Philadelphia, PA (September 28, 2018) — Burris Logistics, a privately-held warehouse and transportation company headquartered in Milford, DE, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with the city of Philadelphia to purchase a 28-acre site located on Tacony Street in the city’s Bridesburg neighborhood. Burris intends to relocate its Foodservice Redistribution business (Honor Foods) from its current location in North Philadelphia to the new Bridesburg location.
The new warehouse and office will provide Honor Foods with the capacity it requires to broaden its product portfolio in order to better serve its nearly 800 customers in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states. The $50M investment will enable Honor Foods to significantly increase its revenue and will create over 100 new jobs through its first ten years at the new location.
Donnie Burris, CEO of Burris Logistics said “Because of the service provided by our incredible team members, Honor Foods has truly been busting at the seams. This new facility will triple our capacity and will better enable us to serve both our customers and our vendor partners.”
Walt Tullis, President of Honor Foods, said “We are thrilled to be able to take this 70-year-old company to another level while importantly, being able to retain our Philadelphia roots, customers, and team members.”A 2020 opening is anticipated.
About Burris Logistics
Established in 1925, Burris Logistics operates an expanding network of temperature controlled warehousing and distribution centers from Florida to Massachusetts. This fifth-generation, family owned enterprise provides leading-edge logistics, transportation, and supply chain solutions coast to coast through four distinct operating divisions: Burris Custom Retail Distribution, Burris PRW Plus (Public Refrigerated Warehousing), Burris Freight Management and Honor Foods (a redistributor of frozen, refrigerated and dry food service products). For more information about their trend-setting logistics and deep-rooted values® please visit www.burrislogistics.com and www.burrisfreight.com