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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?

Dec 29th, 2020

Catch Weight Management: Picking and Shipping Items with Varying Weights  

For distribution centers that deal with food or other variable weight items, catch weight management is of utmost importance. Integrating catch weight management into your operations not only helps to manage inventory and costs, but will also save valuable time and resources, and allow for accurate invoicing of customers.[..]

Dec 27th, 2020

Benefits of Real-Time Label Printing in Your Warehouse Order Picking Operation

Warehouse order picking is a complex process that can be improved with warehouse order picking software. A key component of this software is the label printing capability. Most warehouse order picking software solutions require that labels be printed before the items are collected from the shelves. As a result, employees are limited in their ability[..]

Dec 21st, 2020

Transforming Warehouses with Technology

Sound warehouse management is essential for a reliable supply chain and to prevent shortages and holdups. It is the primary factor which makes a company’s product and services more trustworthy for its customer. ProCat, a US-based Distribution Technology Provider Company is offering flexibility in warehouse management, so the products flow efficiently through the system. [..]