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  • Major Opportunity to Improve Air Quality by Tackling Auxiliary Engine Emissions

    Zero-emission transport refrigeration systems could cut overall engine pollution from refrigerated vehicles by up to 93% and have a major impact on air quality, says Dearman, the clean cold technology company. Dearman’s research indicate that equipping a Euro 6, 17-tonne rigid truck with a zero-emission refrigeration system, as opposed to a diesel-powered unit, would cut the vehicle’s overall engine emissions of particulate matter by 93%, and reduce NOx emissions by 73%. A study released last ye...

  • Jan de Rijk Logistics awarded for Best Regional Logistics Provider by Payload Asia

    CCA Chairman Sebastiaan Scholte is very proud to announce that Jan de Rijk Logistics has been awarded by Payload Asia as Best Regional Logistics Provider of the year 2013. Sebastiaan Scholte - CEO of Jan de Rijk Logistics - received the prestigious award during the award gala in Singapore on the 17th of October. This award proves again that Jan de Rijk Logistics is providing a great service to its customers within Europe.

  • Staf gets Thermo King Energy Efficiency Leader Award

    CCA Member Thermo King has presented Staf with an Energy Efficiency Leader Award in recognition of Staf’s work implementing Thermo King’s cryogenics refrigeration system. In 2011 Staf piloted five trucks converted to use the new CryoTech refrigeration system with recycled R-744 refrigerant. The open-loop system reduces emissions and provides superior performance compared to conventional diesel-powered units. Staf has cut its CO2 emissions by approximately 44,560kg annually wi...

  • Cool Logistics for Pharma & Healthcare Survey

    300+ Pharma Cool Chain Related Executives answered the questions in this survey (September 2012): Q: Which of these best represents the products that you are principally moving through your supply chain ? Branded Pharmaceuticals 29% Biopharmaceutical's 23% Healthcare Distribution (on behalf of one of the above) 16% Clinical Supplies and IMP’s 11% Other 11% Generics and OTC products 3% Q: What are the top 3 priorities in your temperature assured distribution supply chain ? Reduce or pre...

  • Reducing Post Harvest Food Losses – The Critical Role Of Logistics

    Author: JOHN MANNERS-BELL, CEO, TRANSPORT INTELLIGENCE LTD In October 2011, the United Nations estimated that the world's population had reached seven billion. This landmark event was accompanied by many warnings regarding the impact of over-population. Wars, hunger, water shortages and disease have been forecast by many commentators, should the number of people in the world continue to grow at its present rate.

  • New name in German reefer trailers

    The new German trailer manufacturer Burg Silvergreen showed its new reefer semi-trailer Reefer SR03 at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2012. The Reefer SR03 is based on an integrated chassis with a sliding plate at the neck.  ″We chose this construction because it is robust and long-lived and offers a lot of options to the customer″, says Paul Stempfle, director design and development, testing and homologation. Burg Silvergreen's new reefer semi-trailer Since driving force-related dynamics are ...

  • Kuehne + Nagel introduces real-time temperature control in airfreight

    As part of its KN PharmaChain product, Kuehne + Nagel has introduced newly developed active wireless sensors which record and transmit the temperature of pharmaceutical airfreight shipments along the entire supply chain. The use of active wireless sensors is a major achievement in the segment of seamless airfreight cold chains for pharmaceutical products. Generally, security rules prohibit the active use of mobile sensors during air transport.