JWL Cold Store inaugurates new Facility "Food Hub" in Panvel, near JN Port

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 21-06-2017        Tweet

NAVI MUMBAI: JWL Cold Store – started in the year 2013 - has created a niche for itself in providing innovative and World Class Cold Chain solutions for the Pharma and FMCG industry.

Now it is all set to venture into the lucrative and growing segment of perishable Food industry too.

The company inaugurated - JWL Food Hub – a brand New World Class Cold Chain facility at Padeghar, Panvel on 20th of June 2017. It is a specially designed cold storage with a capacity of 5500 pallets with temperature ranging from -25oC to +25oC to cater the rapidly growing perishable food industry.

JWL Cold Store is a part of JW Group which was founded in 1986 by a dynamic entrepreneur Mr. Lalit C Jobanputra. Led by him, JWL Group is one of the leading and dominant player in Indian Logistics Sector for over 3 decades now. The other Group companies include JWC Logistics Park, JWR Logistics operating as Container Freight Stations & JWC 3PL Logistics operating as General warehousing entity.

Over the years, the Group has significantly expanded its operations to provide a one-stop shop for a variety of logistics related services besides creating value through development of logistics assets.

JWL Cold Store already caters to the FMCG business with its FMCG Division having a capacity of 7000 pallet and Pharma business through its Pharmaceutical Division with 7500 pallet of capacity.

On the eve of inauguration, Mr. Raaj Jobanputra, Director of JWC Logistics Park said, “the newly inaugurated Food Hub has being conceptualised and commissioned to cater to the robust demand of cold storage facility for the rising vertical of perishable food industry. Specialized Material Handling Equipment, Imported fire proof PUF panels and pollution free Ammonia Based Cooling systems are some examples of high standards followed by JWL’.

JWL's Food Hub has a unique locational advantage of being situated close to India's largest Container Port - JNPT. Farther Mumbai and Pune have large scale food based industrial cluster. So being close to these manufacturing hubs, JWL provides a unique B2B solutions in both storage of perishables and distribution services and therefore it becomes the most logical choice for the Importers and Exporters who are associated with JN Port. Also, the Food Hub has the facility of Bonded Cold Storage within its premises - which makes it a value proposition for all Export-Import related activities.

Marching from Pharma to FMCG to Perishable Food segment now

JWL has been on an expansionary mode since 2014 by increasing its capacity from 6,800 pallets to 20000 pallets in order to cater to huge demand of value-based cold chain industry.

As JWL and its Group companies operate under different business model, it offers complete end to end solutions to its esteem clientele which includes Indian and MNC names like Ferrero India, CIPLA, Haagen-Dazs, Mondelez India, Dupont, etc, to name a few.

JWL's Cold Chain facilities are built with Fire Rated (FM approved) panels with specialized floor approved for Pharma and Food industry. JWL's strength lies in Multi-temperature facilities with customizable racking systems as per Customers requirement.

JWL Offers following services to Customers:

A) Custom Bonded & Non Custom Bonded facilities under one roof

b) Excise bond facility for exports

c) Bulk Breaking & Packing activities

d) Labeling activities

e) Inventory Visibility - Daily automated reports

f) Bar-coding

g) Specialized Palletization

h) Online Temperature monitoring - access to Customers

i) Container plug in facility

j) Container cross loading facility

k) Transportation facility.