East Coast Warehouse & Distribution Receives World Trade Week NYC Global Logistics Award

ELIZABETH, NJ – May 16, 2016 – East Coast Warehouse & Distribution, a leading temperature-controlled logistics provider located on the Port of New York/New Jersey, today announced it has received the World Trade Week NYC Global Logistics Award at the Annual International World Trade Week NYC Awards. The Global Logistics Award is presented to a company in the New York metropolitan region for leadership in using logistics to advance business globally.

East Coast Warehouse received this award in recognition for its outstanding work and achievement as a best-in-class, food-grade 4PL, and for its work as a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Centralized Examination Station (CES) operator. The company has earned a reputation in the marketplace for its facilities, operational processes and customer-centric approach. East Coast Warehouse is currently the only warehouse in New Jersey to be designated by CBP as a comprehensive CES.

The 2016 World Trade Week Awards Breakfast
From left: Rich Coppola, VP of Sales; Jamie Overley, CEO; Steve Banasiak, Director of Business Development

“We are honored to be recognized by World Trade Week NYC as a global logistics provider,” said Jamie Overley, CEO of East Coast Warehouse. “We continually make enhancements to our facilities and service offering, including an $8 million investment into our Customs Exam Center. We strive for excellence in all aspects of our business, and this award speaks to our overall work and dedication.”

More than 98 percent of the products that flow through East Coast Warehouse’s service offering are imported or exported from countries in Europe, South America and Asia. Whether a customer is an importer, exporter or both, East Coast Warehouse provides a full range of 4PL solutions designed to ensure a smooth and seamless supply chain operation. The company is FDA-registered, Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO), and has received a superior rating from the American Sanitation Institute (ASI).

World Trade Week NYC is part of an annual nationwide celebration of international trade observed by business and trade-related organizations across the United States during the month of May. The mission of World Trade Week NYC is to promote the importance of international trade to the New York City metropolitan area economy. More information can be found at http://www.worldtradeweeknyc.org.

About East Coast Warehouse & Distribution

For more than 60 years, East Coast Warehouse & Distribution has served as a preeminent 4PL leader, offering integrated temperature-controlled logistics services to food and beverage importers. Its state-of-the-art, 38 million cubic square foot facility strategically located in an overweight zone on the Port of New York/New Jersey, expedited U.S. Customs and Border Protection Exam Services, transportation capabilities and value-added services offers clients a 4PL end-to-end solution that is sophisticated and seamless. For more information, please visit www.ecwd.staging.wpengine.com.

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