Companies in all sectors rely on logisticians to oversee activities that include purchasing, transportation, inventory, and warehousing. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, the median hourly wage for logistics specialists and supply-chain managers is a whopping $35.51 per hour. Employment in this field is expected to grow between now and 2024 as many practitioners retire and companies continue to need logisticians to move products and people more efficiently, while seeking out continuous process improvement.
Hirepurpose is happy to partner with eight veteran-friendly companies that are actively seeking veterans who want to use their military leadership and technical skills to fill private sector logistics roles today.
From plant operation supervisors to senior financial analysts, Kellogg’s offers diverse opportunities for military veterans. They are proud of their history of recruiting and developing the careers of veterans. And they recognize that military-experienced talent brings valuable knowledge, skills, and expertise to our company.
Walgreens’ mission is to be America’s most loved pharmacy-led health, wellbeing, and beauty retailer. Its purpose is quite simple: To champion everyone’s right to be happy and healthy. Its values are based on the principles upon which Walgreens was founded more than a century ago.
PepsiCo is one of the world’s largest producers of consumer beverages. PepsiCo has been recognized for its support of the entire military community and has established VALOR, an employee resource group with a mission to recognize, appreciate and support PepsiCo’s veterans, military members, their families, and the communities where they live and work.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute, and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Cummins offers veterans an integrated balance of challenging professional work experience, exposure to global projects and the opportunity to make an immediate impact.
Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. The company values military service and experience, operating a robust veterans recruiting program and offering a military skills-matching tool on its website.
The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, values and rewards dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced professionals. It operates over 2,200 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada and Mexico.
Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. We value the contributions of the men and women who have served our country and are now making daily contributions to the continued success of our company. Their outstanding leadership skills and ethics have added to our solid foundation for Eaton’s continued growth.
Grainger is a global Fortune 500 company that supplies facilities maintenance products to businesses and institutions. The company has a large portfolio of government accounts that need just the right people maintain them. Grainger also has a Veteran and Military Supporters Business Resource Group that supports its team members who are military, guard and reserve, as well as their military spouses.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
Coast Guard cutter Bertholf on a counterdrug patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean, March 11, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Trees
U.S. Coast Guard cutter Bertholf left California on January 20 for a months-long mission in the Pacific to support U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, the largest of the U.S. military's geographic combatant commands.
Coast Guardsmen aboard the Bertholf left Alameda on the 30th day of what is now the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. They left a few days after not getting their first paycheck since that shutdown started and without knowing when the next will come.