TCI and Kalmar Ottawa are teaming up to celebrate the annual Military Appreciation Month and outwardly honor all members of the United States Armed Forces.
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COMMERCE, Calif., May 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kalmar Ottawa’s Military Wrapped Truck Contest presented a fantastic opportunity for area businesses to show their dedication to recruiting and honoring veterans. TCI enthusiastically participated and was honored to be declared the winner on May 6th.
Kalmar Ottawa has invited all authorized dealers to enter the contest, which was designed to recognize the courage and sacrifices of past and present service members. Each entrant was asked to submit a marketing plan outlining how they intended to use the vehicle to show respect for the armed forces and support for hiring veterans.
As Kalmar and TCI strive to employ and support members of the Armed Forces and their families throughout the year, May was a particularly fitting month for the contest as it was recognized as the National Month. of military appreciation since 1999, reminding everyone to show appreciation for those who serve.
As the winner of this year’s competition, TCI will own the truck with the custom wrap design and win $5,000 in cooperative funds to be used in executing TCI’s proposed marketing plan. Upon receiving the award, Martha Servin of TCI said, “As General Manager of the Ottawa Division, I speak for the entire team when I say we are extremely grateful to have been awarded the unit military wrapped. This will allow us to continue to raise awareness for this incredible cause.”
During the official announcement, the Kalmar team said, “TCI’s plan showed how much they value military personnel in their day-to-day business and how they plan to bring even more awareness to the Ottawa team. Because of their creativity and passion for the cause, TCI Transport is the winner of our campaign. »
With decades in the industry, TCI and Kalmar have deep roots in the local community and are proud to be able to give back. Not only do they both continue to expand their services, but this competition and campaign proves that their investments in the region go far beyond business. Prior to this contest, TCI offered $100,000 to win the Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Wrapped Garden Spotter and donated over $21,000 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, showing support for another cause. which is close to the heart of the TCI team.
TCI Transportation started in 1978 as a small family business. With continued expansion, TCI now has 16 locations offering equipment rental, dedicated haul, intermodal, truckload, logistics and freight services. Yet the TCI team retains its community roots and family values, prioritizing customers, locals and team members above all else.
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