GCCA membership in Latin America spans 21 countries with strategic presences in Guatemala and Brazil. GCCA Latin America offers technical resources in Spanish and Portuguese, including an annual educational cold storage training program in Spanish.

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WFLO Institute Latin America 2020 Graduation

The WFLO Institute Latin America Study Program successfully completed its 3rd year program in a virtual format last week. The program had 15 students from Dominican Republic and Mexico. The WFLO Institute had nine international instructors specialized in agribusiness, cold chain, human resources, sales and finance. The students graduating this year are Jorge Augusto Miranda...

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USMEF Training Webinar on Exporting to Mexico

GCCA is pleased to announce that the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) is continuing its series of training webinars for exporters covering a range of topics aimed at giving companies and their staff members a better understanding of the meat export process. As a part of our strong working relationship with USMEF, GCCA members are invited to participate in this training, free of...

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Update Your Directory Listing

The Member Directory/Buyer’s Guide is the #1 most-used resource at gcca.org   Don’t miss out on potential customers finding your company - respond to our email to update your member/directory listing this week. It’s easier than ever. Your primary organization contact and your directory contact will receive an email this week with the below instructions. When one of those authorized...

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Launch of Qualianz in Mexico

Five years ago, Olmo was founded with a vision to consolidate the Mexican Cold Storage market via M&A. Today they are proud to announce the launch of Qualianz, an operating company which integrates over 29 facilities across Mexico and more than 100,000 temperature-controlled pallet positions. Olmo will continue to integrate acquisitions under the Qualianz brand, which stands for our...

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New Sanitary Workplace Guidelines for Reopened Facilities in Mexico

Earlier today, Mexico’s Ministry of Health published Technical Sanitary Safety Guidelines in the Workplace, following up on last week’s guidance on the re-opening of certain sectors of the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   Below is a summary of the Technical Sanitary Safety Guidelines in the Workplace: These guidelines will be applied in the development of plans to restart...

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Progress on U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement Made

GCCA welcomes progress made toward the passing of the U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA). An agreement between the Trump administration and House Democrats on modifications across four areas of the USMCA were signed across: enforcement, labor, environment and access to medicines. The next step will be for the Trump administration to send a final bill to Congress, followed by votes by the House...

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Fórum da GCCA Brazil & Abiaf discute a reforma trabalhista

A cidade de São Paulo recebeu, no dia 24 de julho, a segunda edição do Fórum de Recursos Humanos da Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA Brasil) e da Associação Brasileira da Indústria de Armazenagem Frigorificada (Abiaf). O evento foi realizado no hotel Blue Tree Premium Faria Lima e reuniu dezenas de executivos, entre gestores e diretores de empresas, para a apresentação do resultado da...

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Cold Chain Work Continues in Dominican Republic with GCCA Member Consultations

Since 2016, the Global Cold Chain Alliance has supported the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) on the USDA-funded Exporting Quality and Safety Program (EQS). The program provides technical assistance to increase productivity and sales for domestic and export markets of high-value fruit and vegetable value chains in the Dominican Republic (DR). GCCA and its members supports...

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GCCA Involvement in Dominican Republic Leads to Fruit and Vegetable Export Conference
GCCA was active in the Dominican Republic in 2017. As a result of GCCA’s involvement in the region, the Miami International Airport (MIA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) held a fruit and vegetable export conference in Santo Domingo in August, focusing on explaining and addressing questions related to the regulations and operations of the exportation of fruits and vegetables to the United States. GCCA was excited to support EQS and MIA with this great opportunity to develop cold chain capacity in the Dominican Republic.
GCCA Involvement in Dominican Republic Leads to Fruit and Vegetable Export Conference
GCCA was active in the Dominican Republic in 2017. As a result of GCCA’s involvement in the region, the Miami International Airport (MIA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) held a fruit and vegetable export conference in Santo Domingo in August, focusing on explaining and addressing questions related to the regulations and operations of the exportation of fruits and vegetables to the United States. GCCA was excited to support EQS and MIA with this great opportunity to develop cold chain capacity in the Dominican Republic.

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Debbie Corado
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+502 5204 3257 | +502 2442 2272
dcorado@gcca.org

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