Australia: NewCold gains McCain Foods as warehouse customer

NewCold gains McCain Foods as warehouse customerAutomatic warehousing technology was the hook NewCold has hung the McCain Foods Australia contract from for its new Truganina facility. The 10-year deal starting in July is part of the foods group’s “ongoing effort to improve supply chain efficiencies to help customers meet consumer demands”. The facility, being built by storage equipment manufacturer Dematic, will consist of an integrated system combining automated pallet handling systems using in-house warehouse and control software developed by parent Dutch cold storage innovator NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics. “The storage and handling of McCain’s frozen products in the new automated facility will give us a more stable temperature regime and highly accurate stock control,” McCain Foods ANZ supply chain director Taso Kourou says. More