The new healthy eating trend and Panama Canal expansion, coupled with technological port advancements and a modernized supply chain network, created the perfect storm that helped carve out an opportunity for refrigerated cargo growth in the South.
Read in-depth news and data on refrigerated cargoes and agriculture exports and imports.
News & Analysis
30 Mar 2017
Hong Kong, China, Egypt, and Chile have modified their all-out ban of Brazilian beef exports to focus only on rejecting shipments from 21 packing plants.
20 Mar 2017
The two partners will coordinate their resources to provide cold chain logistics solutions.
13 Mar 2017
Adding density by merging separate refrigerated subsidiaries gave Roadrunner market leverage.
05 Mar 2017
Ports, carriers, and cold storage providers are committed to ongoing investments, including infrastructure, equipment, technology, and personnel.
04 Mar 2017
Container carriers have made steady gains in the global reefer market, but conventional reefer carriers find success through specialty services.
28 Feb 2017
A trial shipment completed last week between North Europe and the East Coast of North America is a sign of digitalization’s potential.
25 Feb 2017
The largest pain point yet to resolve in refrigerated shipping is the lack of data and transparency in managing the end-to-end cold chain, the former head of Maersk Line's reefer business says.
03 Feb 2017
Central American producers to expand their markets by extending the shelf lives of perishable shipments.
31 Jan 2017
The Port of Philadelphia is taking aim at discretionary cargo moving through northeastern competitors.
24 Jan 2017
Eimskip’s acquisition spree continued this week with the purchase of a Belgian refrigerated freight forwarder.
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