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What We Do

Denver Cold Storage, Inc. is a third-party logistics warehouse providing logistics and supply chain services including frozen, refrigerated, and ambient warehouse storage, order picking, blast freezing, rail service, specialty projects, and more. We also offer temperature-controlled freight distribution throughout the country with our trucking division, Denver Logistics, LLC.

How We Do It

We believe that our greatest asset is our employees and that investing in them yields superior service for our customers. Our investment in our team enables them to continually improve and become the best at what they do. We currently operate with a collective 135 employees across our two companies. Denver Cold Storage has three strategically configured warehouses that enable us to provide specialty services, such as blast freezing, cross docking, and specialized customer-tailored projects. Denver Logistics has a fleet of 35 temperature-controlled trucks and trailers, empowering us to deliver efficient distribution solutions for customers.

Our Purpose

Denver Cold Storage exists to provide superior service and support to three main beneficiaries:

We consider our team to be family and it is our goal to provide a work environment that fosters opportunities for advancement and growth for our team. We take pride in our employees’ satisfaction and growth and always seek to promote from within when possible. We are thankful for each and every one of our employees and it is only because of their efforts that we are able to collectively meet the needs of our customers and community.

We are passionate about creating and maintaining mutually beneficial customer relationships and take pride in our customer satisfaction. We view our customers as partners and our goal is to provide them with the best service possible. We believe in treating our customers with respect and we operate with integrity in every transaction.

We operate to serve our community. Nothing gets us more excited than the opportunities we have to serve and provide for our community. As a growing business, we feel it is our responsibility to give back to the communities we operate in and we considered ourselves blessed that we are able to do so in a growing capacity.

Leadership Team

Dave Fisher

President & CEO

Dave’s vision for Denver Cold Storage and Denver Logistics is the heart of our operations. His 30 years of experience in the supply chain industry has been built from the ground up. Beginning with his initial days working in the warehouse, to the first truck purchase of the fleet, his commitment to servicing our customers has been the forefront of everything we do here. Customer Service and Employee engagement are Dave’s obsession. When Dave isn’t manning the helm, he enjoys traveling, the beach, and spending time with his family.

Amber Bechdel

Transportation Manager

Andrea Bird

Safety & Compliance Manager

Andrea joined the team in 2020 and brings over 20 years of supply chain and logistics experience. Her vast expertise in the supply chain industry allows her to excel at managing the day-to- day safety & compliance initiatives for Denver Cold Storage & Denver Logistics. One of Andrea’s favorite aspects of her role is the opportunity she gets to research and implement the most effective policies and procedures. Providing and maintaining superior safety & compliance standards is of utmost importance to her, and she takes pride in ensuring that every department is running safely and effectively. In her free time, Andrea enjoys spending time with friends, family, and her cats, volunteering, and traveling.

Dustin Fisher

Director of Finance

Dustin joined the team part-time in 2014 and gained experience in various departments before coming on full-time in 2020. He is passionate about community involvement and support, as well as helping to provide company vision. Dustin enjoys strategic planning and using financial analytics to help make informed decisions. He appreciates the opportunity he has to get involved in diverse business functions at Denver Cold Storage and Denver Logistics. Outside of work, Dustin enjoys spending time with family/friends, trying new restaurants/cafes, and spending time at the beach.

Ed Hansen

Director of Human Resource & Culture

Ed has over 17 years of experience working in multiple departments at Denver Cold Storage and Denver Logistics, from warehouse to truck driver. The supply chain experience Ed has accumulated over the years, coupled with his wealth of Human Resources and Safety knowledge, allows him to excel in his current role. Ed loves working with people, creating relationships, and fostering employee growth and advancement. He is driven by the opportunity to maintain and improve a culture that builds employee and community relationships beyond just getting the work done. Ed’s hobbies include playing disc golf, basketball, volleyball, and the guitar.

Dave Heller

Director of Warehouse Operations

Dave’s 19+ years of experience here at DCS has afforded him a thorough knowledge of warehouse operations. Dave believes that when his department runs like a clean, organized machine that his employees feel valued and fulfilled and the customer reaps the benefits. In his leisure time Dave enjoys playing with his daughter, taking walks with his wife, and traveling.

Tom Oberholtzer

Warehouse Manager - WH 2/3

Tom joined the DCS team in 2019 with an abundance of management expertise and supply chain experience. He provides the leadership and direction necessary to effectively manage the day-to-day operation at our fast-paced Washington Street complex. Tom enjoys working directly with supervisors and their teams to help them manage inbound/outbound truck flow, order picking, space management, and inventory control. He credits his team for giving him a thorough understanding of the day-to-day warehouse operations. Tom’s favorite part about his role is identifying and developing talented individuals and watching them grow into leadership positions. In his free time, Tom enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, watching live music, and watching sports.

Ryan Rhoades

Warehouse Manager - WH 1

Ryan has been a part of the DCS warehouse team for 10 years and has mastered the ins and outs of our warehouse operations. As a warehouse manager, his top priority is providing leadership and support for his team. He enjoys helping his team complete daily tasks and facilitating the overall day-to-day operations at our Sandy Hill Rd warehouse. Ryan’s favorite part of his job is the diverse scope of duties he manages and the fact that he is almost always performing multiple tasks at once. In his free time, he enjoys dirt track racing, competitive flag football, camping, and adventures with his wife and kids.

Roman Rybaltouski

Director of Maintenance Operations

Roman has been working with the DCS maintenance team for over 10 years, and has accumulated a wealth of maintenance experience in that time. Roman enjoys problem solving and facing the challenges of working in maintenance, and prides himself on proactivity and a fast reaction time to any problems that arise. When not in the office, Roman relaxes by playing soccer, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.

Terry Smythe

Vice President of Transportation

In Terry’s 18+ years with Denver Cold Storage and Denver Logistics, he has experienced the supply chain from both the warehousing and the transportation roles. Terry believes his department’s greatest contribution to the supply chain is ensuring the timely pickup and delivery of our customer’s product as well as the safe transportation of that product to its final destination. When he’s not in the office, Terry enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Robert Wertz

Fleet Maintenance Manager

Bobby brings 18 years of fleet maintenance experience to Denver Logistics. His passion is the thorough care and preventative maintenance of the equipment on which we depend to deliver on our commitments. In his free time Bobby enjoys boating, fishing, ATVs, and spending time with his family.

Gail Yoder

Director of Operations & Customer Relations

Gail has been with DCS for 20 years and has lent her expertise in multiple areas of the company. Gail particularly enjoys the way her department works directly with our customers to aid them in discovering the optimal solution to whatever challenge they are facing. When Gail is not in the office, she enjoys traveling, sports, and family time.

Core Values

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Our faith is the driving factor behind our other core values and it guides us in everything we do.

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We believe in honesty and doing what is right in every situation. We operate with integrity on all fronts and refuse to compromise the honest and transparent culture we have created.

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We honor the relationships we have created with our employees, customers, and community and seek to maintain and grow these relationships further.

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We believe a true leader serves and we are privileged to serve such an amazing work family, customer base, and community.