What You Will Learn
Is your enterprise challenged with hiring enough new members for your workforce and enabling them to be instantly productive? Labor shortages for warehouse and distribution centers has increasingly become a challenge for retailers, delivery companies and third-party logistics providers. Using technology tools to improve the productivity and accuracy of the workforce is more crucial now than ever before. Investments in automation can help address labor shortages by increasing the productivity level of an existing workforce. However, selecting the correct technology can be a daunting task. This session will discuss the basics in workforce enablement technologies such as mobile computers, wearable barcode readers, ruggedized tablets and forklift terminals. Attendees will come away with a good understanding of how to select the correct technologies and predict the productivity gains of their investment.