By Katrina Fox
Photo Caption: From left to right: Katrina Fox, Sheena Chang, David Ho, Mike Wynant, David Anderson, Michael O’Mahony, Kelly Kline and Rick Jones
OnTrac welcomed guests from the city of Fremont to the Hayward packaging facility, named for the original city it was located in, on Monday, July 20th, 2015. OnTrac Pacific Regional General Manager Mike Wynant, General Manager of the Hayward facility Michael O’Mahony, and David Anderson, Manager of the Hayward facility, guided Fremont city officials through the hub facility. The guests from the city of Fremont included:
- Councilmember Rick Jones
- Economic Development Director Kelly Kline
- Economic Development Advisory Commissioner Sheena Chang
- Economic Development Intern David Ho
OnTrac was excited to initiate conversations with the city of Fremont to discuss OnTrac’s history specific to the Hayward facility and share our mutual goals for community involvement within the city. The BART station expansion, proximity to various restaurant options and access to multiple highways was discussed as benefits to employers and contributing factors for Fremont developing into a major employment center. Overall the goal of the meeting was for both parties to meet face-to-face, begin building a relationship and discuss ways in which to support each other.
Councilmember Rick Jones said, “The City of Fremont appreciates the opportunity to meet directly with business managers to plan for employment growth, and to ensure that the City’s innovation ecosystem remains strong. OnTrac is a critical logistics player in that ecosystem, and we expect that the company will flourish along with Fremont’s other advanced industries.”
OnTrac Pacific Regional General Manager Mike Wynant commented on the meeting, “At OnTrac, we strongly believe in our responsibility as a corporate citizen in the city where we operate. Our goal is to make a positive impact on the city of Fremont and building a relationship through our meeting today is a great step in the right direction.”
The Hayward facility’s name is based on its original location in Hayward, CA and moved to the city of Fremont on June 15, 2012. It is the second largest OnTrac sorting facility and operates as a regional hub, which helps to promote proper sorting and reduces double handling packages.
Photo Credit: Portraits by Diane