Baking

Schmidt Baking truck a boon for stranded motorists in Virginia: NPR

Casey Holihan and John Noe were on their 16th hour in a snowstorm when they saw a bread truck. They called the Schmidt Baking Company and got permission to distribute the contents of the truck.



STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Hello. I am Steve Inskeep. A traffic jam in Virginia lasted long enough for new models of society to emerge. Casey Holihan and John Noe were in their 16th hour in the snowstorm when they saw an opportunity. A Schmidt Baking Company truck was stuck just up the road. So they called the company’s customer service, and contacted the owner. And according to the Washington Post, they organized the delivery of pastries, which they distributed to other motorists who really needed to get home. This is the MORNING EDITION.

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