Somerville, N.J.-based transportation management software (TMS) developer Aljex Software has joined forces with transportation industry financing group BAM Worldwide to support the Navy SEAL Foundation. For every shipment completed on the Aljex platform using BAM financing, the partners will make a donation to the foundation, which provides support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare community and their families.
Hänel Storage Systems donated an AS/RS to Vincennes University's logistics training center.
Pittsburgh-based vertical storage unit manufacturer Hänel Storage Systems has donated an automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) to the Vincennes University Logistics Training & Education Center in Plainfield, Ind. Arranged by industry group MHI, the gift will allow students in the supply chain logistics management program to train on a Rotomat vertical carousel.
Australia-based pallet provider CHEP Australia painted some of its iconic blue pallets pink in October to raise awareness for breast and gynecological cancers. To promote awareness of Pink Ribbon Day and support supermarket chain Woolworths in its corporate partnership with the Cancer Council, CHEP sent a truckload of pink pallets to the Woolworths DC in Minchinbury, New South Wales, for circulation into stores.
Employees at Jacksonville, Fla.-based Crowley Maritime Corp. recently volunteered their time to assemble and deliver 400 teddy bears for patients at Wolfson Children's Hospital. Each bear was dressed in a T-shirt that included hand-drawn messages of hope and encouragement from Crowley employees. (See photo above.)
Mike Gardner, president and CEO of Scranton, Pa.-based 3PL Kane Is Able Inc., was awarded the 2016 "Fearless Fundraiser" award by Pelotonia, an organization that runs fundraising bike tours to fight cancer. Gardner raised close to $70,000 in funds for cancer research last year.