What Makes EMO Trans
People and companies supporting
charities through events are nothing new in our business.
In fact, air cargo is known throughout the
world for its generous participation, answering the call in emergencies,
raising money for those in need, and otherwise always extending a helping
A charity event in Atlanta, Georgia, on
Thursday, September 11, raised special interest (as events on that date
can do) as more than 16,000 people took part in the Kaiser Permanente
Teams from more than 400 Atlanta companies
participated in the 5K event at Turner Field to raise monies to support
many local charities.
Among the group of stellar companies participating
at the event was fast-growing logistics specialist EMO Trans, which showed
up for the eighth consecutive year and managed to field 64 of its 78 Atlanta
employees at the event, including company President Marco Rohrer and Vice
President Sales & Marketing Jenni Frigger-Latham, who flew into town
specially for this event.
EMO Trans, as many people who attended TIACA
2012 in Atlanta may already know, is a major presence at Hartsfield International
Airport and also in the ocean shipping business here.
Opened in 1984, EMO Trans Atlanta initially
capitalized on the large textile market of the southeastern U.S.
Today, EMO Trans customers include major
companies in technology and electronics, carpet and flooring, fasteners,
steel and bearings, manufacturing machinery, lighting, and paper products.
moves cargo through the ports of Savannah and Charleston, as well as Atlanta's
Hartsfield International Airport, “said Jim DeLoach, (left) EMO
Trans branch manager.
“Our 50,000-square-foot facility is
adjacent to the world’s busiest airport, which is also close by
the new North American headquarters and test track for Porsche AG,”
“Right now, we see great potential
for the Atlanta market as traffic to and from Asia is building.
“Other activities include the avionics
industry in the southeastern U.S. and the automotive industry, which has
also seen solid growth here.”
Asked about the charity run, Jim noted:
“We participate to not only celebrate
fitness and fellowship, but to also raise money for important causes like
the Atlanta Food Bank.”
People’s lack of food is important
to think about at harvest time.