In its continuing commitment to provide a safe working environment and help fight the coronavirus disease, 2GO Group, Inc., the Philippines’ largest transportation and logistics provider, offered free COVID-19 vaccines to its employees and has completed its vaccination drive.
“As a company operating in the essential industry, wherein transporting passengers, and ensuring an unhampered supply chain in the country are vital, we prioritize health and safety in all worksites and business locations. We advocate for our employees to get vaccinated to protect their families, friends, and coworkers from getting infected with the virus. This move is also to safeguard our customers, our passengers, and the general public,” 2GO president and chief executive officer Frederic DyBuncio said.
A majority-owned subsidiary of SM Investments Corporation, 2GO has been coordinating with its parent company and various local government units (LGUs) in vaccinating its workforce. SM Supermalls, in partnership with LGUs, facilitated a multi-mall COVID-19 vaccination drive, wherein over six million COVID-19 doses to date have been administered, including to 2GO employees.
“We have inoculated 98% of our employees in the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus, where the risk of transmission is higher. Our provincial vaccination has achieved over 95% vaccination rate with LGU coordination. Meanwhile, we have accomplished a 100% inoculation of our seafarers, onboard personnel, ticketing agents, drivers, and riders,” 2GO vice president for Human Resources Viola De Jesus added.
Aside from the vaccination initiatives, 2GO Cares has launched various programs since early 2020 to ensure employee welfare by providing free testing, personal protective equipment, health insurance coverage, meal and connectivity allowance, shuttle services, and wellness programs centering on educational campaigns and coping in times of crisis.
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ABOUT 2GO GROUP, INC.
2GO Group Inc. is the Philippines’ largest integrated transportation and logistics provider, at its core has five business units, namely, 2GO Sea Solutions, 2GO Special Containers, 2GO Logistics, 2GO Distribution, and 2GO Express.
2GO is a subsidiary of SM Investments Corporation, one of the largest conglomerates in the country. It offers multimodal transportation, warehousing and inventory management, distribution, special containers, and project logistics as well as e-commerce logistics, including last-mile deliveries, and express courier deliveries. 2GO also provides sea travel, and a wide range of peripheral logistics such as freight forwarding, import and export processing, and customs brokerage. Our company leverages on all our services to create unique supply chain solutions for our chosen target customers.
Backed by 148 years of expertise in transportation and logistics, 2GO has made a mark for providing the best travel experiences, efficient movement of products and cargoes, and for catalyzing business growth in domestic and international markets.