What is a Cold Storage Warehouse?

If you have ever picked up some fresh produce or a frozen pizza from your local supermarket, you have reaped the benefits of a cold storage warehouse. Perishable foods that require freezing or refrigeration would never make it into the hands of most consumers if it weren’t for cold storage warehouses. Though many people outside […]

Cross Docking Benefits for Cold Storage in the Upper Midwest

At Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company (MFWC), we handle goods traveling from coast to coast and from border to border. Because the food products and other goods we import and export are distributed to communities worldwide, we understand the importance of meeting international food safety standards and continually improving our practices as a climate-controlled storage provider. […]

MNSHARP and Worker Safety in a Cold Storage Facility in Austin, MN

As a family-owned company that has provided cold storage services for over 100 years, Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company (MFWC) understands the importance of creating a safe work environment and protecting its hard-working employees to the best of its abilities. To uphold our own quality standards for worker safety and meet the requirements of the state, […]

Top Frozen Food Industries and the Challenges of Operating a Cold Storage Warehouse in Albert Lea, MN

Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company (MFWC) has been operating as a family-owned storage provider since 1915. With over 100 years in the business, it’s no surprise we’ve experienced and intersected with the many changes in food safety practices, technological advancements, and general industry improvements over the decades. Today, we operate two warehouses in the Upper Midwest, […]

The Importance of Pallet Dividers in a Quality Freezer Warehouse in the Upper Midwest

In any kind of warehouse facility, numerous details that can make or break the effectiveness of storage, import, and export systems. From the organization of different products in certain areas of the warehouse to the details of inventory-tracking practices, every aspect of a successfully operating facility needs careful consideration. When it comes to a cold […]

What Are Good Food Warehousing Practices?

Based on the types of food stored, a warehouse must adhere to established federal and state laws. Various hazards are possible with frozen, refrigerated, and dry food products that may be different from the hazards affecting perishable or fresh foods. At Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company (MFWC), we are your source for exceptional quality food-grade warehousing […]

What is the Importance of Cold Chain Logistics?

The process that involves the safe transport of products and goods that are “temperature-sensitive” along the supply chain is referred to as cold chain logistics. This process depends heavily on science and technology to assess and execute what must be done to maintain the proper temperature of items based on their perishability. At Minnesota Freezer […]

Small Challenges That Can Make or Break an Effective Cold Storage Warehouse in Albert Lea, MN

Today’s cold storage facilities are intelligent designs that use strict tactics to meet food safety standards while also maintaining delicate balance between temperature zones and climate control. Even in colder regions like the upper Midwest, cold storage warehouses face challenges that demand solutions like blast and room freezing, effective load picking, cross-docking, and more. At […]

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