ConveyCo Blog: Dealing With the Warehouse Labor Shortage


As a generation is leaving the workforce, the industry must find a way to prevent a labor shortage.

 

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2015 the Warehousing and Storage sector of the US economy employed 785,000 workers. By 2018, that number had grown to nearly 1.2 million—a total growth of more than 41 percent, or 415,000 jobs—driven largely by a growing economy and increased ecommerce sales across the country.



That rapid growth has been a positive sign for both the economy as a whole, and for the order fulfillment industry in particular. After all, an increase in hiring is caused by an increase in demand, which, in theory, should translate into increased profits. ''

 

 

 

 



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