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  • How to Recruit and Retain Warehouse Employees in 2022
    Warehouse employees are a critical asset in warehouse operations. Knowing how to hire the best people for the job is important. A simple but effective recruitment and retention strategy for warehouse workers is as follows: Establish your staffing model and use it to estimate how many employees you need. Set aside a recruitment budget. Determine…
  • All About the Earn and Learn Program for Package Handlers at UPS
    The Earn and Learn program is a tuition assistance package offered by UPS. With this program, UPS part time package handlers and other employees can pay for their college expenses. It is available in more than 100 locations in the US and can be used to pay for tuition, books and fees. Earn and Learn…
  • 7 Ways to Get Rid of and Keep Owls Away From Your Warehouse
    Birds are a health and safety hazard especially in food grade warehouses as they may carry disease and can be destructive to food sources. Their droppings also make floors slippery, and their nests are a fire hazard. Owls trapped in a warehouse can lead to expenses that may be avoided if they are removed quickly.…
  • 13 Tips for UPS Package Handlers
    Just like most warehouse jobs, working as a package handler for UPS can be hard on your body. This is the #1 reason why most package handlers quit. Other reasons employees at UPS quit are: get depressed due to a variety of reasons low wages compared to other jobs in their location repetitive and boring…
  • How to Safely Remove Pigeons From a Warehouse
    Birds are a health and safety hazard especially in food grade warehouses as they may carry diseases. Their droppings also make floors slippery, and their nests are a fire hazard. Pigeons trapped in a warehouse can lead to expenses that may be avoided if they are removed quickly. There are several methods of removing pigeons…
  • Do Walmart Distribution Centers Drug Test?
    Most Walmart distribution centers (DCs) no longer do preemployment drug testing on their associates. This may be because DCs have high turnover rates which makes spending money for tests on employees who may leave soon too expensive. Additionally, with marijuana becoming legalized in many states across America, employers it’s getting harder to enforce a nationwide…
  • Everything About the Inventory Control Specialist Position
    Inventory Control Specialist is the role charged with auditing, verifying and reconciling stock and equipment in a warehousing facility. Inventory control specialists also investigate and resolve stock discrepancies as well as address inventory concerns. Other terms used for Inventory control specialist include: Inventory Control Team Member, Inventory Control Associate, Inventory and Quality Assurance (ICQA) Team…
  • Does Aldi Warehouse Drug Test?
    ALDI warehouses do not drug test their non-managerial employees except for certain situations that we will discuss in this article. In the last few years preemployment drug testing has not been carried out in many ADLI distribution centers (DCs). This may be because warehouses have high turnover rates which makes spending money for tests on…
  • State of Unionization Efforts at Amazon Warehouses (2022)
    Efforts to unionize Amazon warehouse workers in the US have been gaining steam in recent weeks. Unionization has long been a contentious issue between Amazon employees and their management. Currently, Amazon does not have any unionized warehouses in the US. This is despite the company having unionized warehouses in European countries like Germany, France, Italy…