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FSIS – Public Health Information System (PHIS), Automated Export – Phase 2

The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) is preparing for the phase 2 implementation of the export re-inspections and export certifications through PHIS on March 4, 2019. FSIS will be adding the listed countries to the PHIS system effective on March 4, 2019. An industry test environment has been established by FSIS and will be available January 7 – February 15, 2019. The process will follow the...

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Hanson Logistics Achieves SQF Certification

December 5, 2018 St. Joseph, Michigan - Hanson Logistics is pleased to announce the company has been awarded the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Certification, Edition 8, by the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a globally trusted, recognized, and accepted food safety and quality program. The certification was awarded to the company’s Hartford, Michigan temperature-controlled...

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2018 GCCA Latin American Congress

Members can access presentations from all past association events. In case you were unable to attend or would like to review a session, we’ve posted presentations from the 2018 GCCA Latin American Congress below. You will need Adobe Reader and to be logged in as a member to view these presentations.   What: 2018 GCCA Latin American Congress  ...

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38th CEBA Conference & Expo

Members can access presentations from all past association events. In case you were unable to attend or would like to review a session, we’ve posted presentations from the 38th CEBA Conference and Expo below. You will need Adobe Reader and to be logged in as a member to view these presentations.   What: 38th CEBA Conference & Expo  When: November 6...

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Education and Training Identified as Top Priorities for Indian Cold Chain Success

In November 2018, Amanda Brondy, GCCA Director of International Programs, traveled to India joined by Dan Kaplan, CEO - Cloverleaf Cold Storage and WFLO Board Member, and Harshal Surange, a design-build expert with ACR Project Consultants. The team hosted a series of Cold Chain Connections in Delhi, Mumbai, and Hyderabad which presented the findings of the WFLO...

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GCCA’s Promising Future in Central Asia

GCCA has been involved in various projects throughout Central Asia, and in 2017 the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), a GCCA Core Partner, participated in the USAID Central Asia’s Competitiveness, Trade and Jobs (CTJ) project to assess gaps in cold chain sustainability in the region. The goal of the project was to develop solutions to increase employment in the...

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Latest News on EPA RMP Implications for Warehouse Facilities

Lowell Randel, GCCA Vice President of Government and Legal Affairs, hosted a webinar on November 28, 2018 regarding the most recent, need-to-know regulatory changes to the EPA’s Risk Management Program. Did you miss this webinar and are curious to see how these regulations will impact your facility? Recordings of past webinars are available as a complimentary benefit to GCCA members. Download the...

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Maximize Your Membership: Refrigerated Transportation Legal Guidance with Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary (Scopelitis)

Maximize Your Membership: Refrigerated Transportation Legal Guidance with Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary (Scopelitis) The International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA), a core partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), has a special relationship with Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary (Scopelitis), a law firm specializing in transportation legal...

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Feasibility of Multi-Temperature, Multi-Humidity Reefer Containers

A GCCA member recently asked the GCCA Inquiry Service for information and a “state of the industry” on the availability of multi-temperature, multi-humidity overseas, reefer containers. The feasibility of the technology, pros and cons, as well as a historical rundown of attempted solutions resulted from conversation occurring the GCCA Online Community 3PL Supply Chain Forum. To participate in the...

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