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StratAir’s Jorge Corral honored with 2023 Saltchuk President’s Innovation in Safety Award

Corral: ‘It’s a beautiful story to see the progress and growth we’ve accomplished.’ StratAir Key Account Senior Operations Manager Jorge Corral has been named the 2023 President’s Award for Safety Innovation honoree. Corral’s inclusive leadership and safety-first mindset led to

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Delta Western scholarship recipient journeys toward law school

Rachell Gulanes: ‘My end game is to return and contribute to life in Alaska.’ Raised on Amaknak Island near Alaska’s famed Dutch Harbor, NorthStar Energy Legal and Compliance Assistant Rachell Gulanes is a 2013 recipient of the Delta Western scholarship

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Aloha Tech Ops’s Darren Espina named 2023 ‘Distinguished Service in Safety’ honoree

Espina: ‘Some people are fast learners, but with others, you need to take more time and have more patience.’ Aloha Tech Ops (ATO) Maintenance Crew Chief Darren Espina is the 2023 Michael D. Garvey Award for Distinguished Service in Safety.

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StratAir president focused on improvement

Andres Gonzalez: ‘We have a talented group of people who are instrumental in accomplishing our long-term success. I couldn’t be more excited.’ Like many busy professionals, StratAir President Andres Gonzalez’s morning routine starts with coffee. “I can’t function properly without

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Growth in Guyana

Tropical’s Country Manager Glenis Hodge said demand for shipping is ‘just the tip of the iceberg.’ Long before ‘oil’ became the newest buzzword and main driver of the Guyanese economy, Tropical Shipping offered fast shipping between West Palm Beach and

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Day-long drill preps TJC’s San Diego terminal

Terminal Manager Harvey Vallier’s coordination brought together representatives from the California Office of Spill Prevention and Response, the U.S. Coast Guard, and others. Without warning, at precisely 9:01 a.m. on March 15, 2023, while The Jankovich Company’s San Diego Marine

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Aloha Tech Ops reclaims FAA Diamond Award for maintenance excellence

Under the leadership of Director of Maintenance Mario Mausio, the airline’s techs are considered among the top 5% in the country. This spring, Aloha Air Cargo and Aloha Tech Ops were awarded the 2022 Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Diamond Award

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Operations Manager celebrates thirty years with Naniq in Hawaii

Naniq’s first office in Hawaii employed just a handful of people—including Vicky Tecson. Vicky Tecson said she owes her 30-year career at Naniq Global Logistics to a one-inch-by-one-inch classified ad seeking a Data Entry Clerk for the freight company Danzas

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Seventy years flying Alaska’s freight

Ryan Air—the Alaskan bush freight carrier founded by Wilfred and Eva Ryan in 1953—joined the Saltchuk Family of Companies in December. It’s legacy spans generations. Lee Ryan’s tenure at Ryan Air—the 70-year-old Alaskan bush freight carrier founded by his grandparents

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‘The importance of investing in people’

More than 20 years after marine scientist Kemit-Amon Lewis became one of Tropical Shipping’s first scholarship recipients, a shared commitment to the Caribbean brought them together again. Kemit-Amon Lewis spent the past two decades building a storied career, predominately focused

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Project manager’s CI improvement plan strengthens Carlile’s Tacoma warehouse

Wendell Hiser’s team pulled together to improve productivity, customer satisfaction, and employee morale. For Carlile Transportation Project Manager Wendell Hiser, Continuous Improvement isn’t just about implementing shiny new ideas—it’s the small details that matter the most. “Coming from air freight

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Tropical’s trailer triumph keeps trucking along

In 2016, Tropical Shipping embarked on an inland transport Continuous Improvement project that’s saved millions and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 17,000 metric tons. In 2016, Dave Hearl and Van Kent had an idea. “Our teams are always looking for

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Saltchuk leaders connect to make dreams come true

TOTE President Tim Nolan’s service on the board of a Florida nonprofit sparked a fundraising firestorm strengthened by Saltchuk companies’ overarching commitment to community. When TOTE President/CEO Tim Nolan first moved his family to Florida 10 years ago, he was

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