Americold has rail connections to and from many of its sites. Visit our Facilities page and select Rail Connection from the category filter to view them.
Not yet but we’re developing the program now.
If you can uphold the extremely high service standards we expect for our customers, then we’d like to talk with you. The first step is to apply through our online form on our Contact Us page. Be sure to select “Vendor Inquiries” from the drop down list to provide some carrier-specific information.
Absolutely! We have a team dedicated to reviewing requests and working with current and new customers on solution development. Please submit requests either through your Account Manager or to email@example.com.
We have a tried-and-tested performance review processes, and not every Carrier is able to exceed our stringent requirements for performance, dependability, connect-ability, or fleet condition. Even with the driver shortage we’re seeing now, we won’t let our standards drop.
We have Regional Consolidation Centers in Allentown-PA, Atlanta-GA, Carthage-MO, City of Industry-CA, Clearfield-UT, and Rochelle-IL. All locations have been chosen for their location, ease-of-access for our carrier partners, and consolidation activity volume-handling capabilities.
We already have the program density that dependable carriers are looking for, so we’re able to negotiate favorable rates and pass the savings on.
LTL carriers just don’t have the order density needed to drive consistent, scheduled services without break-bulking along the way. You’ll often see delivery windows instead of the dependable sailing schedules we offer.
Americold offers a full range of ancillary/value-added services for its customers – the following are just a few examples: manifesting/take weights, slatting & de-slatting, manual order entry, USDA Services, case and each picking, aisle-ready pallet preparation, date stamping, light processing, blast freezing, and tempering. Discover more by clicking here . We can develop new processes and services to compliment your products as well – you have only to ask.