COLD SUPPLY CHAIN BRIEFS
Columbus (Ohio) Business First
reported that Minneapolis retailerTarget Corp.received an eight-year, 60-percent tax credit from Ohio to build a planned $100 million packaged foods distribution center in West Jefferson, Ohio. The site would service 370 stores in Ohio and surrounding states, the publication reported.
Columbus (Ohio) Business First also reported that foodservice distributorMeadowbrook Meat Company Inc., Rocky Mount, N.C., plans to build a 125,000-square-foot distribution center in Obetz, Ohio
The nation's largest public refrigerated warehousing and logistics providerAmericold, Atlanta, said it hiredHamid Arabzadehas executive vice president and chief compliance officer. Arabzadeh most recently was the principal of HRA
Environmental Consultants in Irvine, Calif. Prior to HRA, he was director of global industrial hygiene for
UNOCAL Corp. Americold owns and operates 182 temperature-controlled warehouses, with over 1.1 billion cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina and Canada.
In other news, Americold said it changed the company's Web address to www.americold.com.
Target, Americold in logistics news
July 27, 2011