Good labor-management involves striking the right balance between labor costs, worker health and safety, required output, and product quality. Achieving this balance is a continuous endeavor that’s complicated by the fact that, especially in this tight labor market, employers have to ensure high standards while still attracting and retaining talent.
Topics: Workforce Management Tools, Workforce Management, Improve Efficiency, Improving Production Yields, employee retention, Labor Management, warehouse efficiency, performance partners, Improve Labor Management
In the world of food processing and packing, we spend a great deal of effort focusing on production efficiencies and lowering labor cost per unit to improve profitability. However, fresh food processing presents a number of challenges that requires additional focus on improved product yield.
Incentivizing workers is at the heart of free enterprise. However, in order for a pay for performance program to work in a labor intensive system, certain conditions and variables are necessary to consider when planning an EFFECTIVE incentive pay program.
Topics: Uncategorized, Increase Productivity, Improve Efficiency, Manufacturing Management, Improving Production Yields, Labor Cost Solution, Labor Solutions, reduce labor costs, Labor Management, performance partners
The chart below indicates the actual results that nGROUP produced for a leading electronics manufacturer.
Topics: Human Logistics, Labor Management, Lean Manufacturing, Outsourcing, Business, Cost, Warehouse Technology, Improving Production Yields, reduce labor costs, performance partners, warehouse efficiency, nGROUP
To protect the apparel retailer that nGroup had the honor of working with, we will not list their name on the blog. But here's the story...
Within one year, productivity increased more than 30% and cost per unit decreased by 17%. Productivity improvements are projected to increase to 100% above baseline with a corresponding cost per unit reduction estimated to be 50% of original costs.