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1. The critical importance of sequence in warehouses
By Ken Ackerman
One aspect of warehousing that is readily overlooked is the order in which tasks are performed. In many warehouses, the sequence is dictated by tradition, or the attitude that "we have always done it that way." In most cases, the sequence is fine and should not be changed. In many others, however, a change in the order in which things are done can have a material effect on warehouse operations.
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2. Study shows secret to managing millennials can be summed up in 1 word
Forbes
There's a famous quote attributed to F. Scott Fitzgerald: "The rich are different from you and me." For a generation of older managers, a similar sentiment could apply to their understanding of millennials in the workforce. They're just somehow different. They want different things, they're motivated by different incentives, they have have different values.
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3. 29 things that high-achieving people never do
Business Insider
Here are 29 things that winners don't do — and that you shouldn't do, either.
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4. 7 supply chain lessons from Steve Jobs
SupplyChainOpz
Apple is regarded as the best company in the world for its cutting-edge supply chain management practices. What's the secret behind its success? This article will explain to you what we can learn from the co-founder of the company.
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5. Amazon wants to curb warehouse clutter by installing 3-D printers on trucks
Extreme Tech
More than anything, logistics are the biggest hurdle for retailers like Amazon. Managing stock, maintaining warehouses and shipping orders is a constant juggling act. What if you could cut out all of the hassle, make an item on demand and deliver it directly to the consumer? A recent patent application from Amazon has that future in mind, but is this doable? Can 3-D printing replace the old warehouse model?
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6. How to give negative feedback without sounding rude
CEO.com
Giving negative feedback is akin to walking on a tightrope. It's not for the faint of heart. One wrong step can lead to disastrous results. Once you start, there's no turning back. The negative feedback process is too often synonymous with an airing of grievances. This perception makes us defensive towards meaningful comments and resistant towards change.
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7. E-commerce fueling new projects in major logistics hubs
Materials Handling & Logistics
E-commerce is fueling new projects in major logistics hubs such as Dallas/Fort Worth, the Inland Empire, Chicago and Atlanta. Retailers are now utilizing distribution centers for fulfillment as well. And instead of fulfilling web orders from hundreds of miles away, retailers like Wal-Mart, Best Buy and Gap are routing orders to nearby outlets.
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