Cool Cargoes

Read in-depth news and data on refrigerated cargoes and agriculture exports and imports.

Commentary

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.

News & Analysis

22 Aug 2017
“Trade volumes between Qatar and Turkey have significantly increased over the past few months.”
18 Jul 2017
The Swiss global logistics group said the acquisitions have added more than 150,000 tons to its global perishables network.
17 Jul 2017
The service will link Northern Europe, the US East Coast, Central America, the Pacific islands, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, and the Caribbean on a weekly basis.
13 Jul 2017
Moving into the position of third-largest, by population, state in the US has propelled Florida's food and beverage business, said Paul Anderson, Florida Ports Council Chairman and Port Tampa Bay CEO.
13 Jul 2017
The first consignment of US beef to be imported by China in 14 years is just days away from arriving in the country.
13 Jul 2017
China’s cold chain is growing at a phenomenal rate.
09 Jul 2017
The maritime shipping sector is a perfect candidate to test an information portal.
08 Jul 2017
Access to real-time data is extremely useful to carriers, BCOs, and others, but a consensus has yet to emerge on who owns the data.
02 Jul 2017
Food and beverage shipments are two of the main targets of cargo theft in Latin America.
01 Jul 2017
Analysts say the introduction of larger ships could diminish service levels.