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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

Did we think that through

9/12/2019
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I’m Marty T Hawkins here with Warehouse and Operations as a Career! I hope it’s starting to cool off a little now in whatever part of the country you’re in. I’m in Texas, it’s still more than lukewarm here but we’ll be on the cooler side of that 100 degree mark hopefully starting next week! ...

Duration:00:12:19

“Why are they here – Why are they watching me”

9/4/2019
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WAOC is in the southern states this week, Georgia actually! Marty here with Warehouse and Operations as a Career. I had the opportunity to visit with a couple of facilities over here, one to speak to Safety, nothing going on, just a short follow-up visit! It’s always nice to talk Safety to such a group...

Duration:00:14:06

A few more Positions – Shipping & Transportation

8/28/2019
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I’m Marty and your back with Warehouse and Operations as a Career! A few listeners did not have a problem pointing out that last week we did not make it to a few of the Shipping and Transportation positions so I thought we’d start off there today! So we wrapped up last week with the...

Duration:00:11:52

How do I get started & Where do I go from here

8/22/2019
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Welcome back to Warehouse and Operations as a Career, the Podcast about Operations, by Operations men and women. We try and bring you a little information each week about warehousing and transportation, 2 fields within our industry that you won’t find a more passionate group of people to connect with than our WAOC group! I’m...

Duration:00:15:05

Behavior – First Impressions

8/14/2019
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Have you ever heard that you only get one chance to make a first impression? I’m Marty T Hawkins and I’d like to thank you for checking in with us here at Warehouse and Operations as a Career! Whither you are a Supervisor or a lead, an Employee, Recruiter or an HR Generalist, maybe you’re...

Duration:00:12:08

You can Operate that Equipment

8/8/2019
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Warehouse and Operations as a Career, I’m Marty and I appreciate you stopping in again today. As I was sitting down to record today, I noticed we’re on the 150th episode of WAOC, 150 weeks of doing the program. That caught my attention that we’re in week 32 of 2019, we only have 20 more...

Duration:00:14:18

I quit

8/1/2019
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Ever said I quit? And how’d that work out for ya? I’m Marty with you here at Warehouse and Operations as a Career. Everyone had a great week? Mines been busy, I’ve strayed a bit from my normal operations tasks and have been helping develop a couple of training classes, what else took up some...

Duration:00:10:51

What is an Opportunity

7/25/2019
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Anyone every felt like they’ve missed an opportunity? Anyone ever realized they did miss an opportunity? I think more often than not we only feel like that or notice it after the fact! Welcome back to Warehouse and Operations as a Career, I’m Marty, lets talk about opportunities for a minute today. Not necessarily missed...

Duration:00:13:22

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