We meet our social responsibilities head-on, actively seeking out ways to support the communities we are part of, either by partnering with existing charities or introducing our own initiatives.
Books In Homes USA
Food for the Soul became a partner with Mainfreight to fight childhood hunger. In support of Food for the Soul's backpack program, we provided warehouse space, volunteers and sponsorship to support children and families in need of their next meal.
New Year, New Books! Books In Homes USA is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting children in under-resourced communities in literacy and beyond. The Chicago Mainfreight team had the pleasure to work with Books in Homes USA at B.J. Ward Elementary School in Bolingbrook, IL. A free bookfair was held allowing each student to collect books of their choice.
Mainfreight Mexico City embodies the importance of living the Mainfreight culture daily to shape interpersonal relationships of customers and team members and touch every aspect of how business is done. The branch has Regional Sales Manager, Ricardo Dordelly, has worked with the Mexico City (TLP) branch for 18 months. Most of his tenure has been during the global pandemic that has brought never before seen challenges, he has realized how powerful maintaining mutual relationships are, even in a virtual setting.
We had a chance to do a catch-up with Ricardo below.
Have you ever wondered why Mainfreight gives out buckets of appels every fall? We explain the history behind Mainfreight's apple bucket tradition and why it's so important to our culture.