GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
Tidewater was founded in 1932, and has evolved into a multi-commodity transportation and terminal company serving the diverse and evolving transportation needs of the Pacific Northwest, Canada, and beyond.
The people of Tidewater respect the privilege of operating on the waterways of the Pacific Northwest. Together we accept responsibility for adhering to these guiding principles:
We will maintain safe operations which meet or exceed all regulatory and industry established standards.
We will operate in a manner which protects our communities, our environment, and our customers.
We will strive to maintain a leadership position within our industry through constant innovation and improvement.
We will earn the trust and respect of our customers and our communities by maintaining the highest levels of service, professionalism, ethics, and integrity.
We will achieve excellence by accepting responsibility and accountability for the actions of ourselves and our co-workers, while fostering a working environment of growth, encouragement, and respect.
We at Tidewater are proud of our heritage, and we are committed to operating in a manner that enhances the livability of the Pacific Northwest for future generations.