09 Aug Best Places to Work
Southern Diversified Distributors Named Top Ten Best Places to Work Third Year in a Row
August 4, 2017 — Charleston, South Carolina — Southern Diversified Distributors, Inc., the parent company of William M. Bird and TranSouth Logistics, placed 7th out of 28 in the large company category for the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. The annual program was created by SC Biz News in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group. This is the third consecutive year Southern Diversified Distributors has been recognized on the list, but its first year in the large company category.
Maybank Hagood, CEO of Southern Diversified Distributors said, “We are excited and humbled to be recognized as one of the best places to work in South Carolina. We believe that highly effective corporate cultures are a strategic advantage and a leadership imperative in today’s workplace.” He continued, “Our highest priority value is ‘We Care About Each Other.’ Simply said, how can we expect to care about our customers, if we don’t start by caring for each other? The Best Places to Work designation helps us to validate our intentional efforts to provide our associates with an exceptional workplace.”
The survey and awards program was designed to identify and honor the best employers in the state of South Carolina. The ranking process included evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. Additionally, it consisted of an employee survey to measure employee’s experience with leadership and management, corporate culture, communication, growth opportunities, and overall satisfaction with their job and company.
Headquartered in Charleston, SC, Southern Diversified Distributors provides financial management, human resources, and information technology support for its subsidiaries, William M. Bird and TranSouth Logistics. Through these companies, Southern Diversified Distributors also develops and markets private label flooring brands Palmetto Road, Azalea Lane, and East Bay Supply Co. Together, Southern Diversified Distributors and its subsidiaries employ 275 associates in 11 locations throughout the Southeastern United States.
For more information on Southern Diversified Distributors and its subsidiaries, please visit sddholdings.com.