AFD recognized by railway leaders

Four Albany area shippers hailed for safety efforts over last year
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ALBANY, GA – Georgia & Florida Railway, LLC (GFRR), a managed affiliate of OmniTRAX, the transportation affiliate of The Broe Group, presented a community donation to the Albany Fire Department at a ceremony honoring GFRR’s recipients of the inaugural OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award. The OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award recognizes companies that model exemplary shipping safety by shipping or receiving loaded cars with no accidental releases during the previous year.

“Operational safety is a core value at OmniTRAX, and we are proud to recognize our GFRR partners that have modeled exceptional community safety,” said OmniTRAX Senior Vice President of Operations John Bradley. “In their honor, we are pleased to support an important community partner committed to safety, the Albany Fire Department.”

The 2020 OmniTRAX Safe Shipper Award recipients for the GFRR are: STS Of Albany, Colquitt Ag Service, Poet Group (Formerly Flint Hills Resources), and GP Cellulose, LLC. $1,000 contributions were made in each award winner’s name.

“The Albany Fire Department is dedicated to the safety of our community, and we are grateful to community partners like GFRR and OmniTRAX who prioritize safety and contribute the resources to help keep the city and county safe,” said Albany Deputy Fire Chief Sebon Burns.