The push for a federal minimum wage of $15 per hour continues unabated, and so too does the efforts to rise to that point at the state level.
Many people may now be looking at a career in the exciting logistics industry, but don't always know whether they have the right stuff to actually succeed in the sector.
Many workers may see plenty of opportunity for themselves in the ever-growing world of warehousing and logistics, but they may not always know how best to pursue those goals.
One of the potential problems that could arise with higher minimum wages across the U.S. is that the cost of living can range wildly from one part of a state to the next.
Given the sheer amount of space, energy and manpower needed to keep them running, it's no wonder that warehouses are expensive to operate.
A warehouse can be a dangerous place to work without the proper processes in place to make sure accidents on the job are kept to a minimum.
With minimum wages rising across the country, it's no surprise that the states with the lowest levels of pay are often the ones most eager to put increases in place.
Even when warehouses don't have forklifts on the premises, they often need heavy equipment to move items around the facility.
With minimum wages rising across the U.S., more Americans are being lifted out of dire financial situations to one extent or another, and simultaneously improving the economies in their areas.
Warehouse safety should be of the utmost concern to any logistics company.
People in just about every industry have been hearing about the growing skills gap for some time.
Broadly speaking, it's accepted wisdom among progressive lawmakers - usually at both the state and federal levels - that the minimum wage needs to rise.
With every other state in New England passing minimum wage increase bills in recent years, pressure has been mounting on New Hampshire lawmakers to follow suit.
With so many states having already completed their discussions about raising the minimum wage, it should come as no surprise that more are starting those talks as well.
The way the supply chain works has changed rapidly in recent years, and only continues to evolve.
The minimum wage has been on the rise in various parts of the U.S. for some time.
The lifeblood of any logistics operation is the ability to operate at peak efficiency for as long as possible.
Across the U.S., demand for warehousing space spurred by e-commerce growth continues to reach new, higher levels all the time.
Across the country, when minimum wage increases are passed things tend to go smoothly.
When logistics companies are looking to increase efficiency, one of the best ways they can do so is by investing in equipment that helps their workers complete tasks with greater ease.