Given the way the number of logistics jobs available nationwide has risen in the past several years, it should come as no surprise that many are trying to prepare workers to take open positions in the sector.
The minimum wage has been a topic of considerable political debate over the past few years, with a number of cities and states undertaking efforts to significantly boost the hourly salaries for their lowest-paid workers.
While e-commerce hiring has increased significantly in the past few years, one of the biggest drivers in this regard has been the best-known of them all: Amazon.
In many Rust Belt states, the warehousing industry is starting to gain a foothold even as manufacturing continues to stay strong.
Many large cities across the country have at least considered the benefits of boosting their municipal minimum wage laws so that all workers earn at least $15 per hour.
E-commerce has become the primary way to shop for many Americans at this point, and the effect this trend has had on the nation's major retail chains is significant.
When most people hear about the internet of things, they may think of "smart" TVs and refrigerators, but connected devices are already seen as a huge boon for the logistics industry.
One of the biggest drivers of warehouse jobs creation across the U.S. in the past few years has come from the e-commerce titan Amazon.
Those in the logistics business likely know full well just how much technology has changed the industry in recent years.
Over the past few years, the significant demand for well-trained logistics workers across the country has created a tight environment for many companies.
As the idea of raising the minimum wage has been such a hot topic across the country in recent years, it should come as no surprise that more state lawmakers are thinking about taking that step these days.
While it's not even summer yet, the large and growing need many logistics companies face for large numbers of well-trained workers during the holiday shopping season is already a pressing issue for some.
Over the past few years, the movement to raise the minimum wage nationwide has at least caught on at the local and state level in many parts of the country.
The need for proper warehouse staffing only continues to grow nationwide as demand for e-commerce and other types of shipping rises as well.
Over the past few years, a significant number of companies have expanded or started new warehouse operations in Pennsylvania, leading to a massive need to fill warehouse jobs statewide.
While much of the focus in the boom of logistics operations and job creation has been in the Northeast and Midwest over the past few years, the Southeast has built itself a strong market in this regard as well.
Most parts of the country have seen at least some growth when it comes to warehousing demand in the past few years.
The idea of raising the minimum wage at the state level has been picking up steam for some time now, as federal lawmakers continue to hold off on making such a decision.
Logistics companies are always looking for ways to make warehouse workers more efficient in their jobs, and modern technology now provides many avenues to do so.
It should come as little surprise these days that regions of the country that happen to be centrally located are big focal points for booming warehousing efforts.