Allied Cold Storage opens Rhode Island operations.
Allied Cold Storage is pleased to announce it has opened its fifth facility, a 235,000 sq. ft. cold storage warehouse and distribution center in Cranston, RI. The facility was formerly operated as a retail frozen and refrigerated re·frig·er·ate
tr.v. re·frig·er·at·ed, re·frig·er·at·ing, re·frig·er·ates
1. To cool or chill (a substance).
2. To preserve (food) by chilling. products distribution center by Supervalu, Inc.
It is strategically located on Route 14 (Plainfield Pike), 1.5 miles west of Exit 4 on Route 1-295 and only 7 miles from 1-95, the main north/south Interstate corridor in Rhode Island Rhode Island, island, United States
Rhode Island, island, 15 mi (24 km) long and 5 mi (8 km) wide, S R.I., at the entrance to Narragansett Bay. It is the largest island in the state, with steep cliffs and excellent beaches. .
Our new Cranston DC is the only full service Public Refrigerated Warehouse (PRW "Parents are watching." See digispeak. ) operating in the State of Rhode Island. The state has not had a full service cold store to service its food industry since the closing of Providence Cold Storage in the early 1990's. The availability of this warehouse will be particularly important to the seafood industry in Rhode Island.
Total refrigerated storage capacity is 6,100,000 cu. ft. The state of the art modern high bay warehouse is fully sprinkled. It's totally racked storage has over 30,000 pallet positions. Storage temperature ranges are -20[degrees] to +50[degrees]F. to accommodate a full range of food products. The facility is HACCP HACCP
hazard analysis critical control points. , USDA USDA,
n.pr See United States Department of Agriculture. and USFDA USFDA United States Food & Drug Administration compliant. The refrigeration refrigeration, process for drawing heat from substances to lower their temperature, often for purposes of preservation. Refrigeration in its modern, portable form also depends on insulating materials that are thin yet effective. is a computer controlled two stage ammonia system. For the most efficient shipping and receiving, it has a 40,550 sq. ft. refrigerated 50 ft. deep truck dock with 34 doors with self leveling dock plates and seals and a computerized inventory control and reporting system An organization set up for: a. early warning, tracking, and recognition of aircraft and tracking of surface craft, and b. control of all active air defenses. It consists primarily of a chain of radar reporting stations and control centers and an observer organization, together with the . Dry storage, storage in transit and cross-dock programs are available. Security is provided by 24/7 central station monitoring of all burglar, fire and refrigeration systems.
This facility is an important step in our long term corporate strategy to expand our regional capacity to serve our customers. Part of this plan has been an expanded geographical coverage of the southeast New England market which includes the Southcoast of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and eastern Connecticut. The 75 acre site has available land for expansion of the warehouse and building sites are available for refrigerated or frozen food manufacturing facilities.
About Allied Cold Storage Corp.
Allied Cold Storage Corporation, based in Southborough, MA, is a privately held full service public refrigerated warehouse and logistics company. It has been in business since 1984. It has five modern fully racked cold storage facilities with 3 locations in Gloucester, MA, one in Southborough, MA and one in Cranston, RI.
With total refrigerated storage capacity of over 11,000,000 cu. ft., it is one of New England's largest PRW operators. Allied specializes in servicing food companies from all over the world. Its customized services include blast and plate freezing, inventory control, railcar service, EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) The electronic communication of business transactions, such as orders, confirmations and invoices, between organizations. Third parties provide EDI services that enable organizations with different equipment to connect. , cross dock, custom distribution and consolidation programs, HACCP compliant programs, import/export services, refrigerated trucking and container services.
For information call 508-786-0099, Fax 508-786-5694.