April 3, 2015 – Hinton, IA – Weinrich Truck Lines Inc., a market leader in specialized food grade transportation announced today a commitment to hire veterans through the Hiring Our Heroes Program Trucking Track. “Our veterans come mostly from small home towns all across America and appreciate being a part of their communities.” says Donna Weinrich, president and owner of Weinrich Truck Lines. “We value those attributes and the skills veterans have gained during their military service.”
“Our veterans have gained valuable experiences that translate to success in the trucking industry. These experiences include mechanical aptitude, mission focused, teamwork and attention to detail.” continued Donna. “Veterans can return home to great careers at Weinrich Truck Lines and we are proud to partner with Hiring Our Heroes and FASTPORT to help us find more veteran talent.”
Weinrich Truck Lines Inc. is a privately owned and operated trucking company out of Hinton, IA. Started by Bill and Donna Weinrich, the company has grown to become one of the safest motor carriers in the country, winning several highway safety awards. Weinrich Truck Lines is also dedicated to excellence and have had several drivers recognized by the industry as best in class. Weinrich hauls regional and long-haul across the lower 48 states and Canada,
“Weinrich Truck Lines is committed to hire more veterans to expand their fleet and meet new customer requirements.” said Bill McLennan, CEO of FASTPORT. “We are thrilled Weinrich Truck Lines has increased their commitment to hire more veterans and we are delighted to help them find that great veteran talent to continue growing their business.”
About Weinrich Truck Line, Inc.
Weinrich Truck Lines Inc. is a privately owned and operated trucking company out of Hinton, IA. Founded in 1960 by president Donna Weinrich and her late husband, Bill, Weinrich Truck Lines is committed to excellence in safety and customer performance. Weinrich Truck Lines has grown through high customer service and now specializes in food grade transportation. Weinrich has customers that are serviced regionally, and through long-hauls across the lower 48 states and into Canada. For more information visit http://www.weinrichtruckline.com
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 369,000 veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses. And as a direct result of more than 840 job fairs in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, 25,000 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 develops user-friendly technology to improve motor carriers’ selection, qualification and hiring process for commercial drivers, ultimately providing better careers for drivers and growth for motor carriers. FASTPORT’s core product JobMaps™ revolutionizes traditional job posting, empowering motor carriers to efficiently find the best qualified drivers for their unique driving jobs. FASTPORT is committed to leveraging JobMaps™ to help enable over 50,000 veterans, and transitioning military service men and women find great driving careers with great employers in the trucking industry. For more information visit http://fastport.com and http://truckingtrack.org/