GCCA membership in Europe spans 22 countries. In terms of cold chain technologies, Europe is one of the most cutting-edge regions of the world. GCCA Europe has provided enhanced industry resources in recent years, including publishing the European Productivity & Benchmarking Report.


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GCCA European Cold Chain Developments - December 2016

Written by Julie Hanson, GCCA Europe Director Consolidation in Europe A number of consolidation activities have been observed and are still happening in Europe, mainly in the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Belgium. Large groups acquire smaller companies, some have aggressively increased their presence on the continent, others look at cooperation as a way of gaining market share. Smaller cold...

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GCCA Welcomes New European Director

In early 2016, the Global Cold Chain Alliance welcomed Julie Hanson as the new European Director. Based out of Brussels, Julie will focus on providing GCCA European members with valuable member benefits and a high level of customer service. She will concentrate on engaging with current and potential members, providing relevant and timely educational programming as well as building relationships...


20th European Cold Chain Conference Presentations

Members can access past presentations from all association events. In case you were unable to attend or would like to review a session, we’ve posted presentations from the 2017 European Cold Chain Conference below. You must be logged in as a member to download and view the presentations. What: 20th European Cold Chain Conference When: 8-10 March 2017 Where: Brussels, Belgium Plenary Sessions...

Cold Chain Projects

GCCA Collaborates with USAID and CNFA to Improve Cold Chain in Republic of Georgia
GCCA has supported a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project in Georgia since 2013, working in partnership with Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA), an international non-profit organization that works to stimulate economic growth, improve livelihood, and support agricultural development. The project supports businesses who collect and store fruits and vegetables, and has recently relied on GCCA to locate experts in areas such as grape storage, apple storage, and freezing-drying production.

Regional Contacts

Julie Hanson
Director, European Division
Voie Maréchal Grouchy 10, Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

GCCA European Division

Voie Maréchal Grouchy 10 1300 Wavre, Belgium

IACSC European Division

Edgar House, Unit 27 Eastville Close Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL4 4RR, United Kingdom uk@iacsc.org

Julie Hanson

Director, European Division

Peter Clayton

IACSC Director Europe

Gareth Ross

Executive Secretary

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