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A Podcast discussing the many Opportunities and Positions in the Warehouse and Operations industry. We will talk about getting started in warehousing and the many different tasks that are performed. Safety in the workplace and the use of powered industrial equipment such as pallet jacks & forklifts will be discussed. We'll discuss GMP's and SOP's and there importance in the world of operations and logistics. A fun and learning experience, we'll all pick up something from each other!

A Podcast discussing the many Opportunities and Positions in the Warehouse and Operations industry. We will talk about getting started in warehousing and the many different tasks that are performed. Safety in the workplace and the use of powered industrial equipment such as pallet jacks & forklifts will be discussed. We'll discuss GMP's and SOP's and there importance in the world of operations and logistics. A fun and learning experience, we'll all pick up something from each other!
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A Podcast discussing the many Opportunities and Positions in the Warehouse and Operations industry. We will talk about getting started in warehousing and the many different tasks that are performed. Safety in the workplace and the use of powered industrial equipment such as pallet jacks & forklifts will be discussed. We'll discuss GMP's and SOP's and there importance in the world of operations and logistics. A fun and learning experience, we'll all pick up something from each other!

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Episodes

What’s not discrimination – Offensive Behavior

7/18/2019
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Last week we talked a little about Training, not classes or programs but more about the responsibilities regarding training, I just lived a perfect example of self-education and training us as employees! Welcome back to Warehouse and Operations as a Career, I’m Marty T Hawkins and I appreciate you listening in with us today. So,...

Duration:00:12:58

The word Training

7/11/2019
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What’s your thoughts on training? Do you think you’ve received too much, too little, to detailed, or your trainer skips around to much? I’m Marty with Warehouse and Operations as a Career, let’s talk about training today, a much deeper subject than you might expect. Here at WAOC we believe it can be the make...

Duration:00:14:04

It’s not my job

7/3/2019
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Well, the 2nd quarter is closed and behind us! We’re halfway through the year! I don’t know about ya’ll but I’m looking forward to this 3rd quarter. Q2 was a busy 13 weeks and I’ve gotta get back on track. I think I’m caught up on traveling, I’ve hit Pennsylvania, Georgia, Illinois and Nevada the...

Duration:00:10:12

Sweeper/Scrubber – Striper

6/26/2019
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Warehouse and Operations as a Career here, I’m Marty back with ya and I’d like to thank you for checking back in with us today. Oh my goodness, we received a lot of feed back from last weeks episode, It’s exciting to see so many of us working our plan towards that next promotion and...

Duration:00:14:02

Why do I want a Promotion

6/19/2019
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Welcome back, Marty here with Warehouse and Operations as a Career! Everyone has had a Productive, Prosperous and Safe week, I hope? It’s been a busy one here but busy is a good thing, means there’s plenty to do and get done right? This week I’ve had a couple of companies preparing for or wrapping...

Duration:00:12:34

A Plan put to Action

6/13/2019
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Hey everyone, Marty here with Warehouse and Operations as a Career, and I have absolutely no ideal what I’d like to talk about today. We’ve received so many great questions and topics suggested lately, I’ve got to try and get caught up with’em. Last week I briefly mentioned Planning and Goals and a long-time listener...

Duration:00:11:32

Inventory Management

6/6/2019
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Welcome back to Warehouse and Operations as a Career, I’m Marty and I appreciate you listening in today! Everyone know what FIFO is? It simply means first in first out when we’re dealing with product. I heard about an employee losing his position because he pulled 30 cases from the newest pallet received, a pallet...

Duration:00:09:25

Productivity

5/30/2019
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Productivity, productivity is one of those all-encompassing words in our industry, do we really understand it? I’m Marty with Warehouse and Operations as a Career and I thought we’d talk about productivity a little today! One of our listeners is so close to getting his next level of pay or incentive, just so close. It...

Duration:00:10:00

A Strong Safety Culture and our Success

5/22/2019
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Hello all, I’m Marty and this is Warehouse and Operations as a Career. Last week we were in the Midwest, we had the opportunity to visit a couple of different types of distribution facilities and speak with several associates, Unloaders, Selectors and forklift drivers, I had a really good conversation with a sanitation lead. It’s...

Duration:00:16:01

The Spotter Position and a little on the Signs of Heat Stress

5/15/2019
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Today I thought we’d talk about another Op’s position; it can be a great avenue to the transportation departments and even a reboot to our careers in a way! I’m Marty T Hawkins with Warehouse and Operations as a Career and I appreciate you checking in with us again this week! With the seasons changing...

Duration:00:12:06

WAOC at the Taste of Oak Cliff with Belmar

5/9/2019
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Marty here with Warehouse and Operations as a Career and were back at The Taste of Oak Cliff Festival. We had a blast out here last year, and with an invitation from Belmar Integrated Logistics we jumped at a chance to come on out and talk with everyone that stopped by their Recruiting Booth today! ...

Duration:00:11:51

Equipment Operator

5/1/2019
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We appreciate you stopping in this week, I’m Marty with the Warehouse and Operations as a Career Podcast! We’ve been working on a few shows coming up next month, breaking into the transportation fields, 3pl’s and a little on freight brokerage! Until then though, lets talk a little about being an equipment operator. We’ve been...

Duration:00:11:15

Accident/Incident Investigations

4/24/2019
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Warehouse and Operations as a Career and I’m Marty T Hawkins, I think this is the first episode that we don’t have a title picked out as we’re recording it. I usually work off of at least some bullet points or some article to talk to. Its storming really bad here in Dallas TX, I...

Duration:00:10:21

Supervisor – Yes or No

4/18/2019
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Hello again, Marty T Hawkins with Warehouse and Operations as a Career. I was asked again this week if becoming or accepting a promotion to Supervisor was or would be a good move. It seems I’m asked that pretty regularly, so I thought we’d talk about Supervision for a few minutes today. My answer is...

Duration:00:12:27

A short break from Op’s

4/11/2019
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Thanks for listening in to Warehouse and Operations as a Career today, I’m Marty, and we appreciate you stopping by! Last week we were in Atlanta Georgia, I had the opportunity to be a part of a large hiring event there, it was my second time to get to visit and meet job applicants out...

Duration:00:11:01

Driver Check-In – Returns – Inventory Control

4/4/2019
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Welcome to Warehouse and Operations as a Career and the 2nd quarter of 2019! I’m Marty T Hawkins and I appreciate you checking in with us today! So how’d the last 13 weeks treat you? I hope it was Productive and Prosperous, did you stick to your plan, obtain all those 1st quarter goals? We’ve...

Duration:00:12:29

The Replenishment Task

3/28/2019
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And another weeks flown by, I’m Marty T Hawkins with Warehouse and Operations as a Career. I appreciate you listening in again today! Over the last several weeks we’ve been talking about the many different positions or tasks in the warehouse. I want to thank everyone for sharing their experiences with the group and sending...

Duration:00:11:04

The Putaway Task

3/21/2019
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Marty with Warehouse and Operations as a Career here, lets see, what do we have for this week. I wanted to talk about putaway today. The putaway positions came up the last couple of shows, and we’ve learned how close the task is linked to the receiving functions and runner positions but we haven’t discussed...

Duration:00:10:29

Pallet Runner

3/14/2019
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Warehouse and Operations as a Career and I’m Marty T Hawkins, everyone having an outstanding week I hope! I was recently asked why I’ve mentioned planning in the last two episodes? I won’t go into Goals and Planning today but I did urge the listener to check out our episodes on just those very topics. ...

Duration:00:10:20

Warehouse Sanitation

3/6/2019
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Welcome to Week 10 of 2019 and to Episode 128 of Warehouse and Operations as a Career. I’m Marty T Hawkins and WAOC is in Orlando Florida today. I had an opportunity to visit a conference this week, I always enjoy seeing old friends in the industry and learning something new every day! Speaking of...

Duration:00:11:43