The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) received a contribution of $10,000 from Food Shippers of America for Oklahoma tornado relief efforts. ALAN is also working with Feeding America (FA) to deliver food and essential supplies to the disaster area. FA coordinated the truckload delivery of more than 2 million pounds of food to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, while ALAN sponsored material handling equipment and transportation for food distribution from the food bank. Companies that want to help with rebuilding can view requests for assistance.
NACCO Materials Handling Group Inc. presented a $7,750 check to United Way of Pitt County (N.C.) during a recent East Carolina University baseball game. NACCO donated $250 for every homerun hit this season by the ECU Pirates, who tallied 31 homers.
Towlift Inc. donated a Jungheinrich forklift to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. This is the third lift truck Towlift has donated to support the organization, which distributes 46 million pounds of food annually in central and eastern Ohio.
Total Quality Logistics (TQL) raised $17,025 for the Yellow Ribbon Support Foundation from its $1 Per Load fundraiser. The annual donation to the troops was presented to the foundation on Memorial Day at TQL's Cincinnati headquarters.
Penske Truck Leasing has established the Penske Truck Leasing Diesel Excellence Scholarship through a gift of $100,000 to the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Foundation. Students in UTI's auto diesel training programs with a 3.5 GPA or higher can apply for $3,000 scholarships.