Logistics company delivers school supplies to support Mayfield students
LANSING, Michigan – Fifth Wheel Freight (FWF) has partnered with an elementary school in Lansing, Mich., To assist those affected by tornadoes that swept through the central and southern United States. Mayfield, Ky., Received the highest tornado designation among affected cities when an EF4 tornado with estimated peak winds of 190 mph passed through the city.
The FWF sends school supplies to elementary school students in Mayfield, providing support and encouragement. Thanks to this initiative, 238 coloring books, 318 shirts, 315 boxes of pencils, 83 children’s books and other materials were donated. FWF team members provided additional supplies to the initiative, helping to increase the impact and provide additional support to the students.
“We are passionate about helping people in need,” says Reese Van Heck, CEO of FWF. “As a logistics company, we have the unique opportunity to support Mayfield through our network of carriers. The team rallied around this initiative and we were able to make a difference.
FWF coordinated the delivery through its services as a third-party logistics and transport company by covering all expenses and partnering with a carrier to transport the supplies.
Fifth Wheel Freight is a Third Party Logistics and Transportation (3PL) provider that provides complete logistics solutions to its customers through industry leading service and reliability. Ongoing opportunities for team members to engage in community initiatives are an essential component of FWF’s values.