RESPONSIVE, INNOVATIVE INFRASTRUCTURE AND SOLUTIONS FOR RETAILERS

From the west coast to the east coast, and from consolidations to fulfillment, our unmatched integrated network and innovative supply chain solutions will keep you at the forefront of consumer tastes and trends.

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HOW AMERICOLD HELPS OUR RETAILERS

In a rapidly-evolving consumer landscape, Americold helps you stay on top with the most comprehensive network of temperature-controlled infrastructure and logistics solutions in the world. You can leverage our significant retail experience and innovative supply chain management operations across our network of 179 temperature-controlled warehouses–located in every major U.S. market–to streamline operations, reduce capital expenses, and fulfill store-level growth strategies.

With more than 725 million cases picked for retail last year, we process more retail orders than all of our major competitors combined.

Whether you’re a Food Producer, Retailer, Food Service Provider, or somewhere in-between, leverage our temperature-controlled supply chain infrastructure to facilitate the movement of your goods from farm to fork.

OUR FACILITIES CAN SUPPORT VENDOR CONSOLIDATION OR BE DEDICATED RETAIL DISTRIBUTION CENTERS - THE CHOICE IS YOURS

Explore the various roles Americold's infrastructure can play to support your temperature-controlled supply chain needs.

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SERVICES FOR OUR RETAILERS

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Cross Docking

Fast moving products can be cross-docked into waiting trailers or staged as appropriate.  The cold chain remains intact on our temperature-controlled docks.

National Consolidation Programs

We have a scheduled, temperature-controlled national LTL network that drives right by your facilities – and those of your customers. You get full truckload service for less than truckload rates.

Multi-Vendor Consolidation

Drive out costs and improve fill rates and on-shelf availability (OSA) with Americold’s MVC programs. With on-demand fulfillment, you can place and receive consolidated orders from multiple suppliers within 72 hours from order to delivery .

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THE SCALE TO SUPPORT YOU, AND THE INNOVATION TO ADVANCE YOU.

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FACILITY FEATURES FOR OUR RETAILERS

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Online Appointment Scheduling

Convenient, time-saving advantages of the Internet Of Things.  No need to wait for call-backs or send faxes – block your truck appointments online on your time, 24/7 through our i-3PL portal.

Ice Cream-Capable

Not just cold, but ice-cream cold.  -20ºF Temperatures to maintain product consistency.

Warehouse Automation and Robotics

Enhance service cycles and order accuracy with automation and robotics.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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What’s the difference between a Warehouse Management System (WMS) and a Warehouse Execution System (WES)?

Warehouse Management Systems manage common operations such as inventory control, customer orders, and auditing whereas Warehouse Execution Systems are typical in facilities with moderate-to-heavy levels of automation. The WES generally interfaces with the WMS to organize and optimize the flow of work required to assemble and ship orders. In addition, the WES interfaces with the automation controls to execute the work – it’s the WES that controls the robots!

Does Americold accept RFP/RFI submissions?

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 info@americold.com.

Where can I find T&C/terms and conditions documentation?

We’ve listed our terms & conditions documents on our Customer Resources page.

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