Austin, Texas – Nov. 14, 2016 – uShip has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by the Austin American-Statesman. 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.”
“This is a great team win for uShip,” said Matt Chasen, founder and CEO at uShip. “It’s a real reflection of a cross-company leadership and effort focused on some key growth initiatives around commercial shipping and freight automation, as well as refining many of the key processes within our core consumer business.”
uShip is an online shipping, transport and freight marketplace that enables individuals to enterprises, and any business with freight, to price-search, book and ship anything they want to move—locally or globally. From cars to cranes, freight to furniture, and beyond, uShip’s platform relies on over 700,000 feedback-rated transporters that compete for business. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, and Amsterdam, uShip operates globally in 19 countries. Find out more by visiting uship.com, following on Facebook at facebook.com/uship or Twitter at @uship.
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.
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