Tessol: Remarkable Cold Chain Solution for Agriculture

Tessol: Remarkable Cold Chain Solution for Agriculture

January 6, 2021
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TESSOL (Thermal Energy Service Solutions Pvt Ltd) is a unique innovation-driven venture focused on solving  the temperature-controlled food and pharma distribution problem in India. TESSOL designs, manufactures and  integrates thermal energy systems for Cold Storage, HVAC and Process heating / cooling applications. Over the  last 5 years, with a proven technology edge and execution capability, it has positioned itself as a pioneer  in the cold chain space and is currently a leading supplier of last mile solutions to the e-commerce segment. 

The company has partnered with more than 100 customers and provides cutting edge cold chain solutions to leading  brands across segments such as dairy, ice-cream, meat, seafood, poultry and horticulture. It’s cold storage  and logistics solutions are based on the award winning and proprietary “Thermal Energy Storage” technology. In  addition to numerous global recognitions and media coverage, TESSOL has also been identified as one of the top  12 Agri start-ups to watch out for in 2018 by Inc 42 magazine

Technology and Solutions 

The company is a provider of thermal energy based cold storage and transportation solution for food and  pharmaceutical sectors. The company’s thermal storage systems range from -37 deg C to +90 deg C and are  designed for higher efficiency than most existing products. This ensures preservation of temperature sensitive  products reliably while delivering higher returns on the investment of users.  

TESSOL’s Cold Storage and Transportation solutions are based on the award winning “Thermal Energy Storage”  technology developed and patented by TESSOL. The company’s flagship range of PLUGnCHILL products  provide an end to end solutions for a sustainable Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Cold Chain. PlugnChill  eliminates the use of diesel for reefer operations reducing its operating costs by more than 60% while ensuring  temperature stability of the container.

The system charges within 6 hours using any power source and thereafter  maintains the required temperature range in the container for up to 24 hours for a point to point transport. Unlike  conventional systems, being completely decoupled from the vehicle engine, it has no adverse impact on the  maintenance costs of the vehicle and eliminates any issues of midway engine failures. 

Value Proposition and Key Differentiator of Tessol 

Solutions from Source to Home: Tessol is the only organized player in the India who provides end to  end cold chain logistics solutions and proven across applications. Our solutions are successful on a 1-ton truck to a 5 litre delivery box. Tessol enhances the reach of users to the highly fragmented retail and home  delivery market thereby increasing sales. With Tessol, engine independent solutions that can be mounted  on 24 ft trucks to 5 liters on a bike. The company’s technology enables users carry frozen / chilled and  ambient products – all in the same vehicle. 

Temperature Guarantee from – 25 to +25: Tessol differentiates as one of the only companies to have  built a wide product range on the PCM technology and successfully deploy across all applications ranging from -25 degree Celcius ice cream to 20 degree Celcius chocolates and confectionery. Tessol ensures the quality of products are not compromised. All products are rated and tested for specific temperature duty to ensure that the product  of users remains safe if SOP is followed. The company uses the latest combinations of insulation, PCM  and cooling technologies to give users the best efficiency. 

Up to 60% Cost Savings: Tessol ensures cost reduction of up to 60 percent in operating costs with a  payback of under one year. The company’s technology ensures a pollution free environment by displacing  1000 litres of diesel per annum for a standard 1-ton vehicle. Tessol’s combination of PLUGnCHILL and  SWAP makes cold chain viable for all package sizes. With Tessol, the displacement of diesel with  electricity and advanced phase change materials helps maintain temperatures in enclosures of sizes  ranging from 1 ton to approx. 5 litres. The lesser moving parts on the design ensures lower maintenance  costs. Also, vehicle independent technology eliminates risk of product damage due to vehicle breakdowns. 

Real Time Monitoring: TAMSYS is a device agnostic SaaS platform designed to track and monitor all  cold chain equipment ranging from Cold rooms and refrigerated vehicles to freezers and insulated boxes. With Tessol, proprietary asset tracking system helps monitor key performance and maintenance metrics  in real time. It integrates various devices across communication protocols like GPRS/ GPS/ wifi/  Bluetooth etc. It also captures critical information such as temperature performance, SOP adherence, product abuse etc. and offers real time monitoring. It offers detailed trend analysis to eliminate product  losses and process lapses. 

Looking Ahead: 

Tessol is entering new segments and expanding its product range by launching solutions for air transport and food  delivery. With over 350 vehicles and 75+ home delivery units in operation, Tessol is currently present in 18 cities  across India. Tessol has a pan India Sales & Service Network, proven product portfolio and strong execution  capabilities.

Agriculture Startup

Thermal Energy Service Solutions Private Ltd

Founded In



Mr. Rajat Gupta

Solution Overview

Tessol is a globally recognized venture, offering next generation storage and logistics  solutions across the temperature controlled supply chain based on proprietary clean  energy technologies. The company is a provider of thermal energy based cold storage and  transportation solution for food and pharmaceutical sectors. The company’s thermal  storage systems range from -37 deg C to +90 deg C and are designed for higher efficiency  than most existing products. This ensures preservation of temperature sensitive products  reliably while delivering higher returns on the investment of users. The company generates $83.3K in revenue per employee.


1Crowd, Infuse Ventures, Ankur Capital and CIIE, IIM Ahmedabad / $159K


R-389, MIDC, Rabale, Navi Mumbai, TESSOL, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400701, IN

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