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Leveraging People, Projects, and Purpose to Promote Sustainability

Posted by Ted Royals on Feb 22, 2021 5:38:46 PM

At Americold, driving improvements in energy efficiencies is an ongoing commitment. Environmental stewardship is foundational to our operating principles at Americold. We are continually evaluating how to use our resources more responsibly – that means being mindful of our water usage and focusing on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions among other priorities.

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Topics: Environment, Energy, Sustainablity, ANZ, cold storage, supply chain, temperature-controlled supply chain, energy efficiency, corporate social responsibility, ESG

Americold: A Strong Network at Work For you

Posted by Angie Hansen on Jan 21, 2021 5:16:03 PM

Consistency is a beautiful thing. From a customer perspective, it provides comfort; your favorite chain restaurant offers a similar experience whether you’re dining in Atlanta or San Francisco. From a business owner’s perspective, it provides efficiency; process consistency saves time and resources.

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Topics: Visibility in Supply Chain, ANZ, cold storage, Temperature-controlled infrastructure, food security, supply chain, food supply chain, temperature-controlled supply chain, AOS

Harvesting Rainwater at Americold

Posted by Angie Hansen on Oct 23, 2020 3:42:26 PM

October is National Energy Awareness Month, and we’re marking the occasion by highlighting a unique program within our resource management strategy – rainwater harvesting.

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Topics: Environment, Continuous improvement, cold storage, supply chain, temperature-controlled supply chain

Driving KPI Excellence with the Americold Operating System

Posted by Angie Hansen on Sep 24, 2020 5:02:12 PM

Last month we detailed the Americold Operating System (AOS) – our unique business ecosystem – and the operational rigor it promotes among and between Americold’s network of integrated temperature-controlled warehouses. Read more here. This month, we’re looking at how the consistency this ecosystem delivers translates into dependable uniformity for our customers, as well as saved time and money. We’ll also explore AOS innovation and its benefits.

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Topics: Energy, Automation, Sustainablity, Continuous improvement, ANZ, Temperature-controlled infrastructure, supply chain, food supply chain, temperature-controlled supply chain, AOS

E-commerce and the Cold Grocery Supply Chain

Posted by Angie Hansen on Jun 24, 2020 4:33:37 PM

Business as usual. COVID-19 put this cliché on ice and has introduced us to unprecedented times and new normals, rocking business models to their core and forcing change where none was wanted. As retail, healthcare, education, travel, banking, and other sectors struggle to adapt, we’re seeing new trends, new challenges, and new opportunities emerge.

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Topics: Internet of Things, eCommerce, IoT, ANZ, COVID-19, supply chain, temperature-controlled supply chain, Grocery, Grocery Store, Retail

Resiliency in the Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain

Posted by Angie Hansen on May 26, 2020 3:45:04 PM

Food is not only a necessity, it’s a comfort. Having a good day? Grab some ice cream! Having a bad day? Make it a double scoop. But have you ever stopped to think about how your food goes from manufacturer to table?

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Topics: Food Safety, Visibility in Supply Chain, Frozen produce, Temperature-controlled infrastructure, food security, COVID-19, supply chain, food supply chain, temperature-controlled supply chain