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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[..]
Food Logistics Names ProCat Distribution Technologies to 2021 Top Software & Technology Providers Award
This award honors software and technology providers that ensure a safe, efficient and reliable global cold food and beverage supply chain.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.[..]