GOOD QUESTION | What movie/TV show/song title best describes your job?
Readers pick the song/movie/TV show title that best describes their job.
“A Hard Day’s Night” by the Beatles. It perfectly sums up my job because helping build a company in such a fast-paced industry inherently has its difficulties, which usually have me working long days that turn into nights. I enjoy my job and love the complex nature of the business, but I can confidently say each day is harder than the last.
Director of Operations, HaulHound
“Pure Grinding” by Avicii. That’s what is required to get the job done.
Laurie Skelton, MTO Inventory Coordinator, The Brick
The Right Stuff—probably one of the greatest movies of the 80s. It’s about Chuck Yeager and the first Mercury astronauts including John Glenn, Alan Shepard, Gordon Cooper, and Virgil “Gus” Grissom—hands down one of my favorite movies. For starters, the title reminds me of the team I am surrounded with, but also the plot has some interesting parallels. Our team has a strong vision and we know what our destination is. We have a lot of challenges ahead that will require courage, teamwork, and leadership. Just like in the movie, we will probably have to push the envelope.
Ascent Global Logistics
Fast and Furious! Considering the rapid rate at which our industry evolves, in addition to exponential advancements in technology and automation, it is crucial to keep pace with industry trends.
Tom Poduch, Director of Logistics Design, Transervice Logistics
“World Turning” by Fleetwood Mac because our main goal every day is to ensure supply chain challenges never get in the way of our clients’ business goals. In short, we have to keep their world turning.
Jordan Mock, Director of Global Logistics, AGT Global Logistics
“With a Little Help from My Friends” by the Beatles. Because you can’t do this job without your colleagues.
Andrew Nichols, Head of Procurement
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It’s All an Allusion
Our LinkedIn followers pick the flick or set the tune for their working lives:
I try to keep customers happy, even when the worst happens.
“Working Man” by Rush
Yes, I’m workin’ all the time.
Run Lola Run
It’s a hectic life when it comes to supply chain management.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
Because you have to get it there.
Man vs. Wild
We’re pitted against the elements.
Delivering—over and over again.
Workday wackiness aside, we move paper.
“Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns N’ Roses
We take it day by day.