About Us

2010

VersaCold sells off its non-Canadian assets to its sister company, Americold, and returns to its Canadian roots with 38 temperature-controlled PRW facilities across Canada.

2009

Eimskip sells 49% interest in Versacold to The Yucaipa Companies

2008

VersaCold and Atlas come under one banner

2008

Atlas Logistics opens new 3PL facility in Ajax, ON

2008

VersaCold acquires Barber Logistics, marking move into 4PL

2007

Atlas expands in McDonough, GA, and Mobile, AL

2007

Eimskip acquires VersaCold and opens first office in Japan, its fifth in the Asia Pacific division and the first outside China

2007

VersaCold expands in Lynden, WA; and at Murrarie 2 outside Brisbane, Australia.

2006

VersaCold opens fourth site in Edmonton, AB, new site in Gouldsboro, PA, and expands in Calgary, AB, Abbotsford, BC, and La Porte, TX

2006

Eimskip acquires Atlas, Formaleidin, Innovate and a 65% stake in Containerships

2005

VersaCold opens second site in Lethbridge, AB, and acquires P&O Cold Storage, with operations in the US, Australia, New Zealand and Argentina.

2003

VersaCold acquires Geneva Lakes Cold Storage/Wisconsin Logistics

2002

Atlas acquires part of CS Integrated, adding 16 facilities and the US 3PL business. P&O Cold acquires remaining CSI assets in the US

2001

Atlas acquires Blue Star Cold Storage in Alberta and BC

2000

Atlas merges with Associated Freezers

1996

Atlas enters Canadian marketplace with operations in Toronto

1994

VersaCold acquires Trans Canada Freezer Group of Companies

1994

Atlas acquires Bell Cold Storage in MN

1992

VersaCold acquires QF Distribution

1991

Atlas in Green Bay, WI, acquired by Spire Groups; Atlas begins

1983

VersaCold's first US acquisition in Lynden, WA

1945

VersaCold founded as B.C. Ice and Cold Storage Ltd.