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Key Considerations for Warehouse Storage

There are thousands of warehouses across the nation and each one can offer you different services and storage needs depending on the type of goods you import or sell.Some of the biggest warehouses are able to provide every type of specialist storage available, while others will focus on just one or two.

Ambient Storage

Ambient storage refers to warehouse that store goods not needing temperature control, often what most people refer to as ‘room temperature’ which is what would normally be considered comfortable. Most products, other than certain foods and perishables would require ambient warehousing. Which warehouses have a number of ambient storage partners throughout the whole of the UK who can assist with this type of storage and handling.

Cold Storage

Cold and chilled storage in warehouses is used mainly for storing fresh food and other perishables as it slows down and can even stop damage from insects and bacteria, which will ruin these types of products if left at room temperature.Other products, such as freshly cut flowers, can also be stored in chilled storage, as this keeps them in top condition for moving forwards in the supply chain.


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Cathrine Pang Siu Wen, DLSM
Cathrine Pang Siu Wen has several years of experience in the field of warehousing and logistics management, specifically for a global logistics service provider. Cathrine is a member of the Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM), and she completed the Diploma in Logistics and Supply Management (DLSM) on September 2019 at SIPMM Institute.
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