3PL management system from Headwater Technology Solutions to accommodate growth for refrigerated warehousing provider
Sioux City, IA March 14, 2006 Cloverleaf Cold Storage Inc., a resource for the meat and poultry industries, said it has purchased Headwater Technology Solutions Inc.'s SmartEnterprise third-party logistics (3PL) management system and is currently completing implementation of the solution in its network of 13 refrigerated warehouses in four Midwestern states.
The tenth-largest cold storage company in North America and a long-time innovator in the field of refrigerated warehousing, Cloverleaf Cold Storage operates USDA- and Chicago Mercantile Exchange-approved warehouses in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Ohio. The company provides freezer, cooler and dry storage as well as a full range of close-to-market meat fabrication and packaging services through its Farmers Produce division, among them boxing, boning, trimming, packaging, scaling and pre-pricing, vacuum packaging, water and air defrost, and market protection programs.
It also operates a fleet of short-haul refrigerated trucks that operate out of the Sioux City terminal and provide just-in-time and short-notice material delivery from warehouses, packing plants and from Farmers Produce.