GEODIS Receives United Way’s Top Honor For Its Support Of Nashville Community

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On May 4, 2017, United Way of Metropolitan Nashville presented the annual Iris Circle Award to GEODIS for its ongoing commitment to encouraging employee and corporate involvement in serving the community.

“We are honored to have been a part of the great work that United Way is doing throughout the Nashville metro area for the past 30 years,” says Scott McWilliams, EVP of Strategic Development. “At GEODIS, one of our core values is founded on being a good citizen and ensuring that we, as a company and individuals, are contributing to the overall well-being of our beloved city.”

Established in 1997, the Iris Circle Award is the highest honor bestowed upon a local company by United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. The recipients of the award exemplify an unwavering commitment to serving the children, seniors, families and neighborhoods in need.

“There is an old African proverb that if you want to go far, you have to go together. GEODIS partners with United Way so that we can help the citizens of Nashville to go farther than any of us could go alone,” McWilliams says.

GEODIS is a Supply Chain Operator ranking among the top companies in the field in Europe and the World.  GEODIS, owned by SNCF Logistics, which in turn is a business line of the SNCF Group, is ranked as the number four logistics provider in Europe and number seven at a worldwide level. GEODIS is also listed as a “Leader” in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant of Worldwide 3PLs. GEODIS’ reach includes a direct presence in 67 countries and a global network spanning over 120 countries. With its five Lines of Business (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport), GEODIS manages its customers’ Supply Chain by providing end to end solutions enabled by over 39,500 employees, its infrastructure, its processes and systems. In 2016, GEODIS recorded €8 billion in sales.

Natalie Walkley

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