WEST CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A. Duie Pyle (Pyle), the leader in asset and non-asset-based transportation and supply chain solutions in the Northeast, announces the opening of its newest transportation service center in Bronx, New York. The facility enhances Pyle’s Northeast network and further strengthens Pyle’s AM delivery and pickup capabilities in New York metro and Long Island.
Strategically located on the East River in Hunts Point, an industrial neighborhood in the southwest Bronx, Pyle’s service center and Express Solutions fleet of eco-friendly electric hybrid straight trucks will facilitate business-to-business and business-to-consumer deliveries in areas with restricted or limited access. This will ultimately increase freight velocity and flexibility for the company’s many New York metro clients. Pyle’s new service center provides easy access to the Bruckner Expressway (I-278), which connects to I-95 and all major northeast metropolitan areas. Pyle is uniquely positioned to reduce the impacts of congestion that carriers often experience entering and exiting the city from New Jersey during the day.
“For many years, Pyle has been recognized for providing comprehensive and direct service in metro New York. The Bronx is an ideal location for us to build on this commitment to our customers,” said Randy Swart, chief operating officer for A. Duie Pyle. “The new service center allows us to provide our current and future customers with unique transportation options in New York, expand Pyle’s expedited service capabilities in the area and develop quality capacity throughout the busiest and most dense region in the U.S.”
The Bronx location will bring approximately 100 new jobs to the area, including opportunities for truck drivers, fleet techs, dockworkers and support personnel. By entering the area, Pyle’s customized service offerings will allow Pyle to meet the unique needs of each customer and will also allow Pyle customers to strategically source multiple solutions with enhanced delivery service and comprehensive expedited and same day delivery options.
“A. Duie Pyle’s new service center brings new economic development and significant job creation to The Bronx, and we welcome them to our borough,” says Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Borough President. “I look forward to seeing the great opportunities and growth Pyle will bring to the area, and to working with them to ensure that Bronx residents benefit from their opening here.”
Pyle’s Bronx service center will include 77 doors for progressive loading and unloading, a full-service fleet maintenance garage, 6,846 square feet of office space, and a three-deck parking structure. Pyle’s customers in the area can rest assured that the all-weather facility will feature 100 percent stand-by power generation, on-site snow removal capabilities, heated dock operations providing protect from freeze capabilities, secure fencing and a 24/7 monitoring system. Additionally, a number of energy efficient features will be installed to ensure environmental and energy conservation.
For more information on A. Duie Pyle, visit www.aduiepyle.com.
About A. Duie Pyle
A. Duie Pyle is the Northeast’s premier transportation and logistics provider with extended Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) service coverage through established partnerships into the Southeast, Midwest and Canada. A family-owned and operated business since 1924, A. Duie Pyle provides a range of integrated transportation and distribution services supported by 22 LTL service centers and nine warehouses strategically located throughout the Northeast region. Through its Customized Solutions Group, Pyle provides a variety of asset and non-asset based services, including Custom Dedicated fleet operations, integrated Warehousing & Distribution services through more than 2.2 million square feet of public and contract warehousing space, Solutions Design and specialized truckload services through its Brokerage and Truckload Solutions.
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