Prime Distribution Services Opens New Location in Plainfield, Indiana - Global Trade Magazine
  May 18th, 2016 | Written by

Prime Distribution Services Opens New Location in Plainfield, Indiana

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  • Prime Distribution Services new Airtech facility has 300,000 square feet of warehousing space.
  • New PDS facility can accommodate 20,000 pallets and has 30 dock doors.
  • With new Airtech facility PDS has 2.5 million square feet of food-grade distribution facilities.

Prime Distribution Services (PDS), a Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. company that provides warehousing, consolidation and transportation solutions, announced the opening of its new location in Plainfield, Indiana, last week. This is the second Plainfield facility for the company.

The new location, referred to as Airtech, has 300,000 square feet of warehousing space, allowing the facility to accommodate up to 20,000 pallets. It also has 30 dock doors so trucks can be loaded and unloaded quickly and systematically. The Airtech facility will offer dry warehousing space, with refrigerated warehousing solutions continuing to be offered at the PDS Allpoints Facility in Plainfield.

The new PDS location will utilize state-of-the-art technology to manage day-to-day operations, including Radio frequency picking and advanced automated case picking software to increase speed and accuracy. The facility also has a state-of-the-art racking system throughout the entirety of the warehouse.

“The newest Prime Distribution Services location will enhance our existing network so that we can continue to provide competitive logistics, warehousing and consolidation services,” said Bill Vechiarella, President of Prime Distribution Services. “The new Airtech facility will continue to focus on professional and personalized service, cutting-edge technology and collaborative solutions to help our customers manage their inbound and outbound supply chains.”

“With the new Airtech facility in our network, we now have approximately 2.5 million square feet of state-of-the-art, food-grade distribution facilities strategically located throughout the U.S.,” added Bill Goodgion, president of Roadrunner Transportation Systems global solutions segment. “We continue to expand, evolve, and collaborate with our customers to provide them with best-in-class service, reduce their supply chain costs and improve their on-time performance.”

Since 2003, all PDS warehouses, including the new Airtech facility, are certified by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) and have maintained superior ratings. The AIB certification signifies that PDS has consistently achieved and maintained exceptional standards of cleanliness for food safety assurance.

Prime Distribution Services describes itself as “a complete 3PL supply chain management resource,” and operates 2.5 million square feet of warehousing space along key transportation corridors.

Roadrunner is an asset-light transportation and logistics service provider offering customized and expedited less-than-truckload, truckload logistics, transportation management solutions, intermodal solutions, freight consolidation, inventory management, expedited services, international freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and global supply chain solutions.

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