NILES, IL – May 16, 2012 – AFN, a rapidly expanding logistics and supply chain company, is actively hiring to fill more than 70 positions at its headquarters in Niles, just outside of Chicago. The positions to be filled include entry-level openings in the next session of AFN’s five week long training class which starts June 11, 2012.
AFN, which has won numerous industry and workplace awards, including being named one of the “Top 100 Workplaces in Chicago”, is on track to add almost 50% more staff in 2012. According to Kira Meinzer, Vice President of Human Resources, “The logistics industry is booming and we’re aggressively hiring high energy self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit for positions in human resources, procurement and operations. All offer growth opportunities at a great company in a growth industry and the ability to shape one’s own career.” AFN offers employees many benefits including ongoing training, a casual dress code, an onsite fitness center and a generous rewards package.
AFN uses sophisticated analytics to help manufacturers and retailers get products on store shelves in the quickest, safest, greenest and most cost-effective ways possible. The company works with 8 of the largest 10 retailers in the U.S. and was recently named to the 2012 List of “100 Great Supply Chain Projects” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive in recognition of its leadership as a premier solution and service provider in the industry.
Through its employees, AFN actively supports several Chicago-based charities, including Children’s Memorial Hospital and Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation and is involved in many other community efforts such as Earth Day, LifeSource Blood Drives and toy drives during the holiday season.
Interested applicants should log onto AFN’s career website at www.loadafn.com/careers to search for the types of positions that fit their qualifications. For consideration, candidates must apply online.
Serving motor carriers, manufacturers and retailers since 2003, AFN (formerly known as Advantage Freight Network) is an award-winning leader in freight brokerage, third party logistics and transportation management services. Currently, AFN counts 8 of the 10 largest retailers among its clients. We are known for our commitment to client service, our proactive approach to fighting cargo theft and our expertise in retail compliance.