Monthly Archives: February 2017

Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference 2017 and the outlook for contract rates.

BCS Placement is always excited to attend the TPM Conference and discuss the future rates and services as the economy and industry recovers. Import numbers are improving and the forecast for the first half of 2017 shows growth, which, coupled with shipping alliances that go into effect this year, are expected to raise rates for… Read more »

Logistics jobs can help offset manufacturing losses

While the U.S. has suffered greatly over the loss of manufacturing jobs, especially in the Midwest, some of those job losses are offset by the growth seen across the logistics market. Import and export numbers in Illinois help transition joblessness from workers who have been displaced as manufacturing has dwindled. In Illinois, 21% of workers… Read more »