OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award presented to local rail shipper with spotless rail safety record
OmniTRAX honors 2020 Safe Shipper award-winner Pacific Nortwest Oil with a donation to Stockton firefighters. Ceremony participants pictured left to right. Back Row: Lance Coleman and Kevin Remyns, Pacific Northwest Oil Front Row: Kelli Dunn, OmniTRAX, Ricky Hegeduis, OmniTRAX, Fire Chief James Klein, Michael Walsh, OmniTRAX[/caption]
STOCKTON, Calif., Aug. 31, 2021 — Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad (STE), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, the transportation affiliate of The Broe Group, presented a community donation to the Stockton Fire Foundation at a ceremony honoring Stockton’s recipient of the inaugural OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award. The OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award recognizes companies that model exemplary shipping safety by shipping or receiving loaded cars with no accidental releases during the previous year.
“We are proud to recognize shipping safety by contributing to the Stockton firefighters that keep our community safe each day,” said OmniTRAX Senior Vice President of Operations John Bradley. “We are pleased to recognize a thoughtful STE shipping partner that achieved a spotless shipping safety record.”
The 2020 OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award recipient for the STE is Pacific Northwest Oil. A $1,000 contribution was made in the award winner’s name.
“Community safety is a collective effort, and we are thankful for community partners like STE and OmniTRAX that provide critical resources to help us keep our community safe,” said Fire Marshall Chief James Klein.