What will it cost to freeze product? How much time will it take to freeze product? What’s the shelf-life of a product? That’s just a sampling of the innumerable factors refrigerated warehouse managers must consider when accepting new food products.
World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) member Dr. Dennis Heldman showcased the Food Freezing and Storage Calculator during a recent GCCA webinar.
The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) held a webinar on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 to inform its members on efforts to review and reform regulations and the potential impacts on the temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics industry. GCCA Vice President of Government & Legal Affairs Lowell Randel led the discussion on legislative efforts to reform the regulatory process and what this could look like over the next four years. Topics discussed included the budget, regulatory reform, and Trump’s policies on trade and climate. Continue reading
Written by Kenna Lewis, GCCA Manager of Research and Resources
On Tuesday, October 25, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) members gathered online for a webinar titled, “Motor Carrier Contract Considerations.” This event, hosted by Scopelitis Partners Nathaniel Saylor and Craig Helmreich, focused on important considerations when it comes to creating successful shipper-carrier contract agreements. Continue reading
The U.S. West Coast Port Strike has caused delays and significant challenges for shippers, carriers, and receivers. The Global Cold Chain Alliance is hosting a new webinar focused on the fallout from this strike. A panel of industry leaders will lead a discussion on the decisions their companies and clients made as a result of the strike delays. The panel members will also share experiences for how their companies’ strategies changed when coping with the delays and shutdowns. Representatives from Lineage Logistics, Americold, and HIS Maritime & Trade will participate on the panel.
Webinar attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the panel during a question and answer segment. The webinar is complimentary for members of GCCA. Register now.
Read the full COLD FACTS article on the Impact of Strikes.
Members have a variety of tools available to them in the Global Cold Chain Alliance online store, including webinar recordings. In 2014, IRTA hosted two webinars focused on the impacts of the Food Safety Modernization Act to temperature-controlled transportation. The most recent webinar, Refrigerated Transportation and FSMA, featured QA Manager from Lakeside Foods Buddy Yantz and IRTA/GCCA President and CEO Corey Rosenbusch. Yantz shared details about the vital role quality assurance professionals play in enforcing receiving practices while Rosenbusch shared exciting developments on what IRTA is doing to take action and how you can get involved.
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