December 1, 2023
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Alexandria, VA, 12/01/2023 – TransForce, a recognized leader in the transportation and logistics industry, is proud to announce that it has been honored with the Lee Anderson Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Award by Hiring Our Heroes. This esteemed award recognizes TransForce's commitment to hiring, training, and retaining veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses.
The Lee Anderson Award is presented to companies that demonstrate overall excellence in creating economic opportunities for veterans and military spouses while actively working to bridge the civilian-military divide. TransForce's comprehensive approach to supporting service members showcases the company's dedication to making a meaningful impact on the lives of those who have served our country.
TransForce's Troops Into Transportation program is a groundbreaking initiative that serves as a pathway to employment for veterans in the transportation and logistics sectors. The program operates Regional Training and Recruitment Facilities across the United States. It provides hands-on training and certification programs that have enabled over 10,000 service members, including dependents, to obtain their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) over the past decade.
"We are honored to receive the Lee Anderson Veteran & Military Spouse Employment Award from Hiring Our Heroes," said Dennis Cooke, CEO at TransForce. "At TransForce, we recognize our military community's incredible skills and dedication, and we are committed to providing them with meaningful career opportunities in the transportation industry."
TransForce's commitment extends beyond training and certification by actively participating in military hiring events, offering career counseling, and networking opportunities for veterans, military spouses, and dependents. The company's engagement with programs such as the Veteran and Military Spouse Fellowship through Hiring Our Heroes and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation further exemplifies its support of the military community.
"TransForce prioritizes career progression for veterans, ensuring they have access to diverse opportunities within transportation and logistics," added Dennis.
With nine nationwide driving schools on military bases, TransForce provides a customized approach to help service members transition into civilian careers. The company also hires hundreds of veteran CDL School graduates annually, primarily for driving positions with its customers.
TransForce expresses gratitude for the opportunity to collaborate with service members and remains committed to its programs serving the military community.
For more information about TransForce and its commitment to veterans and military spouses, visit www.transforce.com.
TransForce is the leader in CDL driver solutions. For over 30 years, the company has been perfecting and innovating the driver’s employment journey, from obtaining a CDL license and securing the first job to the very last mile.
TransForce takes this expertise to market through tech-enabled and efficient CDL driver recruitment and staffing solutions powered by a network of 1.8 million drivers. More than 3,000 trucking companies nationwide choose TransForce as a partner for their driver recruitment and staffing.