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The notion of the “Robot Apocalypse” has become an archetype in modern economics and retail. Across the country, retail employees fear how robots will impact job security and their futures, but the use of warehouse automation and robotics means great things for the future of warehouse workers in retail, as explained by Greg Ip of The Wall Street Journal.

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Controlling Inventory Flow

Controlling inventory flow is a top priority among warehouse managers, and gaining control over inventory drives warehouse efficiency. However, figuring out the best way to achieve this feat can be confusing, so warehouse managers should follow these steps.
Controlling Inventory Flow Begins With Liquidate Nonessential Products
Warehouses have a tendency to become stock rooms for stale product.

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Implement an Order Management System

Being in control of your supply chain and warehouse is essential to your success, and warehouse management systems follow suit. However, you need to do a bit more than just flip the proverbial switch, explains F. Curtis Barry & Company. Fortunately, you can follow these steps to ensure you implement an order management system properly.

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Safety Tips for Forklifts

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Mikeala Della from Atlantic Training where she shows us 20 important safety tips for forklifts and their drivers. This is a two part series. Today, we will cover the top 10.
We might be beating a dead horse here, as you’ve probably already been involved in countless forklift safety training sessions, toolbox talks, etc.

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Inventory Management Technology

There are diverse types of inventory management technology and systems, designed to properly sort, control and act upon information with a company’s inventory. As explained by Kenneth Hamlett of the Houston Chronicle, the two dominant types of inventory management technologies include manual and automated systems. But, there are additional levels of inventory management in between.