Snowman Logistics Limited, India’s leading integrated temperature-controlled logistics service provider, has partnered with Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA to manage the backend of their in-store restaurants business in India. The former will be the exclusive partner and extend support at the pan-India level, as the latter opens outlets in various cities. Snowman will support IKEA by optimising transportation operations, coordinating suppliers, integrating supply chain technologies, synchronising inbound and outbound logistics flow and in managing distribution network, for successfully running the restaurant. Snowman Logistics is well positioned to provide the right blend of temperature-controlled storage and transportation options to IKEA’s restaurant business and offer comprehensive solution, given their network of 33 strategically located warehouses and 293 reefer vehicles. Snowman’s integrated operations enable them to maintain the temperature integrity of the customers’ products from the point of origin to consumption, which is critical for maintaining product quality. The company currently extends back-end support to the reputed quick service restaurant (QSR) brands, viz KFC, Subway, Domino’s and Café Coffee Day, to name a few.