Two days of absolute hell are finally over!

Yesterday, the competitor's systems went down, so guess who got all their orders? Yes, we did. What might sound like a great thing actually ended up being absolute hell..At one point, we had 70 order lines waiting to be picked - we are not used to that. The max I have seen in the queue is 22, so 70 is just way too much.

I am the only one picking from the autostore on a regular basis. The other people are helping me, and are also picking by hand. I was stressing around, trying to make it on time. I had to ask for help a few times, but all in all, it was a very busy day. When I left work yesterday, I hoped the competition was up and running today. Were they?

No.

Well.. They were up and running for about 30 minutes, and then they went down again - which meant we got their orders.. One more day of absolute hell! Orders everywhere, and because we are short staffed, the drivers left late. I didn't miss any deadlines, bar a few pick-ups, but I did ask for help again a few times.

Then, at 3 pm, the news I wanted to hear broke: The competitor was up and running again! That means tomorrow's gonna be back to normal!

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Now I can concentrate on teaching the 8th grader doing work experience, how to pick from the autostore. He did pick some items yesterday and today, and he's doing a pretty good job at it too.

So tomorrow, I will probably let him pick some things when it's quiet. We usually have about a 30 minute period every day where nothing really happens. We'll see how things are tomorrow.

In other news: One of my mother's cousins passed away yesterday, after a short illness. That one is going to take some time to get over..
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In other news: One of my mother's cousins passed away yesterday, after a short illness. That one is going to take some time to get over..

Sorry to hear that. Things like this will take time.
For your families loss sad flower

I've no idea what the competitors system is confused

Is it something that may of given you an idea of what the work load may of been like, before the world became, spoilt dunno
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