The Acro Blue Story
Acro Blue has over 30 years of experience within the light industrial and commercial labor market, and as such, has the capability to ensure the success of client’s business needs across every industry.
Acro Blue specializes in providing contingent workforce and commercial, light industrial, production, distribution and manufacturing, warehouse, contact center and clerical staffing solutions in all skill set categories.
As an Acro Group entity, Acro Blue is a contingent labor solutions provider that is certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) as a minority-owned enterprise (MBE). As a Corporate Plus® member of the NMSDC, an honor reserved for MBEs with proven capabilities, Acro Blue has the experience, expertise and technology that ensures every single temporary resource meets the requirements of our clients temporary staffing needs. Acro Blue provides all types and levels of temporary blue-collar and commercial contingent labor through both onsite and near site solutions.
Even in a challenging labor market, Acro Blue works with companies adopting innovative hiring practices to increase candidate flow, mentors and coaches temporary workers to increase retention, and manages and monitors safety initiatives that substantially reduces lost time due to workplace injuries.
Expertise, on time, on target, on budget. That is how Acro Blue measures success.
Acro Blue has multiple branch and onsite locations across North America that supports our growing client needs. 90% of our locations were opened because our customers asked us to. Acro Blue's onsite locations are staffed with high-caliber staffing professionals that provide a wide range of account management, sourcing and recruiting solutions, onboarding and first day orientations, safety monitoring, co-employment risk mitigation, and temporary employee engagement.
Innovation has been embedded within Acro Blue’s culture and strategic approach from the start, leading to its award-winning, staffing solutions. From being an industry leader in offering programs, such as, a unique order management system, XRM System, for managing light industrial workers, and a fully integrated optional time clock to provide worker time data in near real time to dramatically improve decision making, Acro Blue has been an industry leader in innovation related to external talent acquisition. XRM System, is a cloud-based, SaaS data exchange platform that Acro Blue’s manufacturing and light industrial team uses for requisition, worker rostering and shift management.
Acro Blue employs both traditional and innovative local market tactics to build robust pools of candidates that are used to fill existing and future client positions. Acro Blue’s Staffing Solutions are comprehensive, innovative, and designed to deliver results. Our staff pride themselves on knowing your industry and your business needs. They listen, they learn, and by working in close collaboration with your team, they deliver the best people from our exclusive talent network when and where you need them.
Acro Blue has created its in-house process that has been continually improved upon using our ISO 9001-2015 certification. Acro Blue maintains strict compliance with all client screening requirements and uses a proprietary Applicant Tracking System (ATS) designed by Acro, that is specific for commercial and light industrial candidates, which allows for the creation of candidate pools that are ‘on the ready’ when required.
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Safety Management - We care for our workers
Every Acro Blue team member remains focused on providing our temporary workers a safe working environment. This begins by ensuring that we are hiring team members who thoroughly understand OSHA safety requirements as well as staying abreast of all OSHA safety requirements.
Acro's Corporate Safety Manager ensures that the Acro Blue teams have the most current OSHA information, escalation plans and appropriate support resources.
Acro Blue also conducts Safety Studies at each client site, providing immediate recommendations for improvements. Reviewing a clients’ safety policies and practices are part of every employee’s onboarding.
Acro Blue truly engages with every single worker throughout their tenure. Customized engagement practices are employed across each program ensuring that turnover rates remain low. These practices include an extensive high touch program of daily, weekly, monthly, and annual engagements to strengthen relationships and inspire our workers.
Acro Blue’s Employee Relations (ER) team function as a key point of contact for workers with questions about payroll, benefits, performance reviews and more. This provides the highest level of support especially for those clients not located near an Acro Blue branch.
Acro Blue makes careers in Manufacturing, Production, Distribution, and Assembly a reality. As a workforce solutions provider for high volume customer locations, Acro Blue provides a dedicated resource working as an extension of your human resources department to sit on location at your facility to manage your workforce needs.
Acro Blue embeds its full-service branch office team at client locations, to support large workforce needs, and provides its Pop-Up Mobile branch office. This ensures that its human resources team is always ‘on the ready’ to be deployed into a job market resulting in immediate sourcing and recruiting strategies.
Acro Blue engages its proprietary technology XRM System, that provides enterprise-wide reporting, order management and its XRM Time Clock as needed.
Acro Blue's onsite model ensures that its team is involved in forecasting discussions for ongoing recruiting using localized strategies and seasonal support from its remote and onsite recruiting teams.
Acro Blue actively collects feedback from client end-users and as the employer of record, coaches and councils its workers for greater performance on the job to protect clients from co-employment.
Acro Blue significantly reduces employee turnover at client sites due to ongoing engagement practices that include gamification, referral bonuses, and benefits including reward incentives.
“Traditional employment models are no longer agile enough to meet the lifestyle requirements of today’s ever-changing workforce. Employers need to partner with specialized talent providers who can leverage the expertise and strategies required to find, secure and retain the skillsets needed. “
Vice President, AcroBlue Staffing