Warehouse productivity. Every warehousing operation on earth would like to be more productive, but too few actually invest the time to stop, retool and make it happen. Fortunately, there are relatively small things that just about every operation can perform in the here and now to boost productivity without major investments of time or money.
For a typical warehouse, the largest operating expense is labor, which can eat up anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of the company’s warehousing budget. Therefore, finding the right people and maintaining high productivity levels are essential to keeping labor management costs in check.
A recent KANE-sponsored research report – Labor Management Strategies in the Warehouse – surveyed 252 top logistics and supply chain managers on this important topic. Read the full report. Below are just a couple of the questions posed in the survey research.
Topics: warehouse labor management