Our Mission: To provide a family environment where Team Members can find acceptance, opportunity, and purpose.
A family-owned business where your company is not just a number.
At MWCold, we are a recognized premier logistics provider of multi-temperature warehouse services in the Midwest region. We provide warehouse services to the food, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing industries.
Our company offers over 560,000 square feet of strategically located, sprinklered, multi-temp space in 2 central Indiana locations offering inside rail, 53 doors, separate rooms, -20 capabilities, racked & bulk areas. We feature CCTV, EDI, WMS, RF scanners, a web portal with online, real-time access to activity reports, temperatures & climate monitoring.
Tim Siddiq was born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan and moved to his mother’s hometown of Indianapolis in 1979. While a student at Ball State University, he worked at Merchandise Warehouse on weekends and summer breaks. Tim soon realized that warehousing ran in his blood and decided to work for the family business after graduating from Ball State University in 1993.
Working his way up from warehouseman to President and CEO, he is proud to say he has spent time working in every department of the company. Tim was promoted to the position of President and CEO in 2008 and has grown the company 400% since.
Chairman & CEO
John Billstrand is our Director of Human Resources and joined the MWCold family in 2019. John possess over 25 years Human Resources Generalist/Management experience in the hospitality industry working at various hotel chains such as Marriott and Omni Hotels & Resorts. He graduated from Hope College in Holland, Michigan with a double major in Sociology and Psych./Soc. Composite. He also volunteers his time at Grace Church North Indy as security for Grace Kids and he is a lead tech with Vehicle Services.
Director of Human Resources
Andrew graduated with a BA from Franklin College in 2010. During college, he worked as a material handler and worked his way up into supervision shortly after graduating. He joined the MWCold family in mid-2018 and brings his 8 ½ years of cold storage experience, along with 6 years of SQF and HACCP Certified knowledge, to an already experienced family company that values their customers and workforce.
Tyler Carlson graduated with honors from Indiana University with a BS in Distribution Management and Marketing Management. He started his career with MWCold in 2008. Tyler has been a valued and recognized team member in his career development including Team Leader, Logistics Supervisor, Distribution Supervisor, and Warehouse Manager, Vice President, and is now President & COO.
President & COO
Mukhtar has 10 + years in logistics and supply chain. He is an accomplished and reliable team player committed to delivering results and ensuring superior performance. He is an experienced leader in developing, sustaining, and continuous improvement of operations and talented associates contributing to lasting organizational achievement.
Brandon is currently the IT Manager at MWCold. He has been in the warehousing industry since 2009, beginning in Riverside, CA. Upon relocating to Indianapolis in 2012, Brandon started with the company as a Freezer Warehouse Forklift Operator and eventually moved into a Team Lead role. He then moved into the Quality Manager role in 2016 to continue building on continuous improvement initiatives, and transitioned into the IT Manager role in 2019. He is currently pursuing further education in the IT field.
Patrick has developed his skills through over 10 years’ experience in a warehouse leadership and has been with MWCold since 2016. He believes that the focus on the individual employee and their daily life helps makes MWCold successful.
Director of Operations
Augie is currently the Facilities Manager for MWCold.
Throughout his 20+ years at MWCold he has developed his skills in many aspects of the business from warehousing to Ammonia Refrigeration. He studied at Vincennes University right after high school and started at the warehouse not long after. He has developed critical knowledge in Ammonia Refrigeration, which helps MWCold differentiate and standout from the competition. This and his belief in the MWCold’s Core Values is critical in MWCold’s success.
Ted Cooper has over ten years of leadership experience in distribution facilities. He has an Associate degree in Business Administration. He is KPI driven with a strong focus on continuous improvement and personnel development. He is excited to be a part of a 3rd generation family-owned company that has strong family values at the core of their day to day processes and decision making.
Sharif Siddiq’s current role is Business Development Manager at MWCold. Sharif graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science in 1992. Sharif has 26 years of business to business marketing experience, including 9 at MWCold, and plays a key role in the strategic growth of the company.
Business Development Manager
Mark first joined Merchandise Warehouse in February of 2012 as a Warehouse Associate and has worked in a cold storage environment for almost 18 years. Before starting his journey here Mark was apart of a safety and training team for Interstate Warehouse.
We are excited to see one of our OWN grow with the company and look forward to seeing what the future holds.
Safety and Training Manager
Statton started with MWCold in 2015. He graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in OLS. MW is his first foray into a freezer setting but he has been working in warehousing since 2010.
At MWCold, there are 3 Basic Core Values, 3 Basic Operating Principles, and 3 Basic Qualities of Good Communication upon which we run our business and serve our customers & employees. We strive to under promise & over deliver. We are committed to honoring God in all that we do by giving back to the community and actively supporting worthy charitable organizations.