The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) and RLS Logistics are honored to announce the creation of the “Anthony M. Leo WFLO Scholarship.” In recognition of all of Tony’s contributions to the association and the industry, the scholarship will provide the opportunity for individuals working in the third-party cold chain logistics industry to participate in the three-year WFLO Institute training program.
RLS Logistics is building an 83,000-square-foot cold storage facility in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, set to open Q1 of 2022. The facility will provide frozen and refrigerated food manufacturers, distributors, processors, and importers in the Springfield and Boston region with public cold storage warehouse capacity relief and access to RLS' temperature controlled less than truckload shipping programs.
RLS Logistics, a national third-party logistics provider specializing in temperature-controlled logistics, announced their 2020 contribution total for their Pallets 4 Plates program. In 2020, through their program, 365,291 plates of food were supplied to charities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Utah, including Food Cowboy and the Food Bank of South Jersey. Also, equivalent cash contributions were made to Baker’s Club of Philadelphia, American Heart Association, Pink Clover Foundation, numerous local schools, and youth sports teams.
RLS Logistics has announced its second freight brokerage office opening in Nashville, Tennessee. This location complements the company’s first freight brokerage office located in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.
RLS Logistics announced plans to develop a state-of-the-art 83,000 sq. ft. temperature-controlled facility in central Massachusetts. This site will be the newest addition to the RLS Partnering Regional Operator (PRO) network of family-operated cold chain experts and is scheduled to open in Q4 of 2021.
RLS Logistics announced a service expansion in Terrell, Texas, to handle temperature-controlled direct-to-consumer fulfillment. The move expands the RLS footprint for its temperature-controlled D2C fulfillment services while enhancing capabilities in the region. What it means for many D2C start-ups and established eCommerce companies is that they can now reach 95% of the U.S. population with a 2-day ground service and 27% within one day.
New venture provides cold storage companies with entrepreneur-led platform.
July 22, 2020
RLS Logistics, a third-generation cold chain solutions provider in the U.S., recently created a joint venture that will offer customers the ability to work with regional family-run cold storage providers on a national basis. The cornerstone of the plan is to partner with existing best-in-class operators in ten to twelve mega-regions of the U.S., as well as Eastern and Western Canada.
RLS Logistics has received food safety certification through the British Retail Consortium Global Standard (BRCGS), garnering the highest AA rating for at every one of its five cold storage facilities and for its distribution network. BRCGS certification is an internationally recognized distinction awarded to companies in the food storage and distribution industries that meet BRC Standards of best practices for quality, hygiene, and product safety.