We recently blogged about the changes that we have experienced over the past 8 weeks of the Coronavirus pandemic. Check out our blog on adjusting to working remotely here. Our transition to working from home during COVID-19 has been relatively seamless, thanks largely in part to the measures and proactive approach our leaders took in early March. How has your company adjusted and what technology do you need to work from home?
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Police officers are expert at telling stories and solving the world’s problems. At least at roll call with a cup of coffee, or at a bar over a beer. But get a cop to feed one of those fresh thermal paper rolls into a patrol car’s mobile printer? It’s akin to changing the toilet paper roll at home. Even then, there’s that leading-edge question: Over or under?
Across the country, life has changed in almost every way. Traffic jams are a thing of the past, a simple trip to the grocery store is a major outing, and people aren’t going within 6 feet of one another unless absolutely necessary. Here in New York State, and more specifically at L-Tron, we have had to adjust to working remotely for over 8 weeks. Here’s a glimpse into our “new normal.”
While big businesses and major corporations have received attention for COVID-19 efforts and the economic impacts of the pandemic, small/medium businesses (SMBs) are quietly proving to be integral behind the scenes. One local SMB, L-Tron, discusses the balancing act of delivering quality and service excellence, supporting critical healthcare and law enforcement efforts, and exceeding recommended safety practices for its internal team members, as an essential NYS business.
It wasn’t that long ago when we had to order products weeks ahead of time. Many of us remember browsing through catalogs, circling items of interest and filling out order forms. We wouldn’t see the actual goods until weeks later when they finally arrived on our front steps. Today, order fulfillment time has been reduced to days – and in some cases, hours. So, how can you better optimize your warehouse shipping times?
Successful Team Building: What does it mean to work WITH someone and not FOR someone? How can you build a more successful and cohesive team?Michael Gerber, author of the bestselling E-Myth series of books for entrepreneurs, advises people to spend more time working ON their business, instead of IN their business.
We all want accuracy, efficiency and operational excellence in our warehouse. A smarter warehouse with real-time visibility is the way to get there. We have identified 16 areas, both in and around the warehouse, to apply automation for first-rate results. This blog will focus on the first 9, with Warehouse Challenges Part 5 focusing on the remaining solutions.