3 Benefits of Outsourcing During COVID-19

Outsourcing office at Lean Staffing. At Lean Staffing you can experience all the benefits of outsourcing.

COVID-19 has changed the way businesses work around the world. Companies are trying their best to renew their operations and maintain an income while ensuring their employees’ and clients’ safety.   This is easier said than done. But there are a couple of ways these effects can be mitigated, one of them is: outsourcing. Although many […]

3 Challenges Freight Brokers Face Today

Freight. Piled up containers.

In the trucking and logistics market, freight brokers are essential players, and they face numerous challenges. A freight broker is someone responsible for brokering deals with shippers and then facilitating the movement of a shipper’s freight. The responsibilities of freight brokers are not limited to connecting carriers with shippers, but also communicating with both parties, […]

4 HOS Rule Changes Carriers Need to Know About

Hours of Service rules for Carriers in Transportation

Mark your calendars! Starting September 29, 2020, there will be Four Major Changes to the Hours of Service (HOS) Rules. More shipments will qualify for the “short-haul” exemption 150 air miles (used to be 100) Cassandra math = approx. 172miles. Can work max 14-hours per day (used to be 12) A driver has 2 additional […]

How to Create an Effective and Efficient Training Model

Training Class at Lean Staffing Solutions

As any successful leader knows, a business is only as good as its employees. To keep your employees performing at their best is critical to invest in their training and continual learning. This will benefit your company through the addition of new skill sets along with others such as: High employee retention High job satisfaction […]

3 Reasons Your Business Can Benefit from a Satellite Office

people working at a nearshore satellite office

The pains of growing are often some of the most frustrating parts of doing business. The job market in America just isn’t the same as it used to be. Gone are the days of long term company men and women with unquestioned loyalty. Today, the economy is more global than ever. Technology has progressed this […]

Why Nearshoring is in and Offshoring is Out

Colombian city in the afternoon

Businesses all over the world face many challenges during their growth and development, and some of these difficult moments are strongly related with deciding how many financial investments they are willing to make in the development of certain projects, and how to maintain a proper work culture that cultivates productivity and efficiency.  When faced with […]

What is Nearshoring?

Cartagena, Colombia. A nearshoring option provided by Lean Staffing Solutions.

Nearshoring is a term used in the context of staffing and human resources. It is closely related to “offshoring” a business’ operations to another country where the labor is as highly skilled but costs much less. The difference is that nearshoring is much more efficient because it identifies workforces that share similar values and time […]

COVID-19: The Globalization of Remote Working

remote working space that includes a laptop, coffee, notebook, and a pen over a desk

The COVID-19 epidemic has forced businesses to close their offices, meaning that those lucky enough to continue working, must do so from home. This outbreak has officially been categorized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a pandemic, meaning infection is accelerating in multiple countries concurrently. Governments state and city-wide are encouraging or mandating that […]

“Fuller Speed Ahead” Spotlights Colombian Nearshoring Benefits

Adam Bilzerian and David Bell sitting down with Craig Fuller

David Bell, co-founder of Lean Staffing Solutions (LSS) and CEO of Lean Tech IO, believes American companies can benefit from nearshore staffing in Colombia.   Bell and Adam Bilzerian, director and investor of LSS and Lean Tech, recently sat down with Craig Fuller to discuss Colombian outsourcing as part of the FreightWaves.TV show, “Fuller Speed […]

New Inc 5000 list flush with transport and logistics companies

truck silhouette

The 2019 Inc 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in the United States has been released, and it is chock-full of transportation and logistics companies. Applicants must submit four years of profit and loss statements (younger companies are not eligible) and the last three years are what is taken into consideration for the rankings. […]