Shoreside Logistics Driver Allen McKnight is the 2019 recipient of the Mike Garvey Award for Distinguished Service in Safety. He began his truck-driving career almost 50 years ago on Aug. 29, 1971.
TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico (TMPR) Terminal Operations Manager Joseph Bennett is the 2019 Saltchuk honoree for Innovation in Safety. His years of experience working in warehousing and stevedoring served as a knowledge base for the “simple yet innovative” changes he spearheaded at TMPR, despite his short tenure with the company.
A typical week sees the 10 members of Tropical’s Miami-based South Florida Sales Team hitting the road, calling on customers in Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Lucy, and Okeechobee counties. Since March 16, the team’s workweek has been anything but typical.
“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.”