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10 The Journal of Commerce | May 23 2022 PHILADELPHA TRADE & LOGISTICS OUR MARINE TERMINAL operating piers 74A, 78A, and 80 within the Port of Philadelphia comprises almost 1 million square feet of dry warehousing. Our strategically located terminal on the Delaware River provides a geographical advantage for distribution to two-thirds of the Canadian and US population within 48–72 hours. As the designated Forest Products Center within the Port of Philadelphia, JH Stevedoring and PENN Warehousing are recognized as one of the most cost effective and reliable labor forces in the North Atlantic. The productive and safe vessel handling by JH is unrivaled. PENN's proficient and safe operations ensure timely turn times for all modes within the distribution process. Our entire organization is supported by modern and specialized equipment and cutting-edge technology with 24-hour web access to your inventory. We offer a complete menu of supply chain support services at our marine terminal. That is inclusive of breakbulk, container, intermodal, rail, and truck distribution services. Our facility is a half mile to the US Interstate Highway System and one mile gate-to- gate with the Port of Philadelphia main container terminal (Packer Avenue Marine Terminal). Our cost effective, quality, and safe handling of products with our dedicated labor force minimizes damage. However, during the entire transport process products unfortunately incur damages. PENN is quite unique in providing on-site repair and rewrap services. Served directly by two Class I rail carriers, we have 15 rail sidings indoors for safe and damage-free loading or unloading of products. Our truck turn times are closely monitored and are consistently less than one hour, gate-to-gate. Throughout our terminal, we have state-of-the-art technology providing 24-hour web access to your inventory with EDI capabilities, supported by our experienced and stellar customer service team. Please allow us to demonstrate how we may add value to your supply chain. Collaborative, safe handling with strategic location successfully grow throughout the supply chain crisis," he said. With scaled-up infrastructure in place, ports can deploy transparency, flexibility,critical thinking, technology investments, and better communication with customers to combat congestion, rising costs, and overload. At PAMT, terminal operations are entirely automated. Radio frequency identification, GPS-enabled equipment, and other technologies and equipment have enhanced container-handling productivity, making PhilaPort one of the fastest draws on the East Coast in terms of lifts per hour. In other developments, Holt is adding properties located within the port district for container and equipment overflow. It also has a 170,000-square-foot refrigerated/frozen cargo facility planned for 2023-24. In addition, the public road that leads to PAMT will soon close to the public and be dedicated to port use, a move in the interest of both safety and efficiency. While the new gate complex and the practice of segregating container piles are already a boon to truck drivers, expediting their turn times and supporting their quest for delivery reliability, the terminal's Intermodal Capacity Buildingis intended to help Norfolk Southern and CSX grow intermodal business through the port, by facilitating provision of more efficient rail connections throughPacker Avenue Marine Terminal. PhilaPort has 10 containerized ocean carriers offering heavy coverage in Europe, South America, and Oceania, while also serving other markets. It has dozens of other water-borne services. The port hub grows and the economy strengthens as PhilaPort's ocean carrier base diversifies. New services include the Mediterranean Shipping Co.'s Indus 2, initiated in April 2022 and now offering Philadelphia shippers direct connections to India, Italy, Spain, and Portugal. Cargoes are expected to include grains, stones, and other dry and perishable cargoes from the Far East. "Shippers want more efficient options, and this new India/Med service fits perfectly into our wheelhouse," Jeff Theobald, executive director and CEO of PhilaPort, said. In April 2022, Mediterranean Shipping Co.'s Scan Baltic service made its first voyage to PAMT. The service gives US shippers direct connections to Bremerhaven, Germany; Gothenburg, Sweden; and January –December 2021 US Container Growth Tr ad e 14 ast oast 16 altimor e oston ar leston 18 ac sonv ille 7% or olk 19 ilad elp ia 16 av annah ou e: ilaP or t ar it SPECIAL ADVERTISING SUPPLEMENT

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