Douglassville, Pa.-based equipment manufacturer American Crane and Equipment Corp. held a holiday food drive in partnership with the Greater Berks Food Bank, donating a can of food for each parts order placed during the month of November. The charitable group helps feed over 60,000 people per year.
Bethany McCrone was awarded a scholarship by Choptank Transport.
Choptank Transport, a Preston, Md.-based third-party logistics company, awarded the fourth annual scholarship award to a business student at the University of Maryland. This year's scholarship recipient is Bethany McCrone.
Reusable plastic container (RPC) provider Ifco of Portland, Ore., has donated 185 containers to Meals on Wheels People for its "Meals 4 Kids" program. The containers will allow staff to pack and deliver more than 3,000 meals weekly to low-income, nutritionally at-risk children and families in North and Southeast Portland. The group had previously used cardboard boxes, which were smaller, did not hold up well, and could not be washed.
Staff members at Total Quality Logistics raised $45,799 to support breast cancer awareness—in part by shaving their managers' heads.
Total Quality Logistics of Cincinnati, Ohio, raised $45,799 to support breast cancer awareness during the freight brokerage firm's annual Pinktober campaign. Employee fundraising efforts included the Great Shave event, where workers donated money to earn the right to shave their managers' heads. All funds raised went to the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer effort.
Atlanta-based freight and logistics giant UPS has launched a free website and mobile app to help U.S. veterans and transitioning service members find civilian careers. The UPS Military Transition App is available at app stores for iOS and Android devices, while the UPS Veteran Career Gateway can be found online at UPSjobs.com/military. Both offer links to dozens of government and private veteran hiring programs, services, and networking opportunities, as well as a Military Skills Translator that offers guidance on which currently available jobs best fit veterans based on their military occupations.