By Ben Camiel · February 16, 2016
The perfect order has evolved — has your workforce management strategy?
By MMH Staff · November 18, 2015
Partnership to leverage Cornerstone’s unified talent management platform and Kronos’ global workforce management solutions.
By mmckeon · July 16, 2015
The rapid growth of omnichannel and multichannel distribution is pressuring shippers to perform to ever-higher standards, meaning warehouse managers need to find more effective ways to manage human resources. Among companies surveyed for a recent study conducted on behalf of Kronos®, approximately half of respondents expect omnichannel costs to increase in the next 12 months. Of those, 66 percent say their labor costs are currently up 15 percent and 62 percent estimate labor costs will grow 12 percent in the upcoming months. Clearly, without an effective labor management strategy, shippers risk losing business and wasting money.
By Charlie Tanner · May 7, 2013
Logistics providers face new and greater challenges surrounding their workforce. Rising costs, new capacity constraints, and higher customer demands have put additional pressure on service levels and profit margins.
By Sara Pearson Specter · January 21, 2013
To help merging brick-and-mortar and online retail channels with two key issues—visibility into incoming online demand and aligning this demand with in-store labor—Manhattan Associates (Booth 3668) has announced a new partnership with Kronos.
By George Kokoris · August 15, 2012
With industry-wide uncertainty, organizations are forced to quickly and cost-effectively expand their capacity to adapt to seasonal, promotional, or economic variances. But what are the best techniques in which to do so?
By George Kokoris · December 2, 2011
These regulatory initiatives have added to the ever-expanding list of labor-related challenges that involve cutting costs while still looking to improve operational efficiencies.
By Maida Napolitano · August 1, 2011
Successful labor management goes beyond the installation of software. Here’s a look at the implementation process and how one major retailer uses its program as a tool for continuous process improvements—with multi-layered benefits.
<p>CSA 2010 is in full effect – and the reality is – the compliance landscape is now even more difficult to navigate. Join our informative roundtable of top government and logistics industry experts as they explain what CSA 2010 really means to your operations.</p> SPECIAL REPORT
By John D. Schulz · June 1, 2011
Our esteemed panel of transportation analysts offer shippers, carriers, and private-fleet operators the ultimate field guide for understanding and managing the complexities surrounding the implementation of CSA 2010, the biggest regulatory change to hit trucking since deregulation.
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