Americold has begun expansion of its Fremont NE facility to accommodate customer and market demand. Pallet capacity will increase by 5,000, bringing the total facility capacity to 18,679.
This project includes a building expansion and electrical and refrigeration upgrades to the existing facility. The new addition will include one additional shipping and receiving dock with seven additional truck doors; one new rail dock with one additional rail door; one truck door; a 60-pallet, 24-hour blast freezer; and 5,000 racked freezer pallet positions.
The construction project is scheduled to be complete by April 1, 2010. It is expected to create approximately 10 new warehouse positions.
Based in Atlanta GA, Americold is a third-party provider of supply chain systems in the consumer packaged goods industry. Managing more than 4 billion pounds of freight per year, Americold offers these services: multi-vendor consolidation, temperature-controlled warehousing, transportation services, national LTL (less-than-truckload) transportation, i-3pl technology, seasonal product storage and distribution, dedicated facility management, and supply chain optimization.
For more information, visit www.americoldrealty.com.