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 shipping partner for both teams during the 2017 baseball season.
FreightCenter has structured their 3PL partnership to offer all fans of both the Philadelphia Phillies and the Clearwater Threshers, a discount on their freight shipping as well – proving Freightcenter to be a community partner for an audience larger than just freight shipping companies.
“We are very excited to begin this community partnership with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Clearwater Threshers, both 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.
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