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Discover the Best Clothes for a Warehouse Job

Most warehouse jobs will require that workers be on their feet for long periods and do some repetitive lifting. So it's important to dress in comfortable clothing that allows movement. But many warehouses also have dress codes and value safety. Some even require employees to wear uniforms. Here are some tips for appropriate clothes for a warehouse job, whether you decide everyone should wear the same thing or not.

Topics: Warehouse Management warehouse workers warehouse safety

How to Find the Ideal Warehouse Manager

One of the most essential aspects of operating a successful warehouse lies in the quality of your team. And the head of this team is your warehouse manager, who is the person responsible for carrying out your policies and directing staff. It’s vital that you find the right person to fill this role. But where do you start? Here are some of the top challenges for warehouse management and how you can find the ideal warehouse manager.


Topics: Warehouse Management Supply Chain warehouse careers

Careers in Shipping and Receiving

Warehousing and logistics offer a wide range of career options. If you’d like to build a career in this sector, you may even have the choice of working in a variety of industries, such as eCommerce, manufacturing, agriculture, or the military. Whether you have recently earned a degree or would like to find a career that doesn’t require formal education, here are some of the top careers in shipping and receiving and what you can expect.

Topics: Warehouse Management Supply Chain warehouse careers

How is Inflation Impacting Warehousing and the Supply Chain?

Until recently, high inflation has been more of a theoretical concept for many business owners and consumers. After all, it’s been decades since this country experienced severe inflation. But the past year has made inflation a major concern for consumers and supply chain partners. Here’s how inflation is driving up the costs of just about everything that impacts the supply chain and how your business can respond effectively.

Topics: Warehouse Management Supply Chain Automation

The Future of Reverse Logistics

Managing returns has traditionally been treated as an afterthought. But with the rise in eCommerce sales, returns are sure to be substantial, which can lead to a poor customer experience and revenue losses. Many businesses are now placing more emphasis on handling returns, called the reverse logistics process. And some initiatives have come a long way. Here’s what those look like and what we might expect from the future of reverse logistics.

Topics: Warehouse Management ECommerce Reverse Logistics Sustainability

Are You Complying With the Food Safety Modernization Act?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 6 people in the U.S., or roughly 48 million Americans, become hospitalized annually due to foodborne illnesses. And about 3,000 die each year from foodborne diseases. These are tragedies that are largely preventable, which is something the government has set out to do through regulation.

Topics: Warehouse Management ECommerce warehouse safety

Why Warehouse Signage is Important and What to Include

The high-demand, fast-paced warehouse environment can be burdened by inefficiencies and safety hazards that impact operations. Many businesses in this industry fail to recognize that some simple strategies can improve operations and create a safer and more attractive workplace for employees. Here’s why warehouse signage is so important and what types of signage your business should include.

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How Extreme Weather is Affecting the Supply Chain and What You Can Do About It

Extreme weather events and the effects of climate change are becoming more and more common. And these are sure to continue to impact the supply chain. Understanding how extreme weather can sideline your business is only the first step. Planning and assessing your risk will ensure you keep your supply chain on track.


Topics: Warehouse Management Inventory Control Supply Chain

What's Causing the Warehouse Space Shortage and How Businesses Are Tackling It

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed many weaknesses in the global supply chain. Images of container ships lined up for miles outside U.S. ports will be a lasting memory. But once those items reach land, finding places to store them has become equally challenging.

Topics: Warehouse Management Inventory Control ECommerce

Want to Improve Your Warehouse Efficiency? Consider Employing These Technologies

Technology has become an influential part of our everyday lives. When you think about it, living without a smartphone, connected devices, and various gadgets would be challenging on a personal level. The same sentiment holds true in the warehousing and logistics industry.

Topics: Warehouse Management Inventory Control ECommerce