The importance of high-quality Houston Cold Chain Logistics cannot be understated. McLane Global Logistics is a food logistics and supply chain management company with over 120 years of experience. We can provide an unbroken cold chain for your food or beverage products that need to be refrigerated every step of the way. Furthermore, we can find ways to improve your business’ efficiency while reducing costs whenever possible.
Cold Chain Logistics Services
When dealing with food products, proper storage conditions are essential. Nobody wants to have their products go to waste. Therefore, it is important to have a reliable cold chain to ensure your products remain in great condition. Fortunately, McLane Global Logistics can accomplish this without question. Our team of logistics experts will make sure that your products are stored in the correct temperatures at all times. You can rest easy knowing that your products will be handled with much care. While transporting goods can require lots of hard work, we are prepared to get your products delivered in a timely manner with their integrity intact.
Some things that help us keep track of temperatures are temperature logs and monitoring devices. These things are essential to our facilities because they help us make sure everything is in order. We like to keep things organized, and furthermore, we like to do things the right way. We will treat your products as if they were our own.
The first step in the cold chain is the warehouse. Our warehouse is a certified “white glove” facility for food and beverage products. We keep track of temperatures via temperature logs and monitoring devices. These things are essential to our facilities because they help us make sure everything is in order. Additionally, we clean the facilities often and regularly inspect the area for pests and other contaminants. This maintenance is nearly as essential as the temperature in order to ensure the quality of your food products.
Our warehouse meets such high standards that it has been certified by the Department of Agriculture as a facility fit for storing organic goods and produce. Thus, you can be confident that your products will be safely stored in our facilities. We have nearly 300,000 square feet of space at our clients’ disposal for storing their products.
Order Fulfillment and Distribution
The storage of the products is only part of the process. We also make sure all of your cargo is ready for shipment. This is where our fulfillment services come in. Thanks to our reliable and experienced team, we are able to assist your business with the fulfillment of customer requests. Furthermore, our solutions will help your business maintain and even boosts its reputation. Our fulfillment services include the following:
- Order Assembly and Sub-Assembly
- Packaging and Repackaging
- LTL (Low Truck Load) & Consolidation
- Analyst Supply Chain Services
- Project Management
- Daily Picking and Packing
- Reverse Logistics (Product Returns)
- Labeling and Bar Coding
- Comparing Rates and Maximizing Savings with our Shipping Software
- Much more
All the while, you’ll have access to your shipments via our online portal, which we will explain in more detail below.
Real-Time Access to Shipment Information
When dealing with a large number of shipments, it is very relieving to have access to real-time information. Thanks to our technology team, we have a customer portal that gives access to valuable information. With this customer portal, customers can access live time information that is constantly updated. This portal is designed to track inventory, orders, shipments, and more easily. As a result of the portal’s features, clients can keep pace with the speed of business today. The features include the following:
- Live Updates
- Current Inventory Levels, by item and lot
- View live outbound and inbound orders
- Access to historical information on inventory transactions
- Receipts attached to each order after shipping
Intermodal Freight Services
Getting your products to their destination requires planning and forward-thinking. Therefore, it makes sense to have a 3PL service provider that truly understands the ins and outs of international commerce. As a result of all our years dealing with domestic and international commerce, we have the expertise necessary to help you save money and time whenever possible.
Our logistics team will work diligently to find areas of operation where there is room for improvement. With our volume shipping power and diverse portfolio of carriers, we are sure of our ability to find the most economical routes available. The goal is to transport your goods in a timely and efficient manner.
Regardless of what you are shipping, we will make sure to find the best route for your specific purposes. Above all, we will do our best to make sure that you optimize all of your time and resources. In the business world with so much competition, it is very important to save money whenever possible. While your competitors struggle to figure out why they are falling behind the pace, you will be focusing on new ways to improve efficiency. The various freight services include the following
- LTL & Consolidation
- Air Freight
- Container Freight
- Top-Notch Customer Service
- Assistance with Government Filings and Documentation Management
Houston Cold Chain Logistics
Owning and operating a business takes hard work and dedication. A business is also a testament to personal and financial investment. With our services, we hope to get your business to operate with ultimate efficiency. Our team of logistics experts will work hard to find cost-effective solutions to improve efficiency at every turn. As a result, your company will be prepared to handle any hurdle that may stand in the way. Our goal is to share our expertise and knowledge with the client to help their business grow and prosper for many years to come. If you are in need of quality Houston Cold Chain Logistics services, contact us today. You can get in touch with us by calling (281) 210-3295 or clicking here.
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