Fulfillment.com Receives Workforce Training Grant Funds of $90,000+
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
Fulfillment.com and Coastal Workforce Development Board announce that they have signed an agreement to disburse up to $92,100 of workforce training funds under Title 1 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. These funds will enable Fulfillment.com to expand its operations in Savannah.
Fulfillment.com’s Managing Member, Justin Singletary, noted, “Since our founding in 2011, Fulfillment.com has steadily expanded its global operational reach. This funding will help us recruit and train a new group of employees with the logistics skills so crucial to our business as well as the Savannah area. The Coastal Workforce Development Board/Coastal Workforce Services deserves great credit for implementing the WIOA Act here and we look forward to working with the Board for years to come.”
Christopher Blocker, Business Services Representative of Coastal Workforce Services stated, “Fulfillment.com is one of America’s fastest growing private businesses. Their Savannah distribution center is a first-class FDA-registered environmentally controlled facility. These factors coupled with state-of-the-industry training and excellent benefits made Fulfillment.com the ideal company with which to work.”
The WIOA funds provides a wage subsidy to Fulfillment.com for 21 new employee roles ranging from those focused on inventory and warehousing to sales and account management. Coastal Workforce Development Board offers business customers like Fulfillment.com, a full range of services designed to assist in the development and retention of a quality workforce in the 10-County Coastal Region.