eClass 17: Setting Up New Warehouses

Last Week OK did you check out what labour productivity KPIs your company uses? Are bonuses paid on labour productivity? What are the bonus schemes and what % of bonus is consistently earned? And did you think about what other motivating strategies could be...

eClass 16: Warehouse Productivity

Last Week OK, so what process improvements have been implemented recently in your distribution centre and what effect have these had on performance and results? And did you Research your DC KPIs? Did you list the more common ones and think about what changes might be...

eClass 14: Understanding Warehouse Operations

Last Week So last week, we looked at Purchasing. Did you think about your organisation? Does it have a separate purchasing function? Do they maintain a preferred supplier list? How do they ensure accurate inventory controls to protect the business? How are their...

eClass 13: Understanding Purchasing

Last Week So last week we looked at Procurement, and a summary of the key points was: 1. Purchasing (this class) is only a part of procurement 2. Procurement is responsible for understanding requirements, communicating requirements, sourcing vendors, conducting...