GEODIS, aleading global logistics provider, today announced plans to hire nearly 3,000 seasonal workers acrossitsoperations in the U.S. and Canada to support anticipatedpeak season volume increases. The company is strengthening its workforce to enhance operational capabilities inits warehouses and distribution centers to prepare for theupcomingholiday season.
Insider Intelligence reported2022 holiday salesgrew 4.8% year-over-year, returning to more typical levels experienced prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, and a similar peak season is expected this year. Insider Intelligence predicts a comparable 4.5% increase in holiday retail sales in 2023, indicating a stable performance following apandemic-era surge. In preparation foranticipated demand, GEODIS is seeking seasonal employees to join its existing workforce of more than 17,000 teammates acrossNorth America.
GEODIS is hiring material handlers and equipment operators this peak season across 13 of its campuses in the U.S. and Canada. GEODISprovides competitivecompensation, peak premium pay incentives, and peak and referral bonuses.Additionally, GEODIS offers flexible schedules where feasible and a choice between part-time (under 30 hours a week)or full-time (more than 30 hours a week)seasonal work,includingweekends and multiple shifts throughout the day to help accommodateforbusy schedules. GEODIS alsohas an expedited payment option of up to 50% of the total paycheck before pay day through an on-demand program for employees. Interested candidates can leverage GEODIS’ online recruiting assistant for a quick, simple application process. After answering a few questions, interested candidatesare connected directly to a recruiter to facilitate next steps in the process.
"We recognize the tremendous trust our clients place in us to meet increased customer demand duringwhat’s oftenthe busiest time of the year for their businesses," said Anthony Jordan, GEODIS in Americas Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "By enhancing our operations with additional workforce during peak season, we are able to take proactive steps to meet anticipated volumes with quality service while prioritizing a community-minded, employee-first atmosphere for our teammates.”
GEODIS creates an employee-first work environment through opportunities such as the ability forteammates to express theirfeedback through surveys, personalcheck-ins and group meetings. In addition,GEODIS provides safe and sanitary work conditions for its warehouse employees throughmodern facilities with cutting-edge technology and preventative hygienic measures.GEODIS invests in its teammates withhands-on, paid training with a focus onsafety so employees feel confident on day one of employment. GEODISalsoutilizes innovative technology to supplement employee training to create a seamless onboardingexperience.
"At GEODIS, we pride ourselveson offeringan inclusive work atmosphere that prioritizes the safety and well-being of our employees,”saidJordan. “Our teammates are the core of our business, and we believeeach person is deserving of a work environmentthat matches the tremendousvalue they bring to ouroperations every day.There is a place foranyone to succeed here based on theirindividualgoals, whether that be to earn extra money during the holiday season or pursue a long-time career.”
For more information on GEODIS’ seasonal positions, visit www.WorkAtGEODIS.com.