Why ongoing staff training is important in the logistics industry

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Prioritising constant training will ensure best practices are always implemented

The logistics industry is one that involves constant attention to detail and one where the daily tasks never seem to slow down. That’s why it’s important to find the right logistics software solution, so tasks can be automated wherever possible, processes can be sped up and that managers can have key data at their disposal to make informed decisions.

However, even with the right system in place, businesses can’t afford to get complacent. When the right solution is found, it’s important for managers and employees to constantly find ways to learn new practices. That way, they make sure they’re using the tools at their disposal to their full potential.

Training beyond implementation


With software implementation being a lengthy and straining process that involves being pulled from daily tasks, it’s understandable that some things may be overlooked. Once your staff feel they have the knowledge they need to fulfill their tasks, they may very well just stick with what they know and miss out on other key features they could be using to their advantage.


By making it a point to implement ongoing training for the system you’re using, you can ensure your employees are reaching their full potential.


Better bottom line


When you have a staff that’s well trained and constantly engaged through continued learning, they will perform better at all levels. This leads to your customers growing more fond of your business, which may lead to more referrals, or a better reputation. In turn, that leads to more efficiency and bringing in more revenue. 

If your staff is not up to speed on what their software program can do for them, that could mean you’re leaving money on the table. If employees (or managers) are spending too much of their workday performing tasks manually, or making decisions on a whim, rather than a data driven decision, that ultimately can affect the bottom line.

Happier, more productive employees


With proper training, employees will stay efficient and be able to complete their tasks with minimal supervision. Whether it’s a new employee or a seasoned pro, management system training is essential to making sure your staff is learning something new every day, thus making them better employees.


By completing their tasks efficiently and with greater ease, employees will ultimately be more satisfied with their work environment. This will help your business reduce staff turnover, as your employees will appreciate the emphasis on helping them improve. Happy employees will lead to happy customers, with the boosted bottom line creating a healthier business.

Final Thoughts


It can be very easy to get sidetracked when tasks and responsibilities start piling up. Losing sight of certain benefits available in such a feature packed logistics software program is certainly possible. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. By staying in practice with the best functions available in Navitrans, businesses can ensure they are getting the most out of their logistics solutions. 


Navitrans is here to make sure businesses are always maximizing revenue and running as efficiently as possible. Speak to your Navitrans account manager to learn more about Navitrans Academy, an ongoing training program that thoroughly reviews every facet of the Navitrans system.


About Navitrans

Navitrans is the most complete out-of-the-box logistics software on the market today, with extensive and easy-to-use functions for road transportationsea and air freight, intermodal transport and public warehousing. It is developed on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and available on-premise or as a hosted solution. Call us today toll-free at +32 56 73 20 10 or email us at info@navitrans.eu and we will be happy to walk you through our full suite of solutions.