October 20, 2020
Titan, a leading cold storage owner and operator will handle the operations, marketing, and sales of the PLRS, a state-of-the-art facility & port terminal operations
PLRS is Tampa Bay’s newest, 135,000-sq.ft. facility, designed for handling large volumes of imported and exported cargo, specializing in fresh produce, proteins, and other perishable food and beverage commodities. Regional imports and exports are currently being shipped to and from Mexico, Costa Rica, and other Central American countries as well as domestic U.S. ports such as Brownsville, Texas. The facility’s temperature-controlled warehouse contains separate refrigerated / frozen rooms containing more than 6,300 gravity-fed pallet positions, 152 reefer plugs, and a fumigation building.
PLRS Powered By Titan Cold is a full-service, flexible, and independent self-contained port terminal operation situated on 13.7 acres along BERTH 219 hosting two (2) high-speed Gottwald cranes and its own Radiation Portal Monitor.
Titan Cold’s well-seasoned staff are customer-service driven offering the best service in the industry with rates below the major cold storage players. The facility has an on-site customs inspection area, dedicated refrigerated fumigation services, and customs lab, with the ability to expand to add ripening rooms and repacking services. It is conveniently located at Berth 219 which has a channel depth of 41’ feet and can simultaneously accommodate two large ships and barges while offering quick access to CSX railways and the I-75/275 and I-4 transportation corridor. The Tampa/Orlando I-4 Corridor is the state’s largest and fastest growing market, as well as being Florida’s distribution hub for the grocery/food and beverage sector. In addition, other Southeastern markets such as Atlanta and Charlotte are accessible by truck with one day runs, improving supply chain logistics for the Southeast United States.
Titan Cold Storage’s full-service, temperature-controlled warehouses feature an advanced WMS system, specially racked storage rooms, with a strict emphasis on food safety throughout the process.
“Titan Cold Storage is rapidly expanding. Over the past year, we have doubled our presence in the West, and our growth in the East will allow us to leverage our existing customer base and provide a wider range of services,” said Titan Cold President Kevin Kaseff. “PLRS has tremendous growth potential and our goal is to triple the throughput over the next five years,” he said.
Added Titan Vice President-Operations Carel Els, “Our biggest advantages are our stevedoring expertise and equipment that gives us the edge to have a quick turnover on loading and unloading ocean freight, a favored logistics hub for its proximity to trucking and rail lines.”
About Titan Cold Storage, LLC
Titan Cold Storage, LLC is a leading provider of refrigerated and cold storage solutions for the middle market. Titan Cold Storage is based in Los Angeles and has distribution facilities in central California, Salt Lake City, and Tampa, Florida. Additional information is available at www.PLRS.com. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Titan Real Estate Investment Group, Inc., a private real estate investment firm.
About Richard Corbett
PLRS co-owner and developer Richard “Dick” Corbett served as a presidential aide in the John F. Kennedy administration and has contributed greatly to Florida, serving on boards of state and local governing agencies, and advancing effective, broad-based public and private projects.
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