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Hanson Logistics Begins Expansion of Chicago Consolidation Center

Hanson Logistics has begun construction of additional deep-frozen storage capacity at its Chicago Consolidation Center.

The work kicks off the facility’s fourth expansion in seven years, as part of Hanson’s Velocities Multi-Vendor Consolidation program. It ships multiple-SKU frozen food orders to nearly all major retail, wholesale and food service distribution centers throughout the U.S. The latest expansion adds 85,000 square feet with LED lighting, 12,000 new 90-inch pallet positions and 14 swing-in doors. Upon completion, the facility will offer a total of 16.5 million cubic feet of space, 48,000 pallet positions and 50 doors. Hanson’s Transportation Management Services and refrigerated truck fleet operate from the facility, providing inbound, shuttle service and nationwide truckload and less-than-truckload service.

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The work kicks off the facility’s fourth expansion in seven years, as part of Hanson’s Velocities Multi-Vendor Consolidation program. It ships multiple-SKU frozen food orders to nearly all major retail, wholesale and food service distribution centers throughout the U.S. The latest expansion adds 85,000 square feet with LED lighting, 12,000 new 90-inch pallet positions and 14 swing-in doors. Upon completion, the facility will offer a total of 16.5 million cubic feet of space, 48,000 pallet positions and 50 doors. Hanson’s Transportation Management Services and refrigerated truck fleet operate from the facility, providing inbound, shuttle service and nationwide truckload and less-than-truckload service.

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