Recent News

Aug 5th, 2021

IFDA Report: The Roadmap to Hiring Top Talent Using a Data-Driven Approach

Foodservice distributors often say this is the tightest labor market in decades. The operation is under constant pressure as workers are out on sick leave or were afraid to come into work. Despite hosting job fairs, sponsoring driving academies, and introducing pop-up schools, distributors are still seeing mixed results with respect the quality of job candidate. Is there a way to address the problem?

Jul 7th, 2021

New Solution Release: PickRight PowerTools

ProCat continues to provide customers with new solutions to improve warehouse operations and lower costs. The new PowerTools solution enhances PickRight with new features including Picker Assignments, Truck Picking Sequence, Continuous Pick, Inventory allocation, Remote Approvals, and more. Visit the PowerTools page for the full list of solutions.

Jul 2nd, 2021

ProCat At the 98th Annual SAWD Event

ProCat was excited to attend The Southern’s 2021 Spring Meeting in Point Clear, Alabama from June 17-18th.  It was great to see many of our customers and talk to them about their operations and to update them on several new ProCat solutions including PowerTools, ManageRight, and IncentRight.

Jun 4th, 2021

Driver Shortage Driving Pay Hikes and Surge in Freight Costs

The pandemic and a host of industry factors have clogged the system, causing backlogs, cost increases, and a driver shortage. Foodservice distributors are starting to feel the pinch.

Jun 3rd, 2021

National Forklift Safety Day

The Industrial Truck Association represents manufacturers of lift trucks, automated guided vehicles, and similar equipment in North America. They created National Forklift Safety Day eight years ago to highlight the safe use of forklifts, the value of operator training, and the need for daily equipment checks. DC Velocity reminds us that this year, National Forklift Safety Day fell on June 8 this year.

May 3rd, 2021

Which Order Picking Technology is Right for Your Operation?

For many managers, improving warehouse picking efficiency is a top priority, and choosing the right warehouse order picking solution can have a significant impact on accuracy, productivity, and efficiency. Choosing the right pick technology for your workforce can also help overcome operational and labor issues. The right match between picker and technology can help decrease employee learning curves, increase employee satisfaction, and reduce turnover.

Mar 1st, 2021

What to Look for in a Warehouse Order Picking Solution?

Customers have high expectations when it comes to receiving goods from businesses. They often seek out quick turnaround, low prices and superior customer service. In many ways, achieving these customer demands is obtainable with a streamlined picking technology. When warehouse management becomes overwhelming, a warehouse order picking software solution can help a business get back on track and stay competitive with[..]

Feb 15th, 2021

Order Picking Methods Impact Warehouse Productivity

The team at ProCat Distribution Technologies are experts in order picking. They have over 150 years of experience working with distribution centers to maximize performance. In 2008, ProCat created and introduced the PickRight solution, which improves order picking accuracy and productivity and allows distribution centers to implement paperless picking. PickRight [..]

Dec 31st, 2020

Incentive Pay Programs Are a Proven Way to Increase Employee Retention

If you ask any company what is the number one thing they can do to maintain or improve the bottom line, the most likely answer will be make more sales. A close second is often focused on customer satisfaction. But how many companies are putting enough thought and action into employee retention?