Forbes Names Old Dominion Frieght Line As World Best Employer

by Jake Tully - Published: 12/05/2018

Earlier this year, Old Dominion Freight Line was announced as one of Forbes’ Global 2000 list of the World’s Best Employers, making the company the only name on the list within the trucking industry.

According to Old Dominion Freight Line, the company ranked within the list’s top 500 companies across the globe, a list complied with data from over 430,000 employees recommendations across the world using analytics such as working conditions and overall company reputation.

“Our people are the foundation of our ability to help our customers keep their promises, and we’re pleased that Forbes recognized our company for being a place where people are proud to work, and that our employees felt strongly enough to vocalize it,” said Greg Gantt, president and CEO at Old Dominion Freight Line.

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Old Dominion Freight Line reports that it was previously named a Best Employer by Forbes in 2015.

Gantt also reports that customers may also note employee satisfaction at the company, given the ongoing success and praise for the company.

“We provide jobs that offer a high quality of life for more than 23,000 employees across the U.S,” said Gantt. “More importantly, our OD Family culture that values safety, reliability, courtesy, responsiveness and professionalism continues to drive our business. Our customers can see it, and they know we’re able to consistently deliver outstanding customer service with the best, on-time services and lowest claims ratio.”

According to sources from Old Dominion Freight Line, Forbes worked with research from Statista in order to identify the top 500 companies for the magazine’s lists based upon both regional and global polling and surveys.

More information on Old Dominion Freight Line may be found at the company’s site.