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Primus Builders Inc. named recipient of 2017 IACSC Built by the Best Award

Primus Builders, Inc. was named the winner of the 2017 International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC) Built by the Best Award for their project with Lineage Logistics.

IACSC Chairman Brian King presents the 2017 IACSC Built by the Best Award to the Primus Builders, Inc. team. (Pictured left to right: Brian King [A M King], Eric Boyer [Primus Builders, Inc.], Jay Navarro [Primus Builders, Inc.], Mike Jones [Primus Builders, Inc.], Jim Romine [Lineage Logistics], Mark O’Connell [Primus Builders, Inc.], and Corey Rosenbusch [IACSC-GCCA]

The award was given on November 3, 2017 during a general session at the 37th IACSC Conference & Expo following a presentation on the project by Primus and Lineage representatives.

Lineage Logistics contracted with Primus Builders, Inc. on an 180,000 square foot greenfield cold storage distribution center in North Charleston, SC. The LEED Silver-certified facility serves as a regional import/export hub for protein products destined for domestic and international markets. It features the newest high-capacity blast freezing technology and offers road and rail access (via a Norfolk Southern rail line) as well as immediate ship access to the Port of Charleston. The project faced significant challenges including two hurricanes that dropped more than two feet of rain on the site.

Award Finalist, Tippmann Innovation, also presented at the conference, for their project with Merchandise Warehouse. Tippmann helped Merchandise meet their customers needs and expand the scope of their initial project plan with 25% more pallet positions.

Information about the 2018 award will be available soon.

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Lineage Logistics, Titan Frozen Fruit Project to be Featured at IACSC 2016

Lineage Logistics contracted with Fisher Construction Group to build a 216,777 sq.ft. LEED certified facility, which includes 151,000 sq. ft. of cold storage and dock space, and 65,000 sq. ft. dedicated to onsite food processing for Lineage’s tenant Titan Frozen Fruit. With the capacity to blast freeze 1 million pounds of product per day, the facility will play a major role in meeting the expanding food processing needs in the Santa Maria, California region. One of the more unique factors of the project is the shared resources and expertise between the third-party logistics company and the food processor. This project will be featured as a keynote presentation during the Opening General Session at the 36th IACSC Conference & Expo, taking place November 10-12 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Continue reading

GCCA and Member, Lineage Logistics, Support China Cold Chain Logistics Summit

The 2016 Global Cold Chain Logistics Summit and 8th U.S.-China Cold Chain Logistics Conference was held on June 28 – 30, 2016 at the Shangri-La Hotel Ningbo, Zhejiang, China. The China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing (CFLP) conducted the event with support by the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) and the Agricultural Trade Office of the U.S. Embassy hosted the event.

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Mike McClendon, Lineage Logistics, presents an opening keynote.

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Panel to Investigate West Coast Port Strike Fallout: Upcoming Webinar

The U.S. West Coast Port Strike has caused delays and significant challenges for shippers, carriers, and receivers. The Global Cold Chain Alliance is hosting a new webinar focused on the fallout from this strike. A panel of industry leaders will lead a discussion on the decisions their companies and clients made as a result of the strike delays. The panel members will also share experiences for how their companies’ strategies changed when coping with the delays and shutdowns. Representatives from Lineage Logistics, Americold, and HIS Maritime & Trade will participate on the panel.

Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the panel during a question and answer segment. The webinar is complimentary for members of GCCA. Register now.

Read the full COLD FACTS article on the Impact of Strikes.

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