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Built by the Best Award Now Open for Applications

The CEBA Built by the Best Award program is now accepting nominations for the 2019 cycle. This award acknowledges association members for their expertise and innovation in constructing, renovating and or modernizing controlled environment buildings. The award is open to project teams comprised of Contractor/Design-Build companies, Processor/End-User/Warehouse/Third-Party Logistics companies, and...

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Meet Key Federal Officials at the Cold Chain Policy Forum

The Cold Chain Policy Forum is the can’t-miss policy event for businesses engaged in temperature-controlled logistics. Taking place July 29-31 in Washington, DC, the Policy Forum is the perfect meeting to send your safety, compliance, and legal teams to learn the latest in cold chain rules and regulations. This event gives you access to meetings with key federal agency officials and education...

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Demonstrate Your Commitment to Sanitary Transportation of Food

Last month, the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA), launched the Certified Cold Carrier Program. This program, aligned with IRTA’s Refrigerated Transportation Best Practices Guide, recognizes carrier organizations for their commitment to sanitary and safe transportation of perishable products. Are you interested in differentiated your organizations from its competitors...

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IARW Board Adds Warehouse Legal Assistance to Scopelitis’ Service Partnership Agreement

The IARW Board has recently completed a search for a successor to John Horvath to ensure a smooth transition as John approaches retirement. The IARW Board has approved Scopelitis Garvin Light Hanson & Feary (Scopelitis) as a new Service Partner for warehouse legal assistance. The International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA), a core partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (...

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FSIS Update on Electronic Export Application Fee

FSIS is reminding industry that FSIS began assessing a fee on June 1, 2019, to exporters that apply for export certificates electronically through the export component of the agency’s Public Health Information System (PHIS). FSIS announced the assessment of the formula-based fee ($4.01 per application) in the Federal Register on April 29, 2019, and the FSIS Constituent Update ...

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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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Tippmann Innovation releases QFM™, the fastest way to freeze palletized product

Fort Wayne, IN (June 12, 2019): QFM™ is the next evolution of QuickFreeze™, which over the last 10 years has replaced blast cells in new construction and retrofit of food production facilities and PRWs. The design of QFM improves upon the performance of QuickFreeze, while adding flexibility, remote control, and new ways to manage your blast freeze and tempering demand.   The...

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GCCA Joins CDW Joint Employer Comments

On June 25th the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) signed onto CDW’s Joint Employer Comments to the Department of Labor (DOL.) These comments were made in response to the NLRB’s rule making early this year on joint employer status under the National Relations Act (NLRA). The rule attempts to implement a number of highly contentious policies from the Obama administration that have been struck...

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Apply Now for the Built by the Best Award

The CEBA Built by the Best Award program is now accepting nominations for the 2019 cycle. This award acknowledges association members for their expertise and innovation in constructing, renovating and or modernizing controlled environment buildings. The award is open to project teams comprised of Contractor/Design-Build companies, Processor/End-User/Warehouse/Third-Party Logistics companies, and...

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