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? Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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? Read More

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. [..] Read More

Taking Barcode Picking Technology to the Next Level

Steve Stomel, CEO of ProCat Distribution Technologies, was one of three leaders in the picking technology industry asked to contribute their thoughts on the latest trends in the October 2019 issue of Food Logistics magazine. In the article “A New Age for Voice Picking,” Stomel emphasized that relying on voice picking alone was an outdated strategy. [..] Read More

In the News – Steve Stomel voted Industry Era 10 Best Entreprenuers of 2019

A high performing warehouse is an essential component of a reliable supply chain and helps a company to build trust with its customers. Reliability and dependability are key factors that make a company trustworthy in their customers eyes. To help companies gain trust from their customers, ProCat Distribution Technologies, a US-based technology development company offers [..] Read More

Introducing the New Warehouse State

While New Jersey is typically known as the Garden State, it’s time to make way for a second nickname: the Warehouse State. Over the past few years, New Jersey has become the hub of warehouse delivery. People can purchase almost anything online and expect their package to arrive at their door in as little as a few days, so it is not surprising that New Jersey is becoming the warehouse hub. Also, the state is within a day’s drive of about 40 percent of the entire U.S. population. [..] Read More