Month: January 2023

There’s a Hitch in the Process: How a Feedback Program Can Help

When you’re operating a warehouse or running any other business reliant on timely adherence to a process, any small glitch can cost you time and money. No one is better equipped to identify those problems than the employees with their hands on the work. But sometimes employees are hesitant to speak up. They may have been burned by a past employer, making it difficult for them to trust that you’re actually interested in hearing from them. Or it may be more of a logistical problem. It’s one thing…


It’s Time to Celebrate What Your Company Is Doing Well

When you’re operating a business, it can become all too easy to look for ways to improve and fix what’s broken. But are you taking time to celebrate the things your company is doing right?  There are benefits of looking for the positives — and you can often spot them in the feedback your drivers are providing!  Where should you be looking to uncover this good news? And what should you do with the info once you find it? We’re filling you in below. Seeking Positive Feedback It’s an absolute truth…


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Retaining Warehouse Workers Is Harder Than Ever. Feedback Can Help.

Post-pandemic, more and more warehouse workers are leaving behind their jobs in search of a better working environment. Those who stick around are often dissatisfied or unhappy with the work they’re doing, putting them at risk of leaving, too.  That can make the job of a warehouse manager feel overwhelming. Not only are you tasked with keeping processes running smoothly and products being created, packaged, and shipped on an efficient timeline, but you also need to juggle the needs and wants of…


retaining warehouse workers

Resolving to Improve Communication? Here are 4 Recommendations from Industry Leaders.

If employees were asked to grade your company’s internal communication on a scale of 1 to 10, how do you think the company would fare? While many companies strive to be excellent communicators, the truth is communication is hard. It takes practice, work, and intention. It takes time and effort. And while it does demand your attention, what it produces in return — a highly functional and healthy work culture — is well worth it. For today’s post, we rounded up some suggestions from people we…