– Supply Chain Insight –

Direct Warehouse Labor Allocation

Where are your labor dollars being spent?

One of the most important insights that came out of our previous benchmarking studies – and one that remained the same year-over-year – is an understanding around direct labor resource allocation.

According to a sample set of some of the largest retailers and wholesalers in North America, 52% of your direct labor spend is allocated to order selection.  

What does this mean?

Your full attention to be focused on ensuring this function is running as efficiently as possible.


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