Philadelphia Phillies and Clearwater Threshers designate FreightCenter to handle shipping needs.
Palm Harbor, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/20/2017 -- A contract has been signed this week between FreightCenter and major league baseball team, the Philadelphia Phillies and minor league team, the Clearwater Threshers. The contract entails that FreightCenter, a third-party logistics company, will be the official freight shipper for both teams during the 2017 baseball season.
FreightCenter has structured the partnership to offer all fans of both the Philadelphia Phillies and the Clearwater Threshers a discount on their freight shipping as well.
"We are very excited to begin this partnership with the Phillies and the Threshers, both are leaders in baseball. Much like FreightCenter, the teams also place an emphasis on community outreach. It's great partnering with an organization whose goals align with yours and I'm certain that great things for the community will come out of this," said Bill Baratta, Manager of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships of FreightCenter.
The Threshers play in the Florida State League and their home stadium is the Spectrum Field, located in Clearwater, Florida. The Phillies home stadium is Citizens Bank Park, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, they conduct spring training at the Spectrum Field. Between both teams, they will play over 300 games during the 2017 season.
Founded in 1998, FreightCenter is a veteran-owned and privately-held, full-service nationwide third-party logistics (3PL) provider developing innovative technology that simplifies the booking of freight services. With an award-winning history as one of the fastest growing companies in America, FreightCenter is the preferred provider of freight shipping services such as, less than truckload (LTL), truckload (TL), intermodal, international air and ocean, as well as, specialized and enterprise-level logistics planning.
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