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Port of Antwerp

A first for Port of Antwerp

A first for Port of Antwerp
Port of Antwerp

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Ahead of Cool Logistics Global 2021, taking place online 19 – 21 October, news from our Bronze sponsor the Port of Antwerp.

Life sciences and Healthcare products require specific handling during distribution, which is laid down in the GDP (Good Distribution Practice) guidelines. Port of Antwerp has translated this for a maritime setting, making it the first port in the world to operate under the standard of the European GDP rules throughout the logistics chain.

To hear more from Port of Antwerp, book today for Cool Logistics Global 2021 here 

Source: Port of Antwerp

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Automation and the cold chain

Automation and the cold chain
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Ahead of Cool Logistics Global 2021, taking place online 19 – 21 October, the team at event Gold sponsor Lineage Logistics discusses how automation is a response to the challenges facing today’s cold chain. Cool Logistics is delighted to welcome Lineage Logistics as a Gold Sponsor. To hear more from Lineage Logistics, book today for Cool Logistics Global 2021 here 

Source: Lineage Logistics

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Going bananas about AI

Going bananas about AI for fresh produce

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Going bananas about AI for fresh produce. Ahead of Cool Logistics Global 2021, taking place online 19 – 21 October, the Cool Logistics team spoke to Hans-Willem van der Waal of Agro Fair about post-harvest digital innovation for shipments of organic banana. To hear directly from Hans-Willem on this subject, book your place today for Cool Logistics Global 2021 here 

Source: Rachael White on LinkedIn

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Latin American banana crisis

Latin American banana crisis
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Latin American banana crisis. Growing countries make statement on rising costs of the industry. Producers and exporters from  Ecuador, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica represent 60 percent of the global banana production.

Source: FreshPlaza

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food waste

Tackling food waste holistically

Tackling food waste holistically
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Tackling food waste holistically. Each of us can help prevent food waste. Developed countries waste as much food as the developing world produces in some cases. The good news is that there are technologies and processes to help reduce food waste globally. 

Source: Fresh Produce Journal

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Meat

CO2 threatens food security

CO2 threatens food security
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A shortage of CO2 in the UK is threatening meat production. The shortage ‘threatens national food security’, according to poultry producers. CO2 is used to stun animals before slaughter. It is also a vital component of food packaging, including bagged salads. 

Source: BBC Business

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food market

A sustainable cold chain

A sustainable cold chain
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Developing countries are being provided with models to develop sustainable cold chains. A sustainable cold chain will reduce food loss and waste. The Cold Chain Database and Modelling initiative has been launched by the Global Food Cold Chain Council (GFCCC) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) OzonAction. 

Source: Cooling Post

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food supply

Americold’s cold storage throughput

Americold's cold storage throughput
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US labour shortages are starting to impact. Americold reports reduced market expectations due to food production disruption caused by labour shortages and COVID restrictions. The company is now reporting flat to 2% change in warehouse sector revenues compared to the previous growth of 2 to 4%.

Source: FreightWaves

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containers

East-West trades fight

East-West trades fight competition
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Competition for market share on the East – West trades route is fierce. New market intel from Sea-Intelligence shows just how fierce it is between the three global east-west alliances.

Source: Splash 24/7

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containers

Where’s my container?

Where's my container?
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Where’s my container? The container industry is disrupted worldwide. Everyone in the perishables supply chain is asking ‘where’s my container? Fascinating insight into the container problems facing the perishables supply chain.

Source: FreshFruitportal.com

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