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Caribbean Cargo DC Receives County Office Business Award For Black History Month
Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation Honors CCDC As A Leading Business In The Community
Largo, MD (February 28, 2018) – Caribbean Cargo DC received recognition from the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation during the Black History Month Business Appreciation Roundtable and Ceremony. The event took place on Monday, February 26th in Largo, Maryland and honored local Prince George’s County as history-makers based on their contributions in the business community.
PGCEDC President and CEO, Jim Coleman, was delighted to have Caribbean Cargo DC recognized as a business leader in Prince George’s County. The ceremony included a Business Roundtable where PGCEDC opened the round-table discussion to ask how the County Office could help better serve Prince George’s County businesses. The program began with greetings and congratulations from Mr. Coleman and Deputy Director of Business Services, Jeffrey Swilley. At the conclusion of the round-table discussion, a Certificate of Appreciation was awarded to Caribbean Cargo DC as well as to each of the other businesses being honored. The event also included a television interview, photo ops with PGCEDC President Jim Coleman and social media exposure for Caribbean Cargo DC.
February is Black History Month in the United States and was first celebrated in 1926. February is a month that includes the birthdays of both Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. The celebration was expanded to a month in 1976, the United States’ bicentennial. Caribbean Cargo DC commemorates and celebrates the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent. As the Mid-Atlantic’s largest shipping and logistics service to the Caribbean and Central America, Caribbean Cargo DC supports NGOs and charities based in its service areas. This support extends to events hosted by area businesses as well as providing professional and reliable service to the many Washington, D.C.-based Caribbean embassies.
Formed in 2007, Caribbean Cargo DC is an employee-owned, licensed and bonded, shipping, logistics and freight services company based in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. CCDC’s principals have more than three decades of experience in the shipping industry, and are known for their solid business reputations, and exceptional customer service. The company’s shipping and freight service is the most reliable and affordable Caribbean shipping service available in the Mid Atlantic, the Caribbean, Central and South America.
Clients include the Embassies of Antigua, Bahamas, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, and The Commonwealth of Dominica. International Organizations served include Caribbean Development Bank, CARICOM, Inter American Development Bank, International Monetary Fund, Pan American Health Org., and World Bank. The company also was nominated by Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce nominee as the 2014 Small Business of the Year.
Caribbean Cargo DC is also continuing its support of hurricane devastated areas in the Caribbean by extending its Hurricane Reconstruction promotion until June 30th. The promotion offers a 15% discount applied at the time of shipping for cargo shipped from the U.S. to select Caribbean destinations. To learn more, visit www.CaribbeanCargoDC.com, stop by the company’s headquarters at 9700 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway Unit #E, Lanham, MD 20706 or email info@CaribbeanCargoDC.com.
About Caribbean Cargo DC:
Caribbean Cargo DC, LLC is a licensed and bonded company registered in the state of Maryland. The company, which was established several years ago, is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. Caribbean Cargo DC was established by three enterprising principals seasoned in the shipping industry with solid reputations in the business community where they were known for providing reliable, efficient and exceptional customer service. With over three decades of combined experience, Caribbean Cargo’s shipping and freight service is the most reliable and affordable Caribbean shipping service in the Washington, D.C., Virginia and Baltimore Metro areas.
The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation provides business services that help attract, retain, and expand businesses, create high-quality jobs, and expand Prince George’s County’s commercial tax base. EDC’s mission of business attraction and expansion is accomplished through our main business lines, including Business Development, Small Business Services, Prince George’s County Accelerator Program, International Business Development, Workforce Services, and Marketing/Communications.