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Harassment or just being a jerk? Tips to help managers recognize, prevent, and address issues

While workplace regulations — even post-#MeToo and in employee-friendly states like California — do a lot to protect employees, there are no regulations against being a jerk. It is frustrating, but there are...

source: By Catherine Iste
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Just released, the 2019 DC Measures Survey and Report, is WERC's annual benchmarking study of key warehousing and distribution performance metrics delivers detailed insights into current industry trends. It captures more than 30 operational metrics from the core business...

source: WERC

Paul Slack, of Amway, and Ken Ruehrdanz, of DEMATIC, presented at the WERC Annual Conference for Logistics Professionals in Columbus, Ohio, at the end of April. With 80 years of combined experience between the two in warehouse logistics and supply chain, Slack and Ruehrdanz...

source: Packaging World

Big data allows for rapid analysis of vast amounts of information at substantially faster speeds than humans could achieve prior to technological developments. Here are six ways it has helped companies excel in the all-important task of...

source: The Innovation Enterprise

Online retail giant Amazon has introduced new machines in several of its U.S. warehouses that scan and box items to be sent to customers, according to Reuters. The company has started adding the machines — which are known as the CartonWrap and made by Italy's CMC —...

source: Business Insider

The demand for warehouse workers is in an unprecedented upward trend, and as more consumers embrace online shopping, this is only set to accelerate. In fact, warehouses and distribution centers in the United States will need an additional 452,000 workers by the end of 2019,...

source: Supply & Demand Chain Executive

The escalating U.S.-China tariff tensions could curtail growth in trans-Pacific seaborne trade this year if no settlement is reached, and container ships that carry consumer goods likely will be directly affected. Jonathan Roach, a container analyst at London-based shipbroker...

source: The Wall Street Journal


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