Our local shipping container company was proud to be highlighted as a Port Partner. We are thankful for our partnerships throughout the Tampa Bay area. Keep reading to see our feature:
Spotlight on a Port Partner: A American Container & Trailer Leasing Inc.
A American Container, founded in 1999, is a women-owned business located in Tampa, Florida, that rents, sells, and modifies shipping containers. “Our mission is to project ourselves as a symbol of excellence within the container industry and to always exceed the expectations of our customers. We accomplish this by honoring God as we provide: high quality, efficient, and economical container solutions, skilled employees, excellent workmanship, timely service, and educating customers on choosing the best containers and modifications for their needs,” explains Angie Payne, CEO/President of A American Container & Trailer Leasing Inc.
As a company that never takes safety for granted, A American Container has taken great care during this unprecedented time to protect both associates and customers from the coronavirus. Our coronavirus-related measures include all CDC recommendations. Both customers and associates are required to wear masks when inside our building and outside when proper social distancing is not possible. Hand sanitizer dispensers were installed at entry points into our building and throughout our workshops. Our new no-contact policy means all paperwork is now electronically delivered to the customer allowing delivery drivers to be paper-free.
Happy Labor Day from the Port!
Port Tampa Bay and its President and CEO Paul Anderson hope our entire maritime community has a wonderful, restful and relaxing Labor Day holiday. Port Tampa Bay offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in observance of the holiday.
Here is a message from Mr. Anderson: We live in an amazing country where we have been endowed with the unalienable right to forge our own paths in the pursuit of happiness, to turn our greatest hopes and dreams into a reality.
Americans are one of the most innovative and enterprising people in the world. Our hard work and determined effort is vital for our Nation’s prosperity and continues to build a brighter future for all Americans.
As you enjoy this day with your family and friends remember it is because of you, the American worker that the American dream is as strong as ever and continues to remain vibrant and dynamic around the globe. There is no limit to what we as Americans can do.
Save the date: Port Tampa Bay hosts next Board Meeting on Sept. 15 The Board meeting of the Tampa Port Authority, d/b/a Port Tampa Bay, previously scheduled to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, at 9:30 a.m., will now be conducted using Zoom video conferencing.
The Board Room is closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Media and the public can access the virtual meeting via: https://zoom.us/j/97550118680 or telephone – dial, US +1-929-205-6099, Webinar ID: 975 5011 8680.
More information is available here.
Port Tampa Bay has been deemed essential by the Department of Homeland Security. This means our port continues to operate. Within the past week, the following moved through our port:
· Essential goods and consumer products in containers.
· We continued to bring in fuel
· Fresh produce, including pineapples, came through as refrigerated cargo
· Other dry bulk and break bulk products including sulfur, cement, aggregates, phosphate fertilizer, and steel.