General Motors Awards Caravan

Written on:May 10, 2017
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GM Supplier IMPACT Awards Meeting

Caravan receives award from GM

Pictured L to R: Aaron Craves (CFM Procurement/Fleet Manager), Brenda Mehl (CFM Chief Financial Officer), and David Drouillard (GM Executive Director of Global Purchasing and Supply Chain)


Caravan was extremely proud to be recognized on May 4, 2017 at the General Motors Supplier IMPACT awards meeting.  The Supplier IMPACT awards recognize the TOP 50 suppliers who have excelled in Tier 2 diversity spend. We were honored with the PLATINUM award, which is awarded to suppliers who have excelled in TWO additional area beyond the Top 50 spend.  Caravan excelled in the category of Performance to Goal (8%), and Year over Year Performance. We are committed to driving diverse spend and are proud to be a strong member of the GM diverse supply base.

CFM Safety Talk

Written on:May 2, 2017

Electrical Safety Avoiding electrical shocks both at home and at work requires awareness of the safety hazards and a respect for this “Silent Killer.”  The human body has a low resistance to electricity, making it a good conductor, like most metals. Unlike metals however, the human body does not respond well when electricity passes through it.  Physical results include thermal burns, disruption of normal heart activity, severe muscle contractions, and…


Mobile Equipment Pedestrian Safety

Written on:April 28, 2017

Pedestrian Safety Those who drive forklifts and other mobile equipment have a responsibility to drive safely and be on the lookout for pedestrians.  Because of their design, with masts and roll cages, forklifts in particular have limited visibility.  Incidents involving pedestrians rarely occur, but when they do, the injuries are almost always serious. But it is not just the driver’s responsibility.  Pedestrians have the responsibility to stay alert and use…


April 2017 Safety Program Winners

Written on:April 26, 2017

Safety Incentive Program Winners We would like to congratulate the April 2017 winners of the Safety Incentive Program. Thank you for continuing to work safe. Darryl Jeter (Ford Research & Innovation) Christina Lopez (FCA Kokomo Transmission) Kendrick Dixon III (Faurecia Sterling Heights) Bernard Holmes (GM Fairfax Assembly) Management Review Meeting (Held this month at FCA Mack Engine) winners: Nicole Cruz James Davis Marie Howard


Congratulations Ronald Pierce

Written on:April 5, 2017

We would like to congratulate Ronald Pierce on his promotion to Site Manager at the Sherwood/Warren PDC. Ron started as a cardboard hauler at Warren Truck in 2008, where he worked very hard and was quickly promoted to team lead. He spent time at FCA’s Mt. Elliot facility, as well as 1 year as 2nd shift supervisor at the Centerline PDC. Throughout his nearly 9 yrs with Caravan, he has…