WPS Blog

Part 1: How much does labour saving benefit you?

Labour saving is an important factor in optimising your business process. This has several positive and less positive consequences. Investments will have to be made to replace labour and realise savings. What are the advantages and disadvantages...
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4 savings on labour in the nursery through the use of conveyor belts

In an earlier blog I discussed the 7 results that growers can achieve with conveyor belts. Besides increasing your production and gaining ergonomic benefits, saving on labour is the most valuable result. In this blog, 4 examples in which labour...

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How do you achieve a longer lifespan for conveyor belts?

In our last blog we told you the seven most important results you can achieve in horticulture with conveyor belts. But what about the maintenance risks of conveyor belts, after all aren’t there risks associated with most investments? Of course,...

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7 results that growers can achieve with conveyor belts

How can conveyor belts contribute to objectives like increasing your production and labour savings? The use of conveyor belts has advantages with which new results can be achieved. In this blog I look at the 7 most important results you can...

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How can you combat increasing labour costs in the United States of America?

Did you know that in 2017, nineteen states in the US increased the hourly wage for employees? Are you curious about how to reduce labour costs? At the end of this text, I offer you four tips to help you combat these increasing labour costs.  

15 January 2018

Horticulture, Automation, Labourcosts

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How can you deal with doubled labour costs in Brazil?

Are you aware that the minimum wage has more than doubled since 2009? Are you curious about how to reduce this significant labour expense? At the end of this text, I offer you four tips to help you combat these increasing labour costs.

15 January 2018

Horticulture, Automation, Labourcosts

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How can you combat a 28% increase in labour costs in Australia?

Did you know that the minimum wage has increased by 28% in recent years? Are you curious about how to reduce labour costs? At the end of this text, I offer you four tips to help you combat these increasing labour costs.

15 January 2018

Horticulture, Automation, Labourcosts

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How can you combat a 36% increase in wages in Canada?

Did you know that the total increase in the minimum wage since 2007 amounts to 88%? Are you curious about how to reduce this significant labour expense? At the end of this text, I offer you four tips to help you combat these increasing labour...

15 January 2018

Horticulture, Automation, Labourcosts

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Four tips on how to combat minimum wage increases in Germany

Did you know that the government reviews the wage level every two years? Are you curious about how to reduce this expense? At the end of this text, I offer you four tips to help you combat these increasing labour costs.

15 January 2018

Horticulture, Automation, Labourcosts

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Four tips to combat increasing labour costs in the Netherlands

Did you know that the minimum wage in the greenhouse horticulture sector has increased by 5% in the past year and a half? Are you curious about how to reduce labour costs? At the end of this text, I offer you four tips to help you combat these...

15 January 2018

Horticulture, Automation, Labourcosts

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