C.H. Robinson Begins Operations at New Robinson Fresh Facility
- by Christofer Oberst
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - C.H. Robinson has begun operating out of a new facility for Robinson Fresh® customers in Corona, CA.
The state-of-the-art service center provides temperature controlled distribution services for national and regional programs, repack, consolidation, cross dock, forward distribution, and floral services, according to a press release. The facility is PTI compliant, PrimusGFS certified, and certified organic.
Coming in at over 187,000 square feet of warehouse space, the building provides over 135,000 square feet of temperature controlled operations, eight cold rooms with varying temperature zones, 28 docks doors, as well as air purification technology and cold chain handling processes, according to a press release.
Ray Griffin, Director of Global Sourcing at Robinson Fresh, notes that the facility’s close proximity to multiple retail distribution centers, major U.S. shipping ports, and West Coast metropolitan areas will provide customers with expanded and efficient supply chain solutions.
“Strategically located operations provide a value-added service that complements our sourcing and transportation expertise and provide a single source solution for customers who seek end-to-end supply chain services,” said Griffin. “The service center provides an accommodating suite of solutions that are customized and supported by a team of supply chain experts.”
Robinson Fresh currently manages seven additional facilities located in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and Southeastern regions of the U.S.