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Cold Chain Industry Consultants Explore Major Market Shifts and Ways That Distribution Networks are Adjusting

Fort Wayne, IN (August 21, 2018): Nick Pacitti of Ti Cold and David Sterling of Savills Studley have worked together for the past 25 years and have seen a wide array of supply chain trends. Transportation cost projections in the article, Caution Ahead: U.S. Distribution Networks Face Triple Threat, are proving to be worse than originally reported. The need to further evaluate refrigerated distribution networks and the use of regional distribution centers is becoming more urgent as cold storage capacity is tightening and refrigerated transport capacity is worsening, forcing rates higher and lower service performance.  

The white paper covers:

  • Effects of rising transportation costs on inbound and outbound shipments
  • Consumer expectation shifts caused by disruptive companies
  • Impact of changes in balance sheet reporting requirements for leases
  • Development strategy for today’s supply chain managers facing market shifts

The article can be downloaded for free at:

About Ti Cold: Ti Cold is an award winning specialty, industrial cold storage builder that develops buildings around a business plan, ensuring that an investment becomes a profit center. Ti Cold utilizes time-honed expertise and advanced technology solutions to create efficient buildings that scale with a business, and are designed to maximize profitability through fully integrating operations and supply chain, by design. Ti Cold provides a full suite of cold storage construction services, including master site planning and operations guidance. Ti Cold’s technologies include the Patented QF+ In-Rack freezing and thawing system, coupled with the T2™ spacer that creates the fastest system available. Ti Cold has offices in Indiana, Illinois, and Florida.