2021 Cargo Anchor Award Winner
The Cargo Anchor Award is presented to an organization whose activities have grown cargo volumes in the NWSA gateway, spurring economic growth for the region. In 2021, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Industrial Tacoma was chosen for the award based on their machine throughput increase of 25% from 2019-2021 and successfully attracted high and heavy (H&H) imports and exports to the NWSA gateway. In 2021, Wallenius Wilhelmsen group vessels called Tacoma 65 times and carried nearly 50% more H&H cargo than 2020. Wallenius Wilhelmsen Industrial Tacoma (WWIT) is a full-service Equipment Processing center located in Tacoma that handles a variety of heavy construction, logging and agricultural equipment.
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Honorable Mention: Pacific Terminal Services Company
2021 Environmental Stewardship Award Winner
The Environmental Stewardship Award recognizes businesses that support the continued health of the environment while promoting trade and economic development. In 2020, Campbell's Trucking was selected for their investment in 100% renewable LNG to power their trucking fleet.
Campbell’s Trucking has privately funded their fleet conversion of diesel to RLNG, doubling the number of LNG-powered trucks in the past year. The 100% renewable RLNG fleet has allowed Campbell’s Trucking to reduce their carbon footprint by approximately 85%. Owners Shannon and Johnnie Campbell aim to provide their Pacific Northwest customers with a carbon footprint conscious drayage option with the ultimate goal of creating a drayage community with zero emissions.
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2020 Cargo Anchor Award Winner
The Cargo Anchor Award is presented to an organization whose activities have grown cargo volumes in the NWSA gateway, spurring economic growth for the region. In 2020, MacMillan-Piper was chosen for the award based on an expansion in the Tacoma harbor, coupled with the launch of a new logistics division that provides freight brokerage services throughout the United States. These efforts increased employment by more than 18% year over year, with MacMillan-Piper committing to continue to grow jobs, capacity, and revenue by more than 50% over the next five years. MacMillan-Piper is the largest transload and container freight station in the Pacific Northwest and a leader in national and international transportation services.
Honorable Mention: Northland Services
2020 Environmental Stewardship Award Winner
The Environmental Stewardship Award recognizes businesses that support the continued health of the environment while promoting trade and economic development. In 2020, SSA Marine was selected for a host of environmental programs that are reducing pollution here in the Puget Sound region.
By exchanging traditional light bulbs to LED, SSA Marine reduced their energy consumption by 1.2 kilowatt-hours. Their commuter benefits program incentivized 'greener' commuting options and 'last-mile' connections between transit services and SSA Marine headquarters, reducing CO2 emissions by 157 tons annually. SSA Marine also transitioned to compostable products at their Harbor Island corporate headquarters, removing 26 tons of waste from landfills each year. SSA Marine is an international Marine Terminal Operator (MTO) operating in the NWSA’s Seattle and Tacoma harbors.
Honorable Mention: African Chamber of Commerce
2018 Cargo Anchor Award Winner
Prologis received the 2018 Cargo Anchor Award, which recognizes businesses for activities that grow cargo volume in the NWSA gateway and drive economic activity for the Puget Sound region. The company was nominated for the Prologis Park Tacoma project, a 1.3-million-square-foot logistics park, and for the Prologis Georgetown Crossroads, a first-of-a-kind multi-story in-fill warehouse project near Seattle.
2018 Environmental Stewardship Award Winner
TOTE Maritime Alaska received the 2018 Environmental Stewardship Award, which recognizes businesses that promote environmental sustainability and demonstrate a commitment to the natural environment. The U.S. domestic shipping company earned a nomination for its plans to convert its Orca Class vessels to liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel.
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