Search
  Advanced Search
 
Journal search
Journal cover: International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management

ISSN: 0960-0035

Online from: 1971

Subject Area: Operations and Logistics Management

Content: Latest Issue | icon: RSS Latest Issue RSS | Previous Issues

Options: To add Favourites and Table of Contents Alerts please take a Emerald profile

Previous article.Icon: Print.Table of Contents.Next article.Icon: .

Hiring practices in US third-party logistics firms


Document Information:
Title:Hiring practices in US third-party logistics firms
Author(s):Brian J. Gibson, (Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA,), Robert Lorin Cook, (Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA)
Citation:Brian J. Gibson, Robert Lorin Cook, (2001) "Hiring practices in US third-party logistics firms", International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Vol. 31 Iss: 10, pp.714 - 732
Keywords:Compensation, Human resource management, Logistics, Recruitment
Article type:Research paper
DOI:10.1108/09600030110411400 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:MCB UP Ltd
Abstract:Reports the results of a survey of 41 US third-party logistics (3PL) firm practices for hiring entry-level managers. Reveals the recruiting, selection, and compensation methods used for 96 different positions and related compensation data (e.g. mean starting salary = US$34,358). Recommends that 3PL firms use the information to benchmark current practices and offers specific ideas to improve recruiting effectiveness. Also proposes research results-driven job search strategies for individuals seeking positions with 3PL firms.



Fulltext Options:

Login

Login

Existing customers: login
to access this document

Login


- Forgot password?
- Athens/Institutional login

Purchase

Purchase

Downloadable; Printable; Owned
HTML, PDF (335kb)Purchase

To purchase this item please login or register.

Login


- Forgot password?

Recommend to your librarian

Complete and print this form to request this document from your librarian


Marked list


Bookmark & share

Reprints & permissions