Cherry Hill, NJ (PRWEB) March 04, 2014
NFI, a leading supply chain company headquartered in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is pleased to announce an expanding partnership with Ocean Spray in the Lehigh Valley, PA.
NFI and Ocean Spray are continuing a successful partnership of 13 years with a new distribution operation in the Lehigh Valley, PA. The 980,000 sq. ft. distribution center currently under construction will fulfill needs for Ocean Spray’s local just-in-time manufacturing facility. Construction broke ground on the distribution center in July of 2013 and completion of the project is scheduled for the summer of 2014.
Edward Poloway, Ocean Spray Operations & Supply Chain Director, explains: “The volume that will be executed from this location will represent 40% of Ocean Spray’s total North American volume. It will be the largest distribution center operation we have anywhere in the world.”
NFI is proud to be supporting Ocean Spray’s specific needs in a space that allows flexibility based on necessity and is located in an area of economic growth and development. “We love the Lehigh Valley,” says NFI President and Vice Chairman Jeff Brown, “it’s logistics setup in reference to the northeast and New York City is fantastic.”
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About NFI -- NFI is a fully integrated supply chain solutions provider headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ. Privately held by the Brown family since its inception in 1932, NFI generates more than $1 billion in annual revenue and employs nearly 7,400 associates. NFI owns facilities globally and operates in excess of 20 million square feet of warehouse and distribution space. Its company-owned fleet consists of over 2,000 tractors and 7,000 trailers, operated by more than 2,500 company drivers and 250 Owner Operators. Its business lines include transportation, warehousing, intermodal, brokerage, global, real estate, trailer storage, and solar services. For more information about NFI, visit http://www.nfiindustries.com, or call 1-877-NFI-3777.