The economy is growing stronger, with more American jobs being added every month. However, warehouses across the country are struggling to find labor, which is impacting efficiency.
The economy is growing stronger, with reports about more jobs being added every month. What those numbers don’t show, however, is that the warehouse and manufacturing industries are struggling to fill jobs on a daily basis.
Among the potential hazards in a busy warehouse environment — with quiet electric forklifts maneuvering back and forth, constantly lifting and lowering heavy loads — one that often gets overlooked is storage rack safety.
Improving warehouse layout and design is a great way to streamline operations, improve efficiencies and ultimately generate more revenue. However, many warehouse managers find themselves stuck when trying to come up with and implement new solutions.
Ever had a forklift salesman try to talk you out of buying a forklift? OK, maybe not.