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About DGM Philadelphia

DGM Philadelphia opened it's operation in January 2023.  We are excited to assist the Pennsylvania and Delaware freight market.  DGM was pressed by current customers to fill the void of a dangerous goods compliance company in the Philadelphia area.   

DGM Philadelphia address: 701 E Ashland Avenue Building B Folcroft, PA 19032

  • 2 miles to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

  • 7 miles to Philadelphia Navy Yard (NSWC)

  • 10 miles to Philadelphia Seaport | PhilaPort (USPHL)

  • 13 miles to South Jersey Port Terminal 

 

The strategic location of DGM Philadelphia is in one of the primary cargo arteries of the Northeast offers convenient entry points to several significant cargo arteries.

  • I-95

  • I-76

  • I-295

  • I-476

Area Airports and Seaport

Philadelphia Airport also known as Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) has a long and fascinating history that dates back over 90 years. Here are some of the key milestones in the airport's development:

  • 1927: Philadelphia Municipal Airport, as it was then known, opens for business. It had one runway and a small terminal building.

  • 1933: The airport is renamed Philadelphia Municipal Airport-Johnson Field after Bennett "Bud" Johnson, a local aviation pioneer who died in a plane crash.

  • 1940s: During World War II, PHL is used as a military airfield and undergoes significant expansion. New runways, taxiways, and hangars are constructed to support military aircraft.

  • 1950s: The airport experiences a surge in passenger traffic as commercial air travel becomes more popular. The original terminal building is expanded and several new facilities are built to accommodate the growing number of passengers.

  • 1960s: A major renovation and expansion project is launched, which includes the construction of a new terminal building (Terminal B), additional runways, and new cargo facilities.

  • 1970s-80s: PHL continues to grow and modernize, with the construction of new terminals (Terminals C and D), a new international terminal (Terminal A), and additional cargo facilities. The airport also becomes a hub for several major airlines.

  • 1990s-2000s: PHL undergoes further upgrades and improvements, including the expansion of Terminal F and the addition of new parking garages. The airport also launches a major sustainability initiative to reduce its environmental impact.

  • 2010s-present: PHL continues to expand and modernize, with ongoing construction of new facilities and infrastructure. The airport also plays a critical role in air cargo transportation, and serves as a major hub for American Airlines.

Today, Philadelphia International Airport is a vital transportation hub for the Philadelphia region and a major economic engine for the city and surrounding area.

Philadelphia seaport also called Philaport

Philadelphia Seaport 

Port code: USPHL , 3-letter code: PHL

The Philadelphia Seaport, also known as the Port of Philadelphia, is a major maritime transportation hub located on the Delaware River in Pennsylvania. The port is one of the busiest on the East Coast of the United States, handling a wide range of cargo, including containers, automobiles, and bulk goods such as petroleum and grain.

The history of the Philadelphia Seaport dates back to colonial times, when the port played a key role in the region's economy by facilitating trade with Europe. Over time, the port grew in size and importance, with the development of new wharves, warehouses, and other facilities.

Today, the Philadelphia Seaport covers more than 1,000 acres and includes several modern terminals and facilities. The port is operated by the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, a state agency that oversees the management and development of the port.

In recent years, the Philadelphia Seaport has undergone a major transformation, with significant investments in infrastructure and technology. This includes the construction of new container terminals, the expansion of rail and trucking facilities, and the implementation of advanced cargo tracking and management systems.

The Philadelphia Seaport is strategically located near major highways, railroads, and airports, making it a critical transportation hub for the region and beyond. It also plays a key role in the local economy, supporting thousands of jobs and generating billions of dollars in economic activity each year.

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