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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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English


Episodes

Commitment and Training

10/17/2019
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Marty here with you at Warehouse and Operations as a Career! Let’s see, what week are we in now, 42, wow…we have 10 weeks left to hit our goals! I have a quick topic I’d like to talk about today but first I wanted to share that it’s been a tough week this week. Sometimes...

Duration:00:10:38

Gig work in Warehousing

10/9/2019
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Welcome to Warehouse and Operations as a Career, I’m Marty, everyone having a prosperous and productive week? We’ve been discussing how there’s so many ways to break into the operations fields, all the different get our foot in the door positions and how we can target our employers or the companies we’d like to work...

Duration:00:10:42

Part Time

10/3/2019
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WAOC is always talking about Advancement, Planning and Careers, but aren’t their warehouse and operations positions for us seeking part time positions or maybe just seasonal work? Hello all, I’m Marty with Warehouse and Operations as a Career and the answer to that question is Certainly, and some great ones actually. I started to say...

Duration:00:10:42

O/T

9/26/2019
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Welcome to Warehouse and Operations as a Career, I’m Marty and we appreciate you visiting with us again today! Its State Fair time here in Texas, where we don’t take this particular fair lightly. Our State Fair runs for 4 weeks and is a big deal around here. Last years attendance was a little over...

Duration:00:10:46

Inbound Dispatch

9/18/2019
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So, your warehouse is full! The warehouse manager is all over you, there having to work hard at replenishment or bringing product down from the reserves and over fill all the pick locations just to make room for all the pallets scheduled to come in today! An then you have merchandising calling every ten minutes...

Duration:00:13:00

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