CONGRATULATIONS BRANDI FUGATE!
Brandi has been promoted to Billing Manager at our Redwood Portland office! She started with Kool Pak in December 2019 as a Billing Specialist and in March 2020 was promoted to Billing Specialist Lead. We are super excited for this new move, and what that means for our Billing Department and for Brandi. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to Kool Pak!
CONGRATULATIONS ASHLEY BERLIN!
Ashley has been training in our LESS THAN 0-6 MONTHS DRIVER TRAINING program. Ashley graduated in April after training at our Clackamas terminal. She will be based primarily out of Rancho Cucamonga as an OTR Professional Driver with Kool Pak. We extend our hearty congratulations on her achievements, and are overjoyed for what that means for our Transportation Department and for Ashley. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to Kool Pak!
Congratulations to these outstanding team members!
- Tab Goundie – 19 years
- Ron Yarnell – 14 years
- Larry Hochhalter – 9 years
- John Rosentritt – 7 years
- Edwin Mata – 6 years
- Aaron Barney – 4 years
- Hank Andrade – 2 years
- Andrea Cole – 1 year
- Suzy Ortiz – 1 year
- Mike Mozley – 1 year
AMANDA – CSR DISPATCH | CLACKAMAS
Please join us in welcoming Amanda as our new CSR Dispatch for the Dispatching Department in Clackamas. She enjoys cross stitch, quilting and crafting. Her favorite place to travel is to Gold Beach, Oregon. If you have never visited, she highly recommends it.
Welcome and congratulations Amanda!
CYLE – MATERIAL HANDLER | SUMNER
Please join us in welcoming Cyle as our new Material Handler for the Sumner Warehouse Department. Cyle started as a temp with Kool Pak last November and has contributed greatly to the day to day productivity in Sumner. He enjoys watching movies, taking drives and traveling as often as he can. Welcome and congratulations Cyle!
DAVE – OTR DRIVER | CLACKAMAS
Please welcome Dave as our new OTR Driver for our ClackamasTransportation Department. Dave partnered with us many years before as an owner operator. He enjoys wood working, reading Lifeline magazine and taking long drives to the coast, where he spends as much time as he can on the beach. He would love to travel to Alaska sometime in the near future, but for now he’s soaking up all the fun he’s having with us. Welcome and congratulations Dave!
CONGRATULATIONS MAYLI MOUA!
Mayli has been promoted to CSR Manager at our Clackamas Warehouse. She’s been with Kool Pak since 2016 as a CSR Representative. We are super excited for this move and what that means for our CSR Department and Mayli. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to Kool Pak!
Congratulations to these amazing team members – and thank you for your years of service!
- Lee Esperanza – 19 years
- Dan Mendonca – 12 years
- Richard McShane – 12 years
- John Skelly – 4 years
- Tracey Torkelson – 4 years
- Yedith Barraza – 3 years
- Penny Brietenbauch – 2 years
- Ray Smith – 2 years
- Derek Langley – 1 year
- Katy Spray – 1 year
Victor – Professional OTR Driver, Rancho Cucamonga
Please join us in welcoming Victor to the Transportation Department as our new OTR Driver in Rancho Cucamonga. He made an extensive effort to find the perfect long-term position with the right company. Welcome aboard, Victor! He has been driving heavy truck for over 5 years and has enjoyed every bit. As a long-haul driver, he likes to treat himself to some comfort food; pizza is his favorite. When he’s not driving, he enjoys spending time outdoors and camping.
Tyreese – CSR Dispatch Support, Rancho Cucamonga
Please welcome Tyreese to our Dispatch Department in Rancho Cucamonga. Tyreese started with us March 21st and she’s already applying her dispatching knowledge and skills. Her hobbies include hiking and revamping/decorating. She enjoys eating Thai and Cuban food and likes to snack on fruit and sour candy. Welcome and congratulations!
Richard – CSR Warehouse Representative, Sumner WA
Welcome, Richard, to our CSR Department in Sumner, WA. Richard also started on March 21st. His hobbies include boating, camping and traveling. He enjoys places like Las Vegas and New York. So far in his career, his favorite job was bartending. We’re glad he’s on our team now. On his days off, he enjoys spending time on the lake.
Kristina – Inside Sales Support, Portland
Welcome to our Portland Sales Team, Kristina. With her background in Sales, CSR and Account Management, she joined us mid-March as our new Inside Sales Support Representative. When she’s away from work, Kristina enjoys hiking, rock collecting and bead making. She would like to travel more and currently, her favorite place is Colorado, where she visits family. She loves to go on road trips and if she happens to end up at the beach, all the better.
Johnathon – Professional Local Driver, Rancho Cucamonga
Please join us in welcoming Johnathon as our new Local Driver in Rancho Cucamonga. Johnathon started mid-March and is eager to make Kool Pak his favorite place to work. When he travels, he enjoys places like Thailand. While on the road, he likes to eat at Wing Stop. He is also a fan of baseball. We won the game with Johnathan – it’s a team win! Welcome aboard.
Eddie – Material Handler, Rancho Cucamonga
Please welcome Eddie as our new Material Handler in our Rancho Warehouse Department. Eddie joins us as a referral to Kool Pak – and brings a great deal of warehouse experience. Thanks for choosing Kool Pak and welcome! Eddie likes car racing and working on cars. If he had a few extra hundred bucks, he would no doubt purchase racing fuel.
Brian – Professional Local Driver, Clackamas
Please join us in welcoming Brian, Jr. as our new Local Driver in the Clackamas Transportation Department. Brian started with mid-month and is training at our Clackamas terminal. He joins the Kool Pak team after being referred to drive for the very best! Welcome aboard, Brian. He rarely has a day off work; when he does, he enjoys traveling to Montana. He likes to put in the hours and work hard, so he can invest any extra funds into his business.
Please welcome Aaron as our new Billing Specialist in Portland’s Billing Department. Aaron joined us in early February and is thrilled for the opportunity. He enjoys traveling to places like Wallowa Lake and watching his favorite basketball team, the Portland Trail Blazers. His favorite foods are beef jerky and eating at Por Que No?. Happy to have you on our Billing team.
Please join us in welcoming Ashley as our new Professional OTR Driver in Rancho Cucamonga. She is training at our Clackamas terminal. We’re happy that Ashley joins our team after being referred to drive for the very best! Her hobbies include traveling and hair dressing – she used to travel a lot during her days as a hairdresser. Her favorite place to visit is Jamaica. After work, she enjoys relaxing. Welcome, Ashley.
Please welcome Griselda as our new CSR Warehouse Representative in Clackamas. She is excited to start a new chapter in her career, having worked 3 previous years working front desk providing exceptional customer service. When she’s away from work, she enjoys spending time with her family and indulging in a little retail therapy. Welcome to the team.
Welcome Jeff, our newest Dispatcher in our Sumner facility. He started in early February and came highly recommended for the position, bringing many skills he’s learned in the industry. Jeff is very communicative and has great follow through. He’s familiar with Kool Pak already and has plans for a bright future. We’re glad you’re here.
A warm welcome goes out to Jorge as our new Material Handler in Rancho Cucamonga. Jorge enjoys fixing cars in his spare time. If given an extra $250.00, he would treat his family to dinner at one of his favorite places. He comes highly recommended to us as a hardworking, goal driven and dedicated individual. Welcome to the team.
Please welcome Lisa as our new CSR Data Entry Representative in our Clackamas CSR Department. Lisa enjoys crafting, camping, bonfires and cooking. On her days off, she likes to clean house and relax. She was previously a school bus driver and she loved that job. With an additional $250.00, she would take a spa day with her bestie. We’re glad you’re on board.
Welcome to Lou, our new Over Short and Damage Assistant for our Quality Department in Clackamas. Lou is ready to apply his skills and knowledge. His hobbies include video games, creative writing and making jewelry. He also enjoys walking his neighbors’ dog when he has days off. Great to have you on the team, Lou.
Please join us in welcoming Raj as our new Shuttle Driver in Sumner. Raj started late February after seeing a sign at our Sumner facility that we are hiring new drivers! She made an excellent first impression with our Driver Management Team. Welcome aboard.
Please welcome Ron as our new Material Handler in Clackamas. Ron started in early February and is thrilled for the opportunity. When he’s away from work he enjoys playing pool and being active in sports. He enjoyed his previous job working as a cab driver because he liked the diversity. His favorite food is BBQ and his favorite restaurant is Red Robin. We’re glad you’re on our team.
Thank you for your commitment to the Kool Pak team!
- Lorie Carson – 12 years
- David Ferris – 10 years
- Ryan Pierce – 6 years
- Randy Gillis – 2 years
- Steve Cannon – 2 years
- John Lopresti – 1 year
- Garrett Hill – 1 year
Please join in welcoming Jonathan as a new Professional Local Driver for Rancho Cucamonga. He joins our growing local fleet as a driver out of the California terminal. He joins Kool Pak with 16 months prior experience in the trucking industry. While away from work, his hobbies include mountain biking and fishing. His favorite place to travel is Mexico. We are excited for him to have a long-lasting and rewarding career here at Kool Pak! Welcome Jonathan.
Please join in welcoming Alfredo as a new Professional Local Driver. He joins our transportation department in our Sumner, Washington terminal. Alfredo has 5 previous years’ experience operating heavy trucks. He is self-motivated and goal oriented. Outside of work, he enjoys fishing and camping. He enjoys seafood and while on the road he enjoys Taco Time. Welcome aboard, Alfredo.
Please join in welcoming Miguel as a new Professional Local Driver. He joins our transportation department at our Rancho Cucamonga terminal. He brings over 20 years of previous experience operating heavy trucks. His hobbies include camping and hunting and his favorite foods are Mexican and American. Congratulations and welcome to the team.
Please join us in congratulating these long term team members!
- Steve Ness – 52 Years
- Sergio Valles – 11 Years
- Melanie Ness – 9 Years
- Cindy Haberstich – 10 Years
- Jim Haberstich – 10 Years
- Dave Nelson – 10 Years
- Cindy Soll – 7 Years
- Kare McGee – 2 Years
- Andrew Bullock – 1 Year
- Paul Knott – 1 Year
OZLO | ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST | PORTLAND
Please congratulate Ozlo on his recent promotion from Billing Specialist to Accounts Payable Specialist. Ozlo has been with Kool Pak since July 2021. In the just 7 months, he has made quite the impact for Kool Pak as well as himself. Congratulations. We wish you many years of continued success.
JOEL | DISPATCHER / CSR WAREHOUSE | RANCHO CUCAMONGA
Please join us in congratulating Joel Rincon on his recent promotion from Lead Warehouse to Dispatcher / CSR Warehouse at our Rancho facility. Joel has been with Kool Pak since August 2017. Over the years, Joel has provided exceptional service to various departments and has been a mentor to many fellow team members. We wish you many years of continued success.
Welcome Keith, our newest Professional OTR Driver based in Rancho Cucamonga. Keith joins Kool Pak as a referral of one of our drivers! He has been a pleasure to work with: very communicative and thorough. He likes to ride his bike on his days off and his hobbies include football. He enjoys traveling to Atlanta, GA and his favorite food is seafood.
Please join us in welcoming Agustin as our new Warehouse Manager in Rancho Cucamonga. He brings 5 years’ experience in management. He’s excited for the next chapter in his career as he partners up with the leadership team in Rancho. He enjoys being a hands-on leader and trainer. When he is not in the warehouse, his favorite hobbies include hiking and mountain biking.
Please join us in welcoming back Debbie as our OTR Dispatcher for Clackamas. She returned in November after a short hiatus, and brings 13 years prior working experience with Kool Pak. She’s welcomed by long-time friends and some new friendly faces. Welcome back to the Kool Pak Family, Debbie.
Please welcome back John as our OTR Professional Driver in Rancho Cucamonga. We are excited for his return. He was away for a short time and returns with a previous 4 months working with Kool Pak. He’s welcomed back by familiar faces and the dedicated individuals on our Kool Pak transportation team.
Please join us in welcoming Robbie Bear back as our Greater Regional Business Development Manager – Remote. He was part of the Kool Pak team for over 3 years, working as a Senior Accounts Manager prior to 2016. We welcome Robbie back to our Kool Pak Family.
- Bill Hanks – 9 Years
- Steve Williams – 4 years
- David Sandoval – 2 Years
- Suri Chaves Gutierrez – 2 Years
- Brandi Fugate – 2 Years
- Nuni Alaniz – 2 Years
- Dennis Kitchen – 2 Years
- Sigi Lopez – 1 Year
Pele joins us as a Material Handler in Clackamas. Pele brings nearly ten years of experience in maintenance and custodial work. His most recent position was in traffic control. He’s a football fan, favoring the Green Bay Packers! He also loves camping and outdoor activities. Welcome aboard, Pele. We’re glad you’re part of our team.
Welcome, Baine. He joins us as a Local Driver in Clackamas. Baine brings over ten years of previous reefer experience. He exceeded expectations on his Driver Training Plan and we’re happy he’s joined us. His hobbies include NASCAR, racing and motors.
Jana joins us as a Local Driver in Sumner, Washington. Jana has more than five years of transportation experience so we’re glad she’s on our Kool Team. Her favorite job was helping others learn about billing and electronic devices for her company. Her hobbies include fishing and traveling in California. We’re glad you’re here!
Welcome back, Lee. We are very happy you’ve returned to the Kool Team. After a short stint, Lee rejoins us as a Professional Local Driver in Clackamas, Oregon, building on his previous two years of experience with Kool Pak. We’re glad you’re on board!
Happy Anniversary to our fantastic team members!
Thank you for your dedication and continued service.
- Wade Palmer – 20 Years
- Cheryl McCoy – 18 Years
- Nicole Hawks-Morse – 13 Years
- Jose Barraza – 15 Years
- Robert Coats – 14 Years
- Bud Selvy – 9 Years
- Kelly Simmons – 8 Years
- Julie Ellis – 6 Years
- Deb McDonald – 6 Years
- Robert Ybarra – 6 Years
- Lynnkeith Allison – 3 Years
- Jamie Plowman – 3 Years
- Aaron Frausto-Gutierrez – 1 Year
- Victor Martinez – 1 Year
Congratulations to Teresa who just celebrated 16 years with Kool Pak. Thank you, Teresa, for your continued commitment to the Kool team!
Please join us in congratulating Tracy on her recent promotion from Customer Service to CSR Dispatch in Clackamas, Oregon. Tracy has been with Kool Pak since 2018. She will remain a strong impact on Kool Pak’s operations from our Clackamas Terminal. Congratulations, Tracy, we wish you many years of continued success!
Please join in welcoming Travis as our newest Material Handler in our Sumner, Washington facility. We are excited for him to have a long-lasting and rewarding career here at Kool Pak. He has 5 years prior warehouse experience. He also identified from the start that Kool Pak is his favorite job. In his spare time he likes to bike, hike, fish, go to the gym and watch movies. Welcome and congratulations!
Please welcome Tarus as our newest OTR driver based in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. We are glad she’s joined our team. Tarus has 8 prior years of experience in transportation. In addition to her passion for driving, she enjoys riding and viewing the beautiful scenery. She enjoys a break sometimes so she can rest and savor one of her favorite snacks, popcorn! We’re glad you’re driving with the best!
Join us in welcoming Jordan as our Safety Administrative Support in Clackamas, Oregon. We are excited for her to be part of our Clackamas team! She comes to us with energy and excitement in learning about safety. Her hobbies include horticulture and her favorite prior job was providing child care and working in childhood development.
Welcome to Luis! Luis joins us as our newest Professional Local Driver in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. We are thankful he’s joined our Kool Pak team. He has 7 years of experience working in transportation. His hobbies include baseball and traveling to places like Mexico. Luis takes joy in helping kids in need and appreciates working for a company that feels like family.
Joel joins us as a Material Handler in Clackamas, OR. Welcome to the Kool Pak team! Joel has two prior years’ experience in the equipment industry. He also has current experience in information technology. In his spare time, he likes to play video games and wants the opportunity to travel to Hawaii. Welcome and congratulations!
Please join us in welcoming April as our newest Professional Local Driver in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. She has four prior years’ experience in transportation. In addition to her passion for driving, her hobbies include spending time with her family and cleaning. Her favorite NFL team is the San Francisco 49ers. Her favorite foods include Mexican and Japanese cuisine.
Welcome Cynthia, our newest CSR Dispatch Support person in Rancho Cucamonga. Cynthia brings six years’ experience working in customer service. Her hometown is Fontana, California and her favorite restaurants include PF Changs, Mexican and pizza. Her hobbies include cooking, baking, and watching movies. Congratulations, Cynthia!
Please join us in welcoming Dagny as our newest Dispatcher in Sumner, WA. She has 26 years’ experience working in Logistics. Her favorite NFL team is the Seattle Seahawks. Dagny enjoys martial arts, fishing, hiking and she loves seafood. Her favorite place to eat is Wendy’s and her favorite thing to do is visit with her grandbabies. Welcome to the Kool Pak team.
Please welcome Gary as our newest Inside Sales Representative in Portland, OR. Gary has 4 years’ experience working in outside sales. Gary’s hobbies include snowboarding, DJing, hiking and working out. He loves eating at In-N-Out Burger and favorite drink is a good old fashioned milk shake.
Please join us in congratulating Brisa on her recent promotion from Compliance Administrator to Compliance / Equipment Administrator. Brisa has been with Kool Pak since 2018. She will remain part of the Safety Department working out of the Clackamas drop yard. Congratulations, Brisa, we wish you many years of continued success!
Please join us in congratulating Garret on his recent promotion from Reefer Technician to Shop Manager. Garrett has been with Kool Pak since the beginning of 2021. He continues with the Maintenance Department working out of the Clackamas drop yard. Congratulations, Garret!
Please congratulate Jonathan on his recent promotion from Warehouse Supervisor to Reefer and Equipment Technician. Jonathan has been with Kool Pak since 2015. He will be joining the Maintenance Department, working out of the Clackamas drop yard. We wish you many years of continued success!
Tynna joins our team as CSR Dispatch at our Sumner, WA facility. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for a trucking company. She likes football and supporting her favorite team, the Seattle Seahawks. She also spends enjoys trivia games and dancing.
She’s dedicated, driven and a great match for our Dispatch Team. Welcome, Tynna!
Welcome Jennifer. Jennifer previously worked as office support for a tax service company. She has knowledge of OS&D material from a customer’s prospective. She enjoys traveling, motocross and spending time with her family. We look forward to her contributions on the Claims Team.
Previously Braden worked as a driver & driver supervisor with another transportation company in Sumner Washington. He loves helping his family and playing games with his brothers. He also enjoys reading books in his spare time. Welcome to the warehouse team!
Previously LaDonna worked as a Capacity Manager for a logistics company.
Her hometown is Portland, Oregon. She has two children and travels to see her extended family annually. Her hobbies include Zumba and watching the Baltimore Ravens.
We look forward to working with you.
We are happy to announce that Blayne has been promoted to Fleet Manager for our Sumner Warehouse. She started as a CSR Dispatch Support Representative in June 2020. We are fortunate she’s on our team. Thank you for your dedication to Kool Pak and the work you do.
Phillip joins our Clackamas Warehouse as a Material Handler. He previously held a Material Mover position at Campbell’s Soup. His most interesting fact and life changing moment is when his daughter was born. He enjoys playing baseball and his favorite spectator sport is women’s Volleyball. We are privileged to have you join our Kool Pak team and Clackamas Warehouse.
David joins our Rancho Cucamonga Warehouse as a Professional Local Driver. He previously worked as a Correctional Officer for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Some of his favorite things include Seafood and the LA Dodgers. Welcome to our Rancho facility.
Rafael joins our Rancho Cucamonga Warehouse as a Material Handler. He previously held a position as Shift Manager at NZMK Inc. He enjoys playing video games like FIFA and Call of Duty. We are excited to work with you and happy you’re on the Rancho Warehouse team.
Eddy joins our Portland Corporate Office as an Accountant. He previously held a position as a Project Coordinator/ Executive Assistant at DrKumo Inc. His hobbies include music, movies and outdoor activities. We’re pleased you’re part of the Kool Pak family.
We are happy to announce that Jenny Hall from Rancho Cucamonga’s Dispatch Department has recently accepted the position of Fleet Manager.
We are also happy to announce that Yedith Barraza from Clackamas’ Quality Department has recently been promoted to OSD Supervisor.
Read more about these exciting promotions here.
Ozlo joins our corporate Portland location as a Billing Specialist. He previously worked with Fred Meyer. We are happy to have you on our team. Please extend a Kool welcome to Ozlo.
Kyla joins our Clackamas Warehouse location as a Customer Service Representative. She previously worked for PPC. Additionally, her previous work experience has involved horse training. A warm welcome to Kyla.
Judith joins our Sumner Warehouse as a Local Driver. Judith previously worked for Evergreen Salads where she was a delivery driver and catered. She enjoys spending time with her family. Please extend her a Kool welcome.
Matthew joins our corporate Portland office as an Inside Sales Support Representative. He previously worked as an independent contractor for Appen. He’s lived in several states and loves Oregon. We welcome you on board, Matt.
Danh joins our Clackamas Drop Yard location as a Maintenance and Equipment Technician. He is originally from Vietnam and has one son. Danh been a long-time mentor and enjoys sharing his knowledge of mechanics. Welcome aboard, Danh.
Samuel joins our Clackamas location as a Professional OTR Driver. He enjoys spending time at the park and loves nature. We are pleased to welcome Sam to our team. He’s already shown his dedication to working at Kool Pak.
We are pleased to announce that Kirk has been promoted to WA/OR Regional Manager. He has been a long-time employee of Kool Pak as a Regional Driver and Dispatcher. We are super excited for this move and what that means for him and Kool Pak. Congratulations, Kirk.
Andrea joins our Portland office as the new HR Director. She shared that she’s had many interesting moments in her life but, best the one so far is the birth of her children. She also loves the Dallas Cowboys. Welcome, Andrea.
Gus joins us as a Clackamas CSR Warehouse representative. His hobbies include music and watching sports. His favorite place for lunch is Subway. Welcome to the Kool Pak Family.
We are excited Yahir joined our Clackamas Warehouse as a Material Handler. His favorite place to travel is the beach. We are glad you’re part of the Kool Pak Team!
Mike has returned to his Kool Pak family as a local driver based out of Clackamas. He has 4 children and participates in his kids’ little leagues. He also shared that he has a love for the road. Welcome back!
Welcome, Derek, as our new OTR Driver out of the Clackamas Ware-house. Derek has history with Kool Pak and we are honored he’s joined the Kool Pak team. Derek joins us from Sysco.
Welcome aboard, Tyrone. He recently joined our Clackamas Warehouse as a Material Handler. Tyrone comes from Wilco Farmhouse where his interest grew for Carhartt products. He’s a Portland Trailblazer and Seattle Seahawks fan and enjoys hot Cheetos snacks.
Welcome back to Kool Pak, Penné. She returns as our Payroll Administrator in our Portland office. Penné has been an absolute joy working with. Welcome back.
Please give a huge welcome to John who joined our Rancho Location as a Local Driver. John’s home town is Rancho Cucamonga. He loves to travel to Las Vegas and Lake Havasu. He also enjoys bike riding and loves spending time with his family. Welcome aboard!
A warm welcome to Garret, who recently joined our Drop Yard Location as our Reefer Technician. Garret was familiar with Kool Pak, having worked as a vendor and is proud to be a member of the drop yard team.
Andrew joined our Clackamas team as a Local Driver. He is originally from Woodburn Oregon and loves working with computers. We’re thankful you’re on board, Andrew.
Welcome home, Angie! She has recently come back to our Sumner facility as a Customer Service Representative. We are glad Angie’s back.
Another welcome addition to our Clackamas team is Paul. He recently came on board as a Material Handler. Paul is the proud father of four! Welcome, Paul.
A hearty hello to Sigi and welcome to the Rancho Cucamonga Warehouse as a Material Handler. He’s already a great addition to the team and we are happy to have him on the Rancho team.
Aaron joins the Clackamas Drop Yard as a Maintenance & Equipment Technician. We are delighted you chose to be a part of Kool Pak. Aaron enjoys going out for Sushi and, if he were given $250.00, he’d take his mom out to dinner. We thank you for joining our Clackamas team.
Jerry recently joined our Rancho location as a Local Professional Driver. Jerry loves football, baseball, off roading and camping. He enjoys traveling to the beach and the great outdoors. Receiving his CDL changed his life -and we are glad he’s part of the Kool Pak driving team.
Victor joins our Rancho Cucamonga location as a Material Handler. His hometown is Los Angeles and his favorite spots team is the Dodgers. We appreciate Victor’s down to earth style and we’re glad to welcome you to Kool Pak.
Welcome, Jeff, to our Clackamas location as a Professional Local Driver. His hometown is Portland OR. Jeff shared that if he received $250, he’d spend it. Good plan, Jeff. Thanks for joining our team.
Another welcome addition to our Rancho team is Carlo, who is our new Warehouse Manager. His hobbies include surfing and golf. In the past, Carlo enjoyed being a café owner. Welcome aboard.
Eric joins our Rancho location as a Material Handler. He and his family love to enjoy a warm meal at his favorite restaurant, Lazy Dog. We’re glad you’re here, Eric.
Raymond joined our Polar Express team in the warehouse. He has been with us since May and was a Godsend at a critical time. Thank you for your hard work, Raymond.
Welcome back Josh. He’s returned as a Material Handler for our Sumner Terminal. He was sought out to return to the team and has accepted graciously with a desire to work hard. Happy to have you back, Josh!
Welcome on board, Bill. It’s been a long journey and Bill joins us with an astonishing amount of experience. Bill’s been traveling pretty much everywhere! He is excited to be closer to home where he can spend preciouses time with his family.
Welcome back Brisa! Brisa returns as the Compliance Administrator and works directly with the drivers. In the short time Brisa was away we missed her immensely. She’s self-motivated and strong willed. Welcome home!
Welcome back Casey, who’s returned as a Billing Specialist II at our corporate office. She’s excited to hit the ground running and missed the steady work environment and positive atmosphere. Honored to have you back!
Welcome back Jenny. She’s back as a CSR Dispatch II for our Rancho Terminal. She comes with an overload of knowledge for the business and plenty of future plans. Proud to have you back, Jenny!
Welcome back to Polar Express/Kool Pak Scott! He worked for us all last year in the shipping office providing customer service, OSD and various warehouse tasks. Scott’s interests are sports and computer games. His favorite food is lasagna. Welcome, Scott.
Welcome to Polar Express/Kool Pak Greg. He joins the Billing team in Canada. Greg enjoys car shows, hockey, football games and golf. His favorite foods are steak, baked potato, with a healthy Caesar salad. Happy to have you here, Greg!
Adrian joins us as a Local Driver for our Ontario Terminal. He brings a high level of enthusiasm to our team
Welcome back, Tami. She was previously part of our Customer Service team and joined us in May as a Billing Specialist. She love to quilt and spend time with her three grandkids.
Welcome Henry. He joined us as a local driver out of Ontario. He loves spending time with his children and enjoys his wife’s cooking.
Randy is our newest local driver out of Sumner, Washington. He’s a Seahawks fan and his favorite food on the road is pizza.
Steven is our newest local driver based out of Ontario. Steven enjoys watching sports and he loves all LA teams. His favorite thing to do on his day off is yard work.
Our newest Regional driver out of Ontario is Wahid. He is from Los Angeles and his favorite place to travel is Louisiana.
Kare joined our team as a CSR—Dispatch out of Clackamas. She enjoys spending time in the sunshine, preferably Mexico and Hawaii. She is a diehard Seahawks Fan.
Congratulations to Tim on his promotion to Maintenance Support. Tim has been with Kool Pak for over 15 years.
We welcome Sue as our new CSR—Dispatch in Ontario. She enjoys going to movies and dancing.
Robert also joins our Ontario team as the new Fleet Manager. Robert enjoys traveling to Pirate Cove in Needles, California and coaching his kids in sports.
In honor of 2019 Annual Safety Day, at Polar Express / Kool Pak Canada, we pulled out all the stops and focused on Safety throughout the organization. Events included a visit from Safety Driven: The Trucking Safety Council of BC, complete with educational materials, team building with a blindfold, mini golf/putting, office discussions and laughter, plus of course, goody bags for all. Thanks to our great staff for participating and making Polar Express / Kool Pak Canada a safe place to work!
Office goodies with the Polar Express staff
Polar Express Office Discussion
Learning about safety
Safety driven demo table
Safety Driven demo table
Safety Trust Factor
The 2018 Kool Pak° Driver of the Year Awards ceremonies were held in April at our four facilities in Clackamas, Ontario, Patterson and Sumner. Each year, we honor, celebrate and acknowledge our exceptional drivers. We are pleased to announce the winners – and extend a hearty congratulations to each of the recipients who continue to make Kool Pak a Kool place to work! Read more >>
Patterson and Ontario, CA
A big thank you back to the local elementary schools who wrote thank you notes to our OTR and Transcon drivers this past holiday season. Our Kool° drivers loved these wonderful, creative cards and the kids received the benefit of learning how important truck drivers are. Win-Win!
KOOL PAK° Owner-Operator of the Year Les Dague shares his thoughts about working at Kool Pak°: