Pilot also Increases Foreign Trade Zone in El Paso
Glen Mills, PA (January 17, 2020) – Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announces a significant expansion in El Paso, TX (ELP) and Boston with the addition of new warehouse locations and an increase in its Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) capacity in El Paso.
Pilot’s warehouses now total 167,000 square feet in El Paso with the addition of a new location at 1320 Henry Brennan Drive. The second property will double the size of its previous location to 80,000 square feet. Pilot is dedicating 48,000 square feet within this facility to significantly increase its Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) capacity.
Pilot El Paso’s expansion will bolster company efforts to meet growing client needs and regulatory demands. Pilot ELP FTZ offers US- based companies the option to defer, reduce or even eliminate customs duties on its products admitted to the zone. The station’s close proximity to the Zaragoza Bridge allows for shorter transit times to the Mexican border and has the ability to warehouse raw materials and products in a central location before being shipped to Mexico.
Pilot has expanded and relocated their Boston warehouse facility to 13 Centennial Drive, Peabody, MA. The relocation provides Pilot Boston with a facility that over doubles the size of the previous warehouse and office space to 48,000 square feet. The new location reflects Pilot’s ongoing commitment to serve the ever-increasing e-commerce industry.
“Our new warehouse expansions in El Paso and Boston enable us to enhance our services and capacity to provide client-focused solutions,” says John Hill, president and chief commercial officer. “Our increased FTZ is a response to the growing demand to provide cost-effective supply chain and transportation options to Mexico.”
About Pilot Freight Services
Pilot Freight Services, Inc. is an award-winning full-service transportation and logistics provider with 83 locations throughout North America. Pilot also has several locations in Western Europe and a presence in the Asia-Pacific marketplace. The company’s freight forwarding services encompass every mode of transportation, including air, ground and ocean, serving all corners of the globe. Pilot’s logistics programs offer a complete line of expedited and time-definite services, international shipping solutions, product warehousing and inventory management. In addition, Pilot’s online shipment navigator, CoPilot, makes online shipping fast, convenient and secure. In 2018, Pilot adopted Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation as their national philanthropy partner raising funds company-wide for treatments and cures for children batting cancer. Learn more about Pilot Freight Services at www.PilotDelivers.com
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