Reed Boardall

Reed Boardall Appoints New Head of Operations

November 20, 2019

Yorkshire-based temperature-controlled storage and distribution business Reed Boardall has appointed Patrick Haslam as head of operations in its cold store division. Patrick joins from Wensleydale Dairy Products where he spent almost three years as supply chain manager, responsible for purchasing, scheduling, logistics outbound, procurement, and stores. Previously, he worked as a general manager at Sigma […]

Star Refrigeration

Star Refrigeration Designs Cold Storage Facility for Lineage Logistics

October 29, 2019

UK industrial refrigeration engineering company Star Refrigeration has completed the manufacture and installation of a new cold storage facility for Lineage Logistics at their new site in Great HaddonStar Refrigeration has completed the manufacture and installation of a new cold storage facility for Lineage Logistics, near Peterborough. This project consists of 15,000 pallet spaces of […]

cold storage

Aussie Cold Storage Deal Gets the Green Light

October 24, 2019

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced it will not oppose the proposed acquisition of the Oxford cold storage business by Emergent Cold. Emergent Cold and Oxford are two significant suppliers of third party cold storage services in Victoria. The buying company operates cold storage facilities around Australia and overseas, including five sites […]


Whitby Seafoods Extends Cold Storage Partnership

September 25, 2019

UK scampi manufacturer Whitby Seafoods has renewed its partnership with Reed Boardall for another two years, after a ten-year collaboration. The latter provides all primary UK cold storage and distribution needs for the North Yorkshire seafood specialist. Established in 1985, Whitby Seafoods is an independent family business, offering a range of breaded seafood products including […]


New Eco-friendly Shipping Container Reaches China

August 29, 2019

What’s being labeled as the world’s first shipping container using materials that store and release cold storage energy is now being delivered in China. University of Birmingham experts worked with one of China’s biggest railway rolling stock companies to develop the cold storage road/rail container. CRRC Shijiazhuang has now started to deliver the first order […]

Viking Cold

Viking Cold Finalizes 1.3MW Thermal Energy Storage Project

June 18, 2019

Viking Cold Solutions, a provider of thermal energy storage for low-temperature cold storage industries, has completed the installation of eight Thermal Energy Storage (TES) systems as part of a utility-backed demand management program in Massachusetts. These eight behind-the-meter TES systems, store and facilitate the management of approximately 1.3 megawatts (MW) of energy onsite, and do […]

Emergent Cold

Emergent Cold Acquires Oxford Cold Storage

May 29, 2019

Emergent Cold has signed an agreement to acquire Oxford Cold Storage. The buyout complements the broader Emergent Cold strategy for creating a global network of cold chain businesses. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval. “This is a very exciting time for the Oxford business. The Emergent acquisition provides our staff with increased opportunities and […]


GCCA Announces Changes to Its Executive Team

April 25, 2019

MThe Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) has announced it has promoted two of its executive team members. Megan Costello is now chief operating officer and Catherine Perry is now vice president of member programs and services. The two have been operating in their new roles since January. “I am privileged both to work with Megan […]

Preferred Freezer Services

Preferred Freezer Services to Invest USD60m in New Cold Storage Warehouse

April 9, 2019

Preferred Freezer Services (PFS) is set to invest USD60m to construct a 200,000-square-feet cold storage warehouse in Portsmouth, Virginia. The new facility will add 60 new jobs in the region, and will be used to import, export, process and distribute a variety of food products. The investment should allow the company to meet the growing […]

Lamb Weston/Meijer

Lamb Weston/Meijer Switches to More Sustainable Transport of Fries

March 22, 2019

Lamb Weston/Meijer (LW/M) is collaborating with logistics partner Visbeen to take another step to enhance the sustainable transport of its products. The switch from diesel to LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) for the LHV shuttle that travels back and forth 24/7 between the factory in Oosterbierum (the Netherlands), with its non-stop production process, and the coldstore […]

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