that arise.
The push for a federal minimum wage of $15 per hour continues unabated, and so too does the efforts to rise to that point at the state level.
Many people may now be looking at a career in the exciting logistics industry, but don't always know whether they have the right stuff to actually succeed in the sector.
Many workers may see plenty of opportunity for themselves in the ever-growing world of warehousing and logistics, but they may not always know how best to pursue those goals.
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