In 2004, Trade Team was founded by Colonna's Shipyard to address the issues that they had finding experienced, skilled laborers. Founded in 1875, Colonna's is the oldest, family-owned, full-service private shipyard in the United States.
Trade Team provided a full spectrum of staffing services, including temporary, temp-to-perm and direct hire placement. While their roots in the marine industry, they also specialize in warehouse distribution, construction, manufacturing and professional placement.
In 2014, Trade Team launched their professional direct hire placement services under a new division and name – ProTeam. Moving forward Trade Team will focus on the temporary and skilled trades, while ProTeam will be focused only on direct hire and professional staffing.
They focus on direct hire and professional placement in industrial, construction, marine, logistics and manufacturing industries, filling the following types of positions: office/clerical, light industrial, heavy industrial, accounting and finance, engineering human resources, marketing/sales, marine logistics and construction. With their roots in marine – ProTeam specializes in the industrial/manufacturing, marine and constructions business – giving them a better understanding of their client's needs and the types of positions they fill.
a better understanding of their client's needs and the types of positions they fill.
To provide professional staffing services to the manufacturing, logistics, industrial, construction and marine industry segments with a focus on qualified candidates, customer satisfaction, quick response and exceeding expectations.
While ProTeam has a national reach, they are focused primarily in the Virginia and mid-Atlantic region. General managers, operations managers and HR managers in their industry segments are their primary audience.
Tone and Feel:
The ProTeam logo should communicate that they are industry experts – and give a very professional feel. It does not need to match or reflect the Trade Team logo. Color preference for the new logo are blue and grey – but client is open to additional choices.
ProTeam Solutions, ProTeam Staffing Solutions or ProTeam Placement Services are also being considered as names, and designs should include options for all options.