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Company Spotlight: Women in Logistics

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we sat down with some of the women at The DeWitt Companies to talk about their role and experience working in the logistics industry. These are just a few of the talented women who have helped our companies become industry leaders, and continue to ensure our businesses run efficiently on a daily basis. Here are their stories: Tanielle Igros, Account Relations Manager Approved Freight Forwarders How long have you been in the field of logistics? Before I worked at Approved, I came from the transportation world. I actually worked for an airline for 15 years as a passenger service […]

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Our Plan for COVID-19 – Committed to Your Supply Chain

April 16, 2020 Dear Guam Partners, A new memo from the DPHSS was issued this week on COVID-19: The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 33 individuals for COVID-19 on Monday, April 13, 2020 with conclusive results. Zero tested positive through DPHSS and 33 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2, with one additional case that was clinically diagnosed. Because test results are reported from multiple labs at varying times of the day, the cumulative total from all labs will be reported on a nightly basis. Updated results will be provided this evening, once all tests from today are completed. Preliminary Profiles of Confirmed Cases […]

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What We Learned from 4 Years Without a Lost-Time Accident

It’s amazing to think that our company has been accident-free for more than four years now. We’re very proud that each member of our team has gone this long without a lost-time accident or injury. Even more proud, that as a supply chain company who handles millions of pounds of freight each week we have been able to achieve this milestone. The average transportation and warehousing company expects almost 4 incidents per year. By posting zeroes in the lost time column, we have saved our customers time, money and worry because a safe team means safe freight. But enough bragging – at least in this […]

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3 Exercises to Do at Your Desk

Not everyone in the logistics industry works in the warehouse. Many of us aren’t constantly lifting boxes, hopping on and off forklifts, and stretching around to wrap, tie and secure product. Most logistics professionals are in the office. While we may have the benefit of year round climate control, our bodies miss out on important exercise at work, which can leave us feeling stressed and worn down. If you are like the Approved ‘Ohana, you’re constantly looking for ways to improve your health, and balance a healthy lifestyle with a rigorous work schedule. But we also don’t want to be that person in the office, […]

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