How does Temperature Controlled 3PL Warehousing Work?

by Michael Kotendzhi | Warehousing
How does Temperature Controlled 3PL Warehousing Work

Temperature controlled 3PL warehouses are equipped with refrigeration equipment which his made up of components such as compressors, condensers, evaporators and expansion valves. This allows for a one stop shop, with warehouses also offering, co packing and re packing services. There are many warehouses in Vancouver, British Columbia that have the equipment installed.

Built within the facility, their purpose is to control the difference in temperature inside and outside the room, and modify to the conditions as required.

These facilities must be built with insulating  panels that prevent the transfer of cold air to the outside. Much like the idea of refrigerated trucking and allows RTD temperature detection. 

These warehouses tend to use high-density pallet rack systems ideal option for lowering energy consumption. By optimizing storage space, these solutions provide the benefit of significant energy savings by reducing the square footage of the refrigerated space required.

Secure airlock systems are installed to avoid sudden changes in temperature and to prevent condensation. Typically located at the entry point of the freezer warehouse, this airlock system is constructed of an anteroom with two doors that must never be open at the same time To avoid rapid temperature swings and condensation, systems are built. This airlock system, which is usually found at the freezer warehouse's entrance, is made up of an anteroom with two doors that must never be opened at the same time.

Temperature controlled warehousing is ideal for alcohol, beer, wine, spirits, liquor and beverage storage as well.

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.

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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.