Veteran Spotlight: Chris Witte

Veteran Spotlight: Chris Witte

Written by Roger H. Still, Transportation Manager – Safety  Almost immediately after high school, at the ripe old age of 19, Chris decided that he wanted to do something different. He wanted to serve his country, be part of something bigger, and see the world.  Chris’...
Veteran Spotlight: Robby Case

Veteran Spotlight: Robby Case

Written by Roger H. Still, Illinois Assistant Transportation Manager  Like a lot of young people Robby’s age during the early 2000s, he was profoundly affected by the events of September 11, 2001. Robby decided to join the Army in January 2003 and went through Basic...
Appreciating Our Drivers

Appreciating Our Drivers

Written by Paul Mugerditchian, DTI President  It goes without saying that everyone at Dot Foods, whether a Dot Foods employee or a Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) employee, appreciates our driver force. We all know they have a tough job and that they make us look...
Veteran Spotlight: MA2 Jose Lopez

Veteran Spotlight: MA2 Jose Lopez

Written by Roger H. Still, Transportation Manager – Safety In 2002, Jose was serving in Puerto Rico as a police officer, but he decided he needed to do more to serve his country. So, he enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserves. There was a program in place at the...
The Importance of Situational Awareness

The Importance of Situational Awareness

Written by Phil Sliwa, ATC Occupational Health Trainer Often, when we get stuck in the same routine day in and day out, we start to get comfortable in the scenarios that play out. What we forget is this routine can change in an instant. Not being prepared for this...