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South River Celebrates Two Years Accident Free

The team at our South River, NJ facility recently achieved two years without an accident. To celebrate the milestone, management provided ice cream and a food truck to all shifts. This accomplishment meant a lot to team members who make safety a top priority each day in the workplace.

Author: Jessica Chizmar
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Celebrating Earth Day

The humble pallet may not be the first thing we think of when we consider environmental sustainability, but they have an important role to play. Considering its vital position in the supply chain, the pallet bears the weight of a lot of environmental responsibility. With over 849 million wood pallets produced each year, having a low carbon footprint is important. Of those 849 million pallets,...

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Girl Scouts Establish Supply Chain Badge

The Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida teamed up with Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee and Ryder System, Inc., a transportation services provider, to create a new supply chain badge. To earn the badge, Girl Scouts attended a virtual event showing how Girl Scout Cookies move through each part of the supply chain. They also virtually met women who work in the supply...

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Mental Health and Manufacturing

In the manufacturing sector, employees’ physical health is a top concern. In an industrial setting, employees are susceptible to accidents due to moving parts on machinery, equipment failures and other hazards. For these reasons, physical health and safety are taken very seriously. Safety protocols are mandatory, and safety audits are regularly performed to help ensure employees go home safe...

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