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SJF Material Handling starts “Eat Local” movement

When times get hard, living in a small close‐knit community can oftentimes have a huge advantage. In following in their late father Jerry Sterner’s legacy for love and pride in our local community, the Stafford and Frank Sterner families, owners of  SJF Material Handling Inc., would like to begin a movement encouraging other local businesses to daily patronize local restaurants and other businesses in and around their own community, ...

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De Ridder named Women In Trucking’s 2020 Female Driver of the Year

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Walmart announced today Susie De Ridder, a company driver for Armour Transportation Systems in New Brunswick, Canada as the winner of the first annual Female Driver of the Year award. De Ridder was among the three finalists for the award. The other finalists include Carmen Anderson, a company driver at America’s Service Line, LLC and Sarah Fiske, a company driver at FedEx Freight. De Ridder...

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Women In Trucking announces its 2020 April Member of the Month

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announces that Cindy Reaves is its April Member of the Month. Reaves is the vice president of Gulf Coast sales and marketing for Linden Bulk Transportation LLC (Linden), a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology, in Montgomery, Texas. After an impressive 40-year career in the trucking industry, she is retiring in April 2020. Through the past four decades, Reaves rose through the ranks...

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MH Equipment awarded prestigious Dealer Awards by Hyster-Yale Group

MH Equipment’s Illinois, Iowa, and Ohio South regions were awarded the 2019 Hyster Dealer of Distinction recognition, and the Iowa and Ohio North regions earned the 2019 Yale Dealer of Excellence Award MH Equipment received two major recognitions from Hyster-Yale Group for its focused leadership and success in the industry – the 2019 Hyster Dealer of Distinction and 2019 Yale Dealer of Excellence awards. MH...

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Riekes Equipment announces new Director of Rentals and Used

Riekes Equipment, an industry provider in material handling and warehouse solutions has announced that Mark Langerud has joined as Director of Rental and Used. In his new position, Langerud will provide leadership for the Rental and Used Teams across all seven Riekes locations and is responsible for the execution of a strategy that positions Riekes for continued growth in those markets. “Marks leadership and extensive experience...

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Harbor Commission names Commercial Operations leader

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has named Kenneth W. Duncan, an executive with the ocean carrier Maersk, as Managing Director of Commercial Operations at the Port of Long Beach, the nation’s second-busiest seaport. Duncan will lead a bureau consisting of the Port’s Business Development, Tenant Services, and Operations, and Security Services divisions. He was selected after a competitive process to permanently replace Dr....

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JLS Automation celebrates 65th Anniversary

Company’s history shows a culture of innovation and commitment to quality This year marks a major milestone for JLS Automation. The company is celebrating its 65th anniversary and its long-standing commitment to revolutionizing industrial automation with its robotic packaging systems. JLS Automation started as JL Souser & Associates, a manufacturers’ representative firm that sold power transmission equipment in 1955. Since taking...

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