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National Business Research Institute recognizes Saltchuk Marine

The National Business Research Institute (NBRI) is pleased to welcome Saltchuk Marine to the NBRI Circle of Excellence! This is the first year that Saltchuk Marine has won this prestigious award!

The NBRI Circle of Excellence Award recognizes organizations that demonstrate high levels of employee experience through rigorous, scientific and psychological research of their employees. Organizations must score at or above Stretch Performance at the 75th percentile of their industry or improve their scores by 5 or more statistically significant percentiles, which is no small feat.

Saltchuk Navy is benchmarked or compared to its industry, which is a subset of NBRI’s Big Data of 10.5 billion survey responses. Saltchuk Marine is at the 65th percentile. NBRI commends the leadership of Saltchuk Marine for its commitment to scientific and psychological research of its employees and the continuous improvement of the experience of its employees.

Saltchuk Navy adopts the best practice of continuously evaluating employee engagement and targeting variables that drive employee engagement, including job satisfaction, management style, culture and fairness. NBRI’s root cause analysis, including linear regressions and random forest models of Saltchuk Marine’s raw data, provides Saltchuk Marine with the insight and actions needed for continuous improvement in thinking, behavior and behavior. employee experience. “We are proud of our recognition of the NBRI Circle of Excellence award. This speaks to our culture and focus on operational excellence where we aim to be the best we can be every day,” said Steve Haft, vice president of human resources at Saltchuk Marine.

“Great business leaders manage the people, processes and products of their organizations. They understand that the rich insights NBRI gets from their employees and customers allows them to manage how people perceive their organization in a very precise way. “, effective and focused. These experiences determine the financial performance of every organization, whether for better or for worse. Understanding thinking and managing experiences for maximum performance is what we do at NBRI, “says Dr. Jan G. West, Ph.D., CEO and Psychologist at INBR. “Saltchuk Marine’s great achievement in winning this prestigious award is a direct result of Saltchuk Marine’s commitment to measuring and improving the experience of its employees.”

About Saltchuk Marine

The Saltchuk Navy family, with the tug at the center of their services, is steeped in a rich history of innovation and service. Their port and global marine service companies have one of the largest fleets of tugboats and coastal barges in the Pacific. Through extensive use of technology, Saltchuk Marine companies: Foss Maritime, Young Brothers, Cook Inlet Tug & Barge, AmNav and Starlight continue to lead the industry in port services and marine transportation solutions, safety and security. environment being their guiding principles.

About NBRI

INBR conducts psychological studies of employees, customers, and the market for businesses, and uses this data to help organizations leverage these human factors to make improvements in operations and strategy. With extensive experience across all industries, NBRI’s research teams provide clients with a combination of deep industry knowledge and expert advice. NBRI’s mission is to help its clients set new standards of excellence in their industries. NBRI product offerings, such as benchmarking and deep inferential analytics such as Random Forest with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, ensure that NBRI customers focus on the most impactful problems in the most efficient way .

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