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It is the CCA’s ambition to create Impact: visible and measurable results for both companies and our society. These Show-Cases are the first results of initiatives from our members.

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IMPROVING THE PERISHABLE AIR CARGO SUPPLY CHAIN


In cooperation with EVA Int, the CCA will organize the next AGM Event on 18-19 May at the Conrad Hotel in Miami, Florida (USA)

 

 

The perishable market is an interesting area to be active in for all logistics service providers, it is also important that quality and efficiency is maintained throughout the whole supply chain.This puts pressure on the logistics service providers to reduce waste, increase efficiency, become transparent and reduce costs.

Air carriers have already seen a shift towards sea freight and have to innovate and improve performance in order to adapt to these changes and keep consumers around the world happy.

During the CCA conference in Miami we will hear the view of the shipper, the forwarder and the airline on how we can improve the perishable air cargo supply chain. Since Miami is an important hub for perishables from Latin America we will also have the views from different logistics service providers in this important growing market.

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Cargolux is the first GDP certified airline

CCA Member Cargolux Airlines was granted Good Distribution Practice (GDP) status by Bureau Veritas Certification Germany GmbH, attesting that the company’s management system fulfills the requirements of the EU directive ‘Guidelines on Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use’ and of WHO guidelines.

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Did You Know That ... Opening the Doors of a Truck with Frozen Goods may lead to an Air Temperature Increase of 24 degrees within 2 Minutes ?


Source: (Tso, C. P., Yu, S. C. M., Poh, H. J., & Jolly, P. G. (2002). Experimental study on the heat and mass transfer characteristics in a refrigerated truck. International Journal of Refrigeration, 25(3), 340-350)

Cool Chain Association

The CCA is a non-profit organization, founded in 2003, with the aim of synchronizing the cool supply chain in order to improve the quality of perishables and temperature sensitive products (PTSP) and thus prolong their shelf life and reduce wastage. Presently, approximately 30% of harvested fresh products decay due to incorrect handling and mistakes in the cold chain. As a result, the CCA and its members with the certification experts Germanischer Lloyd created the cold chain logistics quality standard, the Cool Chain Quality Indicator (CCQI). This standard is the first ever attempt to set standards for the entire logistic industry in the handling of PTSP and covers the complete cool chain from production to retail store shelf.

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Members

Our members are international companies and institutions, all of whom are active in the cold supply chains.

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