Global operations

Temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics is a core Swire business. The group is the leading operator of refrigerated warehousing in Australia, the USA and Vietnam, and with expanding interests in this sector in Mainland China and Sri Lanka.

The group’s services include automated blast freezing and sortation, chilled and frozen storage, cross-dock order picking, value-added logistic services, consolidation, and import/export management programs. These services are offered through tailored facilities.

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Swire Cold Storage Pty Ltd

  • Swire Cold Storage is a leading Australian provider of cold-chain logistics services & supply chain solutions.
  • Operates a network of temperature-controlled facilities across Australia with facilities totalling in excess of 300,000 pallet spaces of refrigerated storage.
  • A fleet of refrigerated vehicles and trailers operating under the Frigmobile and Cold Chain Logistics brands support these facilities.
  • Services include automated blast freezing and sortation, chilled and frozen storage, cross-dock order picking, value-added logistic services, consolidation, and import/export management programmes. These services are offered through partner-dedicated tailored facilities.
  • Polar Fresh Cold Chain Services is a joint venture between Swire Cold Storage and Costa Logistics. Polar Fresh provides supply chain transformation initiatives to customers across the eastern seaboard.

Swire Pacific Cold Storage Limited

Established to develop a country-wide Cold Chain network in Mainland China:

  • Guangdong - one 8.5-million cubic feet (37,000 pallet spaces) facility in Huangpu, Guangzhou.
  • Shanghai - one 12.5-million cubic feet (50,000 pallet spaces) facility in Fengxian, Shanghai.
  • Langfang – under development: a 13.2-million cubic feet (50,000 pallet spaces) facility in Langfang, Hebei Province. Scheduled to be commissioned by Aug 2014.
  • Ningbo – under development: a 18.3-million cubic feet facility in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. Scheduled to be commissioned by early 2015.
  • Nanjing – under development: a 22.2-million cubic feet facility in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. Scheduled to be commissioned by mid-2015.

Finlays Colombo PLC

  • Finlay Cold Storage is the largest Temperature Controlled 3PL service provider in Sri Lanka with over 2,000,000 cubic feet of refrigerated warehousing
  • Company provides specialised cold chain management services, including refrigerated warehousing, storage and transport for perishable food, beverages and pharmaceutical products
  • Temperature controlled transport solutions to all parts of Sri Lanka with online real time tracking of vehicle and temperature using GPS/ GPRS satellite sensors

United States Cold Storage, Inc. (USCS)

  • Leading provider of refrigerated warehousing and logistics services to the North American frozen food industry
  • In the top five largest Public Refrigerated Warehouse (PRW) companies in the USA
  • Operates 34 warehouse and distribution centres in 12 states nationwide with more than 194 million cubic feet of temperature-controlled space, located to serve strategic regional market areas in California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia.

Swire Cold Storage Vietnam Limited

  • Largest and modern refrigerated warehouse in Vietnam located in the logistics hub of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Only public refrigerated warehouse (PRW) in Vietnam offering warehousing & distribution, product sorting & consolidation, repacking, labelling, and customs clearance in addition to being the only bonded warehouse for frozen products in Vietnam
  • Operates a 8 million cubic feet of space with 37,000 pallet positions with available temperatures ranging from +25°C to -25°C
  • Provides services for a wide variety of commodities requiring temperature and humidity controlled environments, including seafood, seeds, paper documents, ice-cream, meat, and dairy products.