If you're in charge of material handling, you are constantly being looked at for the answers.
This time product is getting damaged in the warehouse or coming back after being shipped. An ongoing problem being blamed on careless workers.
Shift your focus
Having all the answers is not knowing everything, but knowing where to look. It's understanding that packaging and material handling can be more complicated than sticking a box on a pallet and calling it a day. And, acknowledging that even the most simple-looking things sometimes require a seasoned professional.
Using experts in packaging and material handling can give you an edge on your competition.
Ask yourself these questions:
After consulting with a technical team, you found the answer. Your product is safe, your customers are happy and you managed to once again save the two most important things in any business: time and money.
Still not sure how easy it is to know everything? Tell us about your biggest trouble areas in the comments below.
Post by: Chris Recker, Plant Manager, Greencastle Facility
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