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GWSI Warehousing

GWSI located in Chester PA

warehouse imageGWSI, Inc. is a non-union general warehousing and transportation services company. GWSI was formed in 2010. The company is a US Customs Bonded warehouse that can provide storage for all non-refrigerated commodities located on 52 acres with direct access to I-95 and I-76 just 10 miles from the Ports of Philadelphia, PA.  The warehouse is centrally located 90 miles from the Northern, NJ / NY market & the DC Metro corridor, which creates an ideal location for clients to service their customers.  The Ports of Philadelphia have direct steam line services provided by Hamburg Sud, Maersk Line, MSC, & Hapag-Lloyd.  The facility offers cross-docking/trans loading services for 50′ and 60′ boxcar arrivals for various commodities, with an additional rail spur to receive and unload gondola and flatbed cars served by CSX, Norfolk Southern, BNSF and Conrail. The facility can handle up to 4 railcars at a time and has the ability to move the cars into and out of their warehouse with their Track Master positioner (mini locomotive). GWSI is one of only a handful of facilities that has the necessary equipment to handle bulk transfers of 2,000 lb. totes.

Total Real Estate Acquisition Project: $14,791,000

Banking Partner: Bancorp Bank

SBA Portion: $4,865,000