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12 The Journal of Commerce | May 23 2022 PHILADELPHA TRADE & LOGISTICS MANFREDI COLD STORAGE is one of the East Coast's major warehousing sites specializing in chilled fruit, food, and frozen foodstuffs requiring temperatures from 0 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit, operating 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 of Pedricktown, New Jersey, features inspection-capable docks, storage capacity for 4,400 pallet positions, and a 30,000-square-foot packing room. Phase two for New Jersey is already underway, adding an additional 2,200 pallet positions and 15,000-square-foot packing room. Manfredi Cold Storage & Distribution 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. Pre-conditioning and ripening services are available. 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 Primus and organic certification via CCOF. Truckload and less-than-truckload distribution services are available 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 throughout the US. International Repack services 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. Manfredi takes pride in our ability to develop leadership and create an environment for employees to master processes while taking care of grower and customer needs. Overwhelming response drives continued expansion Klaipeda, Lithuania. Scan Baltic provides access across the Baltic for cargoes such as forest products and seafood, reducing transshipment for customers and furnishing expedited transit times. Other newer ocean services at the port include Meditteranean Shipping Co.'s Canadian Gulf Bridge service, with three ports in Mexico, and Maersk's American Express service, which loops the US East Coast with ports in southern Africa. Mahoney said there is demand for more ocean services and routings through PhilaPort, where liner services face less congestion than that associated with larger port gateways on the East Coast. email: PhilaPort PhilaPort's perishables business has thrived during the pandemic and recent global supply chain crisis. SPECIAL ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT

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