TOWER Cold Chain Inc Expands US Operations

By June 12, 2017 October 30th, 2017 Tower, TOWER Global Network

READING, UK June 12th, 2017 – TOWER Cold Chain Solutions announces the appointment of East Coast Operations Manager and new full-service conditioning facility in Philadelphia

Luis Alberto Ortiz joins TOWER Cold Chain Solutions, Inc. as US East Coast Operations Manager. Luis brings a wealth of knowledge and operational experience in domestic and international supply chain from his time at Quick Couriers Inc., Marken and CEVA.

Commenting on the appointment Chris Pollard, Chief Executive Officer, said “This is a great appointment for TOWER, Luis brings considerable experience from a market place TOWER has been operating in for some time. I welcome Luis to our global team and am sure that he will make a great success of this new role and play a key part in the next stage of the company’s growth strategy.

Luis joins TOWER as a new full-service conditioning facility in Philadelphia is opened, located in Essington near PHL airport.

“As our US customer base has grown, so has the need to provide US-based support services” explained Chris Pollard, CEO. “TOWER has excellent relationships with our existing US partners, of which we are very proud, and opening the new facility in Philadelphia furthers our plans for future growth in North America”.

TOWER Cold Chain Solutions – ‘The One Way Easy Rental’ – operates across a growing global network that allows customers to take advantage of the cost savings associated with reusable shipping containers without the added burden of repositioning the shipping container. With conditioning centres across Europe, the US and Asia-Pacific, this full service provides a solution to reduce the total cost of shipping.

For further information about TOWER’s reusable thermal shippers visit

About TOWER Cold Chain Solutions

TOWER Cold Chain Solutions’ range of passive KryoTrans® thermal containers provides a solution to reduce the total cost of shipping. The KryoTrans® range is not only flexible but extremely robust and based on a passive system that effectively eliminates any risk of human error once conditioned to the required temperature. TOWER provides a developing global infrastructure, with hubs creating a flexible service across Europe, the US and the Asia-Pacific region.

TOWER is based at Theale, near Reading, UK, less than 30 minutes west of London’s Heathrow airport, and its other hubs are in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Singapore and Melbourne, all supported by a global repositioning service that allows customers to take KryoTrans® containers to and from a wide range of global locations.