ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Americold (www.americold.com), the global leader in temperature controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, is introducing Xpedite, a 24/7 service providing coordination and expedited delivery of LTL and Full Truckload shipments. The Xpedite service is a useful tool that utilizes all modes of transportation to help shippers locate truck capacity for routine and urgent deliveries.
"There are many expedited service companies in the marketplace. What sets Americold apart is our focus and expertise in managing the transport of temperature-controlled product," said Greg Bryan, Executive Vice President of Transportation at Americold. "The Americold network supports dry and temperature-controlled products while also providing an on-demand solution for shippers with urgent deliveries."
Americold is the global leader in temperature controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, offering the most comprehensive warehousing, transportation, and logistics solutions in the world. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 182 temperature-controlled warehouses, with over 1.1 billion cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina and Canada. Americold's warehouses are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors, and retailers to consumers. Americold serves over 3,000 customers, and employs 12,000 associates worldwide.
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More information about Xpedite is available at 1-888-843-4343.More information about Americold is available at www.americold.com.
CONTACT: Media contact: Michael E. Moten Director, Strategic Planning & Business Development Americold 10 Glenlake Parkway Atlanta, GA 30328 MediaRelations@americold.com