What else can you do in addition to ergonomic work stations to be even more attractive to potential employees? As mentioned above, open posts remain vacant for average of 5 months. Here, solutions are needed to make training new employees easier and faster.
The imminent demographic shift will influence the shortage of trained personnel in logistics to an even greater extent. One opportunity to mitigate this is to quickly integrate migrants into the labor market. Additional immigration can fill emerging gaps in the labor market. Here, solutions are needed that overcome language barriers and speed up training.
This type of solution, which shortens training periods, gives you an additional advantage in the labor market as an employer. Pick-to-Light solutions, for example, are paperless, and allow employees to fill orders without the need for paper lists. What’s more, the use of light signals completely eliminates the language factor. Working with this type of technology lets your personnel quickly and accurately fill orders, with a bare minimum of training.
With both stationary work stations and mobile terminals, the employee is guided step by step through the work process. These workflows include many graphical elements and colored depictions, keeping the use of language to a minimum. Short training times and high performance are ensured, along with a low error rate.
In manufacturing, there are also solutions to help combat the shortage of qualified personnel in logistics. Intelligent work stations make it possible to digitalize manual processes. This ensures a 100 percent quality check for production, both in goods-in and goods-out.
These work stations not only digitize expertise, they also provide graphical instructions. New employees are working productively right off the bat, because the solution leads them through their work step by step. When needed, the system can also correct them. This is one way to combat the shortage of qualified personnel since training is almost eliminated.