7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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When I was in my first official leadership role, one of my team members recommended a book to me. I first viewed this book with some skepticism as it came with a recommendation that included the phrase “life-changing.” However, wanting to be a leader who was open to input from his team members and also… Read more »

Relevance and Lifelong Learning HR Elevated

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In today’s fast-paced world the saying, “The only constant is change,” is more accurate than ever before. In this environment of constant change, it has become more critical for individuals and organizations to continuously assess and invest in their relevance. With that in mind, what defines relevance? Regardless of the level of performance, customers, investors,… Read more »

Valentines Day Infographic

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It’s the season of love, and you need a gift for a special someone. Whether it’s chocolate for your sweetheart’s sweet tooth or a new chew toy for your favorite pup, having a quality gift selection to choose from all depends on the logistics industry. Check out some numbers that go into delivering your valentine…. Read more »

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England Logistics, united with C.R. England is embarking on a mission to provide one million meals to hungry children each year beginning in 2018, through the One initiative. To accomplish this, we are donating a portion of proceeds from each completed business transaction to food bank programs for hungry children throughout the nation. In addition,… Read more »

Development Opportunity Readiness Promotion

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One of the greatest misconceptions I have seen over the past twenty-five years is the belief that personal and professional growth is synonymous with upward mobility or promotion and there is a clearly defined map that leads to that end. In my experience, this is a very narrow view that frequently leads to frustration and… Read more »

FSMA Header

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Whether it’s a Christmas ham or fixings for a Fourth of July BBQ, protecting food from spoilage and contamination is what the FDA’s Sanitary Transportation of Food Rule (“STF Rule”) and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are all about. Make sure these five steps are taken before handling the transportation of food.    … Read more »

3 ELD Mandate Considerations for Freight Broker Agents

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With the December 18, 2017 deadline for ELDs having already arrived, it’s important to fully understand the upcoming landscape in order to help carriers and customers understand how this may affect their business. Hopefully they are already prepared, but here are three considerations to help you educate them if they haven’t started the process.  … Read more »

Continuous People Development Skills Knowledge

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As the name implies, continuous people development is about embarking on a journey of never-ending personal and professional improvement. The approach I’m sharing today is a perpetual cycle of four key phases: seeking feedback, planning development, increasing knowledge and skills, and implementation for improved results. This is a cycle that revolves around the individual’s and… Read more »

Holiday Shipping Infographic

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It’s the most wonderful, and busiest, time of the year. From the perfect Christmas tree to gifts for loved ones, homes and businesses alike depend on quality logistics to keep the holidays merry and bright. Every mode of transportation is utilized to deliver the holiday necessities. Get a glimpse into the rush of holiday shipping… Read more »

People Optimization Model

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This may be a leap, but I’m going to assume in this edition of HR Elevated that we are on the same page with regards to three points. First, our working definition of optimization – to make as effective, perfect or useful as possible or to make the best of. Second, our goal is to… Read more »