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IARW Global Top 25 List of Refrigerated Warehousing and Logistics Providers

Every year, the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) publishes the IARW Global Top 25 List of the largest refrigerated warehousing and logistics providers in the world.  The list is determined by total capacity of temperature-controlled space operated by IARW Warehouse Members. 2019 IARW Global Top 25 List   Company Name Locations...

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U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan

(Washington, D.C., May 17, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States and Japan have agreed on new terms and conditions that eliminate Japan’s longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef exports, paving the way for expanded sales to the United States’ top global beef market. Last week, on the margins of the G-20 Agriculture Ministerial Meeting in Niigata...

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Top Notch Managers are Key to Customer Success

Customer service is a key factor in the selection of a cold chain provider, according to the latest Cold Chain Customer Research Report by the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA).  The May-June 2019 edition of COLD FACTS magazine highlights GCCA members including Congebec, Tippmann Group, RLS Logistics and Lineage Logistics. These four companies have designed management programs that help...

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Committee Meetings Now Held at Global Cold Chain Expo

The following committees which were once held at the Assembly of Committees (AOC) will now hold their face-to-face meetings at the Global Cold Chain Expo: Tuesday, June 11, 2019 IARW Supply Chain Operations Committee IARW Refrigeration & Energy Committee Wednesday, June 12, 2019 IARW/CEBA Construction/Codes Committee IARW Market Intelligence & Research Committee...

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Cold Chain Index Developed to Track Cost to Operate Temperature Controlled Facilities

In order to improve the economic information available to industry participants, the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) in collaboration with the Agribusiness, Food, and Consumer Economics Research Center at Texas A&M University, developed a Cold Chain Index (CCI) to track year-over-year costs in the temperature-controlled logistics sector. This tool will assist GCCA warehouse members with...

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Marubeni Invests in GridMarket, LLC, a U.S. Company Providing Development Support Services for Distributed Energy Resources Projects

On April 3rd, Marubeni Corporation (hereinafter, “Marubeni”) invested in GridMarket, LLC (hereinafter, “GridMarket”), a United States-based company that provides development support services to projects involved in distributed energy resources (hereinafter, “DER”)*. Founded in 2014, GridMarket’s distributed energy project platform uses proprietary analytics and machine learning to identify...

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WFLO Institute Australia

October 21, 2019 to October 23, 2019

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U.S. Meat Export Federation Provides Best Practice Guidance for Exporters to Colombia

In nearly all Colombian ports, specifically Buenaventura, the United States Meat Export Federation has faced issues with rejected and detained containers due to foreign debris that has been found within shipping containers and dirty or damaged boxes. Since September 2016, there have been at least 36 rejections and detentions, something that is not seen in other markets. Even though this does not...

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Free Supply Chain Workshop - Preparing for Shaken Fury Earthquake Exercise

American Logistics Aid Network, MIT’s Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab, and LIFT Nonprofit Logistics are hosting a free web based Supply Chain workshop in preparation for the Shaken Fury 2019 national disaster exercise. The workshop will: 1.Provide information on how businesses can participate in the exercise and future supply chain informational calls, 2.Discuss anticipated disruption /...

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