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Cold Chain – Transportation Best Practices

The Cold Chain – Transportation Best Practices assists shippers in understanding and preparing qualified – and attainable – food safety plans and transportation requirements, and offering carriers, loaders and receivers a clearer understanding of expected practices so that they can be prepared to deliver.

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Cold Chain Best Practices

Safe food transportation has been our food supply chain’s quiet and dependable link for years. Due to world instability and questions about supply chain security, this industry has received growing attention. GCCA Transportation is well-positioned to represent the sector’s best practices globally. The global cold chain logistics market was worth almost 248.4 billion U.S. dollars in 2020 and is expected to exceed 410 billion U.S. dollars by 2028.

The Cold Chain – Transportation Best Practices guide provides current safe food transportation best practices. It is focused on ensuring that persons engaged in the worldwide transportation of food at the most significant risk for contamination during transportation follow appropriate sanitary transportation practices. Within this guide are industry best practices concerning cleaning, inspection, maintenance, loading, and unloading of, as well as the operation of vehicles and transportation equipment to ensure that food is transported under the conditions and controls necessary to prevent adulteration linked to food safety.

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