VINELAND, N.J.--(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 Upper Deerfield (NJ) Fire Department at a ceremony honoring 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 line in New Jersey are National Refrigerants, Inc. and Crestwood Energy Partners LP, both located in Bridgeton, NJ. A $1,000 contribution was made in the name of each company.
“OmniTRAX continues its strong support of the brave first responders in the communities where we operate, along with promoting the safe actions of our shipper clients that allow groups like the Upper Deerfield Fire Department to spend more time on incident prevention and education,” said Brian Ward, President of Winchester and Western Railroad.
Upper Deerfield Fire Department Chief Mike Dyer said, “We thank the Winchester & Western Railroad and OmniTRAX for this generous gift and will use it to help bolster our emergency response training and educate the community about acting safely and responsibly around the railroad.”
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.