Forbes Names Coyote One of the Best Employers in America

May 17, 2017

Chicago, IL—May 17, 2017—Coyote is extremely proud to announce that it has been named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers.

“When we founded Coyote, our mission was to create an environment where people could be happy at work and feel like they belonged to something bigger than themselves,” says Coyote Chief People Officer Marianne Silver. “Being recognized by Forbes is an incredible honor, but what makes it even sweeter is knowing that the recognition comes from the heart of Coyote: our people.”

Coyote currently employs over 2,500 employees across 17 different offices throughout North America.

Results for Forbes’ list of America’s Best Midsize Employers are determined through an independent survey distributed by Forbes Media and Statista. Almost 30,000 employees from 500 different employers across 25 different industries were contacted anonymously, without the involvement of their employer. Each employee was asked 35 questions, with the greatest weight held on the question of whether the employee would recommend their employer to others.

In addition to being included as one of the best Midsize Employers, Coyote was also named #26 on Forbes’ list of America’s Most Promising Companies in 2013.

To see the entire list of Best Midsize Employers, click here.

About Coyote

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Chicago, Coyote Logistics LLC, a UPS company, is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) service provider in North America. Coyote provides truckloadless-than-truckloadintermodalair, and ocean brokerage services and transportation management services to more than 14,000 shippers of various sizes and industries. Coyote became a UPS company in August 2015, adding UPS asset utilizationair freight, ocean freight, customs brokerage, and much more to its portfolio of services. Coyote is a proud philanthropic supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, for which has raised more than $1.7 million in six years.

Coyote has been widely recognized for its innovation, growth, and culture. Coyote was recently named a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune for the seventh consecutive year and Built in Chicago ranked Coyote #9 on its 2016 list of Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago. Coyote has also been named to Inbound Logistics‘ 2016 Top 100 3PL Providers list; Food Logistics‘ 2016 Top Green Providers list for its Private Fleet Service; and Transport Topics named Coyote to its list of the Top Brokerage Firms.

In September of 2016, Coyote CEO Jeff Silver was named ITA CityLights CEO of the Year and a 2016 Food Logistics Champion. He was included to Supply and Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know list in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017. In 2011 he was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year–Midwest, and in 2014 Chief Executive named him CEO of the Year–Overall Excellence.

Jeff serves on the board for Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) and the MIT School of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council, and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. Chief People Officer and Co-founder Marianne Silver was named to Forbes’ list of 11 Women Who Started Amazing Companies.

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