IARW Global Top 25 List of Refrigerated Warehousing and Logistics Providers

Every year, the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) publishes the IARW Global Top 25 List of the largest refrigerated warehousing and logistics providers in the world.  The list is determined by total capacity of temperature-controlled space operated by IARW Warehouse Members.

2018 IARW Global Top 25 List

  Company Name Locations Cubic Feet Cubic Meters
1 Americold Logistics Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, New Zealand, and United States 933,917,783 26,445,563
2 Lineage Logistics Belgium, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States 767,045,735 21,720,781
3 Swire Cold Storage (i) China, Sri Lanka and the United States 358,052,001 10,138,887
4 AGRO Merchants Group (ii) Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom and United States 263,047,308 7,448,663
5 Nichirei Logistics Group, Inc. (iii) France, Japan, Netherlands, and Poland 174,090,030 4,929,673
6 Kloosterboer (v) Canada, Germany, France, Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, and United States 165,497,044 4,686,350
7 NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics Australia, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom, and United States 140,446,579 3,976,998
8 VersaCold Logistics Services Canada 132,510,534 3,752,274
9 Interstate Warehousing, Inc. United States 100,227,481 2,838,122
10 Frialsa Frigorificos S.A. De C.V. Mexico 97,193,013 2,752,195
11 Cloverleaf Cold Storage Co. United States 83,653,989 2,368,813
12 Emergent Cold Storage (iv) Australia and Vietnam 76,420,386 2,163,981
13 Henningsen Cold Storage United States 64,756,309 1,833,691
14 Burris Logistics United States 58,394,941 1,653,558
15 Gruppo Marconi Logistica Integrata Italy 55,090,931 1,559,997
16 Congebec Logistics, Inc. Canada 49,660,000 1,406,212
17 Hanson Logistics United States 43,818,540 1,240,801
18 Conestoga Cold Storage Canada 42,892,766 1,214,586
19 Oxford Logistics Group Australia 38,431,920 1,088,269
20 Zero Mountain, Inc. United States 38,271,381 1,083,723
21 Agri-Norcold A/s Denmark 35,729,614 1,011,748
22 Montague Cold Storage Pty Ltd. Australia 34,028,469 963,577
23 Bring Frigo Norway and Sweden 31,769,074 899,599
24 Confederation Freezers Canada 29,736,000 842,028
25 Friozem Armazens Frigorificos Ltda. Brazil 28,887,425 817,999

i. Swire Group’s global space includes Guangdong Swire Cold Chain Logistics Co. Ltd., Finlay Cold Storage, and United States Cold Storage.

ii. AGRO Merchants Group’s global space includes ADB Cool Company, APC Logistics, Castlecool, Coldstore Urk & Wibaco, Comfrio Soluções Logísticas, Dean's Services, Doboy Cold Stores, Frigomato, Frissul - Entrepostos Frigorificos, Gestíon Frio Algeciras, Grocontinental, Harthoorn Logistics, Icestar, Lucca Freezer and Cold Storage, Nashville Refrigerated Services, Nordic Logistics and Warehousing, Opticool, Mullica Hill Group, Sawyer Transport, Stock Tech, and Wiener Kuehlhaus.

iii. Nichirei Logistics Group, Inc.’s global space includes Eurofrigo, Frigo Logistics, Godfroy Transport & Entrepôts S.A., HIWA Rotterdam Port Cold Stores.

iv. Emergent Cold Storage includes recent acquisitions of Swire Cold Storage facilities in Australia and Vietnam.

v. Kloosterboer includes Kloosterboer facilities in addition to Daalimpex Harlingen B.V., Daalimpex Velsen B.V., and Varekamp Coldstores Holland BV.

Last updated May 2018.

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