More Than Just Rubber on the Road

VersaCold is Canada’s largest supply chain company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products. More than services, we provide completely integrated and customized solutions to your cold chain integrity and logistics challenges.

VersaCold’s advanced technologies are the leaders in accessibility and information visualization, delivering real-time tracking and inventory management through the ePower client interface. This technology ensures client satisfaction through a North American network of industry-leading facilities and transportation fleets as well as a suite of fully integrated logistics services.

While our technology provides the competitive edge, it is our people who deliver the experience.

They have the expertise and depth of knowledge to improve the performance of your supply chain, helping you realize enhanced efficiencies and reduced costs.

Empowered by a commitment to safety, exceptional service and a culture of continuous innovation, VersaCold works as a trusted and valued partner, enabling your business strategies and revenue growth within highly sensitive and regulated environments.

History

Cool Since ‘46

Today’s VersaCold started in 1946 as B.C. Ice & Cold Storage Co., serving Vancouver’s fishing industry. In the decades that followed, the company expanded steadily east. By the ’80s we had established a strong base in the west with 8 facilities in BC, Alberta and Washington. A series of mergers and acquisitions throughout the ’90s put VersaCold on the continental and, by 2005, global map, as the purchase of P&O Cold Storage added operations in the US, Australia, New Zealand and Argentina.

In 2010, we sold our offshore operations and returned to our Canadian roots, using our global knowledge and experience to help our North American clients navigate and improve their increasingly complex supply chains. Today VersaCold operates the largest temperature sensitive logistics network in Canada, with 31 temperature controlled warehouses and distribution centres and a fleet of trucks providing local, regional, national and international transportation across Canada and the United States.

Your Partner for Success

VersaCold’s vision is to enhance our customers’ success and be their most trusted, reliable, long-term partner.

Our vision is supported by:

  • Our purpose of ensuring the safety, quality and freshness of the food families eat
  • Our focus across the entire supply chain network on the movement of temperature-sensitive food
  • Best-in-class food safety, including a commitment to having all of our facilities BRC-certified and transportation equipment that conforms to the highest standards
  • A Cold Chain Assurance team to help support customer food safety initiatives
  • End-to-end supply chain ownership, including warehousing, transportation and integrated logistics

 

We Put Your Food First

Our culture of innovation and continuous improvement enables us to remain on the cutting edge of temperature-controlled logistics and ensures the safety, quality and freshness of the food families eat.

Our commitment to your food is supported by:

  • Investment in a dedicated Cold Chain Assurance team to protect
    the integrity of our customers’ brand and help ensure the safety, quality
    and freshness of food
  • Supply Chain Solutions engineers who develop customized solutions
    to meet unique customer needs
  • Use of technologies to monitor product quality and improve service delivery
  • Investment in upgrading facilities for BRC certification—the highest
    industry standard
  • Commitment to corporate citizenship through partnership with Food
    Banks Canada

 

Leadership & Innovation

The Future is the Focus

With the dramatic evolution of logistics and supply chains over the last 20 years, the ERP/DRP and modelling applications required to manage, integrate and leverage supply chain data have become critical.

It’s crucial to ensure that supply chain management and execution are aligned with broader corporate strategies. Today, an effective supply chain isn’t just a gain in efficiencies, it’s a competitive edge. VersaCold’s

innovative services and solutions help you gain that edge.

Management Team

Paul Campbell

Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 905-265-7176
Paul.Campbell@VersaCold.com

For over 45 years, Paul Campbell has held numerous senior leadership positions with several large and complex real estate organizations, including KingSett, SITQ (Caisse de Depot), 20 Vic, Bentall, Revenue Properties, MaRs, Oxford, Campeau Corporation and Bramalea.

Backed by leading real estate experience in Canada and abroad in the office and retail segments, Mr. Campbell’s track record includes a number of successful ventures and major development projects in Europe, the US and Canada. He has also played a key role in diversifying various portfolios in targeted urban centres.

Mr. Campbell has a long history of involvement with the real estate community and was awarded the NAIOP Lifetime

Achievement Award in 2012 for his outstanding contributions to the industry. He is a graduate of the Directors College of McMaster University and has served on the Board of Directors of the following organizations: Quartier International de Montreal, the Diabetic Children’s Foundation of Montreal, Clublink Corp (TWC Enterprises), Pan Pacific Retail Properties (USA), Revenue Properties Ltd, White Rose Nurseries Ltd and Campeau Corporation.

Paul currently serves on the MaRs Real Estate Committee and is a Trustee of Cominar Reit and a Director of Clublink Corporation. In addition to his new role as CEO of VersaCold Logistics Services, Paul is also the Project Lead for KingSett Capital on the Royal York Hotel.

Michele (Mike) Arcamone

President and Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 905-265-7177
Mike.Arcamone@VersaCold.com

Michele (Mike) Arcamone is the President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of VersaCold Logistics Services.

Mike has 36 years of experience in production, operations, supply chain management, engineering, and general management. Most recently, Mike was the President of the Commercial Aircraft Division of Bombardier. Mike’s extensive background also includes senior executive roles such as President and CEO of General Motors Korea, Vice President of the Powertrain Europe Division for General Motors, and a

number of other plant manager roles.

Mike has significant supply chain, executive leadership, quality and process experience. Throughout his career, Mike has focused on leadership, customer commitment, and employee engagement. As COO of VersaCold, Mike has responsibility for the company’s seven business units.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Administrative Management from Concordia University and a Diploma in Management from McGill University.

Sandro Caccaro

Senior Vice-President & General Manager, VersaCold Transportation Solutions
Phone: 905-265-7194
Sandro.Caccaro@VersaCold.com

Sandro Caccaro joined VersaCold in 2015 with over 25 years of experience in asset and non-asset based transportation and logistics. Sandro is a member of the Executive Team at VersaCold and has overall responsibility for the company’s asset based transportation business units; VersaCold Transportation Solutions, VersaCold North American Transportation Solutions, and CPX-Coastal Pacific Xpress. Prior to joining VersaCold, Sandro was President and COO of Bruce R.

Smith, and previously held a number of senior executive leadership roles including Senior Vice President Operations at Canada Cartage and Vice President & General Manager (Canada) at Schneider National.

Sandro has served as a longtime member of the Ontario Trucking Association Board of Directors and holds a BA from Trent University.

Paul Campbell

Chief Executive Officer
Phone: 905-265-7176
Paul.Campbell@VersaCold.com

For over 45 years, Paul Campbell has held numerous senior leadership positions with several large and complex real estate organizations, including KingSett, SITQ (Caisse de Depot), 20 Vic, Bentall, Revenue Properties, MaRs, Oxford, Campeau Corporation and Bramalea.

Backed by leading real estate experience in Canada and abroad in the office and retail segments, Mr. Campbell’s track record includes a number of successful ventures and major development projects in Europe, the US and Canada. He has also played a key role in diversifying various portfolios in targeted urban centres.

Mr. Campbell has a long history of involvement with the real estate community and was awarded the NAIOP Lifetime

Achievement Award in 2012 for his outstanding contributions to the industry. He is a graduate of the Directors College of McMaster University and has served on the Board of Directors of the following organizations: Quartier International de Montreal, the Diabetic Children’s Foundation of Montreal, Clublink Corp (TWC Enterprises), Pan Pacific Retail Properties (USA), Revenue Properties Ltd, White Rose Nurseries Ltd and Campeau Corporation.

Paul currently serves on the MaRs Real Estate Committee and is a Trustee of Cominar Reit and a Director of Clublink Corporation. In addition to his new role as CEO of VersaCold Logistics Services, Paul is also the Project Lead for KingSett Capital on the Royal York Hotel.

Michele (Mike) Arcamone

President and Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 905-265-7177
Mike.Arcamone@VersaCold.com

Michele (Mike) Arcamone is the President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of VersaCold Logistics Services.

Mike has 36 years of experience in production, operations, supply chain management, engineering, and general management. Most recently, Mike was the President of the Commercial Aircraft Division of Bombardier. Mike’s extensive background also includes senior executive roles such as President and CEO of General Motors Korea, Vice President of the Powertrain Europe Division for General Motors, and a

number of other plant manager roles.

Mike has significant supply chain, executive leadership, quality and process experience. Throughout his career, Mike has focused on leadership, customer commitment, and employee engagement. As COO of VersaCold, Mike has responsibility for the company’s seven business units.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Administrative Management from Concordia University and a Diploma in Management from McGill University.

Sandro Caccaro

Senior Vice-President & General Manager, VersaCold Transportation Solutions
Phone: 905-265-7194
Sandro.Caccaro@VersaCold.com

Sandro Caccaro joined VersaCold in 2015 with over 25 years of experience in asset and non-asset based transportation and logistics. Sandro is a member of the Executive Team at VersaCold and has overall responsibility for the company’s asset based transportation business units; VersaCold Transportation Solutions, VersaCold North American Transportation Solutions, and CPX-Coastal Pacific Xpress. Prior to joining VersaCold, Sandro was President and COO of Bruce R.

Smith, and previously held a number of senior executive leadership roles including Senior Vice President Operations at Canada Cartage and Vice President & General Manager (Canada) at Schneider National.

Sandro has served as a longtime member of the Ontario Trucking Association Board of Directors and holds a BA from Trent University.

Food Safety

Our Number One Focus

Nothing else we do counts unless we can deliver food safety and cold chain integrity. Our investment in a dedicated food safety and cold chain quality assurance team ensures the integrity, quality and freshness of your products and the health and wellness of the families who enjoy them. No other supply chain company in Canada can match our capability in this area. There are no higher standards than our own.

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Sustainability

Careful What We Leave Behind

Success today shouldn’t come with a price for tomorrow. At VersaCold we are committed to continuously investing in ways to reduce the ecological impact of our facilities, our fleets and every aspect of our operations. One initiative that has seen results is educating our engineering teams and employees on ways to reduce energy consumption at their sites and giving them the advanced tools to do so.

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Certifications

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Awards

We are honored to be recognized as a Top 3PL & Cold Storage provider and a Green Supply Chain Partner. Recognition like this further drives our commitment to the continuous improvement and innovation of our services and to enabling our valued customers to achieve outstanding business success and peace of mind so they can focus on what matters most – the families around the world who enjoy their products.

Transportation

Integrity That Goes the Distance

Whether you’re looking for expedited or standard, LTL or TL, domestic or cross-border, we have you covered.

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Integrated Logistics

Partnership with Purpose

We provide integrated cold chain services solutions—including distribution, 3PL and 4PL services—that link directly to your business goals.

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Manufacturer Solutions

You Make It. We’ll Do the Rest.

Our customized manufacturer solutions are based on a deep knowledge of your issues and broad experience in addressing them. Our technology is specifically designed with manufacturing challenges in mind.

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