Logistics Briefs: Schreiber, Interstate in the news
Logistics software specialist LeanLogistics, Holland, Mich., said foodservice cheese processor Schreiber Foods, Green Bay, Wis., will begin using LeanLogistics' transportation management software
“Schreiber Foods is a leader in the very competitive foodservice industry. By centralizing the transportation planning process, Schreiber Foods will be able to manage their truckload shipments more efficiently,” said Dan Dershem, president & CEO of LeanLogistics. “Schreiber Foods will leverage visibility, planning capabilities and benchmarking within the LeanLogistics network for continuous improvement. We are very happy to have them as the newest member of our network.”
NJTODAY.NET reported that supermarket cooperative owner Wakefern Food Corp., Keasbey, N.J., officially opened a 90,000-sq.-ft. perishables addition at its Keasbey warehouse. NJTODAY.NET said Wakefern's Southern Perishables warehouse ships more than 1.5 million cases of product each week and handles all incoming and outgoing meat, dairy/deli, fresh bake deliveries for all ShopRite and PriceRite stores. Officials said the expansion added 25 dock doors and 28 percent more warehouse pallet handling capacity.
Interstate Warehousing, Fort Wayne, Ind., said its Newport News, Va., added custom QFR Zone quick-freezing technologies and the 355,000-sq.-ft. multi-temp distribution center now can blast freeze between 15 and 17 loads of product per day -- with capacity for more. QFR is a proprietary technology developed by Interstate's parent, Tippmann Group. One of 11 sites in Interstate's network, Newport News also added a USDA import/export inspections room, officials said.
Real estate services company Colliers International, Los Angeles, said it sold a cold storage warehouse facility in Northridge, Calif., for $1.375 million to Jels Parthenia LLC, owner of Ideal Meat & Provisions. Colliers said the 47-year-old building has 11,400 square feet of cold storage, 1,700 square feet of office and 2,000 square feet of warehouse space.