Material handling equipment supplier Raymond Handling Concepts Corp. has donated nine pallet jacks worth about $1,500 apiece to the American Red Cross. Organized by the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN), the donation will support the agency's work distributing food and medical supplies for disaster relief.
Columbus, Ohio-based 3PL Zipline Logistics donated $2,800 to "Dot the I," a nonprofit organization launched by one of its employees. The "Dot The I" organization works to bring both tourism dollars and relief supplies to the historically blighted area of south-central West Virginia.
Chandler, Ariz.-based 3PL American Group hosted its fourth annual "Loopers Against Leukemia" golf tournament in March, raising $10,000 for Rady's Children's Hospital, a pediatric care facility in San Diego. The event has raised more than $44,000 over the past four years.
New York-based freight forwarder MTS Logistics will hold its seventh annual "Bike Tour with MTS for Autism" June 10. The company will donate $30 for each "Tier 1" rider (those who complete a 48-mile route) and $20 for each "Tier 2" rider (those who opt for a 32-mile route) to the cause of autism awareness and treatment.
Irvine, Calif.-based logistics solutions provider Aeronet Worldwide arranged the shipping and delivery of the "Beeper Eggs" used in an annual spring egg hunt held by Blind Babies Foundation, a program of Junior Blind America. The specially designed eggs are hidden around the parks where the events are held, allowing blind children to find and then trade them for plastic eggs stuffed with candy.