(Hamilton, OH – December 21, 2016) – Jerry McDonald, an employee at Interstate Warehousing in Hamilton, OH, was recently chosen as one of 24 warehousemen nationwide to be named Warehousemen of the Year by RefrigiWear, a leading producer of cold environment garments utilized in the cold storage industry.
Hundreds of cold storage industrial warehousemen across the United States and Canada are nominated by their supervisors and peers for this award each year, recognizing the hard work and dedication it takes to work in extreme cold working conditions all year long.
“Jerry McDonald has been an IWI employee for nearly 10 years and March of 2017 will mark that anniversary,” said Larry Tippmann, General Manager of Interstate Warehousing’s Hamilton, OH facility. “Jerry has won employee of the month two times in the past two years. He is a lead for us on our 3rd shift and is always helping other team members to develop and improve their job functions. Jerry sets a great example of being a reliable employee, which is evident in his past two years of perfect attendance. We are very proud of Jerry for being recognized by his co-workers and receiving this award.”
“As owner/operators of more than 100 million cubic feet of refrigerated and frozen warehouse space in the United States, our employees play a key role in the success of our company,” said John Tippmann, Jr., President of Interstate Warehousing and Tippmann Group. “Employees like Jerry who come to work every day, work hard and do their job with a sincere focus on the customer, are what makes our company what it is today. We congratulate Jerry on this prestigious award.”
Jerry’s photo is featured in the 2017 RefrigiWear calendar, which is distributed to cold storage facilities nationwide each year.