WILMINGTON, Mass. — UniFirst Corp., which supplies and services uniforms, workwear and protective clothing throughout the United States and Canada, was recently named one of the “50 Best Companies to Sell For” in North America by Selling Power magazine, a publication that provides business readers with practical solutions for their sales management challenges.
All companies earning a spot on the magazine’s listing were assessed on factors such as salary, incentive pay plans, training programs, career mobility, and more. The magazine’s corporate research team also conducted supplemental research on all “best companies.”
Following a detailed analysis, companies were given favorability scores and 25 were ranked under a “Service” category; another 25 under “Manufacturing.” UniFirst garnered the No. 19 spot within the Service category. Other companies appearing on this list were Google (No. 21) and Marriott International (No. 24).
“We consider ourselves a career-building company, and believe our training programs and support services are innovative and highly effective,” says Jerry L. Messenger, director of sales support at UniFirst.
In commenting on the 50 select companies, including UniFirst, the editors of Selling Power stated: “Anyone entering the sales field should begin his or her sales effort by taking a good look at these top companies.”