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Posted: May 23, 2018

By: Mike Frank, Senior Director of Business Development

When you think of a bully, what comes to mind? I think of the stereotypical movie scene where elementary school children are playing outside during recess without a care in the world. An older boy with a scowl on his face disrupts the fun and pushes one of the kids. The older boy demands money to buy lunch for himself, and the younger child sheepishly complies. After the incident, the younger boy’s friends try to make him feel better and start thinking of ways they can stand up to the bully. Bullies come in all shapes and sizes, but most of the time they are bigger than the person they are picking on. Although we often think of bullies on a personal level, they are certainly present on a...

Posted: March 22, 2018
By: Michael Rootes, Director of Business Development If you’re not aware of the story of World War II Japanese soldier, Hiroo Onoda, you are missing out on an incredible story. During the war, he was dispatched to a small Philippine island with strict commands to do all he could to fight off enemy attacks and to destroy key sites on the island....
Posted: February 14, 2018
By Matt Wagner, VP of Sales and Marketing There are always plenty of storylines leading up to and following the Super Bowl each year. This year one of the most interesting storylines to me has been the story of the Super Bowl MVP that almost never was. Nick Foles (quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles) was thrust into the starting role after...
Posted: January 31, 2018
By: Mike Frank, Senior Director of Business Development How many times have you heard companies advertise they are giving away something for free to their customers?  Grocery stores are notorious for this type of marketing. They often run weekly ads boasting “Buy One Get One Free (BOGO)”, which excites customers and attracts them to their store...
Posted: January 17, 2018
By: Michael Rootes, Director of Business Development Each time a spacecraft is launched, there is constant radio communication with the vessel. From the launch pad to the landing spot, Mission Control has constant communication with its astronauts. With exception to one period of time… There is a point during re-entry, where Mission Control loses...
Posted: December 13, 2017
By: Tom Brenner, Director of Business Development There’s a bar and grill in my hometown that has been a local favorite of many for a long time. I make it over regularly for lunch and occasionally an evening to watch a ball game. It’s my favorite place to grab a burger and a plate of waffle fries. Come to think of it - I don’t think I have ever...
Posted: November 22, 2017
Recently, around 1:30 AM on an early Friday morning, we received a communication from one of our clients based on the west coast. As with all our clients, Jarrett Logistics provides a dedicated support team available 24/7/365. He was contacting his support team to alert them that he needed to make a shipment that had to arrive in South Carolina...
Posted: November 8, 2017
Does the culture of your current work environment reflect your personal core values? Are you fulfilled with what you’re currently doing and feel like your company is making a difference? The impact of a company culture has lasting effects, not only on its employees but also on the reputation of the company. When many people think of the makeup of...
Posted: August 24, 2017
At the beginning of May, Jarrett Logistics Systems (JLS) welcomed 17 interns into the company representing 8 colleges from around the area; The University of Akron, Kent State University, Bowling Green State University, The University of Mount Union, Ashland University, Malone University, Walsh University, and The University of Cincinnati. The...
Posted: June 28, 2017
News Release Contact: Matt Wagner Company: Jarrett Logistics Systems Tel: (800) 872-1622 Email: marketing@jarrettlogistics.com For Immediate Release EY announces W. Michael Jarrett of Jarrett Logistics Systems named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award winner in Northeast Ohio Michael Jarrett...