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It’s About Time

The food service industry faces a number of unique challenges. For example, fast food franchises, high-end restaurants and grocery stores must generally take deliveries in the same parking lot that services their customer base, and space is often constricted.

And when it comes to deliveries, timing can be everything. You don’t want to draw restaurant staff off the floor during peak hours, and you want deliveries to be in and out as quickly as possible and to arrive as infrequently as possible. That means optimizing deliveries to carry everything the store orders at the same time, in highly precise quantities. Additionally, national scope and integrated processes are a must when serving franchises spread across the country.

Optimize Time, Space and Resources

This complicated, sensitive process requires a carrier with maximum flexibility in processes, equipment and technologies. To meet this need, VersaCold has developed a solution tailored specifically to the food service industry.

We offer:

  • Consolidated, multi-product loads to maximize efficiency and minimize deliveries
  • Trailers with multi-temperature and multi-zone capabilities
  • Specialized equipment, such as dollies and lift gates, for delivering to difficult locations, such as those without a dock
  • A focus on specific temperatures and the handling needs of each individual SKU
  • Full 3PL solutions, with dedicated fleets featuring logoed trucks and uniformed drivers
  • 4PL service capabilities, including a fully managed supply chain environment
  • Immediate response when delivery service requirements change, for example, summer to winter for an ice cream franchise
  • Ability to leverage our national scale, scope and shared assets to reduce overall costs
  • Ability to adhere to regional or national standards and operating practices

Food service industry challenges are far from generic. Take advantage of a provider that prizes industry-specific, client-centric solutions above all else.

Food Service & Franchise Solutions Technology

Technology

We know that information is as critical a component of your supply chain as the physical movement of your product. At VersaCold, our focus on innovation and continuous improvement ensures that we remain on the cutting edge of temperature controlled logistics – today and into the future. Technology platforms specific to each of our services are designed to work together to provide integrated solutions customized to each of our clients and their temperature specific logistics needs.

Integrated Capabilities

Watch Costs Go Down and Efficiencies Go Up

Dealing with VersaCold as a single supplier for each element of your supply chain delivers peace of mind. We have the ability to combine any or all of our offerings—like global transportation, warehousing and integrated logistics, with services such as direct-to-store distribution, 3PL and 4PL. We offer everything you need to create a customized, integrated solution designed to put your food at the forefront of the cold supply chain. 

 

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