COLD FACTS, May-June 2015

In this issue of COLD FACTS magazine, the focus is on transportation aspects of the global cold chain. Read more about air and marine cargo trends as well as various approaches companies are taking to alleviate the driver shortage issue. Plus, Lockton Insurance, a GCCA Service Partner, provides insight into shipper / broker insurance best practices. *Note: you must be logged in as a member and have Acrobat Reader to view the full issue of the magazine.

On the Cover

The Cold Chain at 30,000 Feet

The shipment of perishables and cold chain products is huge business for air carriers. In fact, during the economic downturn the biggest...

In the Issue

UAE: Gateway to Africa

The United Arab Emirates — with its extensive air and sea links to the world, its lightly regulated free trade zones, its critical mass of...

Transportation Insurance Trends

Last year the transportation industry took some big hits. In April 2014, a FedEx vehicle collided with a bus in California, killing 10...

Solving the Truck Driver Shortage

It is no secret that there is a truck driver shortage that affects carriers, suppliers and the entire supply chain. In fact, the industry...

Preparing for FDA’s Sanitary Transportation Of Food Regulations

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed regulations for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food are poised to have a...

Cool People: Mumin Isamiddinov

Cool People profiles influential people connected to the cold chain industry. In this edition, we profile Mumin Isamiddinov, the Global...

Cold Cargo on the High Seas

Shipping cold chain products is big business for ocean carriers, with most carriers providing the service. According to a report released...