Our Regions

Around the world, GCCA is forging relationships and resources to lead the cold chain. Learn more about how the GCCA protects and preserves perishable products in a region near you.

Cold Chain Connection - Dominican Republic

15 February 2024

Join logistics and warehousing professionals for a day of networking and learning in Dominican Republic.


Australia Cold Chain Institute

21-23 May 2024

Join cold chain professionals from across Australia for a multi-year training experience delivered by industry thought leaders and subject matter experts. Network with industry peers and develop relationships with mentors while taking your professional, leadership, and cold chain skills to the next level.

27th European Cold Chain Conference

10-12 April 2024

GCCA’s European Cold Chain Conference is the one and only forum where the multiple segments of cold chain get together at one time: nearly 200 cold chain professionals from warehousing, transportation, construction, technology and equipment companies from across Europe and other regions are expected to attend.

2024 Brazil Capacity Report and HR Survey

Take a deep dive into the cold chain industry across Brazil with this annual report. Featuring information on 3pl and private facility capacity as well as a report on employment in the sector.


Latest News

View the latest news, trends, and insights from GCCA and the cold chain industry.

May 24, 2024

USDA Awards $300 Million to Diversify Export Markets for U.S. Agriculture

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on May 21st that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will allocate $300 million…

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May 24, 2024

OSHA Releases Interim Guidance for Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process

On May 10th, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, OSHA, issued a memorandum titled “Interim Guidance for Worker…

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May 20, 2024

FSIS Encourages Industry Testing for Upcoming PHIS Countries

FSIS is urging the industry to use the Industry Test Environment (ITE) to test application submissions for export…

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Latest Events

View upcoming education, training, and networking events offered by GCCA to improve the global cold chain.

GCCA Cold Chain Connection
June 18

GCCA Cold Chain Connection – Belgium

The Global Cold Chain Alliance will host a Cold Chain Connection event on 18 June 2024 in Antwerp,…

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August 13 - August 15, 2024

Cold Chain Institute Brasil

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September 2 - September 4, 2024

Cold Chain Institute Europe

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Latest Projects

Learn about the impact GCCA is making around the world to support economically developing countries grow and strengthen their cold chains.

2024 - Present

Technical Assistance for Postharvest Facilities

Country: India GCCF is implementing a postharvest project in the states of Assam and West Bengal, India. This…

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Emerging Markets Program: Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam

Countries: Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia GCCF conducted a comprehensive baseline assessment of the cold chain situation in Vietnam, Thailand,…

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2021 - 2025

Dominican Republic Trade Safe Project

Country: Dominican Republic GCCF is supporting USDA’s new Food for Progress “Trade Safe (TraSa) Project” in the Dominican…

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Participate in networking and events across continental Africa. With programs and services directed at the unique challenges the temperature-controlled logistics industry faces every day and networking opportunities throughout the year GCCA is building a more robust cold chain community.


Partnerships across the Asia-Pacific region provide the cold chain industry with opportunities to network and learn from Australia to India.

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GCCA Canada activities focus on networking events and engagement with provincial regulatory authorities.

Central & South America

From Mexico to Argentina, the GCCA Central and South America programs and events connect members across the region through Spanish and Portuguese networking and educational events.

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GCCA Europe represents the cold chain across the European continent through advocacy, industry promotion, networking, and education.

United States

Headquartered in the United States, GCCA provides market intelligence, networking programs, educational content, and advocacy engagement at the state and federal level.

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