Logistics managers work hard to find the most efficient and least expensive way to transport goods and materials. However, the last mile is often the most challenging. It is estimated that up to a third of the total transportation cost is inhabited in the final transport, i.e. the last mile problem.
Since its creation over 80 years ago, Monopoly has never gone away. A big part of its appeal to players everywhere is the fact that it directly mirrors a lot of the best business principles. Buying, selling, negotiating, perseverance, focus…these are all skills and traits business leaders share with
Water Spider or Mizusumashi is a lean manufacturing term referring to a person in a warehouse or production environment who is tasked with keeping work stations fully stocked with materials, thus controlling the continuous flow of productivity. It is far more than just a material handler since it requires that
What a loser, right? But who’s really the biggest loser? It’s actually the employer, who probably doesn’t even know the ticking time bomb they have working for them. How does an employer avoid making a hire like this to begin with? Many employers rely on whatever applicants walk in the door as their
When is the last time you raised entry level pay rates? Don’t guess. Look it up. If you haven’t adjusted pay rates in the last three years, chances are you are not keeping up with your competition. As a result, you are most likely experiencing excessive turnover which in turn has lead to
Life is often fast-paced, especially at work. It’s even more so ever since the advent of email and smart phones. Work seems to come at you now from every direction, even when you’re not at work. You can’t hide from emails and text messages and phone calls because when it’s coming to your phone, your boss and