Seven fleets named to Forbes’ ‘Best Large Employers’ list

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Seven trucking companies were named among the nation’s “Best Large Employers” by Forbes this week.

Forbes’ list is comprised of 500 of America’s largest employers with the rankings based on an independent survey of more than 50,000 employees across 25 industries. Survey participants worked for companies with at least 1,000 people in their U.S. locations, and they responded to open-ended questions about their employers.

Trucking companies appearing on the list include:

No. 159: Estes Express Line (No. 12 on the CCJ Top 250)
No. 202: FedEx (No. 2)
No. 226: Penske Logistics (No. 29)
No. 311: Averitt Express (No. 27)
No. 349: Crete Carrier (No. 25)
No. 372: United Parcel Service (No. 1)
No. 481: Old Dominion Freight Line (No. 10)

Estes jumped more than 300 spots to its ranking of 159 this year, making it the highest-ranking trucking company on the list.

Grocery store chain Trader Joe’s was No. 1 on the Forbes list.

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