Palisades Logistics offers its customers cold storage solutions through a secure, controlled and protected Cedar Rapids temperature-controlled warehouse facility. This facility, managed by an innovative team prepared to meet the challenges of an ever-changing warehousing industry, is BRC Certified “AA” rated and FDA approved.
Cedar Rapids Refrigerated Storage Capacity
This Cedar Rapids facility features 150,000 sq. ft. of temperature-controlled and ambient space. Temperatures are electronically monitored and regulated on a daily basis to protect your inventories and ensure freshness. The warehouse is managed by a logistics team experienced in various tech and food-grade products in totes, boxes, pails, drums, bags and super sacks. The facility offers full-service assembly and packaging, as well as:
- allergen storage
- B2B order fulfillment
- case pick services
- customs shipments for international orders
- cycle counting and physical inventories
- EDI capabilities
- free pile and racked storage (cases, bags, pails, IBC totes, super sacks, drums)
- GHS labeling
- LTL, FTL container loading
- organic storage
- pallet swapping
- pre-shipment pictures of loads
- real-time inventory tracking
- sampling products for parcel shipments
- shipping prep (pack lists, BOLs, stickers, pallet placarding)
- stretch wrap, banding, bracing, airbags, pallet protection (corner posts, strapping, cardboard wrap, pallet caps, pallet trays, deck pads)
Cedar Rapids Value-Added Services
Palisades Logistics’ customers will experience increased efficiencies thanks to the innovative technologies and value-added services employed by this facilities’ logistics team. These value-added services include building and assembling corrugated products for retail displays, pouch kitting for e-commerce fulfillment, and repacking.
The facility is fully integrated with most major ERP systems and shopping carts and offers the following e-commerce fulfillment services:
- API integrations with Shopify, WooCommerce and other e-commerce platforms
- order receiving and management
- pick & pack, collating, reverse logistics, kitting, and assembly services
Palisades Logistics Cedar Rapids temperature-controlled warehouse customers receive safe, efficient, cost-effective and timely distribution of their products across North America and internationally.
Cedar Rapids Refrigerated Storage Q&As
1). What is being done to meet future challenges for the cold-chain managers in the Midwest?
One of the biggest challenges facing cold-chain managers in the foreseeable future is the continuing increased demand for fresh food and pharmaceuticals. Because of the temperature-sensitive nature of these products, customizable storage and transportation environments are essential to maintaining their safety and freshness. The most efficient temperature-controlled warehouse facilities will offer variable temperature storage options and have access to delivery systems focused on food safety and in-transit temperature monitoring.
2). How do Cedar Rapids refrigerated warehouse facilities meet the needs of specialized industries?
By offering various temperature storage options, Cedar Rapids temperature-controlled warehouses can meet the storage needs of most any temperature-sensitive product. Adhering to the requirements and regulations necessary for approvals from food safety associations like the BRC and FDA attests to the facility’s commitment to accommodate the needs of the food and pharmaceutical industries, both of which deal with temperature-sensitive products. Some facilities, like the Cedar Rapids refrigerated warehouse, also offer specialty storage temperature areas to meet unique product requirements.
3). As a supply chain manager, what attributes should I look for in a Cedar Rapids refrigerated warehouse facility?
Cleanliness and a commitment to controlling and monitoring temperature zones are crucial characteristics for any food-grade warehouse facility. Additionally, because the cold storage industry is always changing to meet new and improved regulations to promote freshness and product safety, the warehouse facility should be managed by a team willing and able to adapt to those changes and offer innovative solutions for all your cold storage needs.
Palisades Logistics is committed to providing its Cedar Rapids customers with innovative solutions for delivering their goods to market in the most efficient, accurate and cost-effective manner possible. For a rate quote or additional information on Cedar Rapids temperature-controlled storage options, contact Palisades Logistics.