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WELCOME TO MANCOLD

We aim to provide a storage and distribution service for our customers that is second to none!
Our no. 1 priority is looking after our clients’ stock - like it’s our own.
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Services

We offer a cold storage service second to none - with outstanding inventory management and extensive export logistics experience.

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Facilities

We have capacity for 12,000 pallets, within 6 cold storage rooms, ranging in temperature from ambient to -20 degrees.

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Our People

We believe that our team are the best in the business - highly experienced and dedicated to making our customers lives easier.

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Testimonials

We are very fortunate to have some fantastic and loyal customers who have agreed to say nice things about us
- we thank you!

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About Us

Our new branding for 2016 has been developed to represent the RESPECT we have for our clients products - and our pride in the Manawatu!

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Location

We're ideally situated just 2 hours from Napier and Wellington ports, 3 hours from New Plymouth port and just 15 minutes from the Kiwi Rail depot.

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OUR SERVICES

Inventory management

Export logistics experts

12,000 pallet capacity

ambient to -20°C temperature range

For large and small customers

Hand picking, sorting and scanning

FACTS ABOUT OUR SERVICES

  • We provide cool, cold & chilled storage for meat, dairy, fruit & vegetables, pharmaceuticals, pet food and fresh flowers
  • Approved New Zealand Customs - Secure exports scheme membership
  • Member of the Cold Storage Association of New Zealand
  • We work with a variety of customers, from large exporters and importers to small local distributors.
  • Approved storage facility for EU, China and USA exports.
  • Temperature range is from ambient to -20
  • Ministry for Primary Industries certified, meeting all New Zealand and International food safety requirements.
  • All logos, documentation and certification for export markets
  • Storage capacity is 12,000 pallets

FACTS ABOUT OUR SERVICES

  • 100% commitment to delivering for our customers. In our industry no two days are the same and despite meticulous planning we know that it’s our attitude to managing the challenges on the day that make the difference.
  • We are highly experienced with distributing goods throughout New Zealand and around the world. We have excellent working relationships with NZ Customs, Toll, KiwiRailand NZ trucking companies.
  • Outstanding inventory management. We offer responsive, personalised stock management and access. Your stock is available where and when you need it, even at short notice.
  • We enjoy having customers of all sizes and volumes, national and local. We work with large complex companies and also one-man-businesses.
  • Quality control. At Manawatu Cold Storage ‘your product is precious’ whatever size customer you are and whatever service you need. We understand the pressure of buying and selling perishable products and are vigilant about storing your product at the optimum temperature. Manawatu Cold Storage has a contracted Training and Compliance manager.
  • We can gear up for seasonal spikes or loads, with a pool of casual staff on call to help manage peak times.
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OUR FACILITIES

Manawatu Cold Storage is situated on a large site on Kawakawa Road, 3 minutes from Feilding and 16 minutes form Palmerston North. We’ve been in this location since 1975 which has given us over 40 years experience in managing the daily challenges of perishable products arriving and leaving. Our team runs like a well-oiled machine.

Our premises are well equipped to manage frequent truck arrivals and multiple stock loading and unloading. We have:

• 6 storage rooms, ranging from ambient to -20°.

• Areas for sorting, hand picking and weight listing.

• Areas for long term and short term storage, seasonal storage, and for any size customer -large or small.

• We’re open from 7am to 3.30, and are available outside these hours, where practical, to suit customers needs -by arrangement, of course.

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OUR PEOPLE

We think that our Mancold team are the best in the business. Our people are highly experienced and knowledgeable about export and freight logistics, certification and compliance, inventory management and quality control within a cold store environment. We know that the no.1 thing that our customers want is to have their stock looked after, and for it to be where they want, when they want it, in peak condition. Every day we give 100% to make that happen!

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Brent – General Manager

Brent’s been with Mancold for 25 years, starting as storeman, then foreman and now General Manager.

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Marlene – Admin Manager

Marlene is the ‘nuts and bolts’ of Manawatu Cold Storage, and is now in her 11thyear. Marlene is responsible for managing all the accounts and everything administrative.

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Biddy – Customer Service

Biddy has been with Mancold for 9 years. Biddy brought invaluable experience in the meat industry with her. There’s no problem that Biddy can’t solve - from stock management to export logistics.

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Angus – Foreman

Angus has been with ManawatuCold Storage for 25 years. He is a key member of the team, managing the operational side of the business and a team of up to 15 people.

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TESTIMONIALS

Thank you to our customers.
We’re very fortunate to have loyal clients who have agreed to talk about us, and attest to our service.

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Brent Arkel

They’re amazing, absolutely fantastic and pretty flexible. They have forklift drivers who are well trained, thinking people and who make an extra effort to get my pallet into my van without damaging it.

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Anzco Foods

Darryl MacKenzie

They provide much more than a cold store -because it is a very dynamic business and things can change at the drop of a hat the MCS team need to be on top of all the logistics. Plus they do sorting, liaise with freight co’s, resolving shipping issues -it’s changing all the time.

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Tara Intl

Alison Gardner

MCS are excellent! Day to day I can’t fault them. They always have answers when I need them. Business is full on and they are always accommodating of last minute requests. They make my day so much easier –and are so easy to deal with. ‘Why can’t they all be like Manawatu’

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Rangitikei Meat Distributors

Mark Gleeson

We have a very good relationship with ManawatuCold Storage. They are accessible day and night and we can easily pop over and meet with them. They handle urgent requirements very well -they’ve never said ‘no, they can’t do it’ I’m pretty happy with the way things are.

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ABOUT US

WELCOME TO MANAWATU COLD STORAGE

We aim to provide a cold storage service that is second to none -and we’re proud to have a reputation for having the best inventory management in the industry.

We believe that it’s our people who make it possible! Our long-standing Manawatu Cold Storage team are some of the most experienced in the cold storage, freight and export industries. They love the daily logistical challenges that come with working in a cold storage and distribution business. Their no. 1 priority is looking after our client’s stock -like it’s our own. That means making sure products are stored at the optimum temperature, in top condition, sorted if needed, accessible and fully certified for export, and then delivered where and when they need to be.

At Manawatu Cold Storage we appreciate that managing a supply chain with perishable products can be highly stressful for our clients and we’re here to do whatever it takes to get it right.

Brent Cawthray
General Manager
Manawatu Cold Storage
Mobile: 021 285 6881
Email: Brent@mancold.co.nz

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NEW BRANDING

To the Inuit, the polar bear is an animal worthy of great respect (www.polarbears international). We’re proud to wear a polar bear on our gear.
It reminds us that our business is built on respect for our customers, their businesses and their products.

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NEWS

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Steel laid for floor of new MCC and plant room.

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Progress up to 9 August. Ground issues have caused delays, but all go now. Profiles for MCC and Plant rooms up.

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Work up to 24th July.

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Day one of building site excavation (Base Solutions Ltd) Thursday 12 July (delay due to very wet ground)

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Day 1 of Expansion Project

Digger dropped off ready for action on Friday 6th July.

Higgins on site clearing land recently purchased. Concrete pad to be put down for stillage storage.

 

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New Staff Profiles

Te Atuarere Albert (Te) (Left) was made a full timer in September 2017, after having worked as a casual for 1 year prior. Te had attended University, before deciding to experience the world playing rugby. He has settled back into life in NZ, and is currently the captain of the Te Kawau Senior A rugby team. Te has fast become a vital member of an excellent team.

Steve Maxwell (Right) joined the team on a full time basis in February 2017. Steve is a qualified builder, and is a former representative rugby player. He is still playing No 8 for the mighty Feilding Yellows Snr 3rd team.  Not bad for a 48 year old.  Steve brings a great deal of maturity to his role.

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OUR LOCATION

CENTRAL NORTH ISLAND HUB

Manawatu is a central hub which provides excellent storage and distribution opportunities for exporters, importers and manufacturers.
• Just over 2 hours from Napier & New Plymouth Ports
• 3 hours from Wellington Port
• Only 15 mins from the Kiwi Rail depot for the main trunk line, overnight to Auckland.

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CONTACT US

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