Warehouse Labor: Do You Know Where Your Money Goes?

Posted on: September 10, 2015
35% warehouse labor is spent on non-productive time

Did you know on average, 35% of warehouse labor is on non-productive and other indirect hours? Think meetings, clean-up, housekeeping, waiting on work, system downtime, charging forklift batteries…the list goes on.

A 100 person warehouse operation spends nearly $800,000 on indirect labor each year.

Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) misses 2.8 hours of every employee’s workday. But there are ways to see that missing time, and companies that track and attack indirect time get productive. Find out more about how a labor management system can get your missing time under control here.

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