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Shoreside Customer Service Lead ‘gets involved,’ solves regional logistics issues

Ivette Rivera is known in the Jacksonville logistics community for her ability to find timely solutions to any problem that comes her way.  By Hilary Reeves It’s common for Ivette Rivera to quickly (and gracefully) resolve any disputes or concerns

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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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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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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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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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Shoreside fleet managers partner to ‘bless’ Jacksonville homeless

Stephanie Hudson and Stacey Phillips, alongside family, friends and coworkers, assembled and distributed some 20 supply bags before the holidays. By Hilary Reeves Stephanie Hudson was born in Jacksonville, Florida, but moved to Cincinnati when she was seven and back

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