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1. Avoiding 7 common warehousing mistakes
Manufactures' Monthly
To say there is any one way to effectively manage a warehouse would be folly – much depends on the nature of the supply chain and of the warehouse itself. However, there are a number of common principles that should be applied to manage any warehouse successfully. Conversely of course, this also means there are many ways in which companies can get it wrong.
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2. 10 things you should never do when giving employee feedback
Inc.
Everybody tells you that your employees need feedback, but what they don't tell you is that doing it wrong can be worse than not doing it at all. Here are 10 things you should never do when you need to tell an employee how he or she is doing.
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Mobility and Voice: Event-Driven E-Commerce in the Omni-Channel Era

Every day e-commerce volumes will reach epic levels, and today’s new omni-channel customer requirements will have an impact across retail, wholesale and B2B/B2C e-commerce segments. These requirements pose a dramatic challenge for the warehouse, resulting in a need for new and more dynamic event-based delivery models.
 


3. 5 steps to providing constructive criticism
Entrepreneur
At some point, we've all watched in horror as our co-worker completely messed up a project, then turned to us to ask, "So, how did I do?" In these situations, once we overcome that initial desire to answer a nonexistent phone call, we are faced with a decision: Tell them the truth, in whatever brusque, critical manner we are thinking it, or try to help out via constructive feedback.
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4. Infographic: Is your WMS working as hard as you are?
Supply Chain Digital
Many warehouse managers feel that the most mistakes come from things such as stock replenishment, picking and inventory control. These are issues that can potentially be made more efficient by having an effective warehouse management system. Here is some valuable advice from Eric Carter, Solutions Architect at Indigo, on what to consider when choosing the right warehouse management system for your business needs.
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5. 7 core competencies essential for supply chain leadership success
Supply Chain 24/7
The latest findings from APICS Supply Chain Council in its industry report, "Supply Chain Leadership Report: Many Styles Generate Success," examines critical success factors of a supply chain leader, including his or her attributes, leadership style and ability to formally and informally influence a multitude of stakeholders. Compiled from multiple sources, including surveys of APICS members, articles and external research, the purpose of the newly released report is to convey a knowledge and skills blueprint for current and future supply chain leaders.
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6. 10 ways employers drive talent away
Forbes
Nearly every organization has a mission statement on the wall or a paragraph in its employee handbook that says "We value talent. Our employees are our greatest asset." People write these words and they don’t realize that they don’t mean them. They don't live by the words they wrote. The lofty statements about talent aren't true for the people who work in their offices and factories. Actions speak louder than words.
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7. Driver shortage: What warehouse managers should do
By Ken Ackerman
For more than two years now, we have seen a growing discussion about the driver shortage problem, but relatively little about solutions. Most of the issues are motor carrier issues, and unless your company is involved in both trucking and warehousing, there is little you can do about these. However, as a warehouse operator, there are a number of things you can do to be sure the driver shortage does not impact your ability to be well served by common carriers.
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