Technology

Security and Surveillance

Security and Surveillance

Interstate Cold Storage understands that food safety is a major concern in today's supply chain and it's something we take very seriously. Our facilities are monitored with an IP based surveillance system and can be accessed by authorized staff from anywhere in the world. All Interstate warehouse locations are also monitored by a third party agency for burglary, temperature sustainment, ammonia and fire. Cold Storage Security Measures   Controlled and Limited Facility Access Completed...

Real-Time Online Inventory Tracking

Real-Time Online Inventory Tracking

At Interstate Cold Storage, we understand what it means to you to have a real time look at inventory and inbound/outbound freight. To provide you a reliable and accurate look inside the warehouse, we use Accellos One 3PL, along with web portal access for real time inventory. As with all Interstate networks, this is a safe and secure connection. Generate Customized Reports By simply connecting to the Internet, users can generate their own customized reports to help make planning decisions,...

Electronic Data Interchange EDI

Electronic Data Interchange EDI

Here at Interstate Cold Storage, our cold chain warehouses utilize EDI for transmission of documents between our facilities and our customers. This process is a seamless electronic process available through a Value Added Network (VAN) or with AS2 technology. Electronic Data Interchange virtually eliminates key punch errors because information is sent from your system, translated to our language and loaded directly into our Warehouse Management System. Transaction sets we support include: 846...

Specialized Software Applications

Specialized Software Applications

Interstate Cold Storage also offers specialized software applications customized to the specific needs of the refrigerated warehouse customer, including things such as systems integration, parallel systems, customized bar code applications, image sharing and management, customized scripts for EDI, transaction sets, customized billing and invoicing and event management. In an effort to better serve your specific needs, Interstate Cold Storage dedicates countless hours and resources toward...

RF Bar Code Scanning

RF Bar Code Scanning

Interstate Cold Storage understands the fast pace of today’s supply chain and the demand for real time data, which is why we continually invest and update our information technology systems to include the most modern solutions for data collection and transmission. Every Interstate location offers RF scanning to assure accurate, up to date information. RF Scanning:   Reduces Shipping and Receiving Errors Captures Data in Real Time Improves Efficiencies Reduces Labor Costs Allows Pallet...

AS2 Protocol

AS2 Protocol

AS2 Protocol refers to security protocols used for sending secure data via the Internet. This type of file transport is encrypted and is supported by EDI. The use of AS2 Protocol eliminates the need for a Value Added Network (VAN), as well as its associated costs. This type of connectivity is achieved as permissions are granted through Interstate Cold Storage firewalls, allowing for direct connections to and from our system and the customer. The long term benefit is using AS2 is the reduction...