Millennials in logistics: Attracting new talent.
Logistics is one of the fastest growing industries in the labor market today and tapping the largest pool of labor, millennials, is going to be a crucial way for employers […]
Six tips to get that promotion!
Asking for a promotion can be a daunting task in any employment market. Quantifying our strengths and successes can be overwhelming as we determine what leverage we have to back […]
Shortage of warehouse workers drives up salaries
While e-commerce continues to grow at an exponential rate, retail and logistics companies are opening warehouses at a record pace in an attempt to meet the growing demand. Orders need […]
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 […]
US Trucking Employment Reaches 10 Year High
According to data tracked by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, peak season demand over the holidays helped push U.S. for-hire trucking employment to a ten year high this December. […]
PwC reports T&L deals are softening.
This week PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) announced that, while still impressive with a solid outlook, a softening of deal activity occurred across a number of sectors, due to economic and political instability […]
DHL and Amazon bring jobs to Chicago
As all of the focus this month seems geared towards the Olympics and the world’s stage, BCS is pulling back from the global outlook to focus this week on our […]
Logistics Mergers Add Value In Current Market
According to the Wall Street Journal, several logistics companies are looking for mergers and buyers as a slow shipping season continues. As BDP International and Pilot Freight Services are both […]
How Trade Made America Great
The Wall Street Journal has a great article about the history of trade from the 1960s. Extensively covering the high points that defined our trade parameters from the post WWII […]
China’s Slowing Economy
In 2015 the Chinese economy grew just 6.9%, almost half a percent less than 2014, and has an expected growth rate of 6.3% and6% for 2016 and 2017 respectively. After […]