There’s good news for transporters of temperature-controlled food and beverages: the number of top third party logistics and cold storage providers keeps growing. In reading about the top providers’ capabilities in Food Logistics ’ annual list in the next several pages, there is even better news: their expertise in food and beverage handling keeps improving, year after year.
Third-party logistics and cold storage providers play an important role in today’s challenging cold supply chain. To help logistics professionals know who they can turn to for help with temperature-controlled transport, Food Logistics offers its annual Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers, an up-to-date list of providers and a summary of their capabilities. This list provides a handy resource to transportation decision makers, giving them a snapshot of the capabilities of these companies and the geographic region(s) they serve.
The fact that the Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list grows every year speaks to the companies’ improving expertise. The providers are keeping up with the latest temperature monitoring technologies, transportation management systems and warehouse management systems, among others. Their capabilities have become as diverse as the customers they serve—from small local producers to global food manufacturers—all of whom have unique requirements.
This year’s list has familiar names and newcomers. The alphabetized profiles contain basic information, while details on each company’s service offerings are provided on the accompanying graphs.