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Customer-Focused Decisions by Employees Can Pay Dividends Every Day

Posted by Jarrett on Feb 4, 2014 10:00:00 AM


Creating an efficient, effective workplace begins with hiring integrity based, hard-working people and placing them in positions that maximize their skills and strengths. When you take the time to vet and hire employees with character, honesty, integrity, and work ethic, you don’t have to micromanage. You can give them the freedom to make decisions every day that are well thought-out, analytical, and accurate. In each position within your company, the employee will have the wits, drive and integrity to make solid decisions.

Topics: transportation management, supply chain management services, customer service

Managing Large-Scale Acquisition With Jarrett Logistics

Posted by Jarrett on Oct 1, 2013 10:00:00 AM


In mid – 2012, a client of ours acquired U.S. operations of a sign company. Our client is a national wholesale sign supply company with coast to coast locations. The acquired company is a distributor of signage, graphics supplies and equipment in the United States and Canada. The purchase of domestic sign locations provided our client with the opportunity to expand and offer one of the most complete product offerings in the sign industry. At the time of acquisition our client was operating in 30 locations nationwide.

Topics: transportation management, customer service, wholesale

Jarrett Logistics Helps Clients Mitigate Hurricane Sandy Shutdown

Posted by Jarrett on Sep 1, 2013 10:00:00 AM


When Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New England on October 29, 2012, the staff at Jarrett Logistics Systems had already spent countless hours preparing for possible scenarios and anticipating the needs of our clients. With Hurricane Sandy’s impact felt from Florida to Maine and across the Appalachian Mountains over into Michigan and Wisconsin, Jarrett Logistics Systems had 135 customer locations affected by Hurricane Sandy with 28 locations directly in the hurricane path. To prepare individual locations for the potential effects of the hurricane, the customer account teams at JLS began by analyzing what freight could be shifted into other warehouses and what the long term financial impact would be to our customers. On Tuesday, October 30th, logistics coordinators began identifying locations affected by reaching out to individual client facilities.

Topics: customer service, shipping, operations

Jarrett Logistics Systems, Inc. Ranks No. 3897 on the 2013 Inc. 500|5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 71%

Posted by Jarrett on Aug 22, 2013 10:00:00 AM


NEW YORK, August 22, 2013 — Inc. magazine today ranked Jarrett Logistics Systems NO. 3897 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Fuhu tops this year’s list. Jarrett Logistics Systems joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.

Topics: customer service, awards

Greatness In Football and In Business

Posted by Jarrett on Feb 4, 2013 9:00:00 AM


A gridiron coach taught a future entrepreneur how to run a company

Topics: transportation management, customer service

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