A Cost-Effective Labor Management Approach for 3PLs With a Short ROI Runway

Effective Labor Management Strategies for 3PLs: Maximizing ROI

By Andy Hunter, Sr. Director of Supply Chain Effective Labor Management Strategies for 3PLs: Maximizing ROI For third-party logistics (3PL) companies, managing time and resources efficiently is crucial, especially when dealing with typically short, three-year contracts. Labor costs, often accounting for over 50% of total operating expenses, are significant. It’s crucial for 3PLs to adopt […]

Frontline Program Management:  The Key to Sustaining a Successful Labor Management Program

This is a joint blog post from Connors Group and Smart Access. When distribution operations look to address labor shortages, improve productivity, or reduce costs, they often turn to Labor Management Systems. A well designed and implemented Labor Management System can address those concerns. When the Labor Management System is effectively installed with multi variable […]

Reducing Shrink: A Comprehensive Approach to Store Operations

Reduce shrinkage and known loss

Shrink is a complex issue that affects every aspect of the retail business. However, it is possible to achieve significant shrink reduction by taking a systematic approach to address all areas of store operations. In this blog post, we will explore Connors Group’s holistic identification and evaluation of shrink causals solution, which offers a comprehensive […]

Is Automation the Only Way to Improve Productivity in Your Distribution Center?

Your business is growing, and you are challenged to find a 15% increase in units per person-hour in your distribution center to meet the demand. After reviewing your KPI reports, you notice that year-over-year results display consistency in units per person-hour and throughput run rates. This has you conclude you are operating at capacity.

NRF Big Show 2023 Takeaways

The National Retail Federation (NRF) hosted the annual Retail’s Big Show and Expo January 14-17, 2023, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. This event is hugely anticipated every year because it offers the retail industry the opportunity to converge to discuss and experience the latest innovations and technologies.