Cold & Ambient Storage Services

Storage solutions customised to meet your needs

APF Cold Storage and Logistics provide storage solutions to meet a wide range of temperature-specific requirements. Between our multiple distribution centres, top-level accreditation, and years of experience, we will work with you to find the perfect solution for your business needs.

What we offer:
Flexible solutions 

Our distribution centres, multiple accreditations including DAFF Approved Arrangements and HACCP for Cold Storage and Refrigerated Transport, and expert staff allow us to provide flexible storage solutions for any requirement.

Reactive turnaround

We facilitate same-day or next-day turnaround with our pick and pack cross-docking services, ensuring our customers meet the demands of their supply chain.

Full accreditation

APF Cold Storage & Logistics invests heavily in our accreditation to future-proof our own and our customers’ businesses. The strict requirements that are necessary for accreditation ensure we meet customer requirements. 

Experts in cold storage

With over 40 years of cold storage experience and strong values throughout our team, we provide our clients with valuable insights, saving them time and money.

A full range of storage solutions

Our distribution centres include various storage and temperature control conditions to match your businesss unique requirements. We are always happy to work with you to find the perfect solution with conditions which will keep your stock safe, secure and ready for distribution.

Flexible storage

Our modern facilities and highly-experienced staff will accommodate the temperature requirements for your stock, with options including: 

If you have specific requirements for your stock, we have fully customised temperature-controlled rooms that can be adjusted to suit your needs. 

We also offer a range of room configurations to meet your requirements, from drive-in to single space racking options, pick-and-pack inventory management, and self-storage lockers. 

APF Cold Storage & Logistics is ready to help you find the right solution for your business, from next-day delivery to long-term storage.

Quarantine and Imported Food Inspection Service solutions

We have made a significant effort to become an Approved Arrangement Facility for the Department of Agriculture and can facilitate all Quarantine (AQIS) Classes 2.2, 2.5 and 2.5.2 to be received at our facility. As well as catering for all Imported Foods Inspection Policy (IFIP) requirements for products imported to Australia, we also conduct cold treatments if required for quarantine items. If required, APF Cold Storage & Logistics is able to expedite requests, with a turnaround time within 24 hours.

Secure, staffed cold storage lockers

For efficient, cost-effective, long-term storage solutions, we provide self-storage cold lockers for clients to operate according to their needs. You have access to your goods 24/7, security monitoring for complete peace of mind, and access to a storeman to receive deliveries on your behalf.

Modern pick and pack services

With our modern Warehouse Management System (WMS), we can take stewardship over your entire supply chain, removing the need to employ logistics directors. Our WMS uses innovative technology to integrate into your sales systems for barcode matching and easy-to-manage stock, allowing us to perform stock batch reports, use-by-date reports, and stocktakes.

Extreme care with your stock

We know how important your goods are to your business; supply chain disruptions and spoiled stock can have devastating consequences. Our team is dedicated to ensuring the integrity of your stock at all times through our storage and logistics processes, providing you with complete peace of mind.

Frequently asked questions

24/7 monitoring of our refrigeration plant and room temperatures by our service partners, Oomiak Refrigeration ensures storage rooms maintain optimal temperature at all times, with any issues identified early and resolved quicklyAdditionally, our highly-skilled staff conduct daily checks of all plant and equipment to ensure we triple check the integrity of our service.

Not all cold storage is created equal.  At the heart of our operation is a modern refrigeration installation.  Utilising effective minimum refrigerant charge equipment with independent and variable control across the facility. 

From +20 to -30, we have harnessed and utilised the most energy efficient practices. 

Detailed preparation for the future gives us the confidence to offer such temperature assurance, no matter the forecast.

At APF Cold Storage & Logistics, in addition to daily visual inspections, we conduct monthly maintenance of all plant and equipment.  We employ a third party to audit our plant quarterly to ensure we have an independent review of our plant and equipment, providing you with complete peace of mind.

Finding efficient and effective solutions to solve cold storage and logistics problems for businesses, large or small, is what we love doing. At APF Cold Storage & Logistics, we offer great opportunities for our clients to make your logistics and cold storage more efficient.  

Our innovative, modern systems also remove the need for your business to employ staff to manage logistics, thereby further reducing costs.

To learn more about our systems and processes, contact us for a tour of our facilities.