Chiltern Cold Storage Group Ltd is a privately owned company and one of the UK’s fastest growing temperature controlled logistics providers. Chiltern specialises in providing storage and distribution along with a range of bespoke services to customers throughout the UK and Europe.
This year Chiltern will be reaching a significant milestone – 25 Years In Business.
“The first 25 years have been a roller coaster of experiences, highs and lows, opportunities, challenges, and rewards. During this time I have seen many changes in the industry and I’m sure there are many more to come. But, I am very proud of what we have achieved – coming from a little cold store in Eaton Socon I could not have imagined what was to come. For me it has always been about being the best we can be. Chiltern has been a lifetime of work and would not have been possible without a long list of exceptional people working along side me to make it all happen.
As Chiltern continues to expand it’s services and reputation in the industry – let’s look forward to the next 25 years.” Paul Jackson, MD.
Chiltern’s success is derived from a desire to be best in class by managing all aspects of the temperature controlled supply chain and has a proven track record that speaks volumes. They take great pride in their client retention with over 50% of their customers working with Chiltern for more than 15 years. Alongside storage and distribution, they offer a unique range of services that have been developed to complement the expertise of their clients.
Chiltern offers a vast array of transport ranges. Their high specification satellite tracked transport fleet includes 7.5, 18 and 26 tonne rigid vehicles equipped with tail lifts, and articulated tractor trailer units. By having multiple temperature recording devices, they can verify that product requirements are maintained. Their distribution service covers most regions of the UK on a daily basis and delivers throughout Europe.
Chiltern’s fleet of Temperature Controlled Mercedes sprinter vans have a capacity of 3 pallets with a total payload of 1,100 kgs. These vehicles are crucial for the guaranteed delivery of samples for test kitchens and short notice, time critical, emergency deliveries.
Chiltern offers comprehensive storage facilities with frozen, chilled and ambient warehousing. Their state of the art, secure purpose built warehousing facility has a storage capacity of 22,000 pallets. The site is EU and Customs approved for bonded product and all loading bays are temperature controlled and enclosed to ensure compliance with food safety requirements.
They have also achieved BRC accreditation, which is a further tribute to the high operating standards of the Chiltern organisation. Chiltern was one of the first temperature controlled logistics companies to have achieved this exacting standard. Their warehouse locations are Peterborough (Head Office), Bourne, Whittlesey, Livingston & Highbridge.
Chiltern provides time sensitive solutions for pharmaceutical, medical and life science products. They understand the exacting requirements and regulations surrounding these products and conform to all the requirements of ‘Good Distribution Practice’. Their drivers are all CRB checked, uniformed and all have aviation security level ‘D’ accreditation. They also can transport various classes of dangerous goods in their modern fleet of vehicles.
Chiltern has had a co-packing division since 2011. A highly specialised area of their business where customers’ requirements are delivered in a supervised, bespoke packing environment. Specialising in aviation solutions all staff are trained and vetted to the government regulatory aviation security standards for In Flight Supplies. A selection of their services are: Re-Boxing, Re-Labelling, Sleeve Sealing, E-Commerce, Retail Preparation, Date Coding and Tempering.
1993 – Chiltern Cold Store Ltd was founded by Paul Jackson with a 100 pallet frozen cold store based in Eaton Socon
1995 – Chiltern moved to Corby as Chiltern Cold Storage & Distribution Ltd. with 1000 pallets of rented frozen space
1999 – another move to own a site in Keyston
2001 – the move to Peterborough where Chiltern had 2500 frozen pallets
2002 – moved to current site renting 7000 pallets of frozen as well as chilled and ambient
2005 – expanded into HGV Logistics Fleet
2006 – Chiltern acquired the current site and became Chiltern Cold Storage Group Ltd.
2008 – started the re-pack operation
2012 – built new ambient store on site – a £1.3 million investment
2013 – expanded into the cold store at Bourne
2015 – launched a bespoke delivery service for Domino’s Pizza in Livingston
2016 – launched the same exclusive service in Highbridge, Somerset
2018 – 25th Anniversary
Chiltern Cold Storage Group Ltd
Peterborough, PE2 7LB
T: 01733 370808
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