supply chain security

Minimizing Supply Chain Security Risks

Supply chain companies continue to grapple with challenges in the second half of 2021. Inflation has driven up logistics costs. Businesses in many industries face worker shortages. COVID’s Delta variant could slow down the economic recovery as the rate of infections throughout the United States rises again.    There are also constant supply chain security risks that logistics companies face. To successfully meet the challenges of the…

Warehouse safety tips

Warehouse Safety Tips for All Companies

Statistics show that around 5 percent of all warehouse workers in the United States will experience injuries on the job each year. These injuries negatively impact not just warehouse workers and their families but the bottom line for businesses. Serious but nonfatal injuries cost the transportation and warehouse industry more than $84 million a week. Tragically, an average of 19 work-related fatalities occur among American warehouse workers each year.  These injuries and deaths result…

Warehouse Safety Best Practices

Warehouse Safety Best Practices for Your Employees

As global demand for product delivery surges, more and more warehouses are being built throughout the country. Warehouses are the backbone of a supply chain and critical to any company engaged in shipping operations. But these facilities are more than just buildings to store and ship inventory from. They employ dozens and sometimes of hundreds of workers, supervisors, and…

Supply Chain Employee Health and Safety Measures — During and Beyond COVID-19

As the world continues to grapple with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, global supply chain leaders are busier than ever implementing employee health and safety measures to keep both workers and customers safe — even as they keep millions of products moving.   Of course, the threat of coronavirus has dominated the national dialogue. But responsible warehouse managers know that employee health and safety measures are always a top priority.…