Trans American Trucking Officials Congratulate National Sales Director for Award
Officials from Trans American Trucking & Warehouse, South Plainfield, N.J., are proud to announce that one of their employees received a New Jersey State award. Craig McGraw, Marlboro, the national sales director for Trans American Trucking & Warehouse, recently received an award for being named a 2015 winner in the NJBIZ “Forty Under 40” awards program, produced by NJBIZ, a New Jersey business news publication. The event emphasized how young professionals like McGraw are leaders in their careers, personal life and community.
Anne Marie Esposito, Trans American Office Manager, Edison, N.J., said, “It’s great to see Craig rewarded for his hard work and dedication to this company and our industry over the past 10 years.”
McGraw started working at Trans American as a regional sales manager in 2005 right after he earned a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Seton Hall University. In 2010, he became Trans American’s national sales director. As National Sales Director, McGraw is responsible for meeting with customers and potential customers in the lower 48 states and Canada; supervising the sales team; and keeping the website, social media and marketing materials current.
The founder of Trans American Trucking & Warehouse Ron McGraw said, “It’s gratifying to our company that Craig was not only recognized for the dedicated job he does here, but also for how much he contributes to the community and many charitable programs.”
McGraw is a member of the National Police Defense Foundation (NPDF), Manalapan, N.J. Operation Kids, the Foundation’s charitable program sponsors little league teams; helps fund underprivileged children’s surgery’s for a variety of ailments; and, most recently, was the sponsor for Bubbles for Babies, the official charity of the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. NPDF’s donation was geared to neonatal intensive care unit there that provides specialized treatment for seriously ill newborns.
McGraw is also a financial donor to the Team Walker Charity, Jersey City. Team Walkers learning center, Jersey City, gives community children a safe and secure environment to study and participate in athletics, surrounded by positive role models.
Trans American Trucking & Warehouse established in 1976, provides customers throughout the United States and Canada with transportation, warehousing, packing and export services. The weight of the cargo ranges from 300 to 300,000 pounds.
For more information visit www.transamer.com or contact Craig McGraw at (908) 755-9000.
About Trans American Trucking & Warehouse: Trans American, 115 St. Nicholas Avenue, South Plainfield, N.J., ships within the contiguous United States and Canada. The company was one of the first Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and Free and Secure Trade (FAST) certified carriers. Trans American workers hold the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). The company is a member in good standing of the Railway Industrial Clearance Association (RICA), the Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) and the NY/NJ Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Association. For more information visit www.transamer.com.
About the NJBiz Awards and Ceremony: Major sponsor representatives from Stark & Stark, Mass Mutual and Brother International Corporation presented the awards on stage to each honoree. McGraw and the other honorees were highlighted in a special NJBIZ supplement this October. The winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges, including Orsola Anderson, MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce; Sandra Miniutti, Charity Navigator; Nikki Ouellette, Choose New Jersey; and Chris Wallace, Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils. To qualify, a nominee had to meet selection criteria that included working in New Jersey and possessing significant authority for decision making within a company or organization.