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Manfreight Becomes Primary Sponsor











Portadown Football Club are delighted to announce a new primary club sponsor for the next 3 seasons.

Local Company Manfreight have agreed to a package that will include them becoming the main shirt sponsor for next 3 seasons starting from 2017/18 season.

Established in 1970, Manfreight is a leading privately owned logistics company within Ireland. With its headquarters in Craigavon and strategically located sites throughout Ireland and the UK, it is able to offer levels of service that are second to none.

Manfreight services include Irish, UK and European transport, logistics and food grade logistics solutions. With extensive sector specific experience of ambient, chilled and frozen foods. Manfreight provide efficient, flexible logistics solutions with high levels of client care to the food and beverage sector.

Working within their customers’ supply chains, Manfreight provide seamless temperature controlled logistics solutions, handling and storing food goods safely and according to best practice on behalf of their clients. Their chilled, frozen and ambient client base is diverse and includes numerous retail distribution centres (RDCs).

The key to success of Manfreight operating within the food sector and beverage sectors, is speed to market combined with scalability and highly bespoke levels of service.

The company’s roots stretch back more than four decades. It was founded by the late Chris Slowey, today, Manfreight is managed by the founder’s son, also named Chris, who has driven the company into new areas of business throughout the UK and Ireland since he took up the reins in 2010.

A formal press release will follow this announcement however PFCs Peter Hunniford commented,

‘We are delighted to welcome Manfreight as our main sponsor for the next 3 seasons.  Chris has shown a real desire and commitment to support Portadown FC on what will be a new era in the clubs history.  I believe this will give everyone connected to the club a real lift’

Manfreight’s Chris Slowey also commented saying,

‘I am delighted that Manfreight will become the main shirt sponsor Portadown FC for the next 3 seasons.  It is a great opportunity to support the local community, we view Portadown Football Club as major player in local football and Shamrock Park as a place where the whole community can come and enjoy the local game.’

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