Vets Get Greenlight From TQL
Total Quality Logistics is going green. Greenlight, that is.
Greenlight a Vet is Wal-Mart's new national initiative to support our nation’s military veterans.
“Green is the color of hope, renewal and well-being,” according to the Greenlight at Vet website. “‘Greenlight’ is also a term commonly used to activate forward movement.
“The simple action of changing one light to green is intended to spark a national conversation regarding the recognition of veterans, and ‘greenlight’ them forward as valued members of our communities.”
That’s something TQL has been doing for years, demonstrated by its distinguished record as a military friendly company. TQL was recently named a 2016 Military Friendly® employer by Victory Media, a veteran-owned company and publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine among others. The company also earned a 2014 award from the American Jobs for America’s Heroes campaign at the National Guard Association of the United States in Washington D.C. and a 2013 Seven Seals Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves.
TQL is working on lighting its corporate headquarters with new green bulbs and has virtually "lit" the building on the home page of its web site to show its commitment to the military community nationwide.
“Military causes are part of our core philanthropic activity, so this makes a lot of sense for us,” said Corey D., TQL corporate giving specialist. “Veterans are core to where our hearts are. We want all our veterans – internally working in the company, our carriers and customers, all the veterans in our communities – to know we support them and are grateful for their sacrifice and service.”
“If we can’t always see vets when they are home and out of uniform, we can at least let them see us, let them know we’re thinking of them and we appreciate what they’ve done for us.”
TQL has given more than $68,000 to military causes so far this year - including more than $18,000 to the Boot Campaign as TQL set a Guinness world record for most people doing pushups together – and its annual Hauls for Heroes effort that provided more than $25,000 to the Yellow Ribbon Support Foundation.
With Veteran’s Day approaching, TQL will highlight stories from some of its military employees all this week. Visit the Life at TQL blog each day for a new employee story.
Are you a vet looking to join another elite team? Or simply interested in joining a team that supports America’s troops? Click here to see our job postings.