Who We Are
Ingram Industries Inc. is a privately held company based in Nashville, Tenn. The organization consists of diversified businesses in marine transportation, aggregate supply, book distribution, print-on-demand book manufacturing, and management and distribution services. Ingram Marine Group, Ingram Content Group and Nashville Soccer Club comprise Ingram Industries businesses.
Environmental, Social and Governance
At Ingram, we are intentional with our thoughts and actions, including our approach to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices across our businesses. Our ESG strategy is built upon our values of integrity, inclusiveness and innovation, which are embedded at every level – from our Owners, Board of Directors and senior leaders to our associates – and drive our culture and behaviors
Click here to learn more about our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) commitments and practices in our current ESG report.
Our ESG approach is supported by policies and practices that consider the unique nature of our business units. We are proud to share the steps and goals we are committed to in these important areas, while continuing to create value for our associates, our customers, and our communities.
At Ingram, we:
- Commit to the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity and seek to be honest and fair in all our business relationships;
- Foster a culture that promotes and values all forms of diversity and is a safe and inclusive environment for all;
- Believe in investing in our workforce by providing our associates with a challenging, growth-oriented, secure working environments in which they may develop personally and professionally;
- Foster clean, healthy and safe working conditions, and strive to have a positive impact on our associates, customers, and communities;
- Invest in the community through a range of philanthropic activities including contributions, associate volunteerism and nonprofit board service, and evolve our efforts to meet the changing needs of our associates, and the communities we serve; and
- Recognize our responsibility to minimize impacts on the environment by exercising responsible use of natural resources and minimizing waste.
Ingram believes in demonstrating integrity, equality and respect in all we do. Our practices and principles for behavior are in line with the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
At Ingram, we:
- Value the diversity of our associates and are committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment without regard to regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, work related mental or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information;
- Utilize competitive compensation and benefits practices to attract, reward, and retain quality associates, and provide opportunities to develop professional skills through training, continuing education programs and constructive feedback;
- Make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified applicants or associates with disabilities;
- Do not tolerate harassment and bullying and endeavor to maintain an environment free from all forms of harassment and bullying;
- Do not tolerate human trafficking or any other form of forced, prison, bonded, child or involuntary labor;
- Prohibit and do not require associates to work more than the maximum number of hours legally permitted by applicable law;
- Promote the health, safety, and welfare of our associates, the environment, customers, communities, and property, and ensure that our work environment meets or exceeds relevant regulatory requirements;
- Conduct business with transparency and free from unethical persuasion;
- Comply with every law, rule or regulation governing the business including those related to the environment, safety and health, employment opportunities, and corporate and accounting practices; and
- Continuously seek out philanthropy efforts to meet the changing need of the people and communities we serve.
Ingram supports both the California Transparency and Supply Chains Act of 2010 and the UK Modern Slavery Act of 2015. Illegal or unethical conduct cannot, and will not, be tolerated at any level of Ingram, and all associates are notified of their duty to report such activity.
For more information, see: Ingram Compliance and Ethics Code
- Compensation and Benefits – We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages. While specific compensation and benefits vary regionally and are based on business unit classifications, our U.S. full-time salaried and hourly associates are eligible to: receive comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits for associates, spouses, and dependents; participate in a 401(k) retirement savings program with company matching contributions; receive short-term and long-term disability benefits; receive life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, and flexible spending accounts; participate in a health savings account with company contribution; participate in an associate assistance program with access to counseling, legal plans and commuter benefits; receive adoption assistance; and receive paid vacation time.
Eligible associates are also provided time away from work to attend to personal, family, and community matters. Leaves of absence may include bereavement, military service, and family medical leave, as well as allotted time for jury duty, voting, and sick leave, among others.
- Continuing Education Assistance – The Ingram Continuing Education Assistance Program allows our associates to improve their job skills with no out-of-pocket expenses. Through this program, Ingram covers the cost of tuition, administrative fees and required textbooks for enrolled associates who wish to maintain or improve skills in their current roles.
- Training and Development – We are devoted to supporting and investing in the development of our associates. We offer leadership development programs and learning resources to help our associates gain new professional expertise, further their careers and bolster their leadership skills.
- Engagement – Engaging with our associates extends beyond our benefits, training and development programs; we connect with and support our associates at all our locations through frequent communications from our senior leaders, company town halls and the distribution of periodic internal newsletters. In addition, we leverage feedback received from routine performance reviews and associate surveys to promote a culture of continuous improvement.
At Ingram, we strive to conduct ourselves according to the highest standards of ethical conduct and seek business partners who align with our values. Our business partner code of conduct reflects the minimum standards expected from our valued suppliers, and we encourage our business partners to work among their own supply chains to ensure their business conduct aligns with these principles.
At Ingram, our business partners are expected to:
- Conduct business in a legal and ethical fashion;
- Safeguard and maintain the confidentiality of Ingram records and information;
- Provide and maintain a safe, healthy and secure work environment;
- Provide and maintain a workplace free of harassment and discrimination of any kind; and
- Prohibit human trafficking or any other form of forced, prison, bonded, child or involuntary labor.
Ingram is committed to a proactive approach to health and safety management and working in a manner that upholds and promotes safety, health and well-being for our associates and the environment.
In the spirit of continuous improvement in our health and safety practices and procedures, we seek to:
- Meet applicable federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations;
- Provide associates with proper tools and equipment for their position as well as policies, standards, trainings and resources to work safely;
- Prioritize a high standard of environmental, health and safety measures amongst our contractors, vendors and suppliers;
- Manage our facilities to maximize safety;
- Support sustainable development and operations by making environmental, safety, and ergonomic impacts a priority, including business planning and decision-making; and
- Prevent incidents through regular risk identification and mitigation activities.
All Ingram associates have a responsibility to prioritize their health and safety as well as the health and safety of their colleagues. Associates are also responsible for reporting all accidents involving personal injury or property damage and maintaining a safe work area.
The links below lead to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.