Decades of Food Logistics Expertise at Your Service
From cross contamination worries to global tariff disputes, for many businesses, the risks involved in domestic and international food logistics often warrant the help of experienced professionals. And AIT is here to help.
As a longtime expert in shipping fresh, refrigerated and frozen products, AIT not only has what it takes to get your temperature-sensitive food where it needs to go—on time and on budget, our team is well-versed in the strict procedures required for safe and secure perishable goods transport.
From maintaining narrow storage temperature ranges for food warehousing or food distribution to adherence to specific FDA regulations, our dedicated Food Logistics team turns complex challenges into seamless solutions for customers around the world, every day.
What food logistics solutions does AIT offer?
From one-time sample shipments to regular, large-scale food warehousing and fulfillment operations, our in-depth, scalable cold chain solutions make use of AIT’s end-to-end supply chain services. Whether we’re arranging your food logistics solution via ground, air or ocean, we’ll get your goods to their final destination safely and securely, with ease.
- Expedited, sample and high-volume shipment capabilities
- New product introduction support
- Fulfillment services
- Truckload brokerage
- On-demand global warehouse space
- Temperature-controlled facilities
- Packaging, re-packing, kitting and labeling
- Consultative services
- International documentation support
- TSA-certified cargo screening facilities
- Cross-docking services
- Merge-in-transit capabilities
What food logistics commodities can AIT handle?
In addition to any non-perishable food shipments, AIT is well-equipped to handle temperature-controlled goods. Our team has vast experience navigating specific product needs to avoid spoilage and ensure quality for a long (and growing!) roster of fresh, refrigerated and frozen food products, including:
- Bakery products
- Prepared meals
- Dairy and protein substitutes
Is AIT involved in any cold chain organizations?
Yes! Our membership in organizations like the U.S. Meat Export Federation and the Global Cold Chain Alliance’s International Refrigerated Transportation Association underscore our decades-long commitment to cold chain service excellence.
Does AIT provide food warehousing services?
Yes! Our team of food warehousing experts specialize in helping businesses maximize productivity with a comprehensive range of scalable, customizable warehouse management solutions, including temperature-controlled facilities, bonded facilities, long- and short-term storage and more.
How does AIT ensure the security of food shipments?
AIT is invested in supply chain risk management strategies that safeguard our customers assets as well as our people and the communities where we all live and work. And we have a long list of security credentials. We are a U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)-certified Indirect Air Carrier and also maintain TSA-certified cargo screening facilities in Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles. Learn more about our approach to risk management and our cargo security credentials.