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.

Navigating the Future of Retail: Key Trends from NRF 2024 

The National Retail Federation’s 2024 expo was a dynamic event that unveiled the future trajectory of the retail industry. This summary captures the essence of the most impactful discussions, technological advancements, and other retail trends from NRF 2024.  1. AI and Data – The Practical Shift:  This year’s NRF saw AI and data analytics stepping […]

Longbow Advantage and Connors Group Partner to Offer Unparalleled Supply Chain Solutions for Labor Management

This collaboration combines the strengths of both companies to offer customers comprehensive data visibility and supply chain solutions for labor management. MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, January 10, 2024 / — Longbow Advantage, the industry-leading supply chain technology company behind The Rebus Extended Warehouse and Labor Management Platform and the global leader in warehouse software and consulting, today announced a […]

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 […]

Setting a New Standard: Connors Group Introduces Engineered 3PL Solutions

[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 10, 2023]  Connors Group, a leading management consultancy specializing in workforce performance and productivity improvement, is proud to announce the launch of its new 3PL Practice. With a mission to redefine how 3PL providers and their customers operate, Connors Group’s comprehensive offerings add value to every phase of their relationship. “At Connors […]

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 […]

Connors Group Introduces Innovative Shrink Management and Asset Protection Practice to Combat Rising Loss and Theft in Retail  

shrink management and loss reduction

[Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 23, 2023] –  Connors Group, a leading management consultancy specializing in workforce performance and productivity improvement, is proud to announce the launch of its new comprehensive Shrink Management and Loss Reduction practice and services. The new offering is designed to help businesses identify, evaluate, and effectively reduce shrinkage causes to safeguard their […]