Labor Management

By Bridget McCrea · May 1, 2015
Rather than sinking more money into manual processes, many logistics managers are turning to labor management systems (LMS) to better control one of their biggest costs. With more use, our analysts see LMS transitioning from performance reporting to enabling more forward-looking analytics and planning.
By MMH Staff · April 30, 2015
HR executives at America's major employers give candid assessment of how the rapid pace of innovation is changing their recruiting strategies, efforts to recruit millennials and keep baby boomers productive in the workplace.
By Josh Bond · April 24, 2015
Forum founder discusses challenges and opportunities.
By Josh Bond · July 23, 2014
Study suggests solutions for filling the talent gap, including the development of robust ties with the education system.
By Bridget McCrea · July 1, 2014
One of the best ways for logistics professionals to start chipping away at labor costs while achieving productivity gains inside the four walls is by setting up labor standards. Here are six surefire ways to start doing this today.
By Patrick Burnson · June 16, 2014
“Powerful global and national trends that are out of your (and our) control are beginning to determine how much import and export cargo will flow through West Coast ports,” says AgTC.
By MMH Staff · June 13, 2014
Leading training and certification body recognized in Great Lakes Region amid increasing adoption of its production and logistics technician credentialing programs.
By Josh Bond · May 30, 2014
Skilled worker shortage concerns heightened by industry growth.
By MMH Staff · May 5, 2014
Film showcasing American competitiveness to be screened in facility tours nationwide on Oct. 3, 2014.
By Bridget McCrea · May 1, 2014
While many logistics professionals took a “wait and see” attitude toward labor management systems (LMS), today they’re hearing stories about significant productivity gains in exchange for a fairly low-cost software solution.
By Josh Bond · January 29, 2014
Retailers expected to pursue real-time capabilities for customized, personalized and localized customer service.
By Roberto Michel · January 1, 2014
Cloud computing, mobility and workflow combine to make LMS solutions stronger tactical solutions for everyone in the warehouse.
By MMH Staff · August 29, 2013
Integrated solutions to cut costs from distribution and manufacturing to point of delivery.
By MMH Staff · August 28, 2013
Study by Boston Consulting Group suggests companies are not doing enough to cultivate a new generation of skilled manufacturing workers.
<p>Left to right: Larry Smith, vice president for global supply chain; Mary Groskin, supply chain development associate; Devin Maguire, supply chain project manager; Ewald Parolari, senior director for supply chain operations.</p> By Maida Napolitano · August 1, 2013
We follow how the medical technology giant structured its development program to generate seasoned managers and collaborative decision-makers. If you’re looking to grow top-notch supply chain talent you may want to pay attention.

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