Year in review: The biggest VersaCold news stories of 2016

Posted by VersaCold on Jan 19, 2017 2:51:16 PM

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2016 was a great year for VersaCold in the media, with several big announcements and news stories showcasing why so many businesses consider VersaCold a trusted partner. In case you missed any of these stories, we have taken the opportunity to compile a rundown of our biggest announcements from last year.

If you are interested in reading more VersaCold news and announcements, check out our Media Centre page.

VersaCold Logistics Services acquires assets of cross-border transportation company, expanding service offering and global reach 

Toronto, Ontario, February 9, 2016 –– VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Gary Heer Transport Ltd., the refrigerated provider of truckload cross-border transportation services between Western Canada and the United States.

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VersaCold Logistics Services announces completion of acquisition of CPX 

Toronto, Ontario, March 14, 2016 –– VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress (CPX), BC’s largest refrigerated carrier specializing in the shipping of perishable and ambient products throughout Canada and the USA.

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VersaCold recognized as one of Inbound Logistics’s Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Providers for 2016

Toronto, Ontario, August 12, 2016 –– VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products, is proud to announce that is has been named one of Inbound Logistics’s Top 100 3PL Providers for 2016. 

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VersaCold Named One of Food Logistics’s 2016 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers 

Toronto, Ontario, August 16, 2016 –– VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products, announced today that it has been named a 2016 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider by Food Logistics – the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain.

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VersaCold Expands Presence with New Facility in Montreal 

Toronto, Ontario, August 30, 2016 –– VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products, announced today that it has purchased a new facility in Montreal, Quebec. The new facility, located at 5757 St-Francois Street, will be fully operational as of September 1st, 2016.

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Seven VersaCold Facilities Receive Approval to Export Meat and Meat Products to China 

Toronto, Ontario, September 26, 2016 –– VersaCold Logistics Services announced today that seven of its facilities have been approved to export meat and meat products to the People’s Republic of China as of September 8th. Having received approval for three of its refrigerated warehousing facilities in 2014 and 2015, VersaCold now has ten total approved facilities in Canada. There are only 30 facilities in the country that have received approval to export meat and meat products to China – one third of which are owned and operated by VersaCold.

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VersaCold in the Media

VersaCold announcements have also received attention in the news media and trade publications. 

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