America’s Driver Shortage: How You Can Help Narrow the Talent Gap

  Anyone familiar with the trucking industry has heard about new transportation technologies such as drones or driverless trucks. Sounds great for businesses hoping to deliver products quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. But those innovations are years away from practical application. What is the immediate solution to resolve the driver shortage occurring in America right now?… Read More »

Safety Needs: Are You Dressed Properly at Work?

Manufacturing is an engaging career field, but it can also be a dangerous one. Wearing appropriate clothing can reduce your risk of injury in a manufacturing setting. Factors to consider when choosing your manufacturing work wardrobe include: Is Your Clothing Sturdy? Thicker, sturdier fabrics like denim, cotton twill, canvas, and leather provide more protection against… Read More »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Manufacturing Team in an Increasingly Automated World

Automation continues to transform the manufacturing industry at a tremendous pace. Each year, jobs that were previously performed by hand become feasible to assign to machines. Automation changes the nature of jobs in manufacturing. As tasks and processes become automated, the role of human workers in manufacturing changes. While humans will always be necessary to… Read More »

Learn How Logistics Companies are Helping Online Businesses

Third-party logistics (3PL) providers are helping many online businesses meet the challenges caused by rapid growth and the need to scale quickly while keeping costs in check. How Do 3PL Providers Work? A third-party logistics provider is a separate business that acts as the fulfillment arm of one or more online businesses. For instance, imagine… Read More »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Manufacturing Team in an Increasingly Automated World

While automation has taken over some jobs, in many ways it opens new opportunities. Getting your team to recognize this fact can be the key to getting the most out of them on the job. Here’s what you need to know about successfully integrating your talented manufacturing team and the latest technology. Develop a Transition… Read More »

ToolBox Talk: How the Manufacturing Industry is Changing Their Safety Standards

Times have changed. Time has changed the way we socialize, communicate and do business. So it’s unsurprising that new tools are changing the way we address workplace safety as well. Here are just a few ways manufacturing workplace safety has shifted in recent years: Improved Screening From more sensitive metal detectors to employee information encoded… Read More »

How to Tell if Your Coworker is Unsafe at Work

Continuing with National Safety Month, Eclipse Professional Service Talks About How to Spot Unsafe Practices By Coworkers.    When surveying your workplace for safety issues, addressing problems like exposed wiring or clutter on the floor is easier than scrutinizing your co-workers. Some safety concerns are subtle and hard to spot, and calling out a co-worker… Read More »