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Global Leader in Temperature-Controlled Logistics Locates Cold Storage Facility Along Kansas City Rail Network in Collaboration with CPKC

by Laura Patriquin | Feb 22, 2024

Congratulations to our partners in Kansas City, Missouri, on Americold Realty Trust’s $127 million investment to establish a cold storage facility at the International Freight Gateway, creating 187 jobs. The 335,000-square-foot facility is the first as part of a strategic collaboration with Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC) to co-locate Americold warehouse facilities on the CPKC network, offering more seamless and efficient connection across North America.

The Kansas City Area Development Council was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Americold Realty Trust to the KC region:

State of Missouri

Missouri Partnership

City of Kansas City

Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City Missouri




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