Hanson Logistics expands frozen food consolidation and distribution centre

Hobart, IN, US: Hanson Logistics has started on the third phase of expansion at its temperature-controlled Chicago Consolidation Center, according to a statement from the company.

“This third expansion in five years will provide more space for our growing Velocities Multi-Vendor Consolidation program, a solution for food manufacturers who need to consolidate multiple frozen food orders shipping to major retail, wholesale, and foodservice distribution centers throughout the US,” said a company statement.

The 9,280 square metre expansion is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2013. It will feature energy saving LED lighting, 12,000 new pallet positions and swing-in dock doors for more efficient loading times and increased food security.

The Chicago Consolidation Center includes -20F ice cream space, flexible racking for quick-pick consolidation, and refrigerated cross-dock staging for temperature-controlled food products.

Hanson Transportation Management Services and refrigerated truck fleet provides inbound, shuttle services and nationwide truckload and less-than-truckload services.

WORLD NEWS

Geodis opens airside cargo station at Paris-Charles de Gaulle

Levallois-Perret, France: Geodis has opened a 6,000sq metre site within the cargo area of Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport to provide certified services for pharmaceutical and …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Nor-log Thermo takes 55 Cool Liners

Oslo, Norway: Food logistics provider Nor-log Thermo is putting 55 new Cool Liners into operation. 50 Cool Liner are suitable for combined transport as piggyback …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Customised solar panels for trucks

County Antrim, Northern Ireland: Genie Insights has a range of solar products custom-designed for commercial vehicles. The panels charge batteries powering equipment including fridges and …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Automatic washer cuts power consumption

Valencia, Spain: Istobal has a new truck washer with more sustainable automatic wash equipment. It cuts electricity consumption by 35% when cleaning trucks and uses 30 …

READ THE FULL STORY >

WHAT’S ON

  • CV Show returns
    The CV Show returns: make a date for 31 August to 2 September at the NEC, Birmingham, UK

Latest Tweets

Hultsteins appoints Longhurst Refrigeration as its UK aftersales service partner: bit.ly/3x65xK8 pic.twitter.com/pm8lz8b0iD

© 2021 Global Cold Chain News | Terms of use | Privacy Policy
Commercial Transport Publishing Limited, registered in England and Wales, Company No: 6453302. Registered Office: 6 Corunna Court, Corunna Road, Warwick CV34 5HQ