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Hassett Becomes Certified by WBENC

by Crissy Floyhar | Sep 23, 2014

WBENCHassett Express, LLC,a transportation & logistics services provider, has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center – Chicago, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

​WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the Women’s Business Development Center is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.

“We are excited to receive certification as a women-owned business enterprise (WBE), and are pleased to offer this as an additional benefit to existing and future customers,” states Michelle Halkerston, Hassett Express President & CEO.

By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

About Hassett Express, LLC
Headquartered in Elmhurst, IL, Hassett Express is a leading provider of transportation services.  Hassett’s Air Express division has been a recognized leader of domestic and international freight forwarding services for over 30 years, while the carrier division offers a variety of ground services through its own fleet and long term agent partners.  To learn more about Hassett Express, please visit www.hassettexpress.com.

About WBENC
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.