Vincent Rossy and Cortech.

Author:Alter, Diane
Position::SPECIAL BUSINESS EDITION: SUPPLIER DIVERSITY: EXCHANGING BUSINESS
 
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THE WAY WE buy goods and services has dramatically changed over the last decade thanks to the so-called "sharing economy." This phenomenon has shaken up the employment landscape. Services are now performed on demand by people with the skills, tools and spare time to complete them. More and more people in a growing number of sectors have become part of the "gig economy" in the form of freelancers, contractors and part-timers. Reasons range from supplementing incomes to a more flexible work schedule.

To be sure, we have become a world of part-time workers for a number of reasons. Capitalizing on this growing trend is CorTech.

Founded in 1999 by Vincent Rossy and Gary Nichols, the duo had the foresight to create an innovative business model that combined Rossy's acumen in IT with Nichols experience as a former owner of a clerical staffing company. The pair recognized a void in the traditional staffing market space and launched CorTech.

The aim has always been to mesh the opportunities employers look for with a skilled workforce that is required to make any businesses succeed. CorTech's mantra is to "do things the right way." The company's corporate culture is based on value, honesty and an unwavering commitment to the delivery of services.

Headquartered in Atlanta, CorTech has been providing temporary staffing solutions in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico to United Parcel Service Inc., also based in Atlanta. CorTech became a key vendor to UPS in 2010 via its relationship with the UPS-managed service provide Manpower-Tapfin.

Without question, CorTech's partnership with UPS was a major turning point for the company.

"Being a partner to UPS has helped CorTech grow simply by the scale and market share that UPS has and earns," Rossy told Latino Leaders Magazine. "Having a client like UPS is excellent as they have a world-known brand. Being able to grow our business with a client of their caliber helps to gain additional business and builds a sense of viability in the marketplace for a company like CorTech."

Indeed, UPS is a global powerhouse in the package delivery and logistics market. Founded in 1907, UPS is one of the most recognized and admired global brands.

The company's U.S. domestic package segment offers time-definite delivery of letters, documents, small packages and palletized freight through air and ground services in the U.S. The international package segment provides guaranteed day and time-definite international shipping...

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