Tualatin, OR – Jan. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)
Reddaway, an industry leader in nextday and twoday delivery services, announces a commitment to hire 150 veterans to accommodate growth and expansion. “We are at an unprecedented time in our history with the number of veterans returning home in the coming five years,” said Thomas (TJ) O’Connor, president and CEO of Reddaway. “Reddaway continues an unprecedented period of growth and we are proud to provide our returning veterans with great career opportunities in all of our local delivery zones.”
“Our unwavering commitment to service excellence aligns well with our veterans’ unwavering commitment to serve,” continued TJ. “Veterans deserve to come home to great careers like we offer at Reddaway and we are proud to partner with Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT to help us find that great talent.”
Founded in Oregon City, OR in 1919, Reddaway began as a premier service provider in the Pacific Northwest that has today grown to encompass all of the western United States, and British Columbia. Reddaway provides direct, regional delivery in twelve western states and one Canadian province: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and British Columbia. We ship doortodoor to Hawaii and provide ocean delivery to Alaska via twiceweekly sailings.
“We are thrilled Reddaway has increased their commitment to hire more veterans,” said Eric Eversole, vice president at the U.S. Chamber and executive director of Hiring Our Heroes. “The trucking industry is a great fit for our veterans and we look forward to working together to help Reddaway find and employ more talented veterans and transitioning service men and women.”
“Reddaway offers many terrific career opportunities for our veterans across the Western and Pacific Northwest regions of America.” said Bill McLennan, CEO of FASTPORT. “We are delighted to be partnered with Reddaway to help them find that great veteran talent.