Oct. 31, 2022; San Juan, Puerto Rico - TOTE Maritime Agency Puerto Rico, an industry leader in ship handling, maritime operations, and shipping services, has been recognized for the fifth time as first place in its category at the Best Employers of Puerto Rico Awards (Mejores Patronos), awarded by Kincentric and GFR Media.
"Receiving this recognition for the fifth year attests to the consistency in the commitment to our Team, who are the real winners. You are the ones who, day after day, provide our clients with reliable and excellent service, and that is why we appreciate your dedication, commitment and pride in serving our Island. We dedicate this recognition to each one of you," said Eduardo Pagán, Vice President of TOTE Maritime Agency Puerto Rico.
“This recognition is a direct reflection of our people-first culture,” said Kevin Kendrick, President of TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico. “Facilitating an environment that fosters development and growth for our team is as critical as our commitment to our customers. Congratulations to Eduardo and our team on island for once again, being recognized as a Best Employer in Puerto Rico.”
TOTE Maritime Agency Puerto Rico is an example of a labor ecosystem based on respect for its responsibility, the identification of its strengths, and solidarity with issues that promote education, environmental protection, and social equity.
"At TOTE we know that to stay ahead as a leading company in our industry, the most important thing is the comprehensive well-being of our employees. For this reason, we invest in their professional and personal development, we listen to their concerns, as well as their ideas and recommendations, to continue growing as the great team that we are and of which I am extremely proud,” said Ana Medellín, Senior Human Resources and Business Services Manager-Caribbean.
Together with the employees, important causes have been identified that receive the support of TOTE Maritime Agency Puerto Rico and through which they positively impact Puerto Rican society. Examples of this are the Boys & Girls Club and Enactus Puerto Rico in education and Scuba Dogs and Para La Naturaleza, in environmental protection, among others.
The recognition of the Best Employers is the result of employee surveys, who in the case of TOTE Maritime Agency Puerto Rico, were committed during the process with a participation and degree of satisfaction of one hundred percent.
GFR Media and Kincentric have awarded Best Employers awards for the past 19 years to companies that demonstrate workplace excellence, foster an agile culture, and consistently deliver strong and sustainable business results.
TOTE is proud to be recognized once again and reaffirms its commitment to continue serving Puerto Rico with dedication today, tomorrow, and always.