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Archives for May 2016

Why Bringing Your Kids to Work, Works


The day started off like any other day: Employees filled up their coffee mugs, emails were sent, and calls were made. Business proceeded as normal. Then, at 1:00 p.m., the kids started to arrive—bubbly and excited to be with their parents and loved ones (and away from school). Everyone gets excited on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day—parents and kids alike.
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Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

Outlook on U.S. Exports – Forecasting the “perfect storm” or something else?.Transportfolio


Many of us are familiar with the term “perfect storm.” This cliché term implies conditions are ideal for the creation of a pending negative event. Recently, it has been used to describe the outlook for U.S. exports. Exporters continually hear the rumbles of thunder from the industry and economic press decrying the longstanding trade imbalance for the United States and their trading partners, recounting the fact that imports significantly outweigh the exporting of goods.
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Graduation: Now What? Is the Supply Chain Industry for You?

Graduation: Now What? Is the Supply Chain Industry for You?.Transportfolio

Supply Chain

College graduation can be both an exciting and stressful time. The overwhelming anticipation of the “real world” and the onslaught of job applications can be daunting, but it’s truly a thrilling transition with limitless possibilities. As I approached graduation, I pictured myself in a million different scenarios; however, of all the industries I imagined myself in, I can’t say supply chain was one of them.
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