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GCCA Brasil & ABIAF Cold Chain Symposium – 10 October 2019

Registration is now open for the GCCA Brasil & ABIAF Cold Chain Symposium, taking place October 10 in São Paulo. Sign up now to attend the can't miss Brazilian industry event of 2019, where cold chain leaders will gather for interactive education programming and networking opportunities. Educational programming includes cold chain capacity in Brasil, private equity and...

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Prepare Your Facility for Hurricane Season and Other Crises

As we approach hurricane season, facilities may be in danger of experiencing power outages or other emergencies as a result of the storm. In the event of a facility emergency, please contact the GCCA Crisis Management Go Team immediately, as they are prepared to assist in such situations. For additional information on crisis management, please refer to the IARW Guide to Effective Warehouse Crisis...

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New Workforce Development & Cold Chain Courses Added to the WFLO Online Learning Website

WFLO Institute Online Learning courses are now available to all GCCA members. These courses offer a convenient and efficient way to advance your career or train employees with industry specific, self-paced, engaging online courses that can be accessed on-demand, 24/7. Take your cold chain education to the next level and check out three courses currently available to members: ...

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Recognizing Outstanding Young Professionals in Cold Storage – Apply Today!

The application process for the 2020 Don Schlimme Future Leader Award is now open! Organized by the Global Cold Chain Alliance and its Core Partner the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses, the Don Schlimme Future Leader Award recognizes outstanding young in the North American cold storage industry. Award finalists will broaden their cold chain knowledge by meeting industry...

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GCCA Joins 160 Business Associations Requesting Delay in Tariff Increases

The Global Cold Chain Alliance, in partnership with Americans for Free Trade, a coalition of over 160 business organizations from every sector of the U.S. economy,  sent a letter to President Trump calling on him to postpone tariff increases scheduled to take effect starting next week. Americans for Free Trade, which unites business associations opposed to tariffs, represents many of the...

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EU-Mercosur Agreement Unlocks Opportunities For Third-Party Logistics

The agreement on trade reached last June between the European Union and Mercosur states - Argentina, Brazil Paraguay and Uruguay – will unlock new or increased business opportunities for temperature-controlled third-party logistics in Europe both in terms of export and import.   The objective of this new trade deal that will impact logistics operators is, among others, to remove export...

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European Market Snapshot: Consolidation

Consolidation is going on and intensifying in Europe as we see more and more acquisitions happening, the latest in Spain/Portugal and Netherlands. Demand from other regions for frozen European produce, including potato, bakery, meat, vegetables and fruits, keep on increasing, making Europe an attractive market for third-party temperature-controlled logistics. As much as fresh has had its...


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