NOCS Capacity Expansion at the Port of Charleston is Open For Business!!
NEW ORLEANS – (November 30, 2015) – New Orleans Cold Storage (NOCS), the oldest cold storage company in North America, completed the Port Charleston capacity expansion project on November 23rd, 2015, which more than doubled the size of its previous storage space at the Port of Charleston.
“We are looking forward to offering even more services to our clients at the Port of Charleston, where we have been for almost 30 years. This expansion will help us continue to be one of the largest logistics and cold storage suppliers to the poultry, pork, beef, seafood, vegetable, and international refrigerated food industries.” said Mark Blanchard, President and CEO of New Orleans Cold Storage.
In addition to the blast capacity expansion which will help the export protein industry, the expansion will also further benefit the import meat trade that originally brought NOCS to the Port of Charleston in 1986, particularly that with Australia, New Zealand, Central America and South America.
For over 130 years, NOCS has been one of the world’s leading providers of comprehensive logistics services for the efficient handling of time and temperature-sensitive cargoes. NOCS expanded its services to include the port of Charleston in 1986. The NOCS South Atlantic Facility at the Port of Charleston was built in 1987, and has been an integral part of the NOCS operation ever since.
NOCS is a premier logistics provider specializing in import and export services for food processors and distributors. Operating from four key port facilities on the southeast seaboard and Gulf of Mexico, NOCS offers a “one-stop” export process, including transportation to the port, blast freezing and warehousing, certification and documentation, plus stevedoring (loading of break-bulk vessels). An equally seamless service streamlines inbound shipments destined for U.S. markets. Since 1886, NOCS has been the door to the world for international food companies. The NOCS business model of market-specific facilities provides greater operating efficiency and professional expertise at the warehouse level. Such markets include the Southeast US, the panhandle of Florida to the West Gulf Coast of Texas, Central and South America, the Pacific Basin, the Australian-New Zealand trade, the People’s Republic of China, Africa, the East