US Cold’s Electric Truck

“United States Cold Storage is committed to innovation and sustainability. That’s why we’re investing in Electric Yard Tractors at our facilities. Our electric trucks help eliminate diesel engine transmission and run for several days on battery power. Our goal is to replace all yard tractors with these earth-friendly electric innovations.” LARRY ALDERFER, CEO & PRESIDENTUNITED STATES COLD STORAGE USCS’ California …

COVID-19: Counting the Cost

USCS Accounting Intern Brett Hopkins serving in New Jersey’s COVID-19 response.  As an Accounting Intern at USCS’ Camden, NJ, head office, Brett Hopkins’ job involves counting the cost. And now—during the nation’s coronavirus pandemic—you could say that Hopkins and USCS are counting the costs in other ways.  First, here’s a quick back story. Hopkins is a full-time undergraduate studying finance at Rowan University in …

Organic Growth, Ownership + Vision

United States Cold Storage…One Company for 120 Years. Why is that important? Here’s why… Healthy Foods Grow Naturally. Although each decade is different, USCS has steadily grown and today stands as the nation’s third-largest coast-to-coast provider of cold storage and refrigerated logistics services. It manages 355 million cubic feet of temperature controlled space at 42 sites in 13 states. Some …

Happy 120th Birthday United States Cold Storage

It is with great pride to announce that today marks a momentous milestone for United States Cold Storage. On March 11, 1899, United States Cold Storage was born. What differentiates USCS from others in the cold chain industry is that we have remained one company for 120 Years. We are one unified team, with one unified goal…continue to serve the …

USCS Marks 120-Year History, 40th Anniversary with Swire

The story of United States Cold Storage is fascinating on many levels. For starters, it’s the story of one company—but also the tale of as many as 60 individual businesses that—once acquired through the years—eventually became USCS. It’s also a story that dates back through US history itself—starting in the early 1800s with ice harvesting for basic food preservation. Remarkably, …

USCS Hazleton earns ‘Warehouse of the Year’

Hazleton, PA earns “2017 Warehouse of the Year” recognition from Unilever. The award was presented to the Hazleton team by John Schilli, Warehousing Manager, and Andrew Hutnik, Distribution Warehouse Specialist for Unilever. Hazleton must be doing something right since this is the sixth time they have received the Warehouse of the Year Award, and the third year in a row. …