THE DES MOINES REGISTER NAMES EXPRESS LOGISTICS A WINNER OF THE STATE OF IOWA 2016 TOP WORKPLACES AWARD
Express Logistics has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Des Moines Register. Express Logistics was named as the #8 top workplace in Iowa for the Small Business category. The company was also named a Top Workplace in Iowa in 2015.
The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a few.
“The Top Workplaces award is not a popularity contest. And oftentimes, people assume it’s all about fancy perks and benefits,” says Doug Claffey, CEO of WorkplaceDynamics. “But to be a Top Workplace, organizations must meet our strict standards for organizational health. And who better to ask about work life than the people who live the culture every day—the employees. Time and time again, our research has proven that what’s most important to them is a strong belief in where the organization is headed, how it’s going to get there, and the feeling that everyone is in it together.” Claffey adds, “Without this sense of connection, an organization doesn’t have a shot at being named a Top Workplace.”
“As our company continues to grow, we make it a priority to ensure that our company culture and atmosphere stay similar to when we first opened our doors,” says Chad Rubner, president and owner of Express Logistics. “We think of our office as family. Having a set of core values in place helps everyone know they will be treated well, and that we want to ensure everyone is challenged, and satisfied in their careers. Being that this award is given based on employee feedback, it gives us confidence that Express Logistics continues to meet those goals.”
View the full Top Workplaces list here.
About Express Logistics Inc.
Express Logistics, Inc. is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider specializing in LTL, truckload and intermodal freight solutions. At Team ELI, we deliver on our promises while building an environment where our employees love what they do and have fun doing it. We are family owned and our corporate office is located in Waukee, Iowa.
About WorkplaceDynamics, LLC
Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.