25th Anniversary Employee Profile – Pinky Khoonacoak2 min read

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 Pinky Khoonacoak, Software Developer here at Corporate –  Indianapolis, IN. Pinky has been with ProTrans for 21 years!  

What position(s) have you held since working with ProTrans?
Programmer analyst and EDI specialist

What is one interesting fact about ProTrans when you started?
The only people who are in charge of IT came from our operations department.

What was the “hip” trend (clothing, hair, technology, food, etc.) when you started working at ProTrans?
The Chinese buffet was a very popular lunch spot.

What was the last thing you heard or saw which made you laugh out loud?
Guilty dog videos on YouTube.

What hobbies do you enjoy?
I like reading books and listening to audiobooks.

Cats or dogs? Or other pets?
I prefer dogs.

What excites you so much that it keeps you awake the night before?
Vacations!

What is the one thing you have waited in line the longest for?
Getting on a roller coaster at six flags.

Since starting with ProTrans, what is the biggest change you have seen/experienced with the company?
We have grown so much in every department.

What way has the industry changed since you started with ProTrans?
There are more technologies involved now.

What industry trends do you see emerging in the upcoming years?
I see self driving cars, more automation, and robots.

What is the 1 thing in this world you are most proud of?
I’m most proud of my family.

What are you passionate about?
Being kind to others.

If you could take a paid year off, what would you do with the time?
I’d love to travel more.

What’s the most incredible view you’ve ever seen?
Seeing the ocean was incredible.

At which store would you like to max-out your credit card?
Pottery Barn

If you could splurge on one must have item, what would it be?
Personal Chef

What was the best concert you ever attended?
Taylor Swift!

What has compelled you to stay with ProTrans for as long as you have?
Allen Phelps – He is the BEST boss, always there to help and give his support. He is hardworking and never gives up. He is an inspiration to me to have a positive work attitude and to work hard.