Warehouses get BRC accreditation

Wisbech, UK: Partner Logistics’ two frozen food warehouses in the UK have achieved full quality certification after meeting The British Retail Consortium’s Global Standard for Storage and Distribution.

The warehouses were recently acquired by Ice Cold Storage BV which took on the infrastructure and management team from Partner Logistics along with 80% of its pallet capacity which includes four other warehouses in the Netherlands and Belgium as well as the trade name.

The site in Wisbech, Cambridge can store up to a capacity of 77,000 pallets in a deep freeze environment, and the Gloucester site can store up to 72,000 pallets. Both are fully automated.

Jon Miles, head of UK operations at Partner Logistics, said: “Achieving this accreditation provides both existing and prospective customers with the confidence and reassurance that the highest quality standards are being met and maintained at all times.”

The standard is designed to ensure best practice in handling, storage and distribution of products and promotes continuous improvement in operating practices. To meet the demanding requirements, Partner Logistics had to provide detailed evidence against a wide range of operating procedures including quality control, site environment, management and training.

WORLD NEWS

Carrier Transicold to be sole supplier of refrigerated equipment for Volta Zero

Stockholm, Sweden: Electric commercial vehicle manufacturer Volta Trucks has confirmed that Carrier Transicold will be the sole supplier of refrigerated equipment for the full-electric 16-tonne …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Simon Loos takes E-Ategos with Frigoblocks

Geldermalsen, Netherlands: Simon Loos has expanded its electric vehicle fleet with seven Mercedes-Benz E-Actros trucks using Frigoblock refrigeration. The 27-tonne rigids will be used for …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Carrier webinar on electrification in the cold chain

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA: Carrier is hosting a free webinar on electric transport refrigeration technologies that advance a sustainable cold chain. The one-hour webinar …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Carrier’s Lynx takes Edison Award for innovation

Palm Beach, California, USA: Carrier’s Lynx digital platform, a finalist in the Edison Awards, has won a silver ranking for excellence in the supply chain …

READ THE FULL STORY >

© 2022 Global Cold Chain News | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy
Commercial Transport Publishing Limited, registered in England and Wales, Company No: 6453302. Registered Office: 7 Diddenham Court, Lambwood Hill, Grazeley, Reading RG7 1JQ