Smart-Space storage expansion at Cranswick

Hull, UK: Smart-Space, UK maker and installer of re-locatable, semi-permanent and permanent buildings, has completed a 250-pallet packaging store for Cranswick at the food producer’s cooked chicken factory in Hull.

The semi-permanent 15-metre by 20-metre structure, with 40mm composite walls and a thermo inflatable roof, will be used to store packaging on five-metre high racking.

Cranswick will extend its refrigeration area into the previous internal store, helping the business to continue its expansion into the retail sector and to maintain its current 20% year-on-year growth.

“We were looking for a quick and effective method of boosting production by re-utilising the space given over to packaging and Smart-Space provided us with the ideal solution,” says Cranswick operations director, Jason Key.

“The two-week timeframe for the entire project was extremely ambitious, but Smart-Space delivered inside that schedule. Being a food site means hygiene is vital to our operation and we were delighted with the integrity of the completed building.”

“Our business is focused on product quality and customer service. Having seen a Smart-Space project on another of our sites, it was reassuring to work with a business that shares the same values.”

WORLD NEWS

New IRTA cold carrier standard

Arlington, Virginia, USA: The International Refrigerated Transportation Association has a new Cold Carrier Certification, the first of its kind focused on excellence in refrigerated transportation. …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Tote Maritime adds 220 NaturaLine boxes

Singapore: Tote Maritime Puerto Rico has added 220 reefer containers chilled by Carrier Transicold’s NaturaLIine. Tote is the first shipping line to place a sizable …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Fernando León Rodríguez is Global NextGen Award winner

Arlington, Virginia, USA:Fernando León Rodríguez, subdirecto, Bajo Cero Frigoríficos, has received the Global Cold Chain Alliance’s Global NextGen Award. The award recognises outstanding young professionals …

READ THE FULL STORY >

Chereau wins award for first hydrogen refrigerated trailer

Avranches, France: Chereau has received the Green Truck Solutions award for the first hydrogen refrigerated trailer (Road project). Every year, German magazines VerkehrsRundschau and Trucker, …

READ THE FULL STORY >

WHAT’S ON

  • Showtime in Peterborough
    The TCS&D Show takes place this month: 25-26 June 2019 at the East of England Arena, Peterbough

Latest Tweets

Full report of the "Top 25 Temperature-Controlled Logistics Providers 2019" includes fleet size, storage capacity and overview of own-account operators. How to get a copy here: bit.ly/2K9OGkg

© 2019 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