Temperature controlled supply chain leaders, we hear this all the time: You’re more like a 3PL. We get it. The change of consumer behavior, and its adoption of online grocery shopping, means that suppliers are enhancing their services. To bring convenience and value to people’s family table means complexity in data, and that keeping track […]
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3PL's face many challenges when it comes to ensuring that their operations are running smoothly and turning a profit. With labor making up the largest controllable cost in a facility, finding ways to optimize this spend is mission critical.
Managing mobile workers can be a difficult challenge for companies. The employee is out in the field and has little direct supervision. Knowing what workers are doing is only part of the challenge. Effectively using that information to develop objective performance metrics is critical.
No distribution environment is as challenging as an E-commerce operation. Customers demand a high quality, continual, never-ending cycle of product, delivered fast. A mobile and always plugged-in customer expects instant gratification; and demands on your distribution arm are steep. Operations can make or break an E-commerce business.
You have MRP data systems that track product, but not labor. Using time clocks and RFID you can track labor, but how do you connect it to the MRP? Easy Metrics has cracked the code. We use time and location correlation of the product matched with the employee to:
Modern fresh food processing (seafood, fruit packing, vegetable processing, meat processing) is still a very labor intensive process and companies continually struggle to contain costs and maintain quality standards.
As well, customer requirements have created an explosion of different package types / cuts / mixes, etc.
Are you finding that trying to manage your largest expense, labor, is hard, costly, and difficult? There’s a better way to get full visibility into your labor. Find out 5 ways Easy Metrics has made labor management easy.