Monthly Archives: February 2016

Hiring Heroes in Logistics

The logistics sector wants to hire more veterans to occupy open positions in 2016. As employment for vets has traditionally run two per cent below non-veterans, initiatives such as Hiring our Heroes can make a difference, and employers are finding that our military make an almost seamless transition into our industry. The fast paced, acronym… Read more »

2016 The Year of the Monkey

Starting on February 8th, according to the Chinese calendar, we started the Year of the Fire Monkey. The Monkey is the ninth of twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac, described as ambitious and adventurous, naughty and clever. Monkeys are known to be fast learners with only good intentions who like to be challenged and thrive… Read more »

U.S. Factory Activity Contracts in January

The Institute for Supply Management said Monday its gauge of manufacturing activity rose to 48.2 last month from 48 in December. A reading below 50 indicates the sector is contracting. As manufacturing decreased steadily in 2015 any growth showing is a move in the right direction, albeit slowly. The strong US dollar and low cost… Read more »