Steve Ondejko, president of Onfreight Logistics of Tecumseh, Ontario, which he founded in 1998, was named Chairman of the Ontario Trucking Association for the 2016-18 term at the OTA’s 90th annual general meeting. Ondejko was 21 years-old when he made his entrée into the trucking industry, working in marketing for a produce hauler in Leamington. Eventually the company was sold to Canada Transport (then owned by former OTA board member, the late Dick Baker) where Steve continued his meteoric rise. Today, Onfreight Logistics along with Onfreight Logistics USA has grown to 85 trucks and about 225 trailers. Ondejko says he is “extremely honoured” to be assuming the position of OTA chairman.
Bronko Jazvac has been appointed to the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation‘s (SLSMC) Board of Directors, replacing Jim Wilson, who died in July of 2016, as the representative for the steel and iron ore industries. Jazvac is a seasoned business leader with 38 years of experience in steel manufacturing. He currently serves as the director of health and safety and world class continuous improvement at ArcelorMittal Dofasco in Hamilton, Ontario. From his initial role in logistics and planning, Jazvac has progressively risen through the ranks at the Hamilton steel maker, taking on a wide variety of responsibilities over the years, including roles in transportation, maintenance, manufacturing, quality control, and health and safety.
Seizmic, Inc‘s CEO, Sal Fateen, has been nominated and elected to MHI’s Roundtable Advisory Committee. In this role, Fateen will provide counsel to the Board of Governors on membership, the direction of the industry and MHI’s affiliated trade groups as well as attend and participate in industry events. Fateen said: “I am honored to have been chosen to serve the material handling industry in this way, and look forward to working with other members of the roundtable to ensure the needs of the industry across the entire supply chain are being met and the standards of the MHI are being upheld.” Seizmic was founded in 1985 and specializes in the analysis of material handling equipment for structural integrity. It is responsible for certifying equipment such as: storage racks, shelving, mezzanines, conveyors, tanks, machinery, movables, security cages and gondolas meet building department requirements across all 50 states.