Construction for food distribution and logistics businesses

What type of distribution or logistics business are you in?

  • Third Party Logistics (3PL)

    Third Party Logistics (3PL)

  • Public Refrigerated Warehouses (PRW)

    Public Refrigerated Warehouses (PRW)

  • Food Service

    Food Service

  • Distribution Centres

    Distribution Centres

What do you value in your facility?

High Quality Production, Minimal Operational Costs

Build a clean facility

Your clients’ satisfaction is influenced by your service level, prices, and the cleanliness of your facility. These factors define the design and layout of your facility. It’s vital to plan and build it right the first time.

Finding people who will provide a design build service based on the understanding that labour and energy are among your top expenses is crucial to a high value facility.



Choosing the right team

A team that will design your facility around energy efficiency and the most effective storage, handling, and pick flows will maximize your service level and minimize your operational costs.

Bringing a team onboard to build your facility on time, budget, and scope that meets all the food and construction regulatory requirements will ensure the value you are looking for is delivered.

We call delivering that service “Building Great Things”.

How do you manage regulations?

We manage and consider all regulations that impact you and your facility

  • Building codes
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Fire codes
  • Electrical safety authority
  • Technical standards and safety authority
  • Local building by-laws
  • Own corporate standards
  • Food Regulations
  • FM Global Insurance
Brian Rosabal

Hi, I'm Brian Rosabal, a design build manager for Coldbox Builders.

Hi, I'm Brian Rosabal

As a design build specialist of food distribution facilities, I’d love to show you how Coldbox can help make your next project great.

Give me a call at 289-337-3966 x231

How can you mitigate inherent construction risks?

Through contract selection and qualifying your builder

How can issues arise?

Risks are inherent to construction and ultimately impacts cost and schedule. Different contracts and delivery methodology can allocate and manage the risks, allowing you to choose the right option for your company and project.

As a service, risks in construction can be managed and allocated differently depending on the contract you select. Your company can choose the best contract for your needs.

Your company can take on as much or as little risk as you feel comfortable.

Risks to allocate

  • Market conditions
  • Sub trade and vendor solvency
  • Site Specific Constrains/Conditions
  • Responsibility for errors and omissions
  • Weather Impacts
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Communication between builders and trades
  • Weather Impacts
  • Time constraints
  • Site management


Quality Assurance
  • Vendor qualification
  • Builder’s process
  • Quality of construction
  • Permit Acquisition
  • Responsibility for errors and omissions
  • Experience of the project team
  • Completeness of the design
  • Operational performance of the facility
  • Health and Safety programming and implementation

Let's discuss your food distribution or logistics construction project

Call us at 289-337-3966


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