Third-party food logistics company FreezPak Logistics will open a new location in Philadelphia.
The 165,000-square-foot facility sits on 7 acres. It will offer:
- cooler and frozen temperature zones
- 20 loading docks
- 30 trailer parking stalls with container plug ins, and
- parking for 60 cars.
The facility will have offer a 75-foot building height for the freezer and 30-foot building height for the cool dock.
It’s projected to open in July 2023.
“FreezPak is committed to building out a national warehouse network,” co-CEO Dave Saoud said. “The unveiling of our new state-of-the-art cold storage facility in Philadelphia only solidifies that commitment.”
The Carteret-based company first expanded to Philadelphia in June 2021.
“This highly automated facility features 30 robots that will move pallets in and out of the freezer. This achieves our objective to continue to offer superior same day and next day service,” said co-CEO Michael Saoud.
The new automated storage and retrieval system brings FreezPak’s robotic fleet to 87 robots that can automatically store and retrieve goods. FreezePak said it anticipates the facility will create 50 new jobs.
The comp0any says it also has plans to announce two additional facilities.