3 Simple Ways to Prevent Forklift Accidents

3 Simple Ways to Prevent Forklift Accidents

Forklifts only account for one percent of all factory related injuries, but nearly 100,000 workers are involved in a forklift accident per year. Approximately 35,000 of these accidents result in serious injuries. According to OSHA, 70 percent of all forklift incidents in the United States could be avoided with proper safety training and policy. What can you do as a warehouse manager to help prevent forklift accidents?

How to Successfully Staff Your Warehouse

How to Successfully Staff Your Warehouse

If you’re in the manufacturing industry, you already know that there always seems to be a need for more warehouse workers. In this industry, the cost of employee turnover can be high and it also hurts the morale of your workforce. Employee retention is indeed important, but what can you do even earlier on in your process that can help you avoid employee turnover?

Promoting a Culture of Transparency

Promoting a Culture of Transparency

Did you know: a 2014 study revealed only about half of workers believe their employer is open and upfront with them. That leaves half a workforce that doesn’t trust your organization to be transparent with them. The lack of transparency in an organization can have...
Help a Friend Out: The Benefits of Good Referrals

Help a Friend Out: The Benefits of Good Referrals

When a new position opens in an office or factory, the company frequently has to look outside its own four walls for help. Posting on job boards and sifting through resumes trying to find the perfect fit is a difficult job. That’s why, in some cases, companies...
The Hidden Perks of a Manufacturing Job

The Hidden Perks of a Manufacturing Job

Manufacturing, warehouse and distribution work (or light industrial jobs) sometimes get a bad reputation for being entry-level and minimum wage, but a lot of these jobs can actually be great careers and pay above minimum wage. If you’re looking for versatile work with...