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Bob’s Discount Furniture Named a 2022 “Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation”

Bob’s Discount Furniture Truck on the Road

November 03, 2022 09:57 AM Eastern Daylight Time

MANCHESTER, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bob’s Discount Furniture, one of the fastest growing omnichannel furniture retailers in the country, is proud to be named among the 2022 “Top Companies for Women to Work for in Transportation” by Redefining the Road magazine, the official magazine of the Women in Trucking Association (WIT). WIT is a non-profit organization that encourages the employment of women in trucking and works to minimize the obstacles they face.

“We are honored to be recognized as a top company for women to work for in transportation by WIT,” said Ramesh Murthy, Chief Supply Chain Officer, EVP at Bob’s Discount Furniture. “At Bob’s, we greatly value the diversity of our employees and are always working to maintain a supportive culture of gender diversity. We encourage the inclusion and advancement of women in trucking at Bob’s and are proud at the longevity of our employees’ careers here.”

Amber Pescatello (left) and Sarah Pepin (right) of Bob’s with Ellen Voie, WIT’s President, CEO and Founder

Bob’s Discount Furniture was selected by Redefining the Road for its highly positive and inclusive corporate culture that fosters gender diversity as well as competitive compensation and benefits including flexible hours and work requirements, professional development and career advancement opportunities for women.

About Bob’s Discount Furniture
Founded in 1991, Bob’s Discount Furniture is one of the fastest growing furniture retailers in the country. Keeping true to its founding principle that everyone deserves quality furniture, Bob’s provides unsurpassed value with honesty and integrity. Through all the work that happens behind the scenes, Bob’s engineers this value, offering its discount on a wide variety of stylish, quality furnishings, mattresses, and home accents.

With 164 furniture stores across 24 states, the Manchester, Connecticut-based company has become the 10th-largest U.S. furniture chain. The company also offers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, featuring cafes in each store with complimentary gourmet coffee, ice cream, cookies, and candy.

Bob’s is committed to supporting local communities through a variety of charitable giving efforts. Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation has anchored the company’s philanthropic work for more than 20 years. Additionally, the Bob’s Outreach program was created as a separate entity to help schools and children-related charities. In total, Bob’s and its Foundation donate more than $2.75 million to charities through these programs each year. For more information on Bob’s charitable programs, visit Bob’s Cares, and follow Bob’s on Twitter @MyBobs, on Facebook, and Instagram.