Crowning achievement. The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design has presented Crown Equipment Corp. with a Good Design Award for one of its forklift trucks. The Crown GPC 3000 Series order picker was recognized for its superior operator comfort and visibility, as well as its contribution to warehouse efficiency.
LA woman. Geraldine Knatz, the first female executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, has been honored as one of the city's most influential female business leaders by the National Association of Women Business Owners LA. Knatz, who facilitated the first joint meeting of the leaders of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, received the organization's Leadership Award.
Wham, bam, thank you, Sam. Sam's Club has presented Distribution Technology with a ThirdParty Distribution Center of the Year award. Distribution Technology is a regional fullservice logistics and management company based in Charlotte, N.C. This is the fifth award the company has received from Sam's Club.
Lowe's knows. Home improvement retailer Lowe's has named Southeastern Freight Lines its Platinum Carrier of the Year. Southeastern, a regional lessthantruckload carrier, has received this award two years in a row.