Dothan Warehouse is pleased to announce the completed construction
on a 52,000 square foot cold storage facility at the company's 980 Murray Road location,
which is located in the northern section of Dothan, Ala.
"This investment is very important to this area's economy as it provides another
niche to support the efforts to diversify our economy. This investment along with our
continued efforts to collaborate with the Port of Panama City and work on our distribution
and logistical advantage to serve the Southeast economy will continue to create jobs and
speed growth," said Matt Parker, Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce president. "This
project is a multi-million dollar investment and will add more jobs upon full implantation."
City of Dothan Mayor Mike Schmitz indicated his appreciation for this investment
and the continued efforts with companies like Dothan Warehouse to invest in the area.
"This is further proof we are building a business climate to spur growth," he said.
Dothan Warehouse is the first public warehouse in this area to earn the prestigious
certification through the British Retail Consortium. The BRC's Global Standard for Food
Safety was formed to establish a standard for due diligence and supplier approval. The
BRC global standards are a set of four industry-leading Technical Standards that specify
requirements to be met by an organization to enable the production, packaging, storage
and distribution of safe food and consumer products. Many UK, North American,
European retailers and brand owners will only consider doing business with suppliers and
warehouses that have gained and maintained certification to the appropriate BRC Global
Dothan Warehouse features 6,600 pallet positions with drive in racking and 1.2
million cubic feet of refrigerated storage space. Temperatures are kept as low as 34
degrees Fahrenheit. The facility is divided into two cold storage units and one receiving
area that can simultaneously handle four trucks.
Dothan Warehouse can manage a company's entire refrigerated storage and
shipping operation in their facility, reducing the need for large, expensive capital
improvements. The warehouse can customize its processes and services for unique
"We also provide a warehouse management system with a scanning capability and
the ability for customers to check inventory online," explained Dothan Warehouse
President Stan Jones. "From loading, unloading, trans-loading, freight consolidation,
freight brokering and repacking, Dothan Warehouse has you covered."
For more information on Dothan Warehouse, visit www.dothanwarehouse.com.
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