Apollo Freight Opens Massive New Perishable Center to Handle 100 Tons of Produce Daily

November 28, 2011

(Los Angeles, Calif.) – Surrounded by grapes, tomatoes, asparagus, strawberries, roses and a wide array of other goods traveling to and from Los Angeles, U.S. Congresswoman Janice Hahn and Apollo Freight officials opened today a massive new perishable center – the size of six homes – adjacent to Los Angeles International Airport.

Frigid Fruit

Apollo Freight Opens New Refrigerated Warehouse Near LAX

By JAMES RUFUS KOREN, Los Angeles Business Journal
Monday, November 7, 2011

Asparagus, tomatoes and strawberries grown in California and bound for customers in Hawaii were the first perishable cargo processed at Apollo Freight Inc.’s new refrigerated warehouse near Los Angeles International Airport.

Apollo Freight Starts Construction on Nearly 16,000 SF Perishable Center in New 37,000 SF Warehouse

New Warehouse is in Addition to Existing On-Airport Warehouse Cooler Facilities

Los Angeles, CA (September 7, 2011): Apollo Freight, Inc., which has quickly become a leader in worldwide perishable logistics, has started construction on a state-of-the-art 15,663 square foot perishable center at an off-airport warehouse adjacent to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). A grand opening of the 37,000 square foot warehouse is slated for early October.

Flower Power

LAX Warehouse Takes Root as Shipping Hub

By David Haldane, Los Angeles Business Journal

Monday, November 22, 2010

Most of the fresh roses that perfume the air in downtown L.A.’s flower district – where local flower vendors converge daily for supplies – take a circuitous route to get there.