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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Need for NY-NJ port extended gates comes into focus

March 21, 2017 – JOC.com – New York may be the city that never sleeps, but the four main terminals at its namesake port, the Port of New York and New Jersey, are closed by 7 p.m. That’s raising questions over whether gate hours will need to be extended to handle increased import surges brought by mega-ships, and whether the industry is ready to make that adjustment. East Coast Warehouse CEO Jamie Overley weighs in.

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