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Deluxe Freight president founded company offering white-glove service to the Cayman Islands at age 24

Willie Munoz moved from Cuba to the United States when he was 10 years old, sold company to Tropical Shipping in 2009. By Hilary Reeves In 1982, Willie Munoz was a 10-year-old kid with a faulty heart struggling to survive

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Carlile Yard Supervisor awarded 2017 President’s Award for Innovation in Safety

Jeremy Davenport on safety: ‘My reward is getting to see everyone having fun, staying healthy, and going home to their families every night.’ By Hilary Reeves Carlile Yard Supervisor Jeremy Davenport doesn’t spend much time in the office – you’ll

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Aviation veteran finds home in Aloha maintenance department

Ashley Medeiros: ‘We have such a great group of people here, and we’re so family-oriented, everyone does their part.’ By Hilary Reeves According to Ashley Medeiros, most graduating high school seniors born and raised in Hawaii know that the best

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Foss Maritime Operations Manager to accept safety award on behalf of SoCal team

Ron Costin: ‘It’s like winning the World Series…there was so much team effort put forth: no spill to water since 2006, and a nearly 10-year record of no lost-time injuries.’ By Hilary Reeves For Foss Maritime Operations Manager Ron Costin,

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Alaska couple forges separate careers under Saltchuk umbrella

Delta Western Safety Director Leon Dwiggins and Carlile Senior Project Manager Christen Van Treeck are always ready for the next adventure. By Hilary Reeves Leon Dwiggins and Christen Van Treeck could have been high school sweethearts. “We actually met right

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From Phoenicia to the Seven Seas: sixth-generation Floridian helps right cargo calamities across Caribbean waters

Seven Seas Insurance President Mike Culpepper: ‘The real question is, can you afford not to have cargo insurance coverage?’ By Hilary Reeves Mike Culpepper, a sixth-generation Floridian, was named President of Seven Seas Insurance Co. in 2006. In 1966, at

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