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Lineage announces acquisition of Spain’s Grupo Fuentes

Grupo Fuentes is one of Spain’s principal transport and cold-storage logistics providers

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Ahead of Cool Logistics Global 2022 taking place in Barcelona 20-22 September, we bring you news that Lineage Logistics announces its intention to acquire Grupo Fuentes, one of Spain’s principal transport and cold-storage logistics providers, headquartered in Murcia with facilities across the country.

We are delighted to welcome Joost Heere, Commercial Director, Lineage Logistics, as a speaker at Cool Logistics Global 2022. To hear directly from Joost in our session on COOL PORTS & COLD STORES: PERISHABLES HUBS OF THE FUTURE, book your delegate place today and save 15% before 19 August – go to our event page here.

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Is cold storage still a hot asset type?

Is cold storage still a hot asset and good investment?

The dynamics in the cold storage sector are complicated, but the outlook remains strong, according to Wealth Management magazine. This latest report summarises the market outlook and demand.

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Lineage Logistics opens superhub in Peterborough, England

71,000 pallet capacity coldstore opens in Peterborough, England

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The 71,000 pallet capacity coldstore will serve retail and foodservice customers using some of the world’s most sophisticated automation and refrigeration technology, helping to reduce energy consumption and the environmental impact of food distribution.

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NewCold’s new site will soon be Europe’s largest ‘deep freeze’

NewCold's new store will meet growing demand from the food manufacturing sector
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The new cold store in Corby, Northamptonshire (UK) is built on former steelworks and is due to open within months. It will meet growing demand from the food manufacturing sector according to Ross Hunter, supply chain director at NewCold. 

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Maersk arm to launch new Houston cold chain facility

New cold storage facility in Houston designed to serve imports and exports.

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Maersk’s new cold storage facility in Houston is designed to serve imports and exports. The facility will open in August 2022 and will offer access to the city’s major ports. 

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Transitex opens first coldstorage warehouse

New facility will serve Spanish and Portuguese exporters and SH imports

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Transitex is based in Lisbon and is part of Yilport Holding. The new 2,257m2 warehouse includes 1,834m2 of coldstorage and will serve Spanish and Portuguese exporters as well as Southern Hemisphere imports. 

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Cold storage and logistics warehouse acquired for £53m

300,000 square foot building pre-let on a 25-year lease to international agritech company AM FRESH GROUP
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A huge cold storage and logistics warehouse has been acquired for £53.4m in the UK. The 300,000 sq ft facility has been pre-let on a 25-year lease to international agritech company AM FRESH GROUP.  The company supplies UK supermarkets with fruits, plant-based fresh goods and flowers.

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IG opens new cold storage facility

IG's new cold storage facility in India increases its total facilities to 17
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IG has opened a new cold storage facility in Dehli. The leading fruit importer continues its plans to grow its footprint across India. The new facility has capacity to store 3500 pallets.

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Americold’s cold storage throughput

Americold's cold storage throughput
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US labour shortages are starting to impact. Americold reports reduced market expectations due to food production disruption caused by labour shortages and COVID restrictions. The company is now reporting flat to 2% change in warehouse sector revenues compared to the previous growth of 2 to 4%.

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NewCold’s ‘Melbourne 2’ facility doubles

NewCold's 'Melbourne 2' facility doubles
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NewCold’s ‘Melbourne 2’ facility doubles. The Netherlands-based logistics company has invested A$160M in its Melbourne 2 facility. This brings its total investment in Victoria to A$460M. 225,000 pallets for ambient/chilled and frozen goods will be available. 

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