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GCCA Member ColdHubs Visits Headquarters

  GCCA Member ColdHubs is a Nigerian-based solar powered storage manufacturer who has established a cold chain to bring tomatoes from the production centers in the North to the markets in the South. ColdHubs builds these solar-powered cold boxes, offers education and training on the use of temperature-control to prolong shelf life, and hires women (and only women...

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Protecting the Foods Families Love

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...


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...


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...


GCCA Energy Excellence Recognition Program Participants

The GCCA Energy Excellence Recognition Program helps temperature-controlled warehouse operators measure and improve energy efficiency at each of their facilities. GCCA is pleased to share the following list of member companies and facilities who have all participated in the program. Back to the Energy Excellence main page   Americold Logistics Gold...

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Maximize Your Membership: Blast Freezing Webinar Recording

Dann Tippman, Partner and Inventor of Quick Freeze In-Rack Freezing System hosted a webinar on September 26, 2018. The webinar featured a brief history of blast freezing and the latest energy efficient technologies that are on the market. Did you miss this webinar? Recordings of past webinars are available as a complimentary benefit to GCCA members. Download the recording here.   

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Court Orders RMP Amendments Rule to go into Effect

On August 17, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court issued it’s a ruling that vacated a June 2017 EPA rule that delayed the effective date of the January 2017 Risk Management Program regulatory requirements (known as the RMP Amendments rule). The amendments modified accident prevention program elements, emergency preparedness requirements, and provisions related to...


IARW Leadership Forums

To complement GCCA’s talent development and succession planning programs, the Association is pleased to offer formal Leadership Forums. A Leadership Forum is a group of highly motivated individuals who share a common goal to improve their leadership and individual performance. They are also looking to learn from others outside of their company and in return help their fellow group members improve...

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First Look: USMCA Trade Deal

On September 30th, the U.S. and Canada reached an agreement that would keep the new version of NAFTA, now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), tri- lateral. The new USMCA will maintain zero tariffs on agricultural goods and allows access for U.S exports of dairy, poultry and eggs into the Canadian market and in exchange the United States will provide Canada with diary,...

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