Thousands of never ending delivery trucks, running up and down neighborhood streets, packages filled with air and waste, and suppliers struggling to keep up. And worse, we’re creating a world of over-worked and under-resourced workers with little control over their futures. It’s a hard problem to solve…
About 40 percent of the nation’s small apparel, toy, and sporting goods makers disappeared between 2007 and 2017, and so did one-third of small book publishers (U.S. Economic Census).
The average delivery box is 40% too large for its contents. That leads to 24 million more truckloads delivered each year, 1.75 billion gallons of diesel used, and 17 billion kg of CO2 released into the atmosphere (Gary Forger, Modern Materials Handling).
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics put annual warehouse worker turnover rates at 43%.
The work is challenging and frequently complex, but the impact is worth it. And there’s a lot of opportunity for growth. It comes down to you.
Do you have the tenacity to act? Do you own your results, good and bad? Do you care about the impact of your work on the world we live in?
If yes, take a look at ShipHawk. We bring passion without the ego, and our mission is big enough for everyone. Together we can improve the world behind the buy button™.