Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. donated $10,000 to the high school robotics team at Shakopee Senior High School in Shakopee, Minn., during a visit by the students to an Amazon fulfillment center near their campus.
Indianapolis-based truckload carrier Celadon Group Inc. has renewed its sponsorship of the March Madness-style online fundraising tournament hosted by Brackets For Good, an Indiana charitable organization.
Global logistics service provider Deutsche Post DHL Group is sending a Disaster Response Team (DRT) to Manta in Ecuador to assist with earthquake recovery. The team will provide pro bono logistics support at Ecuador's Eloy Alfaro International Airport to help coordinate incoming international aid shipments and prepare the cargo for transportation to affected areas.
Memphis, Tenn.-based logistics giant FedEx Corp. is teaming up with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to protect and restore plants, fish, wildlife, and habitats in communities across the nation for the seventh consecutive year. More than 500 FedEx team members across 16 cities will participate with local nonprofits to address pressing urban environmental challenges.
Ryder System Inc., the Miami-based commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions company, announced a $25,000 donation to the Women in Trucking (WIT) Foundation. The funding will provide student scholarships and help educate the next generation of transportation professionals.