Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations


facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., It removes age restrictions on interstate transportation by licensed commercial drivers and strengthens safety-training standards across the industry. Many other jobs such as Material Handler, pickers, and other general warehouse position are bretween $12,00-$14,000, with fork life operators making up to $16 range. Once we hire them, keeping them in the warehouse is a whole other issue!

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This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. Here are some details from the press release: Same Day TMS offers the same features that any shipper would expect from a transportation solution. According to the press release: The Stack Sleeve system can be used in the warehouse and during delivery for both route and bulk customers from one vehicle.

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How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

Charley is an entrepreneur, executive, and investor in the logistics and transportation space who has successfully launched and grown multiple companies. FitzMark is a leading Indianapolis-based transportation and logistics provider.

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

I first wrote about the possibility of drones as a new transportation mode back in February 2013, and during the holiday season last year, Amazon announced its Amazon PrimeAir initiative , which some called a PR stunt, while others — like Google and UPS — saw it as a new competitive threat and opportunity. Yes, there are many hurdles to overcome before drones as a transportation mode becomes a reality, including getting FAA approval.

Is Your Freight Spilling Millions Across the Interstate?

Supply Chain Collaborator

A Brinks armored truck traveling down Interstate 70 outside Indianapolis this week had its rear doors open sending more than $600,000 in twenty-dollar bills exploding across all 8 lanes of rush hour traffic. Although not as dramatic a spectacle, many shippers are wasting similar sums of cash across the nation’s freeways each year by operating with weak and inefficient controls over transportation logistics.

Deadstock – Meaning, Causes, Prevention and Remedies


Basically, these goods are not saleable and they’re taking up valuable warehouse space. Every retailer or distributor has a deadstock graveyard in their warehouse. Jennifer Rosenberg, president of Indianapolis based Acorn Distributors Inc. Offer free delivery and bear the transport charges yourself to avoid bigger losses. Introduction. Any business that deals with physical goods will encounter something called deadstock.