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Americold

Is a temperature controlled warehousing and transportation company. Americold is considered the global leader in temperature controlled warehousing and transportation solutions to the food industry, offering a comprehensive suite of storage, distribution and value-added logistics services. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates over 175 temperature-controlled warehouses, with more than 1 billion cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina and Canada. Americold’s warehouses are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors, and retailers to consumers. Americold serves more than 3,000 customers and employs 12,000 associates worldwide. Type: Private Company Industry: Logistics Founded: USA

History

Americold's history dates back to the early 20th century and includes mergers and acquisitions involving Atlanta City Brewing Company (later known as Atlanta Brewing and Ice Company,) Ernest Woodruff and Atlanta Ice and Coal Company (1903), Coca Cola, Atlanta Ice and Coal Company, Versacold, Munford, Jackson Atlantic, United Refrigerated Services, and Atlas Cold Storage (formerly known as Georgia Freezer.)

Headquarters: Atlanta, GA Number of Employees: 12,000 1/1/15 Parent: Yucaipa

Website

www.americold.com - Americold's website www.i-3PL.com - Americold's supply chain control system

Services

Americold offers temperature controlled warehousing along with consolidation and multi-vendor consolidation transportation programs. Value added services complement typical warehousing and distribution services and include blast freezing, pick n pack, labeling/relabeling, repacking, kitting, staging, cross-dock, sloughing/tempering, plus light assembly and food processing services.

I-3PL Supply Chain Control

Americold's proprietary supply chain control system is i-3PL - a web-based system that offers customers insight into the inventory no matter which US facility they're housed. The system allows for order planning, reporting, product holds, exception management and real time inventory statistics, and is available on any web-enabled device.

Organization

Americold has more than 175 locations world wide. A full list is available Americold Locations.

Americold owns and operates a quarry in Carthage, MO both for the stone excavated and using the underground caverns and refrigerated storage chambers.

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