Adherence to SQF Requirements Crucial to Supply Chain Integrity

October 16, 2017 – FoodLogistics.com – While federal requirements do not mandate compliance with SQF guidelines, certification in this area sends a signal to manufacturers that logistics providers are adhering to the highest standards by which food is stored, handled and transported. CEO Jamie Overley discusses why the repercussions of failure to comply with SQF can be felt throughout the supply chain.

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NY-NJ port considers options after chassis pool collapse

October 3, 2017 – Journal of Commerce – As mega-ships increasingly call the Port of New York and New Jersey, the top East Coast gateway is picking through the options on how to ensure the smooth delivery and pickup of chassis after a seemingly done deal to create a chassis pool collapsed in July. East Coast Warehouse CEO Jamie Overley spoke with the Journal of Commerce’s Hugh Morley.

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Production Decline Leads to Fears of Reefer Box Shortage

September 19, 2017 – JOC.com  A shortfall in refrigerated container production has sparked fears that there could soon be a serious cold box shortage, speakers at JOC’s Container Trade Europe Conference in Hamburg sad Tuesday. East Coast Warehouse CEO Jamie Overley spoke with Hugh Morley of the Journal of Commerce about what he’s seeing on the Port of New York and New Jersey.

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Executive Moves

September 8, 2017 – American Shipper  East Coast Warehouse & Distribution, a temperature-controlled logistics provider located at the Port of New York & New Jersey and in Philadelphia, named Rafael Varela senior director of warehouse operations.

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East Coast Warehouse & Distribution, Elizabeth, N.J.

September 8, 2017 – Refrigerated & Frozen Foods – Former Amazon manager and U.S. Army Captain Rafael Varela was appointed senior director of warehouse operations, responsible for warehouse operations on both Elizabeth and Jersey City, N.J., campuses, as well as the company’s co-pack, inventory, safety and quality teams.

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East Coast Warehouse & Distribution Names Former Amazon Manager & US Army Captain, Rafael Varela, Senior Director of Warehouse Operations

September 5, 2017 – Global Cold Chain Alliance Blog – East Coast Warehouse & Distribution has named former Amazon Manager and US Army Captain, Rafael Varela, Senior Director of Warehouse Operations. In this role, Rafael will have responsibility for warehouse operations on both New Jersey campuses in Elizabeth and Jersey City, as well as the company’s co-pack, inventory, safety and quality teams.

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East Coast Warehouse & Distribution Names Rafael Varela Senior Director of Warehouse Operations

September 5, 2017 – DC Velocity – East Coast Warehouse & Distribution has named former Amazon Manager and US Army Captain, Rafael Varela, Senior Director of Warehouse Operations. In this role, Rafael will have responsibility for warehouse operations on both New Jersey campuses in Elizabeth and Jersey City, as well as the company’s co-pack, inventory, safety and quality teams.

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Education Remains Critical for Compliance with New FDA Sanitary Food Transportation Rule

August 9, 2017 – Food Logistics Magazine – The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform to our food safety laws in more than 70 years. Designed to ensure the safety and security of our nation’s food supply, the FSMA is strengthening regulations affecting how food is grown, harvested, packed, stored and transported from farm to fork. CEO Jamie Overley discusses the importance of education on the new FSMA requirements in this editorial.

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Food Logistics Congratulates the 2017 Top Green Providers

June 15, 2017 – Food Logistics Magazine Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers list offers logistics professionals a guide to the providers, manufacturers and software and technology companies that have found new ways to promote sustainability throughout their operations and those of their customers. East Coast Warehouse is proud to be listed for the second year in a row.

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