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Sid Wainer & Son Opens Distribution Complex in New Bedford, Massachusetts

11/14/2017
Sid Wainer & Son, a distributor and curator of New England's specialty foods opened its state-of-the-art multi-million dollar warehousing and distribution facility in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

According to company officials, each week over two million pounds of specialty food leaves the new facility destined for chefs and restaurants across New England and the world.

With the opening of the new facility, Sid Wainer & Son's total cooler space now stands at over 100,000 sq. ft. The new 56,000 sq. feet of cooler space holds three separate temperature zones and a 200ft shipping and receiving dock that was engineered around advanced safety systems and processes to support the major volume Sid Wainer & Son experiences.

New technological additions at the facility include: voice recognition order processing, access point defense, self-navigating forklifts, a fully integrated "smart" loading dock, and 50,000 sq. feet of solar panels to compliment the company's dedication to environmentally friendly practices and sustainability.

Allie Wainer, Executive Vice President said, "Our customers are more than customers, they are our business partners. We do everything we can to provide them the best and most innovative products and services. The new operational enhancements in our facility allow us to better serve our partners through increased food safety and quality measures, larger volume hold, and better streamlined logistics."

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