AmeriCold Awarded Management Contract in Crete, Nebraska
Atlanta, GA May 31, 2007 – AmeriCold has been awarded a seven year contract to manage and
operate Farmland Foods, Inc. distribution operations at its Crete, Nebraska facility in support of its
expanding western regional business. Farmland Foods, Inc. is a division of the Smithfield Family of
The management contract began on February 26th, 2007 and includes options to renew the
agreement at the end of the term.
AmeriCold is the exclusive operator of the 24 / 7 distribution facility which provides manufacturing
plant support, frozen storage, and distribution capability.
AmeriCold, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is the nation’s leading thirdparty supplier of temperature
controlled supply chain solutions, with a national footprint of 104 facilities. The company
handles 60 billion pounds of freight annually, has more than half a billion cubic feet of multi
temperature capacity, and employs some 6,100 associates.
AmeriCold offers MultiVendor Consolidation, Temperature Controlled Warehousing, Transportation
Services, National LTL Transportation, i3PL™ Technology, Seasonal Product Storage and
Distribution, Dedicated Facility Management and Supply Chain Optimization.
For more information about AmeriCold's Crete, Nebraska facility, visit www.americold.net.