25th Anniversary Employee Profile – Ernesto Silva

This year is an important milestone for ProTrans International – 2018 marks our 25th year as a leader in the logistics industry. Over the past 25 years, ProTrans has stayed a steady presence in the industry and has found its niche in the 3PL and Consolidation market. To help celebrate this year we are celebrating 25 people who have dedicated years of service to help shape ProTrans into the organization that we know today.
Our featured profile today is of Ernesto Silva, Transportation Supervisor at ProTrans Nogales. Ernesto has been with ProTrans for 21 years!  

What position(s) have you held since working with ProTrans?
1997 Part Time Fork lift Operator , Full Time Fork lift operator , Operations , Transportation Supervisor .

What is one interesting fact about ProTrans when you started?
Only 3 persons including me 🙂

What was the “hip” trend (clothing, hair, technology, food, etc.) when you started working at ProTrans?
NO Facebook , Wazzup , cell phones not that usual

What was the last thing you heard or saw which made you laugh out loud?
Member of the team trying to log in on the wrong computer

What hobbies do you enjoy?
Coaching Basketball , playing golf , playing Basketball , Hiking , walking my dogs

Cats or dogs? Or other pets?
3 dogs , 3 cats

What excites you so much that it keeps you awake the night before?
Coaching kids , Family memories

What is the one thing you have waited in line the longest for?
Crossing from Mexico to USA.

Since starting with ProTrans, what is the biggest change you have seen/experienced with the company?
How much it has grown

What way has the industry changed since you started with ProTrans?
Communication , Transportation , Systems Computers.

What industry trends do you see emerging in the upcoming years?
Communication

What is the 1 thing in this world you are most proud of?
Family.

What are you passionate about?
Coaching , Outdoors , Wild life

If you could take a paid year off, what would you do with the time?
Volunteer , Coach , Assist people in need.

What’s the most incredible view you’ve ever seen?
Birth of my children

At which store would you like to max-out your credit card?
Home Depot

If you could splurge on one must have item, what would it be?
Home renovation

What was the best concert you ever attended?
Tone loc , Vanilla Ice , Young MC.

What is your favorite sport? Team? And Sport’s moment in history?
Lakers , Dodgers , Cowboys .. best moment when all family attended a Dodgers game.

What has compelled you to stay with ProTrans for as long as you have?
Commitment , Responsibility , Dedication.