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
"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