Food and Beverage Experts

Thomson has maintained an advantage within the industry by becoming a food and beverage specialist. Thomson was the first logistics company in Canada to establish a food safety program backed by HACCP standards to make sure the storage, handling and transporation of our customers' food based products are done with the utmost care and integrity.

Thomson has serviced the ‘Food and Beverage industry’ for over 20 years with warehousing, transportation, design build and retro-fitting projects. Currently Thomson is one of the largest Food & Beverage 3PL’s in Canada. With an ever-increasing, diverse variety of products on the market, Thomson has developed an array of ambient, cooler and freezer storage facilities. Thomson owns one of the largest refrigerated trailer fleets to service this industry's vast requirements. Our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment are paramount in handling and delivering millions of pounds of groceries a day for a variety of leading food manufacturers and grocery retail chains.

Thomson’s proven solutions and best practices are the cornerstone in improving quality and service throughout our clients' supply chain.

Thomson was the first logistics company in Canada to deem it necessary to incorporate HACCP into operations by including it in our total quality management system.

Thomson specializes in offering:

• Multi–temperature solutions in warehousing and distribution
• FTL store distribution (large scale and small scale operations)
• Demand chain solutions
• EDI transmissions
• Purchasing and supply management
• Inventory management
• Systems integration
• Electronic ordering system integration
• Order processing and invoicing
• Customized reporting
• Web portal real-time inventory access
• RF & RFID solutions

Benefits of Thomson solutions:

• Improved product availability
• Reduce costs
• Increase efficiency
• Increase in forecasting
• Shorter lead times
• Reduced inventory levels and cycle times
• Order Accuracy


Industry Links:

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

International Food Safety & Quality Network

United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service


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