On Tuesday (09/06), members of the media were invited to visit a warehouse owned by PT Tip Ananda Cold Storage is located in Narogong, Bantar Gebang, Bekasi. These include warehouse storage so a number of frozen food materials that will be distributed throughout Indonesia outlets Pizza Hut, Pizza Hut Delivery and The Kitchen by Pizza Hut.
Because just looking at a frozen food warehouse, the PT Sarimelati Kencana also share information distribution process chain (cold chain distribution) to which they apply.
Gusti Arya, Logistic Operation PT Sarimelati Kencana, explained that the distribution center there keep frozen goods received from suppliers in order to eventually get to the outlet is in good condition.
Groceries received were from home and abroad. One of the imported product is cheese. If from abroad, it will be seen how long goods to Indonesia at the time of shipping processes and monitoring. According to Arya, the challenges in the frozen chain of which is to keep the temperature so that the quality is guaranteed.
"Frozen Goods was one example of the most vital thing is the temperature. We strongly temperature check here. Check on the quality, hygiene and halal. This item is entered in the system or not. Incidentally we have Halal Assurance System, so just perhaps items that already exist in the system could go into this, "said Arya to the media.
He also expressed that fresh ingredients are divided warehouse storage. There are frozen warehouse and warehouse chiller. Frozen goods (frozen), for example meat, placed in the warehouse temperature of minus 10 to minus 25 degrees Celsius. While goods chiller (refrigerator) such as vegetables stored in temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees Celsius.
A short visit to frozen warehouse facilities explanation done after cold chain distribution process. Before getting into the frozen warehouse, visitors need to wear protective jackets and special shoes for security at a temperature of 0 to minus 25 degrees Celsius.
Entering the barn, there is a loading dock to eject and insert items from / to the truck. To maintain the temperature, goods from suppliers brought into the warehouse wearing a refrigerated truck. Likewise, when delivery to the outlet.
After loading dock, entered into a transitional space that fronts chiller. Only then up to the warehouse of frozen (freezer). The temperature in the freezer temperature can range from minus 10 to minus 25 degrees Celsius. At the warehouse with minimal light hallway there are piles of boxes contain Sarimelati PT Kencana. It contained no frozen chicken, seasoned inari and others.
On cardboard listed barcode / scancode, quantity, production date, expiry date and the name of the manufacturer. Inspection expiration participated done before storing the goods here.
Warehouse storage system uses FIFO (First In First Out) where the goods enter the first to be issued first. Later items will be shipped by store order. Delivery has been adapted to the outlet locations, selection of goods and the number of items needed.
"Once we send to the restaurant and received by the restaurants, the cold chain distribution process of this warehouse we have submitted to the outlet to continue cold chain there," added Arya.