Bring on the cold: VersaCold presents Canada's top winter events

Posted by VersaCold on Dec 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM
Ottawa, Canada - February 5, 2013: Ice sculpture of a polar bear holding a maple leaf at the 2013 Ottawa Winterlude Festival

As family and friends ring in the New Year and get ready for winter, VersaCold is working in the background, partnering with our customers to make sure the food that reaches tables is fresh, safe, and delicious.
Winter is Canada’s season, and at VersaCold we love all things cold and Canadian, so what better way to embrace the frosty weather and celebrate living in the great white north than by bundling up and attending one of the country’s many outdoor winter festivals.
With events from coast to coast, there is truly something for everyone. So lace up your skates, grab your toque and check out what’s happening from Jasper to Fredericton. Below is a list of the coolest winter festivals across the country.

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Topics: VersaCold, ExploreCanada

The Science of Cold: Why certain foods are best stored at different temperatures

Posted by VersaCold on Dec 1, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Keep cold and carry on – not quite…

The concept of refrigeration is a relatively simple one. Store foods that are not yet ready to be consumed at a temperature low enough to preserve their optimal freshness and quality – until such a time when they are ready to be prepared or eaten.

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Topics: VersaCold, Safety Tips, food safety

When it comes to transportation, it’s technology that sets VersaCold apart from competitors

Posted by VersaCold on Nov 13, 2017 9:02:00 AM

In the world of transportation, there is a common misconception that the only difference between carriers is price. It is understandable when you consider the low barriers to entry for the transportation of goods means that anyone can start hauling product and charging for it. However, when it comes to maintaining the highest level quality for your product in the face of evolving regulations and customer preferences, we know that investment in technology and infrastructure is what sets a carrier apart.

That is why VersaCold has in recent years been taking significant steps to implement the latest transportation technology innovations to provide customers with a fully connected cold chain. Strategic investment in technology provides our customers with real-time tracking, enhanced transparency and improved efficiencies so they can rest easy knowing their product is in good hands.

Read more to learn about just a few of the new technology initiatives that VersaCold is in the process of implementing:

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Topics: VersaCold, Transportation, Technology

Sharing the Load for FSMA Compliance

Posted by VersaCold on Oct 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: VersaCold, food safety

Celebrating Wins with Our Customers – the Winfographic

Posted by VersaCold on Oct 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The best part about sharing the same goals as our customers is that achievements, milestones and wins are never just our own. For the last 60 years, we have been fortunate to work side by side to ensure that fresh, safe and quality foods reach the tables of families across North America and the world. And that’s why we’re thankful for our customers and want to celebrate wins we’ve been able to accomplish together.

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Four reasons owner/operators should work with VersaCold

Posted by VersaCold on Sep 21, 2017 9:47:01 AM

Are you a truck driver new to the owner/operator world? Have you been an owner/operator for several years? Are you a company driver looking to make the jump to the entrepreneurial lifestyle of an owner/operator? It’s a great time to be an owner/operator, with demand for truck drivers increasing significantly across the country, and we want you to join the VersaCold team!

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VersaCold Recognized as a Top 3PL and Cold Storage Provider by Leading Trade Publications

Posted by VersaCold on Aug 24, 2017 7:30:00 AM


The VersaCold team is proud to announce that we have once again earned a spot on Food Logistics’ Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list and Inbound Logistics’ 2017 Top 100 3PL Providers List. Recognition from top industry publications reaffirms our commitment to being on the cutting edge of temperature-controlled logistics and continuing to focus on innovation.

Read more to find out why these publications have chosen to recognize VersaCold as a top 3PL and cold storage provider. 

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Topics: Awards, VersaCold

VersaCold Owns the Largest Footprint of Canadian Refrigerated Warehousing Facilities Approved to Export Fish and Beef to China and the EU

Posted by VersaCold on Aug 11, 2017 11:48:38 AM

At VersaCold, we take nothing more seriously than being our customers most trusted and long-term partner. We fulfil this commitment every day through our performance-driven culture that leverages technology, employee skills and investment in highly efficient logistics infrastructure to support customers in today’s evolving global markets. As part of that ongoing support, VersaCold is proud to operate the largest geographical footprint of Canadian refrigerated warehousing facilities that have the approvals to export fish and beef to China and the European Union. 

What does this mean for our clients? Read more to find out.

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VersaCold Provides Aid to Local Communities Affected by the BC Wildfire

Posted by VersaCold on Jul 27, 2017 1:51:01 PM


Over the past month, thousands of residents have been evacuated from their homes as fire fighters attempt to stop the wildfires that have been burning out of control in the province of British Columbia. With record high evacuations and no immediate end in sight, the VersaCold & CPX team has answered the call from the Red Cross to provide much-needed transportation services to various cities and towns affected by the wildfires.

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VersaCold recognized as a top green supply chain partner in 2017 by Inbound Logistics

Posted by VersaCold on Jul 12, 2017 2:04:29 PM

VersaCold is proud to announce that we have been named one of Inbound Logistics’ 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) this year.  The list profiles organizations that demonstrate an ongoing commitment to “sustainable supply chain, logistics and transportation practices.” Recognition such as this reinforces VersaCold’s commitment to providing sustainable solutions to our customers and being their trusted partner in building a more sustainable planet.

The G75 list is chosen by Inbound Logistics editors based on several categories such as a company’s corporate sustainability initiatives, public-private partnerships and collaborations on customer-driven projects. These categories are measured against four benchmarks of measurable green results, evidence of continuous improvement, sustainability innovations and industry recognition.

We look forward to continuing to lead by example while making progress toward our goals of protecting the environment and reducing our impact on resources.

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click here to see the full list of G75 companies and continue reading to learn more about why Inbound Logistics considers VersaCold a Green Supply Chain Partner.

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