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HURRICANE FLORENCE: United States Cold Storage Preparations

September 17, 2018– United States Cold Storage (USCS) continues preparations to ensure all people and products are safe in response to Hurricane Florence. USCS’ facilities in Lumberton and Warsaw are safe, secure and are successfully operating on backup power generation. Both facilities are unharmed and did not incur any damage. We are grateful to the local Warsaw fire department who has been …

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Kellogg Company Presents “Top Gun” Award to USCS La Vergne

Kellogg Company Presents “Top Gun” Award to USCS La Vergne Every year, Kellogg Company presents its “Top Gun” award to the public refrigerated warehouse partner that best executes against a set of very detailed, key performance indicators (KPI) associated with product receiving, inventory control, damage and handling, shipping, and data flow and communications. In the end, it’s about keeping products—such …

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Midwest Region Using “Check-Shield” to Promote Safety

Midwest Region Using “Check-Shield” Punch Card to Promote Safety Many people might associate progressive punch cards with restaurant “eat-and-earn” promotions. For example, buy a sub sandwich or an ice cream, have your ticket punched for that purchase—and eventually collect enough punches to earn free food. Here’s a case where USCS is using the same idea—but in an “act-and-earn” format. That is, …

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Do the “Write” Thing

Detailed BRC records help United States Cold Storage improve operations and keep customers.  In the world of operations and statistical process control, they say “what gets measured gets managed.” Turns out, that applies equally to the world of warehousing. And although audits, recordkeeping and reports may not be “fun”—they do represent a critical functional part of USCS’ daily operations. Starting …

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US Cold Storage Hosts Fresno Food Expo Board

United States Cold Storage was proud to host this month’s Fresno Food Expo Board of Directors meeting at US Cold’s Fresno Office. Rod Noll, Senior Vice President Western Region, serves on the Board and is an active supporter of the Fresno Food Expo’s mission. The Fresno Food Expo Board requested Rod Noll and Jason Smoyer, Regional Manager Western Region, to …

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Bethlehem PA Supports Penn State’s THON Charity Raising Money for Kids with Cancer

US Cold’s Bethlehem, PA office was proud to support Penn State’s THON, a festive, fund raising three day dance marathon benefitting Four Diamonds, a pediatric cancer charity affiliated with our friends at Penn State University and Penn State Health Medical Center. Our Road Scholar truck joined thousands of Penn State students, faculty, alumni, the local community and hundreds of families …

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Congratulations Fred Nomelli for RefrigiWear’s “Warehousemen of the Year” Award

Each year, RefrigiWear recognizes the outstanding men and women who work in our industry by holding their “International Warehouseman of the Year” Awards.  US Cold Storage is proud to announce Fred Nomelli in Tracy, CA is a recipient of this year’s award. No one exemplifies dedication, drive and positivity more than Lift Operator, Fred Nomelli. He is the team cheerleader, always making …

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RefrigiWear Honors Cesar Hernandez, “Warehousemen of the Year” Award

Each year, RefrigiWear recognizes the outstanding men and women who work in our industry by holding their “International Warehouseman of the Year” Awards.  US Cold Storage is fortunate announce Cesar Hernandez in Turlock, CA is a recipient of this year’s award. Industrial athletes from across the United States and Canada are nominated by their supervisors to be recognized for the hard …