MHW Group Companies

Protecting Today's Perishables for Tomorrow®

The MHW Group Family of Companies

Comprised of three companies, the MHW Group Family of Companies, is headquartered in Reisterstown, Maryland. We are a privately held company providing end-to-end asset based cold supply chain solutions. Through the company’s buying power, technology and human capital, we offer competitive options in three areas: Refrigerated Railcar Leasing, Cold Storage Warehousing and Refrigerated Trucking. The MHW Group provides customers with a unique transportation and logistics program that truly fits their needs.


 Background Information:

  • Opened on June 26, 1995 and expanded in both 1997 and 2000, tripling the capacity to over 9 million cubic feet.
  • Located in the Chambers-5 Business Park on 19.5 acres.
  • Logistically situated at the Exit 14, Interchange of Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania, 25 miles north of Interstate 70 in Maryland and 35 miles south of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
  • Convenient to the Inland Port of Front Royal, Virginia.
  • Completely palletized and racked with 30,000 freezer pallet positions and 13,500 cooler pallet positions, including three order staging areas within the freezer and one order staging area within the cooler.
  • +36 degree Fahrenheit refrigerated docks consist of 26 sealed truck loading/unloading doors and 9 canopied and sealed rail loading/unloading doors.
  • Complimentary drop trailer program to assist carriers with flexible unloading and loading schedules and routes.
  • Independently owned and operated with experienced management personnel, on-site daily for a more fluid work environment and a more robust and flexible schedule.
  • Freezer employees work inside the convenience of a heated cab reach truck, reducing safety risks and increasing warehouse productivity and efficiency.
  • ASI Audited and Certified annually. 


Transportation Options:

  • Active railcar facility providing customers with the additional cost savings option of railcar service into the warehouse.
  • Dual served by the CSX Railroad and the Norfolk Southern Railroads
  • CSX Intermodal Yard less than one mile away
  • Norfolk Southern Intermodal Yard approximately 9 miles away


Information Technology / MICS:

  • JDA (formerly RedPrairie) Warehouse Management System with RF technology and real-time inventory
  • Intra-plant radio communication system and pneumatic tube paper transportation system in place
  • Cycle Count Accuracy at 99.9% to location and inventory
  • Data Archiving for five years
  • WMS redundancy structure in place
  • EDI capable
  • Customer web portal to view inventory, orders and receipts.


Plant Security:

  • Central monitoring of all security, fire and refrigeration systems 24 hours a day
  • Exterior recorded and interior plant video surveillance system
  • Computerized refrigeration monitoring and control


Government Approvals: 

  • USDA Export Approval for meat and poultry

Please contact our Sales Department for more information. 


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Chamb 2
Chamb 3
Chamb 4


Chambersburg Area Map & Facility Directions

Chambers-5 Business Park • 1480 Nitterhouse Drive • Chambersburg, PA 17201 • Phone: 717.261.1288 • Fax: 717.261.1399


MHW Group Headquarters

Corporate Office: 11620 Red Run Boulevard • Reisterstown, Maryland 21136

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 487 • Owings Mills, Maryland 21117-0487

Phone: 410.654.6700 • Fax: 410.654.2234