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Clearwater, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2013) – As part of the “Datex Presents” educational series for supply chain professionals, the StoneCross Group will present a webinar on performance based labor in the supply chain. The brief 30-minute webinar entitled, “The 9 Potential Value Leaks of Performance-Based Labor” will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5th at 2 p.m. EDT. Registration for the free event will be available up until the start of the webinar.

As the cost of labor typically constitutes approximately 65% of most warehouse facilities’ operating budgets, it is critical that companies derive the most value for their labor dollar. A new labor model is gaining traction in the supply chain industry. The new performance based labor model is simple but highly effective: workers are sourced based on labor output (performance) rather than merely on the hours worked. Using a pay for performance business model, warehouse operators can establish incentive pay programs based upon how workers perform against standards and couple this with quality and safety performance measurements.

To ensure that businesses derive maximum value, it is critical that performance based labor programs be deployed effectively. During this webinar, attendees will learn what performance based labor is, its potential value to warehouse operations and how this differs from traditional labor outsourcing models including temporary workforce and permanent workforce models. In addition, the presentation will review key ways that performance based labor programs can generate value in operations as well as potential “value leaks”.

Scott Campbell, an Associate with StoneCross Group and Steve Hopper, a Founding Principal of StoneCross Group, will be the speakers. Mr. Campbell and Mr. Hopper together share a logistics and supply chain background totaling 45 years. Their combined experience is used on a daily basis to provide Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 customers with profit boosting and cost reduction solutions that immensely improve operations.

About StoneCross Group

StoneCross Group is a management consulting firm that simplifies complex processes and systems and streamlines operations, in order to give clients a competitive edge. StoneCross Group uses the combined expertise of its multi-faceted team to blend the right people, processes, technologies, tools, and systems to achieve the most effective results.

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About Datex

In successful operation for over 35 years, Datex is a longstanding Zebra Technologies partner and “one stop shop” solution provider of software, hardware and service solutions. Consistently recognized for excellence in software solutions for the supply chain industry including the Inbound Logistics Top 100 IT Providers and Food Logistics FL100, Datex utilizes the highly flexible Microsoft .NET platform and powerful Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation to create a variety of flexible supply chain software solutions to meet the changing needs of warehousing and logistics operations.

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