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Tropical’s leadership guru shares journey, importance of reimagining the future

“How do we want it to be when we go back to old ‘normal’? What do we want to keep from our old lives? What do we want to keep from our new lives? That’s what leaders think about. Leaders tell the truth about what’s happening, reimagine the future, come up with ways to make changes, and – above all – leaders support and encourage everyone at all levels. That’s exactly what Senior Leadership at Tropical Shipping is doing right now. I’m confident we will emerge even stronger than before.”

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Saltchuk’s Alaska director focused on making a difference

“Food security is a big issue in our community and everywhere,” he said. “We wanted to illustrate how, with little effort, everyone can make an impact – not only during a pandemic but every day. We’ve always believed that being involved and helping out where needed is a part of being a good neighbor, and in our case, good Alaskans.”

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Foss mission leaders reflect on Puerto Rico disaster relief

Robert Wagoner:‘It takes a village, constant effort, and focus to achieve success.’ By Hilary Reeves Five days after Hurricane Maria savaged her way through the Caribbean last September, Foss Maritime Director of Cargo Operations Rob Wagoner was on the ground

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Shoreside Logistics warehouse manager talks shop

Under Jeff LeBlanc’s careful stewardship, the Shoreside Logistics’ Jacksonville warehouse has grown from an initial 24,000 square feet to 94,000 in a handful of years. By Hilary Reeves Louisiana native Jeff LeBlanc first made his way east to Jacksonville, Florida

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Naval Architect Amanda Dayton keeps Foss on cutting edge of tech

ROVs, lasers, and more open a world of future possibilities for the storied tug company By Hilary Reeves Foss Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Amanda Dayton knew early on that she’d be pursuing a career in engineering. “I went to

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ACMF to honor the career of Saltchuk’s Rick Murrell at annual benefit

Since setting a new course for Tropical, Murrell eyes other opportunities to ride the wave of the future. By Hilary Reeves The American Caribbean Maritime Foundation (ACMF) has announced it will honor the career achievements of Saltchuk Senior Vice President

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