UPS pharma expert joins Cool Chain board

Chiara Venuti, vice president, global drug distribution at UPS’s clinical arm Marken has joined the Cool Chain Association board. She joins as CCA plans new projects with like-minded groups in the temperature-controlled supply chain, including a study with the industry group. Venuti has over 20 years’ experience in logistics, including senior positions at Kuehne + Nagel and Skycell. Other recent CCA appointments are Natalie Niers, Chief Operating Officer, Validaide and Ian ... [+]

New members for Cool Chain board

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) has appointed Vijan Chetty, general manager, Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB) as its new treasurer, and Natalie Niers, chief operating officer, Validaide, and Ian Buck, head of business development, Aerotuf have joined the board. Gerton Hulsman, commercial director, Energy in Process, has been elected ... [+]

Pharma.Aero and Cool Chain Association to collaborate

The Pharma.Aero collaboration platform for life science airfreight has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Cool Chain Association, an industry association specialising in temperature-controlled logistics, to harmonise processes in the sector. The MoU outlines the associations’ shared commitment to foster collaboration and enhance transparency between the life science and perishable ... [+]

Cool Chain Association to start pharma trials

The Cool Chain Association is to launch trails for temperature-controlled pharma shipments, following the conclusion of recent research into food perishables. It will partner with member Lamprecht Pharma Logistics AG to track the most critical parts of the pharmaceutical supply chain, identifying pain points to further optimise performance. The trial will be ... [+]

Cool Chain research could lead to better berries

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) says that its second tracking trial of perishables undertaken by its member the Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB) has identified significant areas where action can be taken to reduce food loss. PPECB tracked consignments of raspberries, which have a very low shelf life, from South ... [+]

Cool Chain Association to draft best practice guide

The Cool Chain Association plans to draft a best practice handling procedure for perishables based on a series of trials tracking exports from farm to consumer by its partner, Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB) in South Africa. A PPECB pilot trial that monitored cut flower exports from South Africa to ... [+]

More members for Cool Chain Association

Brussels Airport, Boeing, Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) and Validaide have joined the Cool Chain Association (CCA) while Miguel Rodríguez, Qatar Airways senior manager climate control products becomes treasurer of the group, replacing Eric Mauroux of FreshBizDev, who has served since 2018. CCA aims to facilitate and enable collaboration, education and ... [+]

Cool Chain tests new temperature label

Cool Chain Association members have completed the first stage of a project to test a new label for perishables shipments, in partnership with Challenge Group. The trial, which involved handlers and warehouse operators, tested the benefits of the new label, which included details of both commodity and temperature requirements on packaging ... [+]

Cool Chain Association calls for data sharing to end inefficiency

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) has called for a digital risk management approach to make the perishables supply chain more efficient and reduce waste and extend shelf life. CCA Board member and Founder and chief executive of FreshBizDev, Eric Mauroux,  told delegates at the Fruit Logistica conference in Berlin on 7 ... [+]

Cool Chain seeks more members

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) has launched a membership drive  in its quest for a more quality-driven temperature-sensitive supply chain. Welcoming over 60 delegates to its Seventh Global Perishables Conference held online on 15 September, it has created a new logo and website , the latter providing easy access to ... [+]

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