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December 2019 Maintenance Safety Calendar

Maintenance Safety Topics

Regular maintenance is required to keep all equipment, machines and the work environment safe and reliable at all times in the warehouse. Dangerous situations, accidents and health problems can occur as a result of not conducting proper maintenance checks.

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December 2019 Warehouse Safety Calendar

Warehouse Safety Topics for December 2019

Warehouses are statistically one of the most dangerous places to work, and the added tasks of operating heavy machinery and transporting large objects do not make it safer. In 2018, there were more than 213,000 non-fatal occupational injuries in the transportation and warehousing industry in the private sector according to the 2018 U.S. Bureau of Labor report. This number is larger than the previous year (209,000), while the number of jobs in the transportation and warehousing industry keeps increasing. The larger number to report is the number of days spent away from work that still costs money to companies that have injured workers. In 2018 alone, warehouse workers had the most days away from work with over 68,000 days away from work related to injuries by warehouse laborers, freight, stock and material movers. Truck drivers were the second-highest, with over 49,000 days away from work, followed by maintenance workers with over 29,000 days away from work.

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Anheuser-Busch InBev to Buy Out Craft Brewing Company

Craft Brewer Alliance deal bring brands such as Kona Brewing and Cisco Brewers into the AB InBev fold

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Amazon’s Heavy Recruitment of Chinese Sellers Puts Consumers at Risk

The e-commerce platform has included banned, unsafe, mislabeled products. One reason: It wooed China’s
manufacturers to sell directly to the U.S.

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18 eCommerce Order Fulfillment Statistics That'll Change The Way You Think About Retail

eCommerce Order Fulfillment

For retailers and distribution centers of all sizes and maturity levels, making the shift to eCommerce has been—and continues to be—one of the most challenging hurdles to jump. And the reason is clear: Pursuing an eCommerce strategy will require many businesses to convert their supply chain from single-channel to omnichannel, which can further complicate an already complex set of processes.

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Subscription Services Will Make Up 75% of DTC Brands by 2023

Subscription Box Fulfillment Services

By 2023, 75% of organizations selling DTC will offer subscription services, with global subscription commerce accounting for 18% of the market, according to a report by the Subscription Trade Association (SUBTA). The subscription commerce economy has a 17.33% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in a 5-year period. As a comparison, Amazon’s CAGR in a 5-year period is 20.8%, while Apple’s is 9.2% and Microsoft’s is 7.7%.

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November 2019 Warehouse Safety Quiz #1

Workplace safety starts with employees being responsible, proactive and having keen awareness of the potential risks/dangers in the work environment. Employees' knowledge of hazards and risks minimizes their risk of harm and ill-health and increases their productivity. Use our November safety quiz to give your employees a to further reinforce the safety requirements. Use this quick quiz in conjunction with along with our safety calendar to test your employees' knowledge of the potential risks/dangers.

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November 2019 Transportation Safety Calendar

Let's face it, drivers are the most important asset when it comes to logistics, and the well-being of your company's drivers will determine your profitability. The purpose of this calendar is to assist fleet managers in educating drivers about how to maintain safe behaviors both on and off the road. The other purpose of the transportation safety calendar is to avoid involvement in motor vehicle crashes while performing work or non-work related activities.

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November 2019 Maintenance Safety Calendar

Regular maintenance is required to keep all equipment, machines and the work environment safe and reliable at all times in the warehouse. Dangerous situations, accidents and health problems can occur as a result of not conducting proper maintenance checks.

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November 2019 Warehouse Safety Calendar

Warehouses are statistically one of the most dangerous places to work, and the added tasks of operating heavy machinery and transporting large objects do not make it safer. In 2017, there were approximately 209,000 non-fatal occupational injuries in the transportation and warehousing industry in the private sector according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor. The even bigger number is the days away from work that still costs company's money when the employee isn't present. In 2017 alone, there were over 20,000 days away from work related to injuries by warehouse workers.

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