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Article | 3 min |
Ways to prep your home before you leave for an extended time away. Embarking on an extended getaway can be exciting. It can be overwhelming, too, especially when you need to be away from your home and personal property for a long time. You want to make sure your home is secure before you leave so you can concentrate on new experiences. If you are headed out on a long-term trip, use these tips to prep your home before you go. Outside chores to complete How your home looks on the outside can signal unwanted attention from thieves. Overgrown shrubbery, a snow-covered driveway, a stack of...
Article | 5 min |
Building and sticking to a robust financial wellness checklist is the best way to assess your situation. Are you looking to review where you are with your finances? Wary of your financial fitness and how you stack up? Use this list to check your financial health today. The start of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on your financial situation. Whether you’re saving for a big purchase, planning for retirement, or reassessing your budget, a financial wellness checklist can show you where you stand. According to a recent survey by the National Financial Educators Council (NFEC), lack of...
Article | 7 min |
The nursing profession is currently undergoing massive changes—and there are some telling nursing industry trends from this past year that point toward more changes and opportunities on the horizon. Learn more about the nursing industry as we take an overview of its state in 2022. Nursing is one of the most critical professions not only in the United States but around the world. The Covid-19 pandemic proved the worth of nurses on the frontlines; in the face of their own exposure to the disease, nurses continued to provide vigilant care. However, the pandemic illuminated some dire nursing...
Article | 7 min |
The Covid-19 pandemic—a rare black swan event—was the catalyst that created a logistics nightmare. This past summer, Congress stepped in and passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA 22) to prevent another such crisis from occurring in the future. Learn more about OSRA 22 and what it means for your business. The supply chain bottlenecks caused by the Covid-19 pandemic exposed longstanding issues with ocean ports and maritime regulations. Ships sat stranded off the west coast for weeks at the pandemic’s height, unable to deliver goods at the Port of Los Angeles. The result was a goods shortage...
Article | 7 min |
Skyrocketing demand trends during the Covid-19 pandemic—coupled with rampant labor shortages and bottlenecked supply chains—strangled the logistics industry. As people locked themselves inside during the early pandemic, eCommerce took off—but the pivot caught businesses by surprise. It was a mass shift to a digital economy, but with all the expectations of the old system; manufacturers, retail stores, and consumers alike expected their orders instantly, stressing a delicate logistics system near breaking point. In addition, rising costs and tax rates added strain as the economy began to slow...