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CJ Logistics plans Georgia cold storage

Jan. 31, 2024
RL Cold will help develop the state-of-the-art new 270,000-sq.-ft. temperature-controlled facility in the ‘heart of the nation’s protein production region.’

CJ Logistics America plans to open a new cold storage warehouse in Gainesville, Georgia.

The project is being led by RL Cold, a cold storage development specialist. The 270,000-sq.-ft. building will feature Alta Expert Refrigeration Systems and QFM blast freezing, the latest evolution in QuickFreeze technology, the company reported.

“Our customers have come to expect a seamless experience at every step of the supply chain,” CJ Logistics CEO Kevin Coleman said in a news release. “This new warehouse, coupled with our integrated transportation solutions, will significantly expand our cold storage presence in the Southeast so we can offer the companies we work with a reliable logistics center in the heart of the nation’s protein production region.”

The new cold storage facility will be in the Atlanta market and centered in the poultry production capital of the world, with direct access to major highways and railways, including I-985, I-85, and the Norfolk Southern railway system. It also is adjacent to the future Northeast Georgia Inland Port, providing a direct link to the Port of Savannah.

The building will offers CJ Logistics’ customers a blast freezing system that brings products to desired temperatures in 24 hours or less and features three separate storage rooms for different product needs, including finished goods, bakery items, and proteins. Additional features include 30,000 racked pallet positions and a U.S. Department of Agriculture office and inspection room on-site.

“We at RL Cold are incredibly excited about this strategic partnership with CJ Logistics,” said Josh Lewis, RL Cold chief operating officer. “CJ Logistics has proven itself to be a leader in the logistics industry and will, without a doubt, continue to provide world-class solutions for its clients.

“We look forward to partnering with CJ Logistics in growing its cold platform in Georgia and beyond.”

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