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°: