For Immediate Release
Contact: Linda Meehan

Mendota Heights, MN — March 7, 2017 —  Manna Freight Systems Project Manager, Dennis McGrath was recognized for his outstanding work on behalf of national furniture retailers by leading the building of  numerous distribution centers around the country.

Manna Freight Systems CEO Al Meehan noted McGrath’s dedication by being on the road away from home and family for more than 130 days in the last year.  Meehan presented McGrath with a trophy and a check for $2,500 in a surprise office event this week.   “We would have done this in 2016, but Denny was on the road!” said Meehan.

(L to R) Brian Tennant, Dennis McGrath, Alan Meehan, Patty McGrath, and Chuck Martin at award event

Manna Freight Systems Distribution Center Director Brian Tennant Meehan said, “Denny immersed himself in the operation and culture of our customers so that he could build the distribution center that would meet their business objectives.”   Chief Operating Office Chuck Martin said, “Denny is terrific at building relationships that allow Manna Freight Systems to be  an integrated partner with our retailer customers.”

McGrath was project manager for distribution centers in Austin, Las Vegas, Kansas City, Phoenix, Seattle, Tampa and many other locations. He is currently involved in a similar distribution center project in Pittsburgh project for a major national furniture retailer customer of Manna Freight Systems.  Much of McGrath’s work was in conjunction with Manna Freight Systems brand Last Mile Home which focuses on final mile logistics and handling of high end furniture.

About Manna Freight Systems

Manna Freight Systems is a privately held logistics management company based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and operates three home delivery brands.   Those brands are Manna Distribution Services, Orion Air Ride, and Last Mile Home.  These brands have years of experience in retail and eCommerce product logistics particularly among large consumer products.   For example, representatives of these brands participate on the Specialized Furniture Carriers group, a division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance.  They have developed best practices for distribution centers after opening 20 centers in the last three years.  Lastly, high-speed and white-glove delivery are major capabilities they offer the market in bedding, case goods, and other large consumer products.

About Last Mile Home

Last Mile Home is a member of the Manna Freight Systems, Inc., family of brands and is headquartered in Minneapolis/St. Paul metro. It operates several distribution centers in Minneapolis, New Orleans, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Seattle among other metro areas in the United States. For more information visit