Page 169

USA

CLICK TO WATCH : ‘HYSTER: TOUGH AND RESOURCEFUL’ 169 solely on price. Gijo George is a passion-

statistics show productivity falling by as

ate evangelist for the concept of total

much as 14% since 2013 and turnover

cost of ownership (TCO) that reveals

rates around 30% have been recorded

the broader decisions facing a CPO.

in ambient warehouses (60% in cold

“It’s our strategy to work very closely with our customers to help them manage their balance sheet.” For example, the

stores). Average onboarding costs for a skilled operator stand at around $10,000. “Hyster is addressing the issue on

emphasis on operator comfort ad-

two fronts: focusing on robust telemat-

dressed by the end rider can positively

ics solutions to measure performance

impact broader labor issues prevalent

and productivity while engineering

in many warehousing operations.

ergonomic solutions to help improve

Recruiting and retaining skilled labor is

operator comfort and reduce potential

increasingly a challenge. With record

fatigue. We have some of the most

low unemployment, labor has become

comfortable platforms in the industry,

a scarce and valuable resource. Some

designed to help minimize fatigue w w w.suppl yc ha i ndi gi ta l. com

Profile for Supply Chain Digital

Supply Chain Digital Magazine – March 2019  

Supply Chain Digital Magazine – March 2019  

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded