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Have A Logistics Background? Then You Need To Explore These 8 Companies
Companies in all sectors rely on logisticians to oversee activities that include purchasing, transportation, inventory, and warehousing. This opens a large opportunity for veterans to transition from their current military role to a private sector or government contract position that will provide both stability and great pay.
Here are eight Hirepurpose partners that are actively seeking former service members who are seeking to use their military leadership and technical skills to fill private sector logistics roles today.
Vivint Solar is a leading solar energy provider in the United States providing affordable, renewable energy to over 80,000 customers in 13 states. Vivint Solar is headquartered in Lehi, Utah, and employees almost 4,000 employees, including veterans. Vivint Solar strongly believes in the value that military service members and dependents can and do bring to companies across this great nation.
With over 3,000 employees across 35 states, Associated Materials Incorporated has a track record of recruiting and developing military alumni and their family members. Whether you’re looking for part-time opportunities while you earn your degree or you’re ready to establish a post-military career development track, AMI has unique opportunities for you to investigate. We encourage you to view all of their open positions.
AmerisourceBergen is driving innovative partnerships with global manufacturers, providers and pharmacies to improve product access and efficiency throughout the healthcare supply chain. Whether your passion is distribution, consulting, customer service, sales, clinical, technology, global sourcing or logistics, AmerisourceBergen provides a collaborative and innovative culture that fosters your professional growth and development.
Staffmark, a leader in the staffing industry, is looking for veterans and their family members for their logistics and supply chain positions. Staffmark is known for its robust military recruiting program and has been awarded the prestigious Best in Staffing award for three years in a row. Its recruiting process helps match candidates to exceptional companies that best fit their backgrounds and experience.
Airgas, the largest U.S. distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases, is looking for qualified service members to join its team. Known for its military-friendly policies and dedication to military causes such as Operation Homefront, Airgas is a great company for veterans to consider as they move into the private sector.
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, is a great company for veterans to explore for their next career move. With a robust veterans recruiting program, Schneider is known for its attention to detail and dedication to helping employees learn, grow, and thrive.
McKesson, the oldest healthcare service company in the nation, has been recognized as a military-friendly employer by G.I. jobs and utilizes veterans at every level of their organization. Veterans who possess solid knowledge of operations management or warehouse management will want to look into jobs with McKesson.
As one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, in 2016, Amgen was named one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies, as well as one of Fast Company’s 500 Most Innovative Companies. Amgen has a history of hiring veterans and provides a positive work environment that emphasizes the same values that veterans are accustomed to: integrity, innovation, and passion for service.
Editor's Note: This article by Hope Hodge Seck originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community.
In the wake of a heartwarming viral video that was featured everywhere from Good Morning America to the Daily Mail comes a disheartening revelation: The 84-year-old self-described Army nurse cranking out push-ups in her crisp Vietnam-era uniform might not be who she said she was.
Maggie DeSanti, allegedly a retired Army lieutenant colonel who rappeled out of helicopters in Vietnam, was captured in a video challenging a TSA agent to a push-up competition ahead of a flight to Washington, D.C., with the Arizona chapter of the organization Honor Flight on Oct. 16. The video soon was everywhere, and many who shared it, including Honor Flight, hailed DeSanti's toughness and spirit.
‘Nice girls don't join the military': New commander of Air Force refueling squadron proves her critics wrong
The summer before sixth grade, Cindy Dawson went to an air show with her father and was enamored by the flight maneuvers the pilots performed.
"I just thought that would be the coolest thing that anybody could ever do," she said, especially having already heard stories about her grandfather flying bombers during World War II with the Army Air Corps.
So by the first day of school, she had already decided what she wanted to be when she grew up.
We salute the 93-year-old WWII veteran who refuses to retire, and opened up a 'boozy bakery' instead
Peach schnapps, sex on the beach, piña colada may be familiar cocktails to anyone who's spent an afternoon (or a whole day) getting plastered on an ocean-side boardwalk, but they're also specialty desserts at Ray's Boozy Cupcakes, Etc, a bakery in Voorhees, New Jersey run by a 93-year-old World War II veteran named Ray Boutwell.
A former senior Coast Guard official has been accused of shoplifting from a Philadelphia sex shop.
Rear Adm. Francis "Stash" Pelkowski (Ret.) was accused of stealing a tester item from Kink Shoppe on Oct. 8, according to an Instagram post by the store that appeared online two days later. In the post, which included apparent security camera footage of the incident, a man can be seen looking at products on a counter before picking up an item and placing it in his pocket before turning and walking away.
The Instagram post identified the man as Pelkowski, and said it wished him "all the best in his retirement, a sincere thank you for your service, and extreme and utter disappointment in his personal morals."
SAN DIEGO —The Marines say changes in the way they train recruits and their notoriously hard-nosed drill instructors have led to fewer incidents of drill instructor misconduct, officials told the Union-Tribune.
Their statement about training followed an Oct. 5 Washington Post report revealing that more than 20 Marines at the San Diego boot camp have been disciplined for misconduct since 2017, including cases of physical attacks and racist and homophobic slurs. The story also was published in the Union-Tribune.