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Page 11 of 39 MANFREDI COLD STORAGE & Distribution is one of the East Coast's major warehousing sites specializing in chilled fruit, food, and frozen food stuffs requiring temperatures from zero to 55 degrees Fahrenheit — seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The company currently operates 425,000 square feet of temperature-controlled warehouse space with 30,000-pallet storage capacity in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Manfredi New Jersey, located in Pedricktown, is opening this summer. Phase 1 will feature inspection-capable docks, storage capacity for 4,400 pallet positions, and a 30,000-square-foot packing room. Phase 2 for this location is already underway. MCS&D uses low density racking and computerized wireless information systems, improving air circulation and quick truck turnaround, while keeping our customers fully informed. We also have onsite IT with full capability for EDI services. We offer pre-conditioning and ripening services. MCS&D has eight forced air ripening rooms and four pre-cooling chambers. Rail service is also available. We have service for four rail cars and are in the process of expanding to accommodate an additional six cars. In the event of a power failure, our warehouse has full automatic generator back up. Manfredi receives annual third- party audits from AIB and Primus. We are also organically certified. We offer truck load and less-than- truckload distribution services via Manfredi Logistics asset-based and company-owned equipment throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast with daily lanes into the Midwest. Inland Transportation offers pier drayage from all Delaware River ports utilizing company-owned and operated equipment. All drivers are TWIC certified, hauling both containerized and breakbulk shipments. National Refrigerated Freight is a freight brokerage company moving refrigerated freight all through the US. Our affiliate, International Repack, offers onsite services that include: quality personalized bagging, custom labeling, and reconditioning services. A running total of 13 packing lines feature a combination of 26 Giro, Daumar, and Volm baggers. Inventories are updated real time, and customers can view progress through our inventory control system. Hand packing is also key to our business. A running total of 10 production lines are fully lighted and provide the most quality service available in the industry. We at Manfredi take pride in our ability to develop leadership and create an environment for employees to master processes while taking care of grower and customer needs. Services and expansion of East Coast warehouse site "We've seen a lot of electronics, dishwashers, and other home appliances coming in as people continue buying items for their homes," he said. "We hope to tie that back into the reefer trade so avocados and limes, for instance, would move primarily via ocean again instead of being trucked through the southern US–Mexico border." Furthermore, Philadelphia will be added to Maersk's American Express (AMEX) service that loops the US East Coast with ports in southern Africa starting this summer. "It used to be seasonal (for Philadelphia) but could remain year-round as more cargo is funneled through Philly for the Canadian and A SPECIAL ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT OF THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE 12 | May 24 2021 PHILADELPHIA TRADE & LOGISTICS Philadelphia 2020 imports Philadelphia 2020 exports South America Oceania Central America South America Oceania Europe Europe Central America Africa East Asia Mediterranean India/Other Asia North America East Asia North America India/Other Asia Caribbean Southeast Asia Southeast Asia Caribbean Middle East 0 10 20 30 40 0 10 20 30 40 Total trade lane percentages in TEU Total trade lane percentages in TEU Source: PhilaPort © 2021 IHS Markit Source: PhilaPort © 2021 IHS Markit

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