Con-way Inc. subsidiary Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore have established a scholarship program for students in the educational institution's School of Operations and Logistics Management. Menlo will provide four scholarships annually to selected students in their final year of study. The program includes a three-month internship at a Menlo facility, enabling the students to gain real-world, hands-on experience in logistics operations as they complete their studies. The inaugural award recipients included Ong Si Ru, Lim KeWei, Goh Jia Xian, and Shen Zhi Kai.
Brambles Ltd. subsidiary IFCO Systems, operator of an international pool of reusable plastic containers (RPCs), is donating containers to the nonprofit Ag Against Hunger. The organization will use the RPCs to transport fruit and vegetables donated by California growers to food banks in six western states.
The UPS Foundation will donate more than $7.6 million to 41 nonprofit organizations. The donations include more than $1 million in cash and in-kind support to the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) for the expansion of the group's Paving Access to Veterans Employment (PAVE) initiative, an employment reintegration program for veterans.
Fisher House Foundation announced a donation of $300,000 from DHL to support the Heroes' Legacy Scholarship, which provides college scholarships for children of fallen and disabled service members.