Automated Palletizing – Conventional or Robotic, Which Fits Your Needs?

Automated palletizing has seen tremendous advancements over the last several decades.  Even though robotic palletizing can pack and palletize everything from the smallest microchips to a 100lb case of beef, conventional palletizing still has a place in the industry and may be the best solution for some applications. If you have long production runs with […]

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Selecting The Best Site For Your Construction Project

Keep these key items in mind during the site selection process Constructing and starting up a new refrigerated distribution center can be a daunting process. Before that process can even occur, great effort is placed on selecting the right location. Site selection first starts with understanding the client’s core business.  What portion of the business […]

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Reducing Dock Humidity In The Warehouse

Small adjustments to your refrigeration system can make a big difference One common issue that we see in refrigerated warehouses across the country is excessive humidity levels on docks that lead to condensation issues on the dock and frost problems in freezers. There are many operation and design factors that can play a major role […]

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Building A Facility That’s Ready For Food Safety Certification Programs

Newer ideas can aid in the food safety certification process The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is the benchmark that food safety programs try to live up to.  Several food saftey programs are GFSI compliant, including Safe Quality Foods (SQF), British Retail Consortium (BRC), Food Safety System Certification (FSSC 22000) and International Featured Standards (IFS). […]

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Safety First!

Interstate Warehousing’s safety record continues to shine Keeping the products in your warehouse safe is a top priority in the cold storage industry, and so is employee safety. Interstate Warehousing is proud to have a strong safety record, and it continues to improve. One of the highlights of the last year involves Interstate Warehousing’s Denver […]

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President’s Message – Spring 2014

Like many other sectors of the economy, our industry has witnessed an extraordinary number of mergers and acquisitions during the last decade. In fact, this activity level has drastically increased in just the past five years as investment firms and private equity companies have become smitten with the temperature-controlled supply chain. This point was underscored […]

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How You Open Your Freezer Doors Could Be Costing You Money

Magnetic Floor Loops Reduce Energy Consumption In Freezer Interstate Warehousing is always looking for new ways of saving energy. There are numerous ways to address this, but one thing in particular can provide an incredibly fast payback on your investment. In recent years, Interstate Warehousing has gone through the process of replacing our old fiberglass […]

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Another Interstate Warehousing Facility Earns SQF Certification

Interstate Warehousing’s Cincinnati (Hamilton), Ohio facility has recently become the second warehouse in the Interstate Warehousing network to receive Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Level 2 Certification. This certification reinforces Interstate Warehousing’s commitment to food safety practices, and also provides assurance to our customers that we are taking care of their product properly. The Hamilton facility […]

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