The Role of a Frontline-Workforce Platform in Attracting and Retaining Workers

Aug 16, 2023 6:29:04 AM . Julia Walsh

The Role of a Frontline-Workforce Platform in Attracting and Retaining Workers

A recent post from Accenture points out that there were 10.1 million job openings in America as of August 2022 and that attracting frontline workers remained a major challenge for businesses.

It seems almost paradoxical that most workers are looking for extra work to cover inflation while most organizations claim to have workforce shortages and are making active efforts to engage new people while trying their best to retain existing workers. The data presented shows that these organizations aren’t doing enough to attract and retain talent. Accenture highlights how this situation can be improved and how, by making certain changes, even smaller companies can develop thriving, capable, and technologically forward-looking workforces that deliver the best possible KPI results.

The Connected Logistics Frontline: A New Frontier for Manufacturers: Part 2

Feb 16, 2023 11:14:00 AM . Julia Walsh

Understanding the challenges of connecting outbound and inbound logistics activities while connecting the frontline with the rest of the enterprise and making the most of digitization tools: Part 2

The initial post in this series explained how the warehouse-management landscape is changing and why considering logistics within this paradigm shift is important for manufacturers. As manufacturers pursue digital transformation, they often prioritize certain use cases and start with the areas most in need of digital tools before working toward lesser-priority items. When following this strategy, they often end up with complex IT infrastructures with multiple software applications and platforms, defeating the original purpose of digital transformation and replacing old legacy point solutions with shiny new ones.

Understanding the Latest Supply Chain, Smart Manufacturing, and Workforce Management Trends

Oct 6, 2022 8:40:21 AM . Julia Walsh

Webalo reviews the key takeaways from the Gartner supply chain symposium/expo in June and September 2022, highlighting how  manufacturers can advance their supply chain optimization, smart manufacturing, and workforce management!