Cold Chain Logistics

A single shipping solution does not exist for all companies. Companies need choices and flexibility around their shipping needs. Oceanstar by Seldat provides customizable logistics solutions with quality service standards to enable you to ship with confidence.

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As an asset based logistics provider with FDA certified cold storage facilities and our own drayage fleet. COOL+ offers the flexibility and array of services to support your cold chain needs to ship time sensitive goods from origin to destination with the visibility and the reassurance your cargo is in good hands.

Product Safety

Keep your temperature sensitive commodities fresh and secure with our Cool+ service.

Timely Delivery

Time sensitive shipping solutions you can count on. Ship with the confidence Cool+ provides.

End-to-End Solutions

Combine your drayage with your freight forwarder and benefit from a integrated refrigerated cargo service.

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Risk Mitigation

Market leading cargo insurance solutions tailored to your shipments needs.

Supporting Services

Local Retail Distribution

Direct deliveries to your local accounts and retailers.

LTL Refrigerated Transport

Regularly schedule temperature controlled transportation service.

Optimizing And Maintaining The Cold Chain

Oceanstar by Seldat’s team of cold chain experts understand the complexities of navigating your product through the cold chain. We have built our reputation and trust with our customers as a dependable end-to-end solution provider over many decades. We are focused on continual improvement of our products and services so that we may better serve you in this increasingly complex, dynamic, global supply chain.

Integrated Cold Chain Service

Say goodbye to costly demurrage and a disjointed service by bringing your freight forwarder and drayage provider under one roof. Unlike most freight forwarders, Oceanstar by Seldat does not broker out your harbor drayage which means that we can offer the assurances you need and accountability that you deserve from a supply chain partner.

Industries

Problem solvers, next-generation thinkers, and efficiency aficionados. In a rapidly accelerating world, our cold chain team delivers a comprehensive partnership with a broad reach and depth of expertise, international footprint, and trained, diversified talent to bring supply chain success to any business.

Craft Beer & Wine

Produce

Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

Dairy

Protein

Electronics

Frequently Asked Questions

How to place a booking?

To place a booking simply fill out Request A quote Form. We will need the following information.

  • Nature of the merchandise, quantity, weight
  • Place of origin and final destination
  • Type of packaging being used (crate, drum, pallet, etc)
  • Temperature of transport required (specify °C or °F)
  • Specific requirements (multi-temperature, cold treatment, etc.)
How to package my goods for optimal protection?

Must be able to:

  • Manufactured and stowed to be able to withstand repeated handling in diverse and varied environments.
  • Tolerate humidity
  • Withstand vertical pressures incurred when piling up crates
  • Allow for good air circulation to ensure optimum temperature control.
Pre-Cooling Cargo
  • It is important to note that containers are not designed to pre-cool products. Pre-cooling is a separate operation performed prior to storage or transportation that requires special equipment or cooling facilities. Refrigerated containers will maintain cargo temperatures at the PRODUCT pre-cooled level OR PRE SET TEMPERATURE LEVEL.
Pre-Trip Inspections

We aim to provide our customer with the best service and equipment to fulfill their shipping requirements. Our pre-trip inspection of every reefer container includes:

  • Ensure cleanliness of container
  • Check to ensure machinery is functioning properly
  • Make sure the container temperature is lowered to the specific temperature needed.

The Oceanstar Cool+ specialists are proud of our 100% success rate with all reefer cargo and aim to continue to provide the best customer service.

Global Guidance. Trusted Partnership.



Paul Conolly

Paul leads the Executive Team for the Oceanstar Group. Prior to founding the company, Paul enjoyed a distinguished career with OOCL–both at sea and ashore. At sea, Paul rose through the ranks to become OOCL’s youngest captain at the age of 27. After coming ashore, he held key management positions in both Asia and North America. Paul’s greatest strengths are his industry experience, critical thinking, and his leadership that extends to developing people and building robust teams and partnerships. Paul is a lifelong learner who is actively involved in supporting education. He has served on a number of non-profit Boards in the past, including the Waldorf School of Orange County, and is currently on the Board Of Trustees for the Association Of Waldorf Schools Of North America. Paul is married with two children and is an avid soccer fan.

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James Conolly

James oversees financial planning, manages risk, and evaluates strategic growth opportunities for Oceanstar as well as liaising with existing and potential investors. Prior to joining the company, James worked in banking, most recently with Barclays Investment Bank. During his 18-year banking tenure, James worked across multiple industry sectors, including Transportation and Logistics where his consultative approach to financial risk management has safely steered many companies through turbulent market conditions. James relocated from the UK to Southern California in April 2016 with his wife and two children and has wasted no time in learning to surf.

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Cara Conolly

 

Cara guides the Oceanstar team in the realm of Human Resources, operations, and payroll. Co-founder of the company, she draws from her many years as an educator and her studies in psychology to help develop the potential of each member of the team. Cara’s greatest strengths are her strong business acumen, solution-based orientation, and real connection to people. Cara loves cooking, hiking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. She is married with two children.

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Irene Lim

Irene Lim spearheads Oceanstar Group’s Sourcing division with responsibility for all aspects of the business including sourcing, trading, import/export, and logistics. Prior to joining Oceanstar, Irene was the Export Sales Manager for ARC Air Logistics. A veteran, with over 30 years of experience in commodity sales, sourcing, and freight forwarding, she brings extensive knowledge, a true sense of urgency, negotiating prowess, and well-established contacts that enable her to execute seemingly impossible deals. Because helping and serving others is her passion, Irene makes herself available to her customers with full dedication. Irene loves to cook, spend time with her three daughters, and unwind with her DVR.

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Logan Moore

Logan manages Oceanstar’s Global transportation division with responsibility for business development, agency alignment, staffing, and regulatory oversight. Most recently, he served as a Director of International Pricing at Suddath Global Logistics. Logan began his 30-year freight forwarding industry tenure as an import documentation runner and warehouse employee. Through his advancement, he has learned every aspect of the business while building steadfast relationships. Logan’s nuanced industry knowledge and exceptional negotiating skills benefit Oceanstar’s partners at every turn. Raised in Chicago with a particular love for the game of baseball, Logan was a long suffering Cubs fan but with the Cubs ending a 108 year drought his loyalty has finally paid off.

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Paul Conolly

Paul leads the Executive Team for the Oceanstar Group. Prior to founding the company, Paul enjoyed a distinguished career with OOCL–both at sea and ashore. At sea, Paul rose through the ranks to become OOCL’s youngest captain at the age of 27. After coming ashore, he held key management positions in both Asia and North America. Paul’s greatest strengths are his industry experience, critical thinking, and his leadership that extends to developing people and building robust teams and partnerships. Paul is a lifelong learner who is actively involved in supporting education. He has served on a number of non-profit Boards in the past, including the Waldorf School of Orange County, and is currently on the Board Of Trustees for the Association Of Waldorf Schools Of North America. Paul is married with two children and is an avid soccer fan.

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