Brookfield, OH – Nick Strimbu, Inc., the leading regional truckload carrier in the Midwest and Atlantic Seaboard, announced today a commitment to hire veterans through the Hiring Our Heroes’ Trucking Track Program and a partnership with FASTPORT to help fill that hiring commitment. “We know that veterans possess many of the skills and attributes that it takes to be a successful professional truck driver.” said Bill Strimbu, president of Nick Strimbu, Inc. “Being able to offer great opportunities to veterans along with a stable work environment and logistical support is important to NSI.”
Nick Strimbu, Inc is holding a hiring event Friday, May 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. “We are planning an exciting two-day event,” explained Heather Holmes, HR coordinator. “We are looking forward to discussing possible careers with all military veterans who attend. Drivers will be offered a chance to be hired in at the highest wage and benefit package in the region for truckers. If you’re a veteran we honor your service and want you on our team.”
“We are thrilled Nick Strimbu, Inc. has committed to hire more veterans,” said Bill McLennan, CEO of FASTPORT. “Nick Strimbu, Inc. has been in business for over half a century. We are delighted to help them find more great veteran talent to help them continue to grow their business.”
About Nick Strimbu, Inc.
Nick Strimbu, Inc., is an asset-based, family-owned truckload carrier. Located in Brookfield, OH and Dover, OH,, Nick Strimbu, Inc. is constantly investing in new trucks and trailers equipped with state-of-the-art technology, recently placing an order for 20 new Peterbilts. NSI is the leading regional truckload carrier in the Midwest and Atlantic Seaboard. For more information visit http://nickstrimbu.com/index.html
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 236,000 veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses. And as a direct result of more than 720 job fairs in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, 23,000 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 was founded in 2010 by trucking company owners to help solve the Trucking Industry’s recruiting and hiring problems. FASTPORT invented JobMaps™—user-friendly software to aid the job searching and hiring process, providing better careers for drivers and growth for carriers. FASTPORT’s non-commercial division is uniting the Industry’s effort to educate, hire and inspire military veterans through its Trucking Track initiative in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Foundation.