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    Cool Chain Industry News

    The CCA is the community for Temperature-Sensitive Supply Chain Professionals, providing Thought Leadership, Networking and Results. Tap into our knowledge center and news about the Cool Chain Industry.

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    CCA Events

    An important part of the CCA Strategy is to organize events around the world, mostly with a specific focus on Perishables or Pharmaceuticals. Here you meet new people, catch up with old friends, discuss value propositions and develop new business with existing customers or new prospects.

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    CCA Membership

    The Cool Chain Association is the community for Temperature-Sensitive Supply Chain Professionals, providing Thought Leadership, Networking and Results. Tap into the knowledge center for the Cool Chain Industry, join the Networking Events for the Cool Chain Community and become part of our best-in-class Show Cases.

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    The CCA is a non-profit organization, founded in 2003, with the aim to reduce wastage and improve the quality, efficiency and value of the temperature sensitive supply chain by facilitating and enabling vertical & horizontal collaboration, education and innovation amongst our members and stakeholders.

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    Real-Time Event Monitoring to Improve Quality of Perishables

    CCA Members Cool Chain Group, Rungis Express and Xtreme Technologies have worked closely together to test a state-of-the-art technology solution to monitor and manage reefer trucks and trailers with 3 separate temperature chambers - in real time - across Europe.

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Upcoming CCA Events

  • CCA Americas Event for Pharma and Perishables
    December 3, 2017

    3-5 December 2017
    Dallas Fort Worth, United States

    In cooperation with Dallas Fort Worth Airport, the CCA will organize this event for Perishable and Pharmaceuticals in North, Middle and South America. Further details will follow in due time.

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    CCA Americas Event for Pharma and Perishables

    The Cool Chain Association is pleased to bring a combined Pharma and Perishables event to the Dallas Fort Worth region in association with Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Fruit, flowers and vegetables were among the first commodities carried by air as a way to minimize product damage and devaluation caused by rapid natural ripening processes.  Air transport helped protect against adverse changes in temperature and humidity that expedited these ripening processes. Now, airlines...  Read More...

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    CCA 5th Pharma & BioSciences Conference

    The 5th CCA Pharma & Bioscience (P&B) Conference & Exhibition took place on the 18th – 19th September 2017 at the Corinthia Hotel in Budapest. The event brought together Cool Chain industry leaders to discuss pressing challenges facing the industry today and what the future holds.Click here for more information about this event.   Read More...

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Upcoming Cool Chain Events

  • India Cold Chain Show
    December 12, 20170:00

    12-14 December 2017
    Mumbai, India

    India Cold Chain Show is a 3 day exhibition being held from 12th December to 14th December, 2017 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India. This event will cover areas like Cold chain, cold logistics, temperature controlling, refrigeration, storage, distribution and cold supply chain sectors.

  • Cold Chain Distribution
    December 13, 20170:00

    13-14 December 2017
    London, United Kingdom

    SMi proudly presents the must-attend 12th Annual Cold Chain Distribution Conference & Exhibition in London in 2017!

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CCA Press Releases

  • Stavros Evangelakakis new Chairman of Cool Chain Association (CCA)

    27th June 2017 - Senningerberg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Stavros Evangelakakis has taken over the chairmanship of Sebastiaan Scholte, who served as chairman of the CCA for 5 years. Stavros Evangelakakis, currently global product manager of Cargolux Airlines, has been a board member of the CCA since 2012.   Read More...

  • Mrs. Renate de Walle appointed as Treasurer of the Cool Chain Association

    20th November 2016 - Senningerberg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg COOL CHAIN ASSOCIATION A.S.B.L. (CCA) announced that Mrs. Renate de Walle, Director Pharmaceutical Logistics at Air France KLM Martinair Cargo, is unanimously appointed Treasurer and Director on the Board of the CCA.   Read More...

  • 4th CCA Pharma & BioSciences Conference - Event Summary

    PHARMA SUPPLY CHAIN COMMUNITY MUST COLLABORATE AND WORK WITH REGULATORS TO SET GLOBAL STANDARDSLogistics providers must work closely with regulators to ensure the rapidly expandingpharma supply chain runs smoothly and securely, delegates at the Cool Chain Association(CCA)’s Pharma and Biosciences Conference 2016 heard earlier this weekDubai, UAE, Friday, 23rd September 2016 - The cool chain community must work closelywith regulators to ensure the global pharma market, estimated to be worth...  Read More...

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Industry Relevant

  • CCA - Leading the way on cool chain logistics

    June 2017 - Sebastiaan Scholte, outgoing Chairman of the Cool Chain Association, speaks to TIACA Times about the organization’s plans for the year.Sebastiaan, you recently announced your retirement from chairmanship of CCA. What have been the highlights of your tenure at the helm of the organization?Firstly, I want to say all of the accomplishments of our great organization are thanks to the efforts of our whole board as well as our members. During my five years as chairman, I had their fu...  Read More...

  • Trade in Miami International Airport up by 48% in 2016

    The total value of international freight originating from and destined to Miami International Airport (MIA) in 2016 jumped 8% to $57.3 billion in 2016, according to recently released data by the US Department of Commerce.Largely responsible for the spike was pharmaceutical (pharma) freight, which surged 48%, year over year, to $4.4 billion. Since 2010, when the total value of pharma shipments was $1.8 billion, MIA’s pharma trade has grown by 140%.The growth in life sciences cargo reflects ...  Read More...

  • IAG Cargo targets pharma sector with new Madrid-Basel freighter service

    IAG Cargo has launched its new freighter service between Madrid and Basel to meet the demands of Switzerland’s fast growing pharmaceutical sector.Customers will have access to over 29,000 kilograms of lift per flight; expanding IAG Cargo’s existing short-haul freighter network by 6 percent.The new service, which has been on trial since January, has proved popular with the sector, offering an uninterrupted gateway to IAG Cargo’s Latin American network. The cargo operator flies t...  Read More...

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