COLD CHAIN VETERAN, MARTY STEINMETZ, JOINS REALCOLD AS CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
Jan 8, 2024 – RealCold, a national cold chain provider, is pleased to announce that Marty Steinmetz has been named the company’s Chief Commercial Officer.
In his role, Mr. Steinmetz will oversee business development and acquisition strategy for RealCold’s growing cold storage and logistics network.
Keith Goldsmith, CEO of RealCold, lauded Mr. Steinmetz’s past successes. “Marty’s deep and relevant experience, coupled with his customer-centric approach, makes him the ideal executive to advance our agenda of servicing the world’s leading food producers, manufacturers, and retailers. We are thrilled to have him join the existing high-caliber team here at RealCold.”
Tom Musgrave, RealCold’s Chief Operations Officer, added, “Marty understands the customers’ needs better than most people in the business. More importantly, he has his finger on the pulse of the market and recognizes the shifts that are occurring up and down the food supply chain. Sharing this knowledge to drive resilient customer solutions ensures that we can win long-term business and customers for life.”
Mr. Steinmetz joins RealCold with nearly 30 years of supply chain experience, twenty-five of which are specific to the cold chain food sector. Most recently he spent sixteen years at United States Cold Storage (USCS) where he served as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. There he helped foster relationships with CPG companies and other manufacturers, resulting in USCS more than doubling its national footprint during his tenure. Past roles include positions with Americold Logistics, Sara Lee Foods, and USF Logistics.
“I’m thrilled to be a part of the RealCold team and join in the vision of delivering true customer-engineered solutions to the market” said Mr.Steinmetz. “This is a unique opportunity to help shape tomorrow’s cold chain and serve companies big and small as they adapt to the changing behaviors of the end-consumer. Keith and the team have built an exciting omni-channel operating platform that is resonating with supply chain leaders, and I look forward to contributing to its adoption.”
Established in 2022, RealCold was founded to address the unmet needs of the food cold chain sector. By combining high-growth strategic locations, state-of-the-art Class A facilities, and a diverse offering of value-added services, the company has positioned itself as a collaborative and integrated provider for food retailers, producers, and distributors. This mission is reinforced through its highly bespoke solutioning and customer-centric approach. The RealCold platform will ultimately operate a national, multi-channel network providing 1 or 2 day ground service for the majority of U.S. consumers. For more information on RealCold, please visit www.realcold.com.