Nicole Hawks-Morse, CDS, our Director of Safety, was awarded the Safety Professional of the Year at the 71st Oregon Trucking Association’s Annual Convention in Bend, Oregon on August 17, 2022. This is the second time Nicole has won this award. She was previously awarded the Oregon Trucking Association (OTA)’s Safety Director of the Year at the…Details
We are happy to announce that Jenny Hall, Dispatch Department at Rancho Cucamonga branch has recently accepted the position of Fleet Manager. Also, Yedith Barraza from the Quality Department at Clackamas recently shared her interest in advancing her career with the company and has been promoted to OSD Supervisor. Jenny has been with Kool Pak…Details
COVID-19 and the resulting impacts have required that we analyze every part of Kool Pak’s business. As a result, the hardest hit area of our system is northern California. After careful study, we have decided to close the Patterson, CA facility effective March 5th, 2021. Northern California is still an important market for us and our customers. We will continue to service…Details
This year, at the annual Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) awards ceremony, Kool Pak received the 2019 TCA Fleet Safety Award for Excellence In Safety. Kool Pak earned second place in Division I for fleets Under 5 Million Miles. The award was accepted virtually by Nicole Hawks-Morse, Kool Pak’s Director of Safety. In addition, Kool Pak…Details
Truckload Carriers Association just wrapped up their Fleet Safety Awards and released a press release announcing the 2019 TCA FLeet Safety Award Winners. We’re happy to announce that Kool Pak placed 2nd in Division I (less than 5 million miles). Here’s the full press release courtesy of TCA: Winners Announced for 2019 TCA Fleet Safety…Details
Kool Pak Regional Manager Blake McClearn and Patterson Fleet Manager Juri Torres Del Toro presented careers available at Kool Pak to the Patterson High School logistics students. Read more about it through the link below.
The 2019 BC CSSE/NAOSH week Safety Forum and Awards dinner was held in British Columbia on November 28th. Kool Pak Canada / Polar Express Transportation was honored to receive the General Trucking Award for their safety efforts throughout the year. Several staff members of Kool Pak Canada attended the event.
Kool Pak is very excited to announce that Wade Palmer has been given an additional title of Chief Operating Officer (COO) as well as maintaining his Chief Financial Officer (CFO) duties. Wade’s new title and responsibility will include both positions (CFO/COO). Wade has been an outstanding leader and executive through his 18 years. We are…Details
NAOSH (North American Occupational Safety and Health) Week was held in May across Canada and the entire Kool Pak Canada team actively participated in safety and health events throughout the week. The goal of NAOSH Week is to focus employers, employees, partners and the public on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the…Details
At Ness Holding Company, we’re celebrating 80 great years of serving the food industry. Starting in 1939 in Portland, Oregon, Ness Holding Company Co. Inc., has been involved in manufacturing, importing, brokerage, distribution, warehousing and transportation services, all focused on excellent customer service and the safe handling of food and temperature-sensitive products.