The Smart 50 Awards Names W. Michael Jarrett As One Of Northeast Ohio's 50 Smart Leaders

Posted by Jarrett on Aug 2, 2017 12:22:00 PM

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Jarrett, founder and president or Jarrett Logistics Systems, Inc., was recognized in the fourth annual Corporate College Smart 50 Awards. This distinction, from the Cuyahoga Community Corporate College in partnership with Smart Business Cleveland magazine, is given to leaders of the smartest companies in Northeast Ohio in 2017.

The business leaders named in the list are given the award "in recognition of their talent to effectively build and lead innovative and 'smart' organizations. All of this year's honorees have made a difference in their organizations and in the region. Their positive impact on employment has reinvented the Northeast Ohio landscape into one of the most up-and-coming business regions in the country." According to Robert J. Peterson, President and CEO of the Corporate College, as quoted in the June 2016 issue of the magazine.

There are many cornerstones to being a successful entrepreneur and running a smart organization. Jarrett believes the most important factor is hiring the right people with excellent foundation skills: integrity, character, honesty, respect and work ethic. "Consistent and sustainable growth starts with great people that possess a foundation of character, integrity, honesty and work ethic. At JLS, we hire character and train for skill." Jarrett says.

About Jarrett Logistics Systems

Jarrett Logistics Systems (JLS), is a company that specializes in transportation management services for manufacturing companies, wholesalers and distributors who ship or receive products from all over the world. JLS service offerings can be broken down into five categories: Operational Excellence; Procurement; Technology; Freight Payment Services; and Business Intelligence. The JLS Routing Center has been the backbone of the operation and has transformed clients supply chains into a proactive, strategic advantage for their businesses. JLS is headquartered in Orrville, OH with additional locations in Indianapolis, IN; Oklahoma City, OK; and Los Angeles, CA. For more information about Jarrett Logistics Systems, visit, email, or call (800) 872-1622.

About the Smart 50 Awards

The Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations.

All 50 winners will be honored at a special celebration, and three organizations will receive specialty awards for their achievements in three category areas – innovation, impact and sustainability. Additionally, all guests will be treated to a keynote address on what it takes to lead a successful "smart" company.

Matt Wagner
(800) 872-1622


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