Philadelphia Auto Processing Facility

The Philadelphia Auto Processing Facility (PAPF) is a state-of-the-art vehicle processing center for new automobiles and other roll-on/roll-off cargos. PAPF, strategically located in the heart of the US northeast, provides final dealership preparation, which includes accessorizing and detailing prior to final delivery. On-terminal access is available by Norfolk Southern and CSX.

Facility Overview:

Specialized Cargoes: Automobiles, project, trucks, heavy equipment
Terminal Area: 84.2 acres (34 ha.)
Size of Berth: Inland location – Immediate access to Packer Avenue Marine Terminal and Pier 96
Number/Size of Storage Warehouses: 2 Sheds: Auto-washing shed – 15,000 sq. ft. (1,395 sq. m.);
Service building – 80,000 sq. ft. (7,440 sq. m.)
Equipment: Forklifts, shuttle equipment, rail loading equipment
Highways: Direct access to highways I-95 and I-76
Rail Connections: CSX, Norfolk Southern
Other Features: Accessory shop accommodates 125 vehicles;
Auto-washing system handles 125 vehicles per hour; Computer tracking
system follows entire process; Designated Foreign-Trade Zone


Delaware River Stevedores Inc.
(215) 440-4100


Philadelphia Regional Port Authority
(215) 426-2600


3801 N. Delaware Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Delaware River at Castor Avenue

Pier Entrance Gate:
Delaware Avenue & E. Venango St

Terminal Map


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