Case Study-4 Ways to Optimize Warehouse Efficiency

When Monster Moto opted to shift its assembly of minibikes and go-karts from China to Ruston, La., the company moved into a new 100,000-square-foot factory. After the move – which included 22 UPS semi-trailers packed with equipment, an inventory of spare parts and 5,000 finished bikes – UPS and Monster Moto sat down to figure…

What’s Driving Recent Corporate Relocations?

Interesting study on Site Selection in 2020. No surprise that companies are leaving some of the largest, most expensive, and congested cities. Some of this is no doubt driven by the current pandemic, but that is a short-term driver. More likely that taxes and unfavorable legislation are bigger impetus of these strategic migrations. What is…

How Will Corporate Culture & Office Space Change Post COVID?

Leadership will improve. Throughout a crisis, leadership is of vital importance. It has also become clear which leadership behaviors are most effective. In the toughest times, the leaders who excel are those who communicate clearly, stay calm and strong, demonstrate empathy, think long-term and take appropriate decisive action. Corporate leaders will become more effective overall…

The Slow Death of Open Offices

First, you tear down the walls and dispense with the soulless cubicles. Then you put everyone at long tables, shoulder to shoulder, so that they can talk more easily. Ditch any remaining private offices, which only enforce the idea that some people are better than others, and seat your most senior employees in the mix.…