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Since 1907, we have been committed to providing unprecedented customer service and have established connections and partnerships around the world to ensure that your freight is delivered safely and efficiently.

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  • Founder, Mae Elizabeth Dey

  • Rolland, Mae Dey’s Nephew. President of M.E.Dey 1929 to 1982

  • Our awesome M.E. Dey staff at the AIDS Walk Wisconsin 2015.

  • Receiving the 2013 President’s ‘E’-Award for Excellence in Export Service

  • M.E. Dey Staff dressed in pink and denim on Lee National Denim Day to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Rolland’s oldest son, Richard. President till 1990

  • Mae Dey and her band.

  • Mae Dey and friends posing next to a plane.

  • M.E. Dey Advertisement - Ship the "Dey" Way

  • Richard’s oldest son, Robert. President 1990 to the present

  • Receiving sister city Ningbo, China gift of stone lions

  • 2001 Wisconsin Export Award Robert Gardenier, Governor Scott McCallum and VP of Export, Randy Kupfer

  • The Dey Band - Mae Dey and her band members.

  • Richard (Dick) at his desk at 759 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee 1980

  • Rolland and his son, Richard at an office holiday party

  • Journal Sentinel 1998 - Front Cover

  • Journal Sentinel 1998 - Inside Cover

  • Milwaukee River downtown in the 1880’s

  • Grand Avenue, the main artery of downtown Milwaukee about 1910

  • Historic monument: Little Norway, Stave Church. Moved back to Norway from Wisconsin.

  • General cargo and container ship. Circa 1963 - Port of Milwaukee

  • Specialized Projects - 17 ft. steel sculpture, Ningbo Lions, 30,000 lb steel silo tanks

  • Sandi Siegel, Exec. VP, with Mayor Tom Barrett at M.E. Dey Centennial Party.

  • Gov. Tommy Thompson presenting Wisconsin Export Award to CEO and President of M.E. Dey, Rob Gardenier.

  • Secretary of Commerce, Mary Burke, presenting award at M.E. Dey Centennial Party.

  • Shofar Krakow- Steel sculpture by local artist, Richard Edelman.

  • Geheimrat Sartor - First German vessel to call on Milwaukee - Kilbourne Ave. since WWII. 5/19/1959

  • Winter fleet at Jones Island. Circa 1937.

  • U.S. Steel Fleet. Kinnickinnic Marine, basin for winter. Alva C. Dinky (Built 1909)

  • 4th from left - Randy Rumpfer, Export VP, and Rob Gardenier, President of ME Dey. Accepting Export Award in 1995 with other award winners.

  • Cargo of lumber unloading in Milwaukee. 3,000 lumber boats worked the great lakes in 1893 and now there are less than 200.

  • 2017 marks M.E. Dey's 110th year of success serving the international trade community.

  • Trade Day 2017 - some of our staff gathered at the M.E. Dey booth at the MMAC's World Trade Conference.

  • M.E. Dey's Exec. VP., Sandi Siegel and Project Manager, Sarah Azar at the NCBFAA Annual Conference (2017) in New Orleans.

  • Staff in our office loacted off of the Port of LA and Long Beach, California.

  • Team M.E. Dey at the 2016 Aids Walk Wisconsin.

  • M.E. Dey's Exec. VP., Sandi Siegel and Project Manager, Sarah Azar at the NCBFAA Annual Conference (2016) in Tuscon, Arizona.

  • M.E. Dey staff and managers gathered in a conference room at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Office.