Norwell's G-Force Shipping is Named First Annual Foundation Award Recipient by the South Shore Young Professionals
G-Force Shipping Receives Entrepreneurial Grant to Enhance Growth and Provide Additional Employment Opportunities to the South Shore
NORWELL, MA, December 28, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- G-Force Shipping, one of Massachusetts' fastest growing companies has been selected by the South Shore Young Professionals (SSYP) as its 1st Annual SSYP Foundation Award Recipient. As a new endeavor for the year 2013, the South Shore Young Professionals expanded its offerings to include the SSYP Foundation which seeks to serve as a resource for emerging business in the South Shore community in the form of an Entrepreneurial Grant that supplements companies as they plan to grow their business, increase employment opportunities in the area and provide a top-notch service experience to the region.
"We are extremely honored to have been selected as the very first recipients of the Foundation Award and to be involved with the South Shore Young Professionals organization," says G-Force Shipping CEO, Scott Guilbeault. "Providing the local community with rewarding employment opportunities and stimulating the South Shore economy have been integral components of our growth plan as a company and the tremendous support from the SSYP will allow us to increase those efforts."
G-Force Shipping has developed a strong reputation for providing an outstanding employee-friendly workplace environment and for strengthening the Massachusetts workforce for young professionals by primarily hiring recent college graduates from the many local universities.
G-Force Shipping was selected as one of only 39 privately held companies to receive funding from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' recent Workforce Training Grant to enhance employee skill sets and create jobs. In addition, G-Force was recognized as "National's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" by the National Association for Business Resources, the nation's premier awards competition and gala for employers.
G-Force has doubled its employee base in the past calendar year and has grown revenue by more than 900% in the past three while being recognized with numerous business awards in the past calendar year including; "2013 Top-Privately-Held Business in Massachusetts" by Diversity Business, "Fastest Growing Company of the Year" by the 2013 American Business Awards, and "Fastest Growing Company of the Year" and "Best Place to Work" by Best in Biz 2013 International. In addition to these recent awards, G-Force CEO, Scott Guilbeault was selected by Ernst & Young as a semifinalist for its "Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 New England Program."
About G-Force Shipping: Based in Norwell, Massachusetts, G-Force Shipping serves the logistics needs of businesses throughout the United States and Canada. G-Force is a third party logistics Company that simplifies the shipping process and helps companies reduce costs for Full Truckload and Less-than-Truckload services. G-Force combines the shipping volume of thousands of customers and $250 million in annual freight spend to negotiate deep discounts with 91 partner carriers. G-Force's free web-based technology does for shipping products what Expedia and Travelocity do for shipping people. For more information, please visit http://www.gforceship.com or call 877-7-GFORCE.
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