Lineage Logistics announces cold storage acquisition

Temperature-controlled logistics company, Lineage Logistics, has announced its acquisition of cold storage business, Cold Storage Nelson.

Cold Storage Nelson (CSN) has made major advances in energy efficiency by using advanced process control and design to ensure minimal usage and sophisticated purchasing of energy.

Lineage Logistics Global COO, Jeff Rivera, said expanding its footprint in Asia-Pacific through New Zealand has been a long-term strategic goal of the company.

“CSN has industry-leading skills in inventory control, compliance and traceability,” he said.

“CSN’s facilities, combined with our industry-leading technology and innovation, will assist New Zealand customers to navigate increasing supply chain demands in New Zealand and internationally.

“We look forward to working closely with CSN’s customers on these new opportunities.”

According to Rivera, Lineage is focused on further building out its NZ and Asia-Pacific footprint so customers can take advantage of its global end-to-end logistics capability.

Lineage in New Zealand now has integrated assets in Auckland, Tauranga, Hawkes Bay, Nelson, Christchurch, Timaru and Dunedin.

In other news, supply chain operator, DP World Australia, is looking to take its supply chain offerings to the next level through innovation and further integration beyond ports and terminals.