What Temperature is Best for Storage Beverage Products?

by Michael Kotendzhi | Warehousing
What Temperature is Best for Storage Beverage Products

For the following industry-specific product categories that require temperature-sensitive storage and transportation solutions, temperature-controlled 3PL warehousing is a mainstay:

Beverages and drinks including alcohol, liquor, beer, spirits, and wine. Some of these warehouses also offer co packing and repacking services for the beverages. Food If perishables, are not stored at a sufficient chilled temperature, they lose their freshness, flavour, and nutritional content.


Makeup and other cosmetics are prone to breaking down at hot temperatures.


Because the detrimental effects of excessive humidity and temperature variations may alter the constitution of many components used to create pharmaceuticals, they require continual cooling to preserve effective qualities.


Chemical storage facilities are particularly stringent when it comes to temperature and product control in general for safety concerns.

The majority of these categories are among the most popular Health is inextricably linked to our overall well-being. The cold chain would fail if it didn't have temperature-controlled facilities and continual monitoring. In Vancouver, B.C. Western Canada these temperatures at the warehouses are constantly reviewed.

These in-demand RTD temperature-controlled facilities can be set to one of four temperatures:

  • Ambient: 59 °F to 86 °F
  • Cool: 50 °F to 59 °F
  • Refrigerated: 32 °F to 50 °F 
  • Frozen: -22 °F to 32 °F

Temperature -controlled warehouse and distribution are facilities dedicated to storing, preparing, and shipping items that must be kept at a specified temperature, then preparing them for trucking. Sometimes, these facilities can be skipped and you can use cross docking or transloading to move the product immediately. 

For over 30 years, 18 Wheels Logistics has strived to be the most customer-centric trucking, warehousing, and logistics company around. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 18 Wheels relies on experience and integrity to make customers happy and remain on the cutting edge of shipping and logistics management.

If you have any questions about this article or you would like to talk to us about your shipping needs, please call us at (604) 439-8938.

Michael Kotendzhi is President of Operations & Transportation and a partner at 18 Wheels. Michael has over 15 years of experience and is equipped with a degree in Logistics from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. As well as a background in logistics from XPO Logistics (formally Kelron Logistics), North America's largest contract warehousing provider.

Michael's experience includes supply chain management, reverse logistics, & domestic transportation. He has developed 18 Wheels' trucking solutions, effectively utilizing the sister company's vehicle fleet and building a transportation supply-chain network across North America.