Mohawk Receives American Heart’s Gold Award for Fit-Friendly Companies

November 10, 2009
By Michelle Kelley

091109_amheartMohawk Global Logistics was listed in a recent issue of Fortune Magazine as a Gold Level recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition program.

The Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Program is a catalyst for positive change in American business. Companies throughout the nation can be part of the Start! initiative by demonstrating progressive leadership by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority.

Mohawk was recognized as a Gold Level company for fulfilling the following parameters:

  • offer employees physical activity support
  • provide/increase healthy eating options at the work site
  • promote a wellness culture
  • implement at least nine criteria as outlined by the American Heart Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture

Physical activity and employee wellness are very important priorities here at Mohawk Global Logistics and we encourage all of our employees to

  • earn points for physical activity for a chance to win a year’s worth of free health insurance as part of our wellness program
  • choose from the healthy food and beverage options offered at company meetings and during training sessions
  • exercise at a local gym and receive reimbursement under our health insurance plan