At Saltchuk, essential employees across our family of companies are facing challenging circumstances to keep the supply chain running smoothly for our communities. We believe that now, more than ever, it is important to share their stories, fostering connection as we prepare for the challenges of the future.
  • Tuesday , 29 September 2020

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A mission of missile defense

A mission of missile defense

Clendenin is Chief Mate on the SS Pacific Tracker when the vessel is activated for missions for the Missile Defense Agency. He began his career with TOTE Services in 2005 aboard the SS Chesapeake.

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

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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Fifty years in the driver’s seat

Fifty years in the driver’s seat

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.

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Joseph Bennett honored with Saltchuk’s 2019 Innovation in Safety award

Joseph Bennett honored with Saltchuk’s 2019 Innovation in Safety award

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.

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Saltchuk’s Alaska director focused on making a difference

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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