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stem jobs pipeline

Even with the economic recovery, recent graduates have it rough. Unemployment among young people remains high and wages remain depressed. Frequently, graduates accept low-wage positions that do not utilize their degrees.

However, one group of recent graduates —those looking for STEM jobs—has it easier than their peers.

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concealed freight damage

As the world becomes hyperconnected, the demand for rapid response for concealed freight damage, general freight damage or missing items from shipments has changed. On April 18, 2015, the National Motor Freight Traffic Assocation® has amended the NMFC rules regarding the required time frames for reporting concealed freight damage.

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ltl market

Shippers and carriers are constantly influx with the economy, as well as with one another. In a perfect world, shippers and carriers would work hand-in-hand to create seamless goods distribution. The reality is that both sides are looking to keep their heads above water in recessions, and to expand their profits during the rise of an economy.

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supplier risk

Editor’s Note: This post is a continuation of an ongoing collaborative blog series with Spendrix, a company who was made for procurement teams of all sizes and we currently serve customers in Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Construction, Logistics, and the Food & Beverage industries. Spendrix is the easiest way for shippers to evaluate carriers on quality and risk factors.

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global logistics market

Editor’s Note: Almost 14 months ago we wrote one of our most popular posts entitled, “The History of Supply Chain and Logistics Management” contained a bit of history, definitions, and a great infographic visually going through the history of supply chain and logistics management.

Today, we bring you yet another infographic. We feel infographics are a great way to explain a big idea.

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mobility in manufacturing

A recent study by tech leader CDW revealed that 80% of all employees now bring a smartphone to work – and most use one or more apps to improve productivity and performance. Mobile technology has been embraced by many industries, from healthcare to transportation, but manufacturing has been slow to recognize the benefits of the technology.

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become an independent freight broker

With fast growth and low competition, the freight brokering industry these days is a great place to be. If you’ve been working as a carrier, or even if you haven’t worked at all in this area before, now’s a great time to get started. Being a freight broker offers flexibility, independence, and higher-than-average life satisfaction.

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industrial internet of things

As manufacturing, transportation, and every aspect of humanity evolves in modernity, reliance upon the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow and impact every facet of civilization. Another term, as it more relates to manufacturing, distribution, transportation, and logistics that has also been thrown around is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).