RefrigiWear and the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) have awarded the 2013 WFLO Scholarship to Raul Flores of Frez-N-Stor. Flores, who progressed from forklift operator to operations manager at Frez-N-Stor, has been active in safety promotion and human resources at his company. Flores will use the scholarship to further his professional education.
Toyota Material Handling (USA) Inc. celebrated the end of its 2012 philanthropic giving year by donating two internal combustion lift trucks to the city of Columbus, Ind., and to United Way of Bartholomew County, Ind. Toyota forklifts are manufactured at Toyota Industrial Equipment Mfg. Inc. (TIEM) in Columbus.
Logistics service provider C.H. Robinson once again sponsored WolvesCare month with the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation. Throughout the month of January, the company supported the foundation's grant awards and community service events, which focused on assisting children suffering from chronic illnesses.
The nonprofit Containerization & Intermodal Institute presented the Seamen's Church Institute (SCI) at Port Newark with a $5,000 donation to assist in repairing damage to the center caused by Superstorm Sandy. SCI of New York and New Jersey provides pastoral care, education, and legal advocacy to mariners in North America and elsewhere.