When you're operating a forklift, the thing that should always be top of mind is the safety of yourself and those around you.
The 2021 Voice of the Blue-Collar Worker survey from EmployBridge found that many people working in warehouses would like to move up within their companies, but you may not be sure how to do so.
The most recent Voice of the Blue Collar Worker survey from EmployBridge highlighted a lot of important issues in the logistics and manufacturing industry — from the workers' point of view.
This year's Forklift Safety Week begins on June 8, but to truly observe it properly, you have to start your preparations for it now.
In the world of procurement, your company is only going to be viewed as a highly effective supply chain partner if you can regularly make your shipments on time.
In the logistics industry, the occasional worker absence here or there is not really that big of a deal, but it can quickly spiral into a huge issue that holds your company back from true efficiency.
If your logistics company tends to make seasonal hires, it's never too early to start strategizing for what you will do when that eventual, annual rush arrives.
Companies in the logistics sector, like many other industries, are facing the twin problem of not always being able to attract top-level workers, and not being able to retain those they already have.
One of the most common injuries workers are likely to suffer in a warehouse is related to their backs.
One of the most common ways your employees may be injured on the job is by slipping and falling as they carry out their daily tasks.
If you have one or more open positions in your warehouse, you no doubt want to make sure that everyone you hire for those roles is going to knock it out of the park more or less from Day 1.
Workers and the equipment they use to get the job done are the lifeblood of your warehouse, but you need to make sure they can operate safely in that space every single day.
Your warehouse is a hub of almost nonstop activity and there are many ways in which you may need to do upkeep on the facility to ensure it continues to operate at peak efficiency.
In any warehouse setting, it's undoubtedly important to give your employees regular training so that they can make the most of their time at work.
In any business, you want your employees to have the latest and greatest in terms of skills and knowledge, but that can be especially important to successful operations in the world of logistics.
In the logistics industry, as with almost everything else, good communication is critical to organizational success.
If you work in a warehouse, you know how physically demanding the job can be, and that's especially true if you're bending to pick up and put down packages for a lot of the day.
If you're thinking about getting into the exciting world of working in logistics, it could be a great option for you.
If you're just starting a new job in a warehouse setting this spring, you should keep in mind that when it comes to safety and comfort, it all starts with making sure you're dressed for success.
Spring is here and a lot of companies are hiring, but if you're thinking about getting a job in a warehouse, there are some things you'll need to keep in mind about the interview process.