Warehouse opens in Martin
Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 7:03 pm
A north Mississippi refrigeration company has opened a warehouse facility in Martin.
Southern Belle Refrigerated LLC of Tupelo, Miss., recently announced the opening of the Martin location, a 147,600-square-foot, state-of-the-art racked, refrigerated and dry storage warehouse facility.
The company is using its Tupelo and Martin warehouses to serve clients in Memphis and Nashville as well as markets in Atlanta and Birmingham, Ala., according to a news release. The industry’s two locations provide convenient access to I-55, I-40, Highway 22 and Highway 45.
The Martin warehouse has a 19,975 total pallet capacity of product storage.
The refrigerated division has the flexibility of meeting 10 different segregated temperature areas at any given time. The modern facility in Martin has 14 dry receiving docks and seven refrigerated receiving docks. The warehouse boasts the latest in technology, including a computerized inventory control system and a 24-hour temperature monitoring alarm system.
Southern Belle Refrigerated also offers rail shipping and receiving services, blast freezing, USDA-approved import and export service and full distribution capabilities.
“We look forward to becoming a market leader in providing quality warehousing and distribution services to the refrigerated and dry storage service market,” company owner and president Joe Estess said. “We look forward to bringing our ‘Dedicated to Customer Service’ philosophy, industry expertise, highly qualified, seasoned crew and state-of-the-art warehouse management system to customers in this area.”
Southern Belle Refrigerated is a family-owned and operated refrigerated and dry warehouse operation. The company’s website is www.southernbelle.biz.