Ports, transportation and logistics providers, temperature-controlled facilities, and software and technology solutions comprise the fundamental network that supports the global cold chain, and we’re seeing exciting new innovations and applications taking place within each of these segments to build a truly integrated cold chain.
News & Analysis
22 Jun 2015
The global healthcare transportation industry urgently needs a new generation of cold chains to cope with rapidly rising demand for pharmaceuticals, especially from emerging markets, and ever stricter compliance from regulators, according to a new study by DHL.
18 Jun 2015
The former president of Con-way Freight will lead one of the largest temperature-controlled logistics companies as demand for cold-chain services grows.
01 Jun 2015
Canadian National Railway is buying more refrigerated intermodal equipment as the prospect of tighter regulation of food supply chains poses a challenge for shippers.
26 May 2015
After a double-digit gain in refrigerated container volume in the first quarter, the Port of Philadelphia is set to gain even more reefer traffic as a result of two new services to Latin America and possibly grab more U.S. East Coast market share.
26 May 2015
China's largest fresh produce e-tailer, FruitDay, signed off on a $70 million tie-up with direct online sales giant JD.com in the single biggest e-commerce fresh produce deal made in the country so far.
22 May 2015
It’s no secret that specialized carriers are losing refrigerated cargo market share to containerized carriers, but details about why it’s happening, how much cargo is really shifting and who ultimately will control which pieces of the market are less apparent.
21 May 2015
The Port of Savannah is ramping up its refrigerated cargo capacity after substantial year-over-year growth in reefer cargo at the Georgia port.
15 May 2015
German freight forwarder Thermotraffic is expanding its network of temperature-controlled branches throughout Europe, with the latest addition at Frankfurt Airport’s Perishable Center Frankfurt.
15 May 2015
An expansion project at the U.K.’s Port of Tilbury will add significant cold storage capacity when completed this year and rank as one of the largest reefer facilities in Europe.
14 May 2015
A study commissioned by the British Frozen Food Federation suggests frozen foods can help reduce waste and even greenhouse gas emissions.