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 for perishables shipments between Belgium and Israel over the last three months. Under current regulations for perishables shipments, while the commodity ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Don’t pay us – donate, Cool Chain Association tells delegates

The Cool Chain Association is asking delegates to its virtual Perishables Conference on 15 September to donate to children’s charity Every Infant Matters instead of paying a registration fee. Every Infant Matters serves poverty-stricken communities in India, Nigeria, and the Dominican Republic with last mile healthcare solutions. The conference will provide a ... [+]

Qatar Airways joins the cool kids

Qatar Airways Cargo has joined the Cool Chain Association (CCA). The non-profit organisation, aims to reduce food wastage and improve the quality, efficiency and value of the temperature sensitive supply chain through collaboration, education and innovation. CCA chairman Stavros Engelakakis said, “CCA members are focused on developing tangible programmes and backing ... [+]

Tech group for Cool Chain Association

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) has set up a Technical Committee and welcomed five new members. The Committee’s aim is to assist, analyse, study, and manage critical points affecting product, as well as developing standards, and initiating projects. The five new CCA members are Qatar Cargo, 7P Solutions, FreshBizDev, SmartCAE, ... [+]

Register now for Cool Chain conference

Registration for the Cool Chain Association (CCA)’s Airfreight Pharma Conference has opened. Topics range from the benefits of drones for the pharma chain, to learning from shippers about the importance of getting the cool chain right to help save infant lives. Panelists include Dr Radhika Batra, founder and president of Every ... [+]

Cool Chain gang declare war on waste

Cool Chain Association (CCA) members have shared temperature data from perishable consignments moving from Latin America to the Middle East as part of a scheme aimed at tackling food loss. Five pallets of berries and avocados, were monitored from Guadalajara, in Mexico, to delivery in Kuwait, using loggers powered by secure ... [+]

Cool Chain experts head to Venlo

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) will host its Fifth Global Perishables Event at Venlo, the Netherlands, on 14-15 May, with a focus on how the airfreight supply chain can help reduce food loss. CCA recently launched a pilot data sharing initiative to monitor shipments of commodities such as avocados and berries ... [+]

Standards needed for fruit and veg supply chain

The air cargo community should drive its own standard for perishables, without waiting for other groups and agencies to establish them, Cool Chain Association (CCA) Chairman Stavros Evangelakakis, told its conference in Luxembourg. Mr Evangelakakis, who is also global product manager for healthcare and perishables at Cargolux, said collaboration, transparency, and ... [+]

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