Family Owned & Operated since 1973
Cold Storage


The leader in cold storage throughout the Midwest.

USDA Services

Interstate Cold Storage works closely with the United States Department of Agriculture and its inspectors.

Temporary Storage

Miss a delivery appointment at your customer’s facility? Interstate Cold Storage has your solution. We offer a temporary cold storage warehouse and redelivery to many large distribution centers including Walmart & SuperValu.


Interstate Cold Storage services include quick-freezing and tempering. Using a proprietary process, developed by Interstate Cold Storage, freezing and tempering times can be reduced by as much as 350%.

Cold Storage

Interstate Cold Storage is dedicated to providing cost-effective, reliable and secure cold storage and distribution solutions. 

Rail Access

With the uncertainty surrounding the cost of fuel in today’s economy, now more than ever, rail can offer significant savings over shipment by truck.

Space Guarantees

Ask our Sales Manager about a program that will guarantee inventory space based on your custom needs. Peace of Mind in turbulent times.
More About Services
Our family owned refrigerated warehousing company takes great pride in providing solutions to your business. We are committed to superior service and it shows!

Other Services

Re-packing - Slip Sheeting - Import/Export - Rail Transloading - Cross Docking - Stretch Wrapping - Spacer Insert/Removal - Labeling & Stamping - Multi Room / Multi Temp Storage - Room Leases - Seasonal Programs - Freight Consolidation - Vendor Consolidation - Overflow Warehousing - Direct-to-Customer FTL Shipping


Industry leading security, inventory management, and warehouse monitoring technology .

Leading The Way

Our facilities have the latest and state of the art technologies for both voice and barcode data collection. Our WMS is AS2 capable and we can communicate all EDI transactions. This along with our 24 hours a day temperature control and security monitoring provides industry leading product storage and management.
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Security and surveillance
Real-time online inventory tracking
Electronic data interchange (EDI)
Specialized software applications
RF barcode scanning
AS2 protocol


Position your inventory with us.
5 convenient Midwest locations 
ICS Columbus 1

Columbus I

4350 Roberts Rd.
Columbus, OH 43228
ICS Columbus 2

Columbus II

2400 Setterlin Dr.
Columbus, OH 43228
ICS Fort Wayne East

Fort Wayne East

7725 Nelson Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
Fort Wayne West

Fort Wayne West

6606 Lincoln Pkwy.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
ICS Napoleon


1 Interstate Dr.
Napoleon, OH 43545
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About Us

Establish in 1973, Interstate Cold Storage is family owned and operated.

Our Founder

Interstate Cold Storage was originally founded by Vincent Tippmann, in 1973. Mr. Tippmann’s experience included over 40 years of practice in the refrigeration and heat transfer business. He is also credited with numerous industry related patents, many of which are used today by major corporations around the world.

Our Business

Interstate Cold Storage is a leader in cold storage, shipping, and distribution, with a network of facilities strategically located across the Mid-West. For over 30 years, our family-owned company, has been committed to providing cost-effective refrigerated services as well as outstanding customer service and logistics. Among IARW members, Interstate Cold Storage ranks amongst the largest 25 public cold storage warehousing companies in North America, with five locations and nearly 22 million cubic feet of refrigerated space.

At Interstate, we believe we’re not only in the cold storage warehousing business, but in the business of customer service. It is our goal to establish a partnership that creates a seamless transition within your supply chain. Our highly skilled staff is prepared to serve your company with overwhelming customer satisfaction and service.
Vince Tippmann Sr.
We remain committed to our family values and look forward to the day our 5th generation can call Interstate Cold Storage their home too.

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