Daily Archives: 01/08/2022

TIVE launches Tive Tag

A cloud enabled multi-trip flexible temperature logging label

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TIVE are gold sponsors of Cool Logistics Global conference and exhibition, 20-22 September at the World Trade Center, Barcelona. Find out more and book your delegate place today here by visiting our event page here

TIVE announces the launch of TIVE Tag a cloud-enabled temperature logger, in the form of a thin, flexible shipping label. This clever high-tech label can be reused trip after trip and has a non-Lithium earth-friendly battery.

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Reefer rail services to support SA citrus

South African citrus exports have suffered due to road haulage problems

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South African citrus exports have suffered, in part due to road haulage difficulties. Now following successful trials, Transnet has launched reefer rail services to transport fruit from cold storage warehouses to Durban’s container terminals.

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Peruvian avocados arrive in the US with huge marketing campaign

2022 is expected to be a record year with plans to export 300 million lbs. of avocados to the US

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Huge marketing push into the US with campaign slogan ‘Eat Healthy, Live and Drive Green’ with an expected import of 300 million lbs of avocados.

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Singapore turns multi-storey car parks into farms

At least a dozen of these rooftop farms have now sprouted up across the South East Asian city state

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The city-state is vulnerable to global supply chain disruption and shocks, and food insecurity is an ‘existential issue’. Finding new ways to produce food are therefore vital.

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Moving wine in containers

Wine requires special attention when moving, particularly in containers

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Like other perishable goods, wine is sensitive to external factors and needs careful transportation, especially in containers.

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Russia’s ability to transport temperature-controlled cargo in danger

Lack of reefer containers impacting seafood industry in particular

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Authorities are trying to avert a crisis by eliminating all customs duties on imported reefers, and pushing for boosted domestic production. 

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Half a tonne of cocaine found in banana shipment

Drugs with street value of £40m found at Thames port on boat en route from Colombia to Netherlands

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Hundreds of huge cocaine slabs were found wedged alongside bananas in cardboard boxes. The NCA said the haul would have had a UK street value of more than £40m once cut and sold.

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Cool News and Views – July 2022

SAVE 15% if you book your delegate place for Cool Logistics Global conference and exhibition today

If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to book your delegate ticket for Cool Logistics Global conference and exhibition, 20-22 September in beautiful Barcelona.  

This industry reunion event is hosted by the Port of Barcelona and here is what our lucky delegates have in store – don’t be the one to miss out!

19 September – exclusive pre-event port tour, including the Hutchison Ports BEST terminal – the first semi-automated terminal in the Hutchison Ports Group and the most technologically advanced port development project in Spain

19 September – stunning rooftop terrace icebreaker reception sponsored by Klinge Corporation at the Grand Marina Hotel -enjoy spectacular views over the city and port, cocktails and regional canapes

20 September – conference and networking including evening official Networking Reception at the gorgeous Mas de Sant Llei hosted by the Port of Barcelona with drinks, dinner and live band

21 – 22 September – conference and networking

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