SEWELL, USA: Delaware Valley Floral Group (DVFG) has announced the opening of a new Sales & Distribution Center in the Richmond, Virginia area. The new facility is located just east of Richmond in Sandston, Virginia, in the Woodland Business Center at 510 Eastpark Court.
Operating out of a 10,000 sq ft facility, the Sales and Distribution Center covers a new territory for DVFG including Richmond, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Fredericksburg, Charlottesville and surrounding areas. This newest Sales & Distribution Center is strategically located near access to I-295, I-95, and I-64, as well as the Richmond International Airport. The Richmond facility is designed to improve service level commitments to DVFG’s growing customer base in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic areas, and positions the company for further geographic expansion.
Jack Chidester stated: “We are thrilled to be part of this geographic region and marketplace. We are excited to bring the proven DV model of one of the largest selections of fresh farm-direct flowers, floral supplies and botanicals, the ability to order later in the day, and provide consistent early delivery to best serve our customers in this area.”
Ken Wilkins stated: “We are pleased that experienced salespeople from the surrounding areas have chosen to join DVFlora and will be continuing to work in their respective markets. This expansion strengthens our commitment and extends our footprint in the Mid-Atlantic marketplace. In addition to opening new geographies, we remain committed to our successful acquisition strategy and currently are seeking additional opportunities to grow our business through acquisition.”
The Richmond management team includes: Territory Sales Manager – Keith Smith, with 26 years in the industry, and Distribution Manager, Keith Eaton, with 27 years experience in distribution.
Delaware Valley Floral Group, a family-owned business, is one of the largest floral distribution companies in the United States. The company has three operating divisions including DVFlora, FreshBlooms, and Flower Transfer Logistics. With corporate headquarters located in Sewell, New Jersey, the company also operates out of facilities in Jessup, Maryland; Richmond, Virginia; Edison, New Jersey; Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Erie, Pennsylvania, Syracuse, New York; Berlin, Connecticut; Shrewsbury, Massachusetts; Miami, Florida; and Oxnard, California.