"We were the only freight forwarder in our category to achieve this recognition along with many of the world's most well-known companies," said Sameer Khatri, UTI regional vice president, Indian Subcontinent.
Long Beach, California (PRWEB) July 08, 2014
UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: UTIW), a global supply chain services and solutions company, was recognized as a 2014 Top 50 Best Companies to Work For by the Great Place to Work® Institute. UTi India ranked #44.
With this award, UTi India was recognized "For inspiring trust among your people, for instilling pride in them, for creating an environment within the workplace that promotes camaraderie and for many other reasons that make your organization one of India's best companies to work for."
Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm that assesses the best workplace cultures and programs in 45 countries. The institute's India organization evaluated the 600 companies who entered the process on two main areas:
- Trust Index—Evaluates the organization based on employee survey and one-to-one interactions
- Culture Audit—Evaluates the organization across 15 key practices in an employee's life cycle such as hiring practices, welcoming practices, etc.
"We are honoured to be among the Best Places to Work in India in 2014," said Sameer Khatri, Regional Vice President, Indian Subcontinent and Managing Director, India, "We were the only freight forwarder in our category to achieve this recognition along with many of the world's most well-known companies."
A few of the other companies in the Top 50 were Google, SAP, Cisco, Vodaphone, Marriott Hotels and Hyatt Hotels.
"Our employees are one of our most important assets and the fact that they acknowledged the positive work environment in our Indian organization is a remarkable achievement for our management team in India," said Ditlev Blicher, UTi president, Asia-Pacific region.
UTi India has over 1150 employees in more than 25 locations.
About UTi Worldwide
UTi Worldwide Inc. (http://www.go2uti.com) is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company providing air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage, and other supply chain management services. The company serves a large and diverse base of global and local companies, including clients operating in industries with unique supply chain requirements such as the retail, apparel, chemical, automotive, pharmaceutical, and technology industries. The company seeks to use its global network, proprietary information technology systems, and relationships with transportation providers, and expertise in outsourced logistics services to deliver competitive advantage to each of its clients' supply chains.