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Rosenbusch To Depart Global Cold Chain Alliance and Lead The Fertilizer Institute

On December 11 the Global Cold Chain Alliance announced that President and CEO Corey Rosenbusch will depart the association in February to serve as the President and CEO of The Fertilizer Institute. International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) Board Chairman Andrew B. Janson will chair a search committee to identify GCCA’s next leader. “Words are inadequate to express our...

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Progress on U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement Made

GCCA welcomes progress made toward the passing of the U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA). An agreement between the Trump administration and House Democrats on modifications across four areas of the USMCA were signed across: enforcement, labor, environment and access to medicines. The next step will be for the Trump administration to send a final bill to Congress, followed by votes by the House...

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United States Cold Storage Announces David Harlan Retirement

Camden, NJ – United States Cold Storage (USCS) Chairman JB Rae-Smith announced David Harlan will retire as President & CEO on December 31, 2019, after completing 40 years of service with the company. Succeeding him will be 21-year USCS veteran Larry Alderfer, who has served as Chief Operating Officer since March 2018.    Harlan joined USCS in 1979 after graduating from Temple...

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NewCold and B-Built Break Ground for State-of-the-Art Automated Coldstore in Bretagne

NewCold and B-Built have broken ground for building NewCold’s Automated Coldstore, located in Montauban-de-Bretagne, near Rennes. The coldstore will use state of the art technology including automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) to automatically move and store products in the ‘dark’ high-bay warehouse. The equipment and operators will be directed by advanced software systems, while...

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2020 Cold Chain Regulatory Outlook: Upcoming Policies & Forecast for the New Year

Mark your calendar for January 23 to hear Lowell Randel, GCCA Vice President of Government and Legal Affairs, share his observations and insights on regulatory changes coming to our industry in 2020. This webinar will cover topics including rulemaking related to the EPA Risk Management Program, efforts to improve the Export Certificate process with FSIS-USDA, and updates on the...

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Make Professional Development a New Year's Resolution at the WFLO Institute!

As we approach the new year, there is no better time than now to make a commitment to improving your professional development in 2020. One of the best ways to do this is through education and training provided at the WFLO Institute East and West. No matter which one you choose, the quality and content are the exact same.  Each Institute includes: Over 40 courses focused on...

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Differentiate Your Refrigerated Transportation Company From Your Competitors

No matter where you are on the globe, aligning your company with the U.S Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) best practices is accomplished with the GCCA Certified Cold Carrier Program. Designed to recognize carrier organizations for their commitment to sanitary and safe transportation of perishable products, this program allows companies to differentiate their organizations from others....

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Cold Storage Facilities for Sale in New York

Two cold storage facilities (185,000+ SF) with co-packing lines are for sale located between Rochester and Buffalo, New York. For more information, please contact Fred Cross at 866-969-1115 ext 2, or send an executed Confidentiality Agreement (next page) to email: DBeall@EquityPartnersHG.com or fax: 866-604-9434. For more information on the properties, click here.   

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GCCA Signs Coalition Letter: A New Era of Smarter Food Safety

GCCA, part of the Food and Beverage Issue Alliance (FBIA), a coalition of organizations representing the food and beverage sectors in the United States, signed a letter providing comments to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the agency's "New Era of Smarter Food Safety" initiative. The letter supports the signatories' commitment to the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) and...

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