Cudahy, Wis. - May 5, 2016 - Prime Distribution Services (PDS), a Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. (NYSE: RRTS) company that provides warehousing, consolidation and transportation solutions, announced the opening of its new location in Plainfield, Ind. on May 11, 2016. This is the second Plainfield facility for the company.
The new location, referred to as Airtech, has 300,000 square feet of warehousing space, allowing the facility to accommodate up to 20,000 pallets. Additionally, it has 30 dock doors so trucks can be loaded and unloaded quickly and systematically. The Airtech facility will offer dry warehousing space, with refrigerated warehousing solutions continuing to be offered at the PDS Allpoints Facility in Plainfield.
The new PDS location will utilize state-of-the-art technology to manage day-to-day operations, including Radio Frequency picking and advanced automated case picking software to increase speed and accuracy. The facility also has a state-of-the-art racking system throughout the entirety of the warehouse.
Bill Vechiarella, President of Prime Distribution Services, stated, "The newest Prime Distribution Services location will enhance our existing network so that we can continue to provide competitive logistics, warehousing and consolidation services. The new Airtech facility will continue to focus on professional and personalized service, cutting-edge technology and collaborative solutions to help our customers manage their inbound and outbound supply chains."
"With the new Airtech facility in our network, we now have approximately 2.5 million square feet of state-of-the-art, food-grade distribution facilities strategically located throughout the U.S. We continue to expand, evolve and collaborate with our customers to provide them with best-in-class service, reduce their supply chain costs and improve their on-time performance," said Bill Goodgion, President of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Global Solutions Segment.
Since 2003, all PDS warehouses, including the new Airtech facility, are American Institute of Baking (AIB) certified and have maintained superior ratings. The AIB certification signifies that PDS has consistently achieved and maintained exceptional standards of cleanliness for food safety assurance.
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About Prime Distribution Services
Prime Distribution Services is a complete 3PL supply chain management resource, delivering innovative solutions designed to maximize services, capabilities and efficiency while reducing cost. Prime Distribution Services has over 2.5 million square feet of warehousing space situated along key transportation corridors. Partnering with Prime allows clients to meet demanding retail supply chain logistics challenges and improve on-shelf availability rates. For more information, please visit Prime's website, http://www.prime3pl.com/.
About Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc.
Roadrunner is a leading asset-light transportation and logistics service provider offering a full suite of solutions, including customized and expedited less-than-truckload, truckload logistics, transportation management solutions, intermodal solutions, freight consolidation, inventory management, expedited services, international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and comprehensive global supply chain solutions. For more information, please visit Roadrunner's website, www.rrts.com.
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