Vision Produce Company has announced it has expanded its storage facility in Phoenix AZ. The company said the Arizona Distribution Center can facilitate storage, cross-dock, repacking and distribution needs.
The facility contains 35,000 square feet of warehouse space and is situated in a busy transportation corridor. It is one block south of Interstate 10 between 67th Avenue and 75th Avenue, with two major truck stops within half a mile, the company said.
It also has 20,000 square feet of cooler space divided into seven coolers with automatic independent temperature control (from 30º to 50º F). Layout of the facility consists of a 50% racked and 50% open-floor configuration.
“Our Phoenix facility over the last several years has developed a streamlined repack operation, sustainable energy additions and near-perfect food safety scores,” said Donald Souther, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Vision Produce. “Under Lance’s leadership we want to grow our operation by assisting other companies with our services. We see a growing need for storage, cross-dock, repack and distribution in the Phoenix area as new products continually inundate the grocery industry.”
Features of this Vision Produce facility include:
•Primus GSF certification—Audit conducted in October 2018, 100% score, no corrective actions required.
•Continuous raw product testing for Salmonella, E coli and Listeria is available upon request.
•Staging area for order setup.
•Multiple dock doors for shipping and receiving.
•Repacking (ability to hand-sorting most product lines), handling any rejections for rework to include re-delivery.
•Solar energy efficiency—solar panels installed on rooftop supply 58% of total electricity demand.
•Local deliveries available seven days a week.
For more information, go to www.visionproduceco.com.