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How Cold Storage Design Can Help Improve Operations

Posted by Joshua Everage on Aug 1, 2017 10:01:00 AM

Good cold storage design plays a huge role in warehouse optimization and encourages efficient operations.

Making good decisions at the design stage will help construction stay on schedule and within budget, and result in a cold storage facility that operates and supports the companies anticipated growth (scalability). The most important factor is to bring people from across the company together to ask for their input in designing the new warehouse.

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Topics: Cold Storage Construction

A-N-C Cold Storage Construction Employee Spotlight: Alex Sanchez, CEO

Posted by Sergio Ruiz on Jul 25, 2017 10:24:12 AM

Maintaining growth is a challenge for every business leader, and success in doing so is an important marker of success.

For A-N-C CEO Alex Sanchez, growth is made possible by strong industry expertise and a willingness to continue learning and developing new strategies. After starting his career with another California-based cold storage company 25 years ago, Alex soon developed the knowledge and skills required to grow his own company.

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IOT, Logistics And The Supply Chain Management

Posted by Alex Sanchez on Jul 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to the internet of things in logistics, there are huge changes on the horizon.

For some people the internet of things (IoT) is confined to wearable technology and smart appliances for the home, but there is huge potential for the IoT and logistics. According to research firm Gartner there will be a thirty-fold increase in the number of connected devices by the year 2020, a development that will have a significant effect on the supply chain operations.

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Topics: Cold Storage Solutions

Applications of ASRS Systems

Posted by Christine Sanchez on Jul 11, 2017 10:01:00 AM

The term automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS) has been around in cold storage since the 1950s, but advances in technology mean that interest has surged in recent years.

An ASRS system is one that uses equipment and controls to handle, store and retrieve materials automatically with speed and accuracy, with no direct input from a human employee. They are used as an alternative to conventional warehousing systems that require forklift truck operators.

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Topics: Cold Storage Products

Advantages Of Cold Storage Automation

Posted by Joshua Everage on Jul 4, 2017 10:08:00 AM

Automation has been a buzzword in a wide variety of industries for quite some time, but cold storage companies have been slow to exploit the possibilities of technology until now.

Cold storage automation involves the use of robots to reduce the need for human input in the running of a facility. After a slow initial uptake, thought leaders are now pointing out the benefits of automation in cold storage.

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Topics: Cold Storage Industry

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