The Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers for 2013

For the eighth consecutive year, Food Logistics presents a list of companies who are excellent performers in their field.


Area(s) served: North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)

Asset/Non-asset: Non-Asset based

A key component of CaseStack’s growth has been its ability to successfully collaborate with the largest US retailers and grocery chains, such as Walmart, Kroger, and Roundy’s Supermarkets.

 

Castlecool, Castleblayney, Ireland

Web site: www.castlecool.ie

Year founded: 1994

Number of employees: 50

Area(s) served: International/ Ireland & UK

Asset/Non-asset: N/A

Worth noting: Castlecool is Ireland’s leading and largest provider of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions. The company has been awarded a Best Managed Companies Award by Deloitte for four consecutive years.

 

CBT, Inc., Oakwood, GA

Web site: www.cbtoakwood.com

Year founded: 1989

Number of employees: 11

Area(s) served: National (Entire U.S)

Asset/Non-asset: Non-Asset based

Worth noting: CBT, Inc is a TIA Performance Certified, woman-owned, debt-free brokerage founded in 1989. We currently haul for the major foodservice, poultry, egg companies and many other shippers across the U.S.

 

Choptank Transport, Preston, MD

Web site: www.choptanktransport.com

Year founded: 1984

Number of employees: 150

Area(s) served: North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)

Asset/Non-asset: Non-Asset based

Worth noting: Offering exceptional freight brokerage services and competitive rates.

 

Classic Transportation & Warehousing, Grand Rapids, MI

Web site: www.classictransportation.com

Year founded: 1988

Number of employees: 70

Area(s) served: U.S. region/ National (entire U.S.)/ North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)/ International

Asset/Non-asset: Asset-based

Worth noting: Classic is U.S. Customs bonded, C-TPAT certified and audited by AIB. We have a tradition of being one of the most efficient third-party warehouse providers in the industry.

 

Cloverleaf Cold Storage, Sioux City, IA

Web site: www.cloverleaf.com

Year founded: 1896

Number of employees: 265

Area(s) served: Regional

Asset/Non-asset: Both

Worth noting: Cloverleaf Cold Storage is a family owned and operated company that has been dedicated to service for over 60 years.

 

Cold Storage Solutions, North Las Vegas, NV

Web site: www.coldstoragesolutions.com

Year founded: 2012

Number of employees: 12

Area(s) served: U.S. region

Asset/Non-asset: Both

Worth noting: We are “Cold Storage...Simplified” offering 4,600 total pallet positions at 35, 28 and -5 degrees.

 

Columbian Logistics Network,

Grand Rapids, MI

Web site: www.Columbian.us

Year founded: 1892

Number of employees: 260

Area(s) served: National (entire U.S.)

Asset/Non-asset: Both

Worth noting: Earning SQF Level 2 and SHARP Certifications in 2013, Columbian is driven by its values and commitment to the food industry, providing solutions to manufacturers and customers of all sizes.

 

Coyote Logistics, Chicago, IL

Web site: www.coyote.com

Year founded: 2006

Number of employees: 1,200+

Area(s) served: North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)

Asset/Non-asset: Non-Asset based

Worth noting: Coyote’s Collaborative Transportation Management system includes comprehensive planning with the customer to understand account requirements; execute procurement, planning, and settlement; afford end-to-end visibility; and continuously improve the customer’s network.

 

Crowley / Crowley Fresh, Jacksonville, FL

Web site: www.crowley.com

Year founded: 1892

Number of employees: 5,000

Area(s) served: U.S. region/ National (entire U.S.)/ North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)/ International

Asset/Non-asset: Asset-based

Worth noting: CrowleyFresh--a partnership between Crowley and Customized Brokers--bundles individual cold chain storage and logistics offerings into one comprehensive solution. Certifications: Primus Labs Food Safety audit (received 99%), C-TPAT Certified, USDA approved.

 

CRST Logistics Inc., Cedar Rapids, IA

Web site: www.crstlogistics.com

Year founded: 1992

Number of employees: 120

Area(s) served: North America (U.S., Canada, and Mexico)

Asset/Non-asset: Non-Asset based

Worth noting: We leverage our buying power to the fastest, safest, most innovative ways to move your products. Anywhere.

 

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