Maersk Company Announces Plans for New Cold Chain Facility in the US
Performance Team – A Maersk Company, continues to expand and integrate end-to-end cold chains with the announcement of a new cold storage facility in Dayton, New Jersey opening in October 2022 to serve imports and exports.
Jason Walker, Executive Vice President of Operations at Performance Team said: "We’re adding more cold chain capacity to serve the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area demand.
"This integrates with Maersk’s Ocean Services and their first port of call in Elizabeth, NJ and the consumption patterns generated by the 20 million consumers who live within the metropolitan area."
Performance Team New Jersey operations offer ideal access to the city’s major ports with a dedicated fleet of trucks and chassis used between the warehouse and the port to expedite inland transit for refrigerated cargoes.
Commodities include fish, poultry, beef, pork, fruits and vegetables.
The Dayton facility will open in October 2022 and be operated by Performance Team - A Maersk Company. Site selection was based on close proximity to the container port at Elizabeth, NJ as well as one hour drive from the port of Philadelphia and 2.5 hrs to Baltimore and Delaware.
The facility features 167,812 square feet of space with 13,000 rack positions, 30 dock doors, a dry sprinkler system, refrigerated dock, trailer plug-ins, in-house clearance, refrigerated and frozen storage, 24 hour monitoring and a back-up generator.
USDA import/export services, repack, re-boxing, labeling and co-packing are also available. Certifications include USDA approved, SQF certification and HACCP. Location address is 20 Tower Rd, Dayton, NJ 08512.