Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) and local dealer Toyota Material Handling Northeast donated the use of four 8-Series pneumatic lift trucks and one walkie pallet truck to help unload more than 35 tons of nonperishable food for distribution by the Philadelphia-area hunger relief organization Philabundance.
The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has received the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control's "Spare the Air" Award for reducing port-related pollutants by 50 percent since 2005. SCPA says it achieved that milestone thanks to its "Clean Truck" program, equipment modernization, improved terminal productivity, collaboration with local and state organizations to promote air-quality improvements, and diversification of inland transportation to lessen environmental impacts.
Santa Fe Springs, Calif.-based Shift Freight, which provides less-than-truckload service to third-party logistics companies, is donating $1 to qualified charitable organizations for every shipment it moves for its customers. Under its "SHIFT the World" program, customers can dedicate individual shipments to their favorite charities.