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Do warehouses still need 8-hour work shifts?

Not long ago, the typical warehouse operated eight hours per day and five days per week. That was a normal business schedule, and nobody expected warehousing to be any different. Today, many distribution operations operate with a 24/7 schedule, and warehouses that work...

source: By Ken Ackerman
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Los Angeles and Long Beach port truck drivers ended an eight-day strike Dec. 5 after the two remaining holdout area trucking companies agreed to meet with union officials about their wage and labor issues. While the strike added to some...

source: HYC Logistics Inc.

More than any other type of sales, distribution sales people must be good at relationship building. You see your customers more often, and for longer periods of time than almost any other type of sales person. This means that...

source: The Kahle Way

If you knew exactly how much you were going to sell in the future of each of the items you stock, you could definitely reduce your inventory, right? That precise knowledge of your upcoming demand would mean you would not have to keep "buffer stock" in your inventory for...

source: Supply House Times

This week's news: Long-Term Depressed Oil Prices Indicate a Substantial U.S. Economic Pitfall (The Desert Sun) Want to read more from Beschloss? Click here to go to USA Today for a full archive of past articles.

source: American Supply Association

Alan Beaulieu, the noted economist with ITR Economics, disproved some myths about the economy and, more...

source: Industrial Distribution

With 25 years' experience in manufacturing and customer service, Anthony (Tony) Tranquill brings a wealth...

source: American Supply Association


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