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  January 19th, 2016 | Written by

Americold Purchases Tradewater Facility in Atlanta

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  • Americold COO: As owners of the Tradwater property, we will continue to invest in the site.
  • Americold’s Tradewater facility in Atlanta offers temperature-controlled storage between 0 and 34 degrees.
  • Americold’s Tradewater property is served by CSX rail with temperature-controlled rail and truck docks.

Americold, a global in temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, has finalized the purchase of the Tradewater facility in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Tradewater facility was constructed in 2005 as a build-to-suit site for an international food producer. Americold assumed the lease in 2006 and has operated it as a public refrigerated warehouse facility since.

The addition of the Tradewater site increases Americold’s owned temperature-controlled storage capacity in the Atlanta market to more than 53 million cubic feet, and solidifies Americold’s leadership position in this key logistics hub.

“It’s always been our goal to fully integrate the Tradewater site into our portfolio, and everything aligned to conclude the purchase early in the year,” said Fred Boehler, Americold’s president and chief operating officer. “As owners of the property, we will continue to invest in the site to further enhance the services offered to our clients.”

The Tradewater facility is more than 455,000 square feet and offers temperature-controlled storage capabilities between zero and 34 degrees Fahrenheit. The property is served by CSX rail with temperature-controlled rail and truck docks, and has 60 dock doors with significant staging area capabilities for an assortment of value-added services including case picking; order-kitting and assembly; repacking; tempering; blast freezing; cross-docking; date coding; full transportation FTL and LTL capabilities; and customized order processing.

Americold is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and owns and operates over 175 temperature-controlled warehouses, with more than one billion cubic feet of storage, in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada.

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