Warehousing & Logistics

Vertical Cold Storage Expands its Presence in Dallas-Fort Worth Market

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Vertical Cold Storage, a developer and operator of temperature-controlled distribution centers sponsored by real estate investment firm. Platform Ventures, has purchased a new facility in Burleson, Texas. Its second refrigerated warehouse in the Dallas-Fort Worth market will provides for up to 70 full-time employees.

“The facility enables us to optimize the location of our customers throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth market from our Richardson facility on the east side of Dallas to Burleson, just south of Fort Worth. Burleson leverages our integrated IT platform, standard processes, automated material handling equipment, and AI technology to ensure safe and efficient operations,” said West Hutchison, president and chief executive officer of Kansas City, Missouri-headquartered Vertical Cold Storage.

The warehouse, located adjacent to I-35, offers more than 400,000 square feet of space, with an average clear height of 55 feet and 53 dock doors. It includes multiple rooms convertible to -20° F and is well suited for storage and distribution of a wide range of frozen and refrigerated food and other perishable products.