The Pandemic Is Making Work Harder – So Make Workforce Productivity Easier

| February 17, 2021 | 

From consumer-packaged goods to heavy industrial production, COVID-19 has hit manufacturers particularly hard. Many simply don’t have the option of working remotely, and they’ve been plagued by shortages and bottlenecks across the spectrum, from supply chain to production to distribution.

Of course, the health and safety of personnel is paramount, but staff shortages make it extremely hard to keep up with production demand. Absenteeism and turnover are higher than ever, jeopardizing on-time delivery and risking future business. When you don’t know who will show up for work each day, it’s almost impossible to reach productivity and revenue targets.

So, how can manufacturers keep production moving to meet demand without overwhelming the current staff that is on the job?

Download this article (in pdf format) published in Smart Industry where Ken Koenemann, VP of Technology and Supply Chain at TBM Consulting Group (parent company of Dploy Solutions), provides five ways digital manufacturing solutions can help increase productivity even when staffing is a challenge.

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