The facility

Venice Cold Stores consists of three large bays (VCS1, VCS2, VCS3) that host different spaces for the storage and preservation of goods. Overall, the available surface is ten thousand square meters with 7 thousand fridge pallet spaces (EPAL). Thanks to its refrigerating machineries, VCS can store products at ten different temperatures.


VCS has 9 bays for simultaneously loading/unloading trailers and containers. The administrative offices of the terminal are located on the first floor of the building.


The 3,500 square meters of VCS1 accommodate 5 refrigerating rooms, each of which can work at a different temperature, and therefore accommodate individual product types that require specific storage conditions.

The facility of VCS1 is ideal for the storage of particularly delicate products. The rooms have a system of goods traceability and of monitoring of their storage conditions.

Inside the facility there are spaces for the movement of the products, for the palletisation, selection and bagging operations.


VCS2 is designed and structured to facilitate the picking of products. It is a large temperature-controlled room of 3,500 square meters and a total of 5 thousand pallet spaces (EPAL): the five-storey shelves are automated and allow fast and efficient management for each product.

VCS2 was completed and has been operational since summer 2014. The management of stored products is done via ID/REF Number and guarantees a complete internal traceability system.


VCS3 is the third large bay of the terminal: it is dedicated to logistics and traditional storage.


It has a total area of ​​3,500 square meters destined to all those products that do not require special preservation temperature conditions. In particular, the facility is suitable for the storage of white goods.