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OSHA Launches Program to Target High Injury and Illness Rates

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that it is initiating the Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) Program to help target high injury rate establishments (excluding construction workplaces).  The program will use injury and illness information electronically submitted by employers for calendar year (CY) 2016. Under this program, the agency...

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Stellar Completes Construction of Food Distribution Facility for United States Cold Storage

LAREDO, Texas (October 17, 2018) — Yesterday marked the grand opening for United States Cold Storage’s new food distribution facility in Laredo. Stellar, a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide, designed and built the 232,366-square-foot warehouse.   The facility distributes a variety of produce...

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New Tools Developed to Support Recruitment and Retention in the Warehouse & Logistics Industry

To recruit and retain top talent in the warehousing and logistics industry, companies are changing the way they onboard and compensate their employees. Many companies are turning to their compensation and employee benefits programs to create greater performance incentives, reduce employee turnover, and gain an edge on their competition. Two new tools have been develop to help members secure the...

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Future Tech in Track and Trace - Remote Monitoring, Real-Time Telematics, and Blockchain Technology

Telematics providing real time data and remote temperature monitoring are becoming increasingly important to transportation companies. Moving beyond telematics - blockchain technology is the next step in the industry. This technology allows fleet managers to share information such as obtaining current and historical data about their freight, driver and route productivity, and identify hazards. “...

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FDA Offers Webinar on Food Facility Registration Renewal

FDA will hold a webinar on October 25, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern to provide food facility registrants with information regarding the 2018 Biennial Registration Renewal which began October 1, 2018.  This webinar will give facilities an opportunity to see a quick demonstration of the system and ask any general questions related to registration renewal. Food facilities are...

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GCCA Member ColdHubs Visits Headquarters

  GCCA Member ColdHubs, a Nigerian-based solar powered storage manufacturer, has established a cold chain solution to bring tomatoes from the production centers in the north to the markets in the south of Nigeria. ColdHubs builds solar-powered cold boxes, offers education and supports women working in the cold chain by hiring only women to oversee marketing...

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GCCA Launches "Protecting the Foods Families Love" Member Campaign

From coffee shops to family restaurants and convenience shops to wholesale megastores, food brings people together. Whether it’s for a meeting over a cup of coffee and a pastry or grocery shopping before a family dinner, food is the one thing that unites us all, no matter where we call home. The Global Cold Chain Alliance has always been focused on forging a universally...

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Protecting the Foods Families Love Campaign Downloads

Every link in our chain makes us stronger.   Fresh. Frozen. Safe. No matter how your food ends up in your grocery bags or on your tables, Americans  all want to know what we eat will keep us healthy, without jeopardizing our safety. Preserving trust between 3PLs and their customers is founded in the belief that every link in the cold chain will handle their food products with care...

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GCCA Cold Chain Professional Awards

At the Global Cold Chain Alliance, we view talented professionals as a cornerstone of the industry's success. The following is a list of cold chain industry award programs that are geared towards young and up-and-coming professionals in the temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics industry. Select the award program to learn more about how to enter and eligibility...

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