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Magellan’s Rapid Expansion During COVID-19
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If there is anything Tom Piatak learned while a cadet at the United States Military Academy and in his tenure as a soldier it’s this: Weigh your options, consider a decision and make a move. Standing still is a non-negotiable. Piatak — the founder, owner and chief executive of Jacksonville-based Magellan Transport Logistics — had…

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Western Wildfire Support
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Magellan has dispatched its Emergency Management Team to assist in the relief efforts resulting from the fires that are engulfing the Western Coast of the United States. Magellan trucks and employees Jason Harness and James Tonich are on site and ready to partner with FEMA in moving all essential supplies across the West Coast. Visibility…

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Magellan Supports FEMA Amid Hurricane Laura
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Hurricane Laura was a deadly and damaging Category 4 weather event. In anticipation of landfall, FEMA awarded support mission to Magellan Transport Logistics at 1300 hours, Wednesday, August 26. Magellan had “boots on the ground” with trucks on site by 0930 Thursday, August 27, the day storm ravage the Louisiana coast. Setting up the Dallas…

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Corporate Donation Benefiting Veterans
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Magellan Transport Logistics hosted a two-week Veteran Donation Drive through “Pick Up Please” at the corporate headquarters located at 8505 Baycenter Road. This donation drive was spearheaded by the 2020 Summer Interns – (photographed left to right: Marshall McCormick, Jenna Worsowicz, and Daniek Werdmolder.) Magellan staff generously donated clothing, small appliances, books and other household…

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How Magellan Transport Logistics managed to increase volume despite the pandemic
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The Jacksonville Business Journal wrote the below article to highlight Magellan Transport Logistics amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Magellan Transport Logistics has managed to grow revenue year over year despite the global pandemic causing volumes to plummet over the past three months. That didn’t meant that the pandemic wasn’t stressful, however. CEO Tom Piatak said he…

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City of Jacksonville- Recognizes Magellan Transport Logistics in “Making a Difference”
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“Every day we say thank you to a citizen or business you nominated for making a difference in our community. Today’s thanks goes to Magellan Transport Logistics here in Jacksonville who have been moving important freight for partners like FEMA, USDA, as well as local hospitals and businesses. Thanks Magellan for working 24/7 to make…

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“CBS News-60 Minutes” – NY Covid-19 Support
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The COVID-19 outbreak has left the United States in unprecedented times where unique solutions are required to be implemented at high speed. As highlighted in “CBSNEWS-60 Minutes” this week, Magellan Transport Logistics partnering with FEMA was part of the solution surrounding the overwhelming spike of deaths in New York. The challenge entailed suppling over one…

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Community Support – Logistics Donation Pandemic 2020
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Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic Magellan Transport Logistics donated local transportation services in support of those in need of critical supplies. The Magellan Flat-bed Division partnered with Manifest Distilling http://www.manifestdistilling.com in the transportation of ethanol totes, a product concentrate used in surfacing cleaning applications. In responds to community need, the distilling company is shifting its manufacturing…

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Magellan Implements Emergency Management Plan Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
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Magellan has an unwavering commitment to the safety, health of its customers, business partners and employees. Our “No Shipment Left Behind” culture insures our client’s critical shipments continue to move amid the evolving situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Magellan has successfully deployed our “Emergency Management Team” and executed our business continuity plan for the pandemic situations….

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Go Green Partnership with Kelloggs
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Earlier this month, Kellogg and Magellan organized a recycling drive on Kellogg’s Battle Creek HQ campus for foam packaging, a difficult-to-recycle material not accepted in curbside collections. Magellan Transport Logistics delivered 175 lbs of foam (approx 9 pallets) to the recycling location at no charge in support of #GoGreen recycling efforts!

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