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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. He was instructed that he was not to surrender for any reason and he would be given further instructions by his commanding officer. This occurred in December 1944 – a date to remember.

As we know, the Japanese surrendered to the United States nine months later in September 1945. However, soldier Onoda had not received any such notice from his commanding officer, so he remained vigilant to his instructions and took refuge deep into...

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 by...
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...
Posted: May 22, 2017
News Release   Contact: Matt Wagner Company: Jarrett Logistics Systems Tel: 877.392.9811 Email: mwagner@jarrettlogistics.com   For Immediate Release   EY announces W. Michael Jarrett of Jarrett Logistics Systems Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award finalist...