April 20, 2015
Trimac Transportation and FASTPORT Partner to Commit to Hiring Veterans Through Hiring Our Heroes Trucking Track Program
Houston, TX - Trimac Transporation announced today a commitment to hire veterans through the Hiring Our Heroes Program’s Trucking Track and a partnership with FASTPORT to help fill that hiring commitment. “We strive to be the Preferred Place to Work. We value the voices of all individuals, and believe that a feeling of engagement contributes to the overall success of the company,” says Tom Connard, President & COO of Trimac Transportation. “U.S. Veterans embody these values and we welcome their military experiences at Trimac.”
Trimac Transportation is in the business of providing bulk transportation, logistics, and related transportation services to meet the North American requirements of their customers and creating value for shareholders by delivering value to customers safely. Trimac’s Canadian and United States operations are complemented by strategic partners in Mexico, adding full service capability in and out of the country. With more than 100 branches throughout North America, Trimac is proud to be an active part of the many communities in which we operate.
As the premier provider of bulk trucking services in North America, Trimac offers a variety of professional driver positions across the United States and Canada. “These are great company driver and owner operator positions for veterans,” says Tom. “There are also numerous opportunities for veterans at Trimac that are not behind the wheel.” As the Preferred Place to Work in the bulk trucking and logistics industry, Trimac offers a variety of office, administrative, and management roles at the head office and branch level.
“Trimac Transportation has terrific opportunities for veterans across the country in a wide range of positions,” said Bill McLennan, CEO of FASTPORT. “Trimac continues to grow its business with a strong team culture which is a hallmark of military service. We are delighted to be partnered with Trimac Transportation to help fill their jobs with great veteran talent.”
About Trimac Transportation From its inception in 1945, Trimac Transportation has consistently sought and achieved industry leadership, and has a proven reputation for safe and reliable service. Trimac Transportation has become one of the largest bulk carriers in North America through internal growth and strategic acquisitions. Trimac is proud to be a part of the many communities in which we operate, and we believe in investing and actively engaging in local communities. We take pride in working with municipalities to improve community safety, public awareness, and sharing our strong history of responsible care. For more information visit http://www.trimac.com/page/Home
About Hiring Our Heroes
Hiring Our Heroes launched in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative to help veterans and military spouses find meaningful employment. Working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s vast network of state and local chambers and other strategic partners from the public, private and nonprofit sectors, the goal is to create a movement across America in hundreds of communities where veterans and military families return every day. To date, Hiring Our Heroes has inspired more than 1,500 businesses of all sizes to hire 369,000 veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses. And as a direct result of more than 840 job fairs in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, 25,000 men and women have found employment.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness by addressing developments that affect our nation, our economy and the global business environment.
FASTPORT develops user-friendly technology to improve motor carriers’ selection, qualification and hiring process for commercial drivers, ultimately providing better careers for drivers and growth for motor carriers. FASTPORT’s core product JobMaps™ revolutionizes traditional job posting, empowering motor carriers to efficiently find the best qualified drivers for their unique driving jobs. FASTPORT is committed to leveraging JobMaps™ to help enable over 50,000 veterans, and transitioning military service men and women find great driving careers with great employers in the trucking industry. For more information visit http://fastport.com and http://truckingtrack.org