TransForce Inc. Acquires Davis Transportation Services in New England
TransForce Inc., a staffing firm specializing in commercial truck drivers, has acquired the assets of Davis Transportation Services. DTS is a regional provider of commercial truck drivers serving New England.
California’s Inland Empire Sees Surge in Warehouse Jobs
Los Angeles Times
(04/17/15) Chris Kirkham
California’s Inland Empire logistics industry has been recovering over the past two years; the industry created one in five jobs in the area last year. Many of these jobs are temporary. Many of the area’s new employees are warehouse workers supplied by temporary staffing companies, while others are employed by contractors.
About 60% of those employed at Southern California facilities worked for temporary staffing firms, according to a 2013 survey by the University of California Riverside.
Business Outlook Remains Strong Despite Weak First Quarter
National Association for Business Economics
There was a deceleration in growth in the first quarter, according to 77 members of the National Association of Business Economics. Employment trends were stable, while wages and salaries increased.
Last Chance to Register for the ASA Staffing Law Conference
Next week, April 28–29, the best and brightest in the staffing industry will convene at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center for the 2015 ASA Staffing Law Conference.
This is the only event dedicated exclusively to legal and regulatory issues facing staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions companies. See the full agenda and register now at staffinglawconference.net
. The last day to register online is this Friday, April 24.
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