Farewells to some Key Staff at APF

It’s been quite a while since we have updated our news page.  And in the last couple of months we have had enormous changes to our business. So whats new? We farewelled three key staff from APF Cold Storage and Logistics in the space of 4 weeks. Nat, our Operations Manager, who started as a […]

Managing Business Change Following a Customer Success

In a service industry such as Cold Storage and Logistics, customers come and go. They are far more transient than in services that in a production sector. We see so many customers start small, and grow into large customers. It’s one of our many joys at APF Cold Storage and Logistics, being able to see […]

Self Storage & Freezer Rooms, Another Way We Are Different

APF Cold Storage and Logistics have always been about doing what the customer needs, rather than trying to make a client fit what we want. When we started business in the 1908’s, we were in the centre of the migrant population that grew in Australia after the Vietnam War, and the Conflict in Cambodia and […]

Small is the New Big

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Beer and BBQ Festival here in Adelaide at the Wayville Showgrounds. It was one of those great times in business, where enjoyment and work are perfectly aligned. The Beer and BBQ Festival seeks to assist craft brewers to connect with a large audience that they would […]

How Carton Cloud Simplifies our Administration, So We Can Focus on the Customer

APF Cold Storage & Logistics began using warehouse management platform CartonCloud in 2017, after previously relying on paper based inventories, and basic excel spreadsheets to track and manage customer stock levels across our Distribution Centres. ​CartonCloud enables all customers to track their stock and follow stock movements inwards and out and is easy for our […]

Our Early Customers

Athol Park Freezers, now APF Cold Storage & Logistics, was established in the early eighties, a time when the paradox of Australia being a part of the Asia-Pacific region, yet still embracing the European and American cultures of our ancestors was obvious, but not often a topic of discussion. ​ The (minor) influx of migrants […]

The APF CSL Service Mentality

Our principal objective here at APF Cold Storage and Logistics is to bring value to our clients. We have various ways of achieving this such as pure economies of scale, allow us to deliver savings that customers by themselves are not able to achieve. Whether through Refrigerated Logistics, or Cold Storage, this is the fundamental principle of

The Changing Cold Storage industry

In our first News article on the APF Cold Storage & Logistics news page we asked Don House, founder of Athol Park Freezers, now APF Cold Storage & Logistics, for his recollections about the changing Cold Storage industry from his 34 years of experience.   APF, originally called Athol Park Freezers, opened for business in […]

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