Cold Connect assures you seamless logistics success from point of origin to final destination – with far fewer headaches and product spoilage along the way. This includes expedited coast-to-coast refrigerated freight shipping, plus access to full 3PL (third party logistics) support:
We manage all aspects of perishables logistics: warehousing, inventory control, forward distribution, repacking and more.
Speed your goods to market with 7th or 8th day door-to-door delivery; 250,000 square-foot multi-temperature zone refrigerated distribution facilities, real-time inventory control, up to five days FREE storage and short-haul trucking.
We operate the largest weekly temperature-controlled TL & LTL system in North America with 50,000+ weekly pallet capacity. Ship a little or a lot: it’s up to you.
No other shipping service can match our perishable transport care. From the moment we take possession of your goods to their final destination, we keep the cold chain. That saves you thawing, spoilage and product deterioration.
For instance, ethylene-producing commodities such as cantaloupes, when combined with ethylene-sensitive commodities like honeydews, can cause premature ripening. With Cold Connect, mixed commodities are stored and shipped in optimal commodity segregated zones.
We deliver expedited coast-to-coast refrigerating freight shipping, warehouse capacity with computer-controlled temperature zones and warehouse management systems for real-time inventory control.
With Cold Connect as your perishable freight shipping and 3PL logistics partner, you’ll leverage temperature-controlled facilities across the U.S. to drive more efficient forward distribution and just-in-time profitability.
Control inventory more efficiently and speed up your reaction time on large volume changes.
Non-stop schedules and multi-stop pickups eliminate logistics hassles.
Cold Connect shipping service also includes up to five days of free storage at any of our multiple 225,000-square-foot temperature-controlled distribution centers.
Our computer-controlled temperature zones safely house a diverse range of perishable goods.
Weekly, monthly and seasonal storage is available at any of our distribution centers.
Cold Connect freight shipping and nationwide 3PL facilities feature stringent security measures to safeguard your goods, as well as radio frequency technology that provides visibility to your inventory 24/7. You’ll gain added flexibility to move product more efficiently and expand your customer base:
SQF and HACCP-certified facilities
Non-stop trains with sealed box cars: The unit train stays intact the entire transit from origin to destination, helping prevent product tampering.
24/7 monitored facility camera surveillance and digital video recording
Security system with proximity card-restricted access
Leading-edge radio frequency technology. Every pallet is labeled, barcoded and tracked via our GPS system. You are always assured real-time access to your inventory.
ShipColdConnect. This virtual inventory management system provides 24/7 web-enabled access, integrating order processing, transportation, lot identification and warehousing functionality. You save substantial administrative time and cost.
Why waste hours on the phone booking multiple long-haul trucks or dealing with frustrating peak time capacity limitations? As the largest weekly temperature-controlled TL & LTL freight shipping service in North America, our infrastructure easily meets ALL your needs, regardless of peak timing or volume:
Our pallet system easily accommodates all pack sizes and weights.
We can ship as little as a single pallet and up to 50,000+ pallets weekly.
One call to Cold Connect gets your goods in motion. No long setup times or complicated steps.