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Newcastle Systems Publishes New Portable Power Supply Comparison in New eBook

Newcastle Systems, whose mission is to provide the best portable power supply options for improving workplace efficiency and profits, today has published the "Portable Power Supply Comparison Guide" which is available as a free download for anyone interested in developing a more mobile workplace.

Newcastle Systems, a leader in mobile power solutions for the distribution and logistics industries, has developed and published a free eBook with an in-depth comparison chart for warehouse and operations professionals and procurement teams to easily see the range of options, benefits advantages and disadvantages to a wide range of mobile power options that are capable of serving the industry.

Four order picking solutions

A number of supply chain academics such as G.P. Sharp and Edward Frazelle have proposed a number of ways of classifying the order picking system. Four solutions have been identified for order picking.

  • Picker to Part
  • Part to Picker
  • Sorting System
  • Pick to Box
Topics: Order Picking

10 Ways Order Pickers stay on Santa's "Nice List"


Warehouse managers are required to wear many hats, including managing an order picking team. Since order picking is such a big part of an efficient shipping process, order pickers with a standard of excellence are appreciated.  Those with excellence are not only appreciated by the management but also by their peers and yes... even Santa.  

Since it is the season and Santa also has his team of order pickers working diligently to be sure gifts are delivered on time, we want to share ways order pickers optimize their effectiveness to stay on Santa's "nice list.

Here are 10 ways your team of order pickers earn and keep their spot on Santa's 'Nice List'. 

Topics: Order Picking

7 Genius Ways to Recruit Order Pickers

Recruiting order pickers can be a challenging task, especially if your business is one with high seasonal business fluctuations.  There are simple ways to recruit order pickers by posting job openings online. You most likely know of these resources but in case you are not familiar, here are options for you:

10 Important Accessories Picking Carts Must Have

Picking carts are key for warehouse efficiency, but if your picking carts aren't equipped with the proper accessories, you could be doing extra duty.  You want to make sure your picking carts have the best and brightest accessories to make sure you're getting the most out of your pickers' time.  

Topics: Accessories Picking Carts