Cold Chain/Logistics

Supply chain delays, high freight rates expected to continue

On Jan. 6, 2022, there were a record 105 shipping vessels anchored or loitering off the coast of Southern California waiting for openings to dock at t... continue reading »

Packaging leader PMMI announces partnership with supply chain org F4SS

F4SS, the Foundation for Supply Chain Solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologi... continue reading »

Supply chain issues: Feds urge Western ocean carriers to resume full activity

There have been a couple of recent initiatives by the U.S. Department of Transportation and U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to help alleviate ... continue reading »

Climate-control designer Coldbox makes leadership moves, opens US office

Environmentally controlled facilities design-builder Coldbox has appointed Paul D’Agostino as chief operations officer (Canada and U.S.) and Brian R... continue reading »

GAB Operations leaders talk cold chain, traceability and building new facility

Jaime Usabiaga and Miguel Usabiaga rarely give interviews. The president and vice president, respectively, of international produce distributor GAB Op... continue reading »

New line of heavy-duty plastic pallets released by Craemer Group

Plastic pallet manufacturer Craemer Group has released the CR4-5, the newest 40-by-48-inch pallet model within its CR series, well-known for its susta... continue reading »

reusable-pallets

Pallet shortage: Produce group warns of bigger disruptions to food supply chain

Although conversations are occurring within the North American (and global) industry relative to the current acute pallet shortages, the United Fresh ... continue reading »

GAB Operations to build cold storage distribution center in Laredo

GAB Operations, a Mexico-based distributor of fresh and frozen produce, has contracted with A M King to begin construction of a Texas distribution cen... continue reading »

Colmac Coil launches new line of dry coolers, air-cooled condensers

Colmac Coil has announced the launch of a new line of dry coolers and air-cooled condensers: Dryware. The new parametrically designed products offer ... continue reading »

Walmart signs reusable plastic containers deal with IFCO Systems

IFCO Systems, the world’s largest operator of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food packaging, and Walmart, announced the completion of ... continue reading »