Before & After: Changing Your Distribution Center in a Tighter Labor Market

Sponsored by Siggins

  • Date Tuesday, April 9, 2019
  • Time 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Location Theater C
  • Type Seminar

Presented By

Jim King - Warehouse Design Consultant
Siggins
jking@siggins.com
(214) 907-1039 (w)

Jeff Basch - Warehouse Design Consultant
Siggins
jbasch@siggins.com
(816) 548-3169 (w)

 

What You Will Learn

The days of meeting peak demand and growth by hiring more people are gone. Competition for warehouse labor has reached the point where it is now impacting your ability to grow. You must change the way you operate your distribution center to stay competitive, but how do you get from where you are now to where you need to be? What will that look like in the future? What kind of metrics can you expect? More importantly how can you keep your employees happy and make them more productive? Regardless of your picking methodology, from picking to carts with a clip board to using an RF gun and a WMS, there is always room to move to the next level in productivity. Let us share with you some success stories of companies that have made that transition.
 

Key Takeaways

1. How to create a positive warehouse culture and working environment.
2. How upgrading your material handling system and software can be used to offset today's tight labor market.
3. How you can improve on productivity no matter where you're at today.

 

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