Americold Overview –
Americold is the global leader in temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation for the food industry. With 182 sites in six countries, Americold provides the most comprehensive temperature-controlled warehousing, transportation, and logistics solutions in the world. Americold is committed to achieving the highest levels of quality, innovation, and customer service in the industry. Americold provides three primary offerings:
Americold’s network of regional distribution centers serve as integrated mixing centers that assemble LTL orders into effective truckload shipments.
Americold’s extensive network of public warehouses provides a wide variety of value-added services to support seasonal surge and plant overflow, blast freezing, import/export services, and local storage needs.
Americold’s production-based facilities supply plant support with the flexibility to deliver services that meet customers’ unique operating and distribution requirements.
Americold also manages temperature-controlled facilities owned by their customers. Managed warehouse operations can provide capital management, labor, and systems for customers’ distribution needs and deliver a variety of complementary value-added services.
Americold’s port based facilities are located near key terminals and provide drayage and container handling as well as import/export services.
Moving over 4 billion tons of freight annually, Americold offers a broad range of transportation solutions including:
Americold has established i-3PL, a proprietary, web-enabled system providing real-time information on orders, inventory, and transportation across the Americold network from anywhere in the world.
Americold has the experience, skills, and resources to help customers identify opportunities for service improvements and cost savings throughout the supply chain - from sourcing through delivery to the customer. Utilizing industry-leading technology and expertise, Americold works with customers to evaluate their supply chain to minimize cost and improve service.
Americold has the experience to solve problems and improve performance using a proven discipline to identify and eliminate waste and defects. Whether its OS&D, turn times, or demurrage and detention, Americold’s team of lean six sigma experts can identify the root cause and put permanent actions in place to improve the quality of service and impact your key performance metrics. Americold’s Quality Management System provides a standardized approached across the network and is the foundation for the continuous improvement process.
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