Distribution Center Wage Escalation Trends

In today’s labor market, it can be extremely difficult to find quality labor. The effects of COVID-19 and responses to the pandemic continue to drive wages up. Distribution employers will need to stay ahead of these trends to control costs in the coming years and budget accordingly. We looked at wage escalation in the distribution…

California’s Challenges Demonstrate the Intricacy of Corporate Site Selection Decisions

Companies have been leaving California’s high tax and minimum wage environment for years despite the deep talent pool of workers. The state’s myriad of problems, including the thousands of homeowners currently at risk from wildfires, illustrates the delicate balance companies must navigate when deciding where to relocate their call centers, manufacturing plants, distribution centers, software…

C-Suites Biggest Challenges/Concerns for 2021!

As 2021 begins, a new survey from The Conference Board reveals the biggest issues that will keep business leaders up at night in the new year. CEOs in the United States are more worried about higher corporate taxes and increased regulation, but less worried about global political instability and disruptions to global trade. And compared…

Planning for a Return to the Workplace

Leaders of businesses will return to a more discerning workforce that will expect continuous assurances that they are working in a safe environment. This will include posted displays of updated safety, health and wellness information and resources for employees, visitors, and occupants throughout the building, both inside and outside the workplace. Establish a multi-disciplined Team:…

How to Safely Transition Back to the Workplace

The coronavirus has turned everything upside down. However, our clients are beginning to wonder how they can best bring people back into the office when the crisis subsides. This will be a transition rather than an “all in” move. We know from several recent studies that a well-designed workplace is still overwhelmingly the place that…