Veterans utilize skills honed from years of military service to help suppliers and retailers succeed
PORT HURON, Mich. – As Veterans Day approaches, Earl Smith Distributing Co. is taking special steps to honor three employees who have served in our armed forces.
“Our employees who have bravely defended our country bring a unique skillset to the job, including self-discipline and a commitment to teamwork that make them ready to take on any task from day one,” said Erik Smith, vice president of operations at Earl Smith Distributing Co.. “These skills help local retailers and our beer and wine suppliers throughout the state and around the world succeed today and in the future.”
Michigan is home to more than 670,000 veterans, according to 2015 data from the U.S. Census Bureau. There are more than 21 million veterans across the U.S.
“We are proud to hire veterans and are committed to ensuring those who have served our country have access to a fulfilling and high-quality career when they return home,” said Smith.
Earl Smith Distributing Co., a family-owned, independent beer distributor located in Port Huron, services four counties in Michigan’s Thumb area.