JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Jun. 01, 2015) – The Suddath Companies, a leader in global transportation, office moving and relocation management, announced today it has been named one of the top companies in Northeast Florida as “Best Places to Work” by the Jacksonville Business Journal.
Suddath® was recognized in the large-sized employer category (500+ employees). A total of 50 small, medium and large employers were selected this year as the Best Places to Work in Jacksonville.
“Suddath is dedicated to its employees and the community in which we’ve called home for close to a century,” said Elizabeth Spradley, senior vice president of human resources. “We are honored to receive this recognition not only as one of the best places to work, but the healthiest as well. We believe we were recognized because we value our staff and treat them like family—everyone knows they play a part in the overall success of our company.”
Suddath employs more than 700 people at its corporate headquarters and the surrounding Jacksonville area out of a total global workforce of 2,000. Suddath supports a range of charitable and community activities through financial and in-kind support. Employees are also active in the onsite, fully equipped gym, company-sponsored health fairs, and health and fitness challenges throughout the year.
The “Best Places to Work Awards”, created and presented by the Jacksonville Business Journal, began as a way to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Jacksonville. Working with national research firm Quantum Workplace, the list is compiled based on a company’s workplace policies, practices and demographics as well as employee surveys that measure worker satisfaction across a number of areas.