TradeTrans operates a secure, 40,000-square-foot (3,716 square meter) warehouse in Chester, New York, about 90 minutes north of New York City. Plans are in place to complete a 20,000-square-foot (1,858 square meter) expansion in the near future. The warehouse has a 24-foot clear-span ceiling, fire and burglar alarm systems and a back-up generator capable of powering the entire facility. We have five loading docks with dock levelers, one drive-in freezer, one drive-in cooler and ample dry storage capability. We place a priority on our continuously-monitored safety program and regularly-updated contingency plan.
TradeTrans is NELMA (Northeast Lumber Manufacturers Association) certified in accordance with IPPC (International Plant Protection Convention) standards, allowing us to certify and stamp ISPM15 compliant lumber. We are registered with the United States FDA (Food and Drug Administration), allowing us to handle and process all manner of food-related materials. We are also certified and approved to operate our warehouse under New York State Agriculture Department authority. We have trained and certified hazardous materials personnel, including a certified forklift trainer on-site.
TradeTrans handling equipment includes sit-down Class IV forklifts, stand-up electric Class II forklifts, electric pallet jacks, manual pallet jacks, scissor lift, platform scale, bench scales, automated stretch wrapper and pallet inverter.