Designing comfortable and productive workplace lighting solutions can be tricky in buildings flooded with sun in the summer and nearly bereft of natural light in the winter—but Alaska architects eagerly tackle the challenge.
“To be an Arctic specialist, one has to have experience with cold climate means, methods, and materials applications in the Arctic, as well as an understanding of the logistics challenges,” says Richard S. Armstrong, founder of RSA Engineering.
Eventually Alaskan workers will return to the office, and the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a shift in thinking among business leaders about what constitutes the ideal workspace.
One segment of the transportation industry that is crucial to getting items from port to door is drayage—a logistical service focused on trucking goods a short distance to retail companies or consolidators.
For businesses owners and managers, it’s vital to address mental health in the workplace to ensure the well being of employees and maintain productivity.