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N.C. Governor Pat McCrory visits Epes to promote "1000 in 100" job initiative

Posted: 2015-09-24 15:14:50

Governor Pat McCrory met with Britt Colley, Mike Hamilton, Melissa Nishan, and several government and educational representatives Thursday to discuss and kick off the new NCWorks job initiative named "1000 in 100".


The initiative will bring community colleges and 1000 businesses together over the next 100 days to determine what specialized skills are required in today's workforce. The schools will adjust courses offered based on the information gathered during the initiative.


Epes is currently working with eight community colleges in the state to hire students graduating from their driver training courses. Epes also offers tuition reimbursement to qualified employees that have successfully graduated from this program.


(Pictured from left to right: Mike Hamilton - VP Human Resources, Britt Colley - President Epes Transport System, Inc., Governor Pat McCrory)

  • MISSION Epes Transport's vision is to be the premier regional truckload carrier in the United States. Our mission is to meet or exceed our customer expectations and to ensure the continued success and financial stability of our company for our family of employees.
  • QUALITY Epes Transport System, Inc. is an ISO9001:2008 certified company that is committed to customer satisfaction and improving the quality of life for each employee.
  • EMPLOYEES We provide an environment where employees are team players and treat each other with trust and respect.
  • INTEGRITY Integrity is never compromised. We have a responsibility to maintain safe operating practices, a healthful working environment and high ethical standards.
  • CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT We will strive for continuous improvement in employee development and dependable service to customers.

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