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Interview Tips for 2021

Finding a job has never been easy, and the rapid workplace changes brought on by the pandemic haven’t helped. After COVID-19 left many jobless and changed operating procedures at nearly every workplace, job-seekers are facing unique challenges. While many of the traditional interview tips still apply, potential employees need to keep in mind the new circumstances they may face.

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Millwood Gathering 2021: One Heart, One Mind

On Tuesday, May 11, Millwood team members gathered at Faith Family Church in Canton, OH to honor Christ and one another in person for the first time since the onset of COVID-19. The theme of the event was One Heart, One Mind, based on Philippians 2:2 which reads, “Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and...

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Trucking and Logistics Update

The year 2021 is all about bouncing back. After the major, global disruptions caused by COVD-19 in 2020, businesses and its employees have been working hard to regain their footing. Some industries are readily rebounding while others continue to struggle, and at the heart of it all, the trucking and logistics industry is facing its own specific set of challenges.

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National Day of Prayer

Millwood is proudly a faith-based company. We look to Christ for leadership and incorporate Biblical teachings into how we conduct business. Prayer has always been a part of the way we do things at Millwood, and that made yesterday, The National Day of Prayer, an important day for many of our team members.

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Team Members Clean Up Neighborhoods for Earth Day

A great way to celebrate Earth Day is by doing the work that helps keep the planet clean. Several of our corporate team members took the time to clean up litter and trash in their local neighborhoods this past weekend.

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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.

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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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Pillar Moment: Jesus Almodovar and Jose Vasquez

Our pillars are the foundation of everything we do at Millwood. They represent our dedication to our customers, team members and God. They are the embodiment of the ideal qualities that we all strive for at Millwood, in both our professional and personal lives. Trust, servitude, discipleship and integrity are the characteristics we hope to instill in all team members across every location and...

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