ColdChainManagement


Choose Insulated Panel Materials for Cold Store

The COVID-19 pandemic shifted consumer spending habits so much, e-commerce business jumped 32% that year alone, accelerating economic growth by nearly two years. A similar trend is happening in the food-storage warehouse sector; […]

Airport’s cold space: a Crystal project

Procurement  Team Crystal’s idea of creating a cold storage infrastructure amidst the airport without any civil construction and cost came into light not long after the global pandemic started, when the […]

Time to Transition to Low-GWP Refrigerants

By Casey Sky Noon, Business Development Coordinator for CoolSys Energy Design With quickly accelerating fears of the global impact of climate change, national and international legislation aims to replace the […]

Starting a Cold Chain Business for Beginners

What is Cold Chain? The cold chain refers to managing the temperature of perishable products food (vegetables, fruits, meat and seafood, dairy products), Flowers and plants, Bio-pharmaceutical products under controlled conditions […]

CO2/NH3 Cascade Industrial Refrigeration Systems

While striving to support cost effective( both initial & operating) and energy efficient ecofriendly green refrigeration systems, it is time we adopt the attitude of Can-Do credo by switching from […]

Best Practices for Managing Cold Chain Problems

In current time, cold chain management has become a progressive complex process, this is because of the increasing demand in Food, Medical and Pharmaceuticals divisions and their stringent regulatory requirements. […]

Potential of Cold Chain Storage Segment in India

By Vikram S. Puri, Inventor, Entrepreneur and Rotarian with multiple technology patents and 34+years of Supply Chain Experience. Cold Storage Facilities play an important role in improvement of shelf life […]

Indian Logistics and Supply Chain Trends 2021

By: Mr. Aditya Vazirani, CEO – Robinsons Global Logistics Solutions The pandemic and the lockdown that lasted for major part of 2020, proved to be testing times for various businesses […]

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Supply Chains are tough businesses to be in; it takes a lot of effort and time to get things right and accurate. From managing fleets to getting the delivery just […]

5-point strategy against Corona

GROUP7 Managing Director Günther Jocher presents strategy at German Logistics Congress How to deal with the rising COVID-19 numbers and the immediate effects on employees, supply chain and turnover calculations? […]

Cold Storage: Delivering on customers’ needs

Maersk is ticking all the right boxes with a state-of-the-art cold storage facility near Chennai for its customers with the requirements of import and export of perishable goods Over the […]

Benefits of Anhydrous Ammonia in Refrigeration Systems

BY MANUCHEHR MEHDIZADEH, BSME LIFE TIME MEMBER ASHRAE, COMMITTEE OFFICER @ IIR, REFRIGERATION CHAIR @ ASHRAE HOUSTON CHAPTER Ammonia Refrigeration Basics Refrigeration systems use basic physics to transfer heat energy […]

Keeping your Products safe in Cold Chain

By Vikram S. Puri, Inventor, Entrepreneur and Rotarian with multiple technology patents and 34+years of Supply Chain Experience Don’t you hate it when your ice-cream turns to milkshake by the […]

Basics on Air Conditioning VRS Refrigeration

BY MANUCHEHR MEHDIZADEH, BSME LIFE TIME MEMBER ASHRAE, COMMITTEE OFFICER @ IIR, REFRIGERATION CHAIR @ ASHRAE HOUSTON CHAPTER Before I discuss the impact of refrigeration (or cold chain) industries in […]

Hot Chocolate in your Cold Chain?

Cold Chain Fever – 2 Transporting ice-cream and chocolates, both very high value-for-weight products has always been challenging. The smallest deviation in temperature during storage or transport alters the flavour, texture, […]

Safety1st – Back to work again

Back to work again – at-least for those of us in India who are in the transport, IT or other ‘allowed’ services. It’s been a month and we need to […]

Need for Skill development for Logistics

Despite the huge growth potential and its impact on the overall economy of the country, Logistics and supply chain management in India continues to grapple with lack of a skilled […]

A Brief on Food Safety

According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report of 2013, the global food wastage is estimated at 1.6 billion tons of “Primary” product which is equivalent to edible food wastage of  1.3 billion […]

Cold Chain Fever: Corona? Not on My Watch!

Cold Chains are likely to be the most directly impacted, emotionally affected businesses in industry – after all, we move food. Uninformed panic has already reached such proportions that prices […]

Incoterms® 2020 4 changes explained

As per January 2020 a new set of Incoterms® will become active. This is a set of trade terms which describe: Obligations: Who does what in f.e. organizing the carriage, […]

Important Considerations for Pharma SCM

Indian pharmaceutical industry has grown very well in the last few years and is expected to maintain the growth rate for next upcoming years too. The pharma retail segment is […]

HOW COOL IS YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN !!

Buying the right product with transporters , airlines and even ocean liners and also using the right product and following with the right product is the key to success for the […]

Powering the energy starved first mile cold chain

Proper post-harvest management training combined with infrastructure can boost sectoral growth and drive the economy. With the above solution, the farmers have reliable access to cold storage services in the […]

Solar Power- The Future

By Mr. Shehab Ujjainwala, Director, Evesol Did you know that the amount of power generated by the sun in one minute is enough to meet the energy requirements of the […]

Guidelines for digitizing your cold chain-

The main cause of food related illness is contaminated food. So it is important to manage and monitor the cold chain in a better and proactive way to reduce cold line spoilage and for better regulation..

Benefits of Phase Change Material Usage

Applications with PCMs have endless possibilities and are gaining a large momentum in organizations to integrate it into their products. It has got a large potential to overcome the existing […]

Cold Chain Monitoring – A Challenge

Cold Chain Monitoring – A Challenge OH YES !!! This is the inner voice that will come as soon as you read the above heading. Though, we all agree on […]

Drug delivery in CTM business

Distribution of the clinical Trial Materials (CTMs), a single step but with multiple challenges which finally leads to reaching the CTMs to the final destination i.e. to the right patient […]

Major Myths about Solar energy

The demand for renewable forms of energy is on the rise in order to lessen the effects of global warming our environment faces due to increased pollution. We are surrounded […]

Idetification of cold chain vulnerabilities

A cold chain is a supply chain in which the products moving across the supply chain are maintained in an environment that is temperature-controlled from end-to-end. A cold chain is […]

Basic rules for using vaccine refrigerators

Always arrange vaccines and diluents so that air can circulate freely; this also makes it easier to handle the vaccines. Wherever possible, store vaccines and diluents in a refrigerator that […]

Maintenance tips for Refrigerated Trucks

Here are some maintenance tips to help pro-long the life of your refrigerated box truck: During loading & unloading, don’t keep the refrigeration unit running. Shut it down while the […]

PEB: Trending in Cold Storage

With PEB concept, Cold storage can be exceptionally outlined and manufactured according to client and industry prerequisites, It is most appropriate from little to substantial multifacility storage system.The Cold storage […]

Puf Panel: The Ultimate solution for Cold Storages

“Apart from the cold storages, there has been commendable progress seen in the international scene of cold chain transportation. Today in the developed countries, majority of the perishable products are […]

Cold Storage Turns to Technology

September 22, 2017 “It isn’t every day that a new product or method comes along to improve the operations of large commercial and industrial refrigeration equipment, so when something does […]

Global Cold Chain Scenario

October 3, 2017 “Sustaining the cold chain capabilities becomes increasingly challenging as population grow and New Technologies Emerge” The cold chain market is projected to grow at a CAGR of […]

Flooring Options for Cold Storage Facilities

Flooring for cold storage facilities such as dairies, laboratories, grocery stores, cafeterias or restaurants must be able to withstand cold or freezing temperatures, be easy to clean for hygiene, tolerate […]

Refrigerants & Basic principles for selection of refrigerants

A refrigerant is a substance or mixture, usually a fluid, used in a heat pump and refrigeration cycle. In most cycles it undergoes phase transitions from a liquid to a gas and back again. Many working fluids have been used for such […]

The Refrigeration System: Core of Cold Storage

Generally, cold storage is cooled by refrigerator, using the liquid with low gasification temperature as refrigerant, making it evaporate under the condition of low pressure and mechanical control and absorb the […]

Safety Precautions for Cold Storage Owners

Cold room storage is important for companies that require preservation benefits. Hiring the right employees to complete “cold room tasks” is one step closer to achieving your business goals but […]

Data Logger’s importance

For temperature monitoring of perishable food and beverage products such as meat and milk, wireless data loggers can be deployed alongside these enclosures or next to exposed access points whose […]

Air Transportation of Perishables- A Growing Segment

December 22, 2017 A large and growing segment of the air cargo market is temperature-sensitive cargo, such as pharmaceuticals, fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers. Transportation of perishable food by air […]

Cold Chain in Meat and Poultry transport

“To guarantee a healthy fresh product, the time of transportation from producer to consumer must be as short as possible. Not only time is important to guarantee a fresh product. […]

Challenges in Seafood Cold Chain

May 7, 2018 Demanding logistics requirements combined with difficult weather and environmental conditions make seafood logistics especially challenging. As spoilage of fish begins right from the time it is caught, […]

How Big Data Can Change the Way We Buy Insurance

Factors like erratic and spiky driving – harsh acceleration and harsh braking adherence to planned routes and driving patterns – journey planning and JRM (Journey Risk Management), continuously driving without a […]

Updated status on Cold Chain Industry

As we are all aware that Refrigeration, the product of cold, an essential technology in global economies’ cold chain industry, has applications well beyond food processing and preservation.  It includes […]