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More than 50% of logistics providers are still using manual processes, are you one of them?


August 15, 2012

With industry-wide uncertainty, organizations are forced to quickly and cost-effectively expand their capacity to adapt to seasonal, promotional, or economic variances. But what are the best techniques in which to do so?

In the Logistics Management research brief, “Adapt and React: Leveraging Flexible Labor Strategies to Manage Volatile Demand,” discover firsthand how:

  • Roughly 75% of organizations surveyed struggle to identify and train qualified workers
  • 60% of logistics providers want more visibility into idle or nonproductive time
  • 100% can find ways to improve on these problems with the right labor management system

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