It’s the most important reason, but keeping employees safe and injury-free is not the only benefit of providing a safe environment for workers. A safer workplace: Drives productivity and revenue growth. Has long-term effects on employee engagement, retention, and loyalty.…
In today’s competitive, consumer-driven landscape, companies have to find ways to streamline operations and deliver products even more quickly. The name of the game is speed and efficiency. In order to meet rising customer expectations, however, companies must do more…
There’s no way around it: In the manufacturing industry, safety is a big deal. It affects your operation, it affects your bottom line, and most importantly it affects your people.
As technology improves, it’s important to keep your knowledge base up to date. A material handling solution is a big investment, and Hytrol has always kept that in mind when hosting training for end users and integration partners. Since we hosted our first sales school in 1970, and our first maintenance seminar 20 years after, we’ve made sure this training is affordable and valuable.
Omnichannel is here to stay: it's a goal in every industry, creating a seamless experience in every customer interaction.
According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the leading causes of workplace injuries and illnesses. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, in fact, shows MSDs (e.g., carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, muscle strains, lower back injuries, etc.) accounted for roughly 33% of all worker injury and illness cases reported in 2013.
If you’re considering automation for a cooler or freezer environment, there are many special considerations, from air condensation to motor temperature ratings. To ensure optimal performance of your automated system, you’ll need to take all of these into account and be ready to implement them.
One of a good employer's top goals is to make sure employees go home as healthy as they came in. Taking steps toward your workers’ safety is imperative to a thriving environment; it creates more loyal employees, improves quality, and reduces the costs of injuries. When you want to take the next step before an injury or fine happens, these proactive steps will help you on your way.
While conveyor systems can help you create warehouse efficiency and optimize operations, they are both a major investment and a serious decision. You want the best equipment you can buy for your money, so it’s important to factor in considerations…
When you invest in a material handling solution, you’re investing in the future of your business. That makes it important to consider all of the options available to you to get the most use and greatest value for your solution. Your long-term goals should be a driving force for your decisions, as should the total cost of your solution over time. Above: Total Cost of Ownership means that a greater initial investment may save you money over time in maintenance and operational costs. When you invest in a material handling solution, you’re investing in the future of your business. That makes it important to consider all of the options available to you to get the most use and greatest value for your solution. Your long-term goals should be a driving force for your decisions, as should the total cost of your solution over time.