Chattanooga, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2022) – U.S. Xpress (NYSE: USX) was honored this weekend by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) for its equitable policies and initiatives in the organization’s inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Change Leader Awards. U.S. Xpress was one of nine member companies recognized at the ATA’s annual management conference in San Diego, Calif.
The purpose of the ATA Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Change Leader Award is to recognize members who make a commitment to a culture of acceptance and belonging for their employees. The award encourages innovation that supports a continued commitment to equal opportunity and recognizes members embracing best practices and developing a culture of acceptance and belonging.
“While we still have a long way to go as a company and an industry, I’m proud of the work we’re doing to assure we continue to attract and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce,” said Eric Fuller, President & CEO of U.S. Xpress. “Our team members tell us they want to live and work in diverse and inclusive communities, and for companies like U.S. Xpress that share that vision.”
U.S. Xpress has a range of initiatives focused on maintaining an inclusive workplace, including an Inclusion & Diversity Council, five employee resource groups (women’s, veterans, multicultural, pride, and faith-based), strong connections with community partners, and engagement in a range of initiatives within the logistics industry.
The company has been certified as a Great Place to Work, was named to the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index, and is annually recognized as a top employer for military veterans. 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