Amerijet Opens Newark Cargo Facility

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global cargo transportation provider Amerijet International, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of its new 20,000 square-foot freight facility in Newark. The new facility is located at 275 South Street, Newark, N.J. 07114 with convenient access from Route 21 (McCarter Highway), the New Jersey Turnpike, as well as Route 1 and 9.

"Amerijet is committed to its development strategy and Newark is a key market for our network expansion," said Rich Hernandez, Regional Manager. "We are confident that our direct service and global infrastructure will bring new opportunities for our customers in Newark. We are pleased to be building our network to meet our customers' needs."

Amerijet is accepting international air and ocean freight export shipments at this station, including general personal and commercial cargo, hazardous material, large or small packages, barrels, valuable and fragile goods. With direct ground connections to Amerijet's hub at the Miami International Airport, customers will enjoy shorter transit times resulting in faster service.

The new facility is open from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays. For rates and cargo-specific questions, customers can contact Amerijet's Sales Department at 862-772-7992 or via e-mail at sales.ewr@amerijet.com, or obtain shipping information and flight schedules anytime at www.amerijet.com.

Amerijet International, Inc. is a full-service multi-modal transportation and logistics provider, offering international, scheduled all-cargo transport via land, sea, and air. Florida-based Amerijet operates offices all over the world, serving destinations throughout the Americas, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Amerijet operates Boeing 727-200 and Boeing 767-200 aircraft from its primary hub at Miami International Airport, with 210,000-square-foot export and 100,000-square-foot imports air cargo handling facilities and a 50,000-square-foot ocean cargo facility. A custom-built 10,300 square-foot (227,419 cu. ft.) cooling facility was specially designed to maintain the cool chain integrity of perishables during the transportation process. In addition to the state-of–the-art design features, multiple pre-cooling systems, and 24 hour surveillance, the refrigerated storage space is subdivided into four climate-controlled chambers offering not only refrigerated, but frozen, and chilled storage.

For additional information, visit Amerijet on the web at www.amerijet.com

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