Winchester and Western Railroad Company Honors Shipping Safety with Community Donation to Berkeley County Fire Service Board

March 24, 2021 10:00 AM EDT

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OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award presented to three local Berkeley County companies with spotless rail safety records

MARTINSBURG, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Winchester & Western Railroad Company (WW), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX – the Colorado based transportation affiliate of The Broe Group, today presented a contribution to the Berkeley County Fire Service Board at a ceremony honoring three local recipients of the inaugural OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award. The OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award is presented to companies that modeled exemplary shipping safety by shipping or receiving loaded cars with no accidental releases during the previous year.

The 2020 OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award recipients on the WW are Allmine Paving, LLC, Associated Asphalt of Martinsburg, LLC, and The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Co. $1,000 contributions were made in the name of each safety award recipient.

“Allmine Paving, Associated Asphalt and Procter & Gamble represent the best of what a shipper can be for the communities they operate in by being safe neighbors. As a tribute to their shipping safety we are investing in community safety by supporting first responders like the Berkeley County Fire Service Board,” said OmniTRAX Chief Operating Officer Gord Anutooshkin Chief.

Berkeley County Council President Doug Copenhaver Jr. said the donation will have a positive and very real impact on efforts to keep the community secure. “It is thoughtful for the Winchester & Western Railroad and OmniTRAX to value community safety and honor their safest customers that model the way,” he said.

About OmniTRAX, Inc.
As one of North America’s largest and fastest growing private railroad and transportation management companies, OmniTRAX's core capabilities range from providing transportation and supply chain management services to railroad and port companies, to providing intermodal and industrial switching operations to railroads, ports and a diverse group of industrial companies. Through its affiliation with The Broe Group and its portfolio of managed companies, OmniTRAX also has the unique capability of offering specialized industrial development and real estate solutions, both on and off the rail network managed by OmniTRAX. More information is available at omnitrax.com.

About The Broe Group
Based in Denver, The Broe Group and its affiliates form a privately-owned, multi-billion-dollar real estate, transportation, energy and investment organization with assets owned and managed across North America. Together, Broe managed companies employ more than 1,000 people and support employment of thousands of others through operations such as its Great Western Industrial Park in Northern Colorado. Its transportation affiliate, OmniTRAX, Inc., is one of North America’s largest private railroad and transportation management companies specializing in: management services, railroad and port services, intermodal solutions and industrial switching operations. Its energy affiliates include Great Western Petroleum LLC, the largest private operator in the third most prolific U.S. basin. Broe Real Estate Group acquires, develops and manages office and industrial properties, medical office buildings and multi-family communities across the country, including premier assets in many of the most desirable markets. The Broe Group also has multiple investment affiliates, including Three Leaf Ventures, which is focused on innovative healthcare technology start-ups. For more information, visit broe.com.

Julie Slagle, Manager – Communications
OmniTRAX
+1 303.398.4539
JSlagle@omnitrax.com

Source: OmniTRAX, Inc.



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