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Former Foss Director relishes new role at TOTE Services

Georgia native JP Marcantonio accepted the position of VP of Marine Services in February. By Hilary Reeves During his 13 years at Foss Maritime, JP Marcantonio’s motto was, “Happy to be here. Proud to serve.” “I never had a bad

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‘He got goosebumps and instantly teared up.’

NAC’s Trisha Reyes’s familial discovery led her on a hunt for Agnes Foss treasure. By Hilary Reeves Trisha Reyes’s father Richard “Dick” Banks peppered her childhood with stories of the months he spent aboard a tugboat bound for Vietnam in

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Tropical VP works to make ‘big dreams’ reality for Caribbean

“I’ve had quite the journey since my return to Tropical,” he said. “In my current role, I work with our NVOCC teams at Caribtrans, Deluxe, and VI Cargo to seek opportunities to grow their business and develop the strategy for the future. The Global Logistics side is where we partner with industry leaders to offer logistics services from around the world to our Caribbean customers, regardless of whether it’s less than container-load or full container-loads.  In addition, I work to support our LCL Warehouses for Tropical in West Palm Beach and Miami where we handle small-package receiving and consolidation services.”

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TOTE President Jeff Dixon sails through first two months

Dixon: ‘It’s been supremely rewarding to me already.’ By Hilary Reeves Captain Jeff Dixon spent 27 years on active duty in the United States Coast Guard before joining TOTE Services almost two years ago. He assumed the role of President

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NAMS Ramp Lead: ‘employees are family’

Seventeen years after joining the company, Ed Rowe said growth is inevitable – but some things remain the same. By Hilary Reeves Ed Rowe joined Northern Air Cargo (NAC) in September of 2001 as a Warehouse Agent. He grew up a

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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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NAMS shift Foreman leads new tool accountability effort

Benton Spencer helped pare 25 toolboxes down to two By Hilary Reeves In 2015, Northern Air Maintenance Services (NAMS) had 25 toolboxes containing some 20,000 tools spread across its Anchorage hanger. Tool accountability is critical in aviation – a misplaced

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