Chattanooga, Tenn. (Aug. 23, 2022) – U.S. Xpress (NYSE: USX) today announced a partnership with Hamilton County Schools Future Ready Supply Chain Program. It includes an annual donation comprised of cash and in-kind support through company resources and expertise. U.S. Xpress will also support the program through equipment donations, enrichment opportunities including field trips, job shadows, curriculum development, and guest speakers.
“We’re excited about this partnership and sharing our deep experience in trucking and logistics with tomorrow’s supply chain leaders,” said Eric Fuller, President & CEO of U.S. Xpress.
The company’s partnership will support 20-25 students at both Ooltewah and Central high schools who are enrolled in the Supply Chain Program. Students enter the program during their freshman year and continue through graduation four years later. The curriculum includes work-based learning opportunities at the company’s headquarters and service centers.
U.S. Xpress executives, Hamilton County Schools administrators, teachers, and students recently gathered at the company’s headquarters to officially complete the agreement.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. is on a mission to make goods move better every day. Since its founding in 1985, the company has evolved into a vital link in the supply chain, providing a portfolio of capacity solutions for its customers. This includes an established Dedicated fleet servicing some of the nation’s largest shippers, along with innovative over-the-road (OTR) and brokerage solutions. Variant, the company’s driver-first OTR division, is one of the fastest-growing fleets in the industry. U.S. Xpress’ brokerage offering, Xpress Technologies, provides greater capacity for shippers, and for carriers, tools and resources to better manage and grow their business. Powered by nearly 9,000 professionals, these businesses are driving innovation across the industry and helping to shape the future of logistics.
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Source: U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
Mary Fortune, Director, Corporate Communications