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February 2019 Monthly 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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How to Avoid a Stockout Crisis During Peak Season

Businesses have lost $634.1 billion simply because they couldn't supply the demand of customers. Stockouts are frustrating as you are losing potential sales simply because you don't have the product. 

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Technology and Order Fulfillment: Understanding the Process

Are you curious about how order fulfillment works?

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Outsourcing or Insourcing: Best Way to Expand Product Fulfillment?

 Are you searching for product fulfillment solutions?

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January 2019 Safety Quiz

  1. It is okay to use only your back muscles when lifting an item from ground level.
    1. True
    2. False
  1. When an issue with your equipment is noticed, when should it be locked/tagged out?
    1. Immediately notify maintenance
    2. After your done using it
    3. When someone else is done using it
    4. The next day
  1. What should you do with your equipment when needing to evacuate?
    1. Drive it to the nearest exit
    2. Drive it until you’re close enough to see the exit, then get off and exit
    3. Stop, power off, and walk to the nearest exit
    4. None of the above
  1. When an incident is bound to happen, you should stay within the running lines at all times.
    1. True
    2. False
  1. You should shuffle your feet and maintain small steps to reduce the risk of a slip/fall incident when walking in icy and/or snowy conditions.
    1. True
    2. False

 

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Frustrated by Amazon Order Fulfillment Service? Fix it Now!

In our daily work, we talk to a lot of small and mid-sized companies about order fulfillment. These days, it’s not unusual for the conversation to turn to Amazon.  

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January 2019 Transportation Pre-Shift Safety Topics

Transportation Safety covers all types of vehicles, and includes both occupational and non-occupational hazards associated with them. 

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January 2019 Pre-Shift Safety Calendar

Every warehouse & distribution center should have routine safety training before workers' shifts start. Training topics can vary, depending on the operations and activities at a particular location. Here is a suggested calendar of safety training topics throughout the month of November.

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January 2019 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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Sellers Scrambling to Find Shipping Solutions

President Donald J. Trump has declared December 5 as a national day of mourning, calling on Americans to remember the vast contributions of former President George H.W. Bush.

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November 2018 Monthly Warehouse Safety Quiz

The need for warehouse safety topics are more prevalent today than ever before. Below is a safety topic quiz that you may use along with our November monthly safety calendar. Are you looking for more safety quizzes and monthly safety topics to use at your company? Let us save you time, energy and effort by using our blog here:

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Tips to Help Prepare Drivers for Winter Driving

Make sure your vehicle is ready for driving in winter weather.

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