Shipping News Feature US – Founded in New Zealand in 1978 to serve the ocean and air freight and road haulage sectors, Mainfreight moved into the same US markets in 2007 and has now expanded its logistics network there with the addition of two new warehouses. Located in Newark New Jersey and Dallas, Texas the facilities, at 135,000 and 129,000 square feet respectively, boost the company’s available warehousing to 574,000 square feet when added to its existing depots in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Chicago.
Since its inception Mainfreight has established a comprehensive network of warehouses and service throughout the world in addition to its North American network, with almost seven and a half million square feet of space spread between Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Asia. Mainfreight's US services include container drayage, customs clearance, and both LTL and FTL transport in addition to the full portfolio of supply chain solutions offered worldwide. René van Houtum, Vice President of Logistics at Mainfreight Inc. commented:
"We're totally focused on delivering first-class logistics and supply chain solutions to our customers in a comprehensive 'one package' approach. To achieve this we're intensifying our North American and global network capabilities and have aggressive growth targets at Mainfreight to ensure we're well-positioned to help our customers expand their businesses. We measure ourselves by the service and quality we deliver to customers. Our ability to grow is inextricably linked to their satisfaction and loyalty. We never lose sight of that."
A Mainfreight press release June 14, 2016