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CCA Proudly Presents:

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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Pharmaceuticals in the Cool Chain

17-18 September 2014
Sheraton Malpensa Airport Hotel, Milan

Following up on last year's 'Pharmaceuticals in the Cool Chain' Conference, the Cool Chain Association together with EVA International are planning the second event this Fall that will focus on 'Best Practices in Cool Chain'.

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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.

If you're interested to know more about our members, please have a look here.

CCA is proud to endorse IQPC’s 12th Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum – taking place September 29 – October 3, 2014 in Boston, USA

Cool Chain Association members are eligible for 20% offRegister here and quote code 12CCGF_CCA to ensure your discounted rate.

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