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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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    Cool Times - Winter 2009

    Inside this issue:

    • Message from the Board
    • Reshaping cold chain logistics
    • Announcement AGM2010 
    • Spotlight On: Competitive Advantages for Logistic Service Provider 
    • News
    • Hamburg to Costa Rica: First test of the intelligent container completed successfully
    • PDA and CCA – together for a better cold chain
    • New Members
    • Upcoming Events with CCA participation

    Download your copy here: Cool Times - Winter 2009.pdf

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    Cool Times - Spring 2007

    Inside this issue:

    • CCQI Certification of Integra2
    • Review of AGM meeting in Hamburg
    • CCA in Sweden for Technology Workshop
    • Message from the Board Members
    • TIACA Membership Broadens the CCA Awareness 
    • CCA Expands Cooperation with IATA 
    • Names in the News 
    • CCA appoints area representative in the Far East 
    • Project Updates 
    • Focus on Retailers 
    • Spotlight On: The Wonders of Raspberries 
    • PTSP Events 
    • New CCA Members 
    • CCA AGM in France - May 23rd-25th, 2007

    Download your copy here: Cool Times - Spring 2007.pdf

  • CCA AGM Event for Perishables
    June 19, 2017

    19-21 June 2017 (date t.b.c.)
    Athens (GR)

    The CCA will hold its next AGM in Athens, Greece. This event will be focussed on Perishables and be held in conjuction with our Annual General Meeting. More details will follow in due time.

  • 5th CCA Pharma & BioSciences Conference
    September 11, 2017

    11-13 September 2017 (date t.b.c.)
    Budapest (HU)

    We are pleased to announce that the 5th CCA Pharma & Biosciences (P&B) conference will be held in September 2017 (exact dates t.b.c.) in Budapest, Hungary.

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    December 1, 2017

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    CCA AGM 2017 for Perishables

    The CCA will hold its next AGM in Athens, Greece. This event will be focussed on Perishables and be held in conjuction with our Annual General Meeting. More details will follow in due time.For more information and sponsoring, please contact: Harley Kahn of EVA International Tel: +44 (0)20 8253 4006 Mobile: +44 (0)7581 543882   Read More...

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    4th CCA Pharma & BioSciences Conference

    We are pleased to announce that the 4th CCA Pharma & Biosciences (P&B) conference held on 19-20 September 2016 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai was a great success with 140 delegates and interesting speakers and discussions.   Read More...

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Cool Chain Events

Upcoming Cool Chain Events

  • Cold Chain Distribution 2016
    December 12, 20160:00

    12-13 December 2016
    London (UK)

    CCA proudly endorces "Cold Chain Distribution 2016", organized by SMI Group. This conference will take place in London, on the 12th and 13th of December. The event will host cold chain experts from the Pharma and Biotech regulators and suppliers to keep abreast of cold chain distribution developments. The conference will also provide information on the latest technologies in cold chain distribution, from temperature monitoring to packing.

  • Indian Cold Chain Expo (ICE)
    December 16, 20160:00

    16-17 December 2016
    Indore (IN)

    ICE is an amalgamation of exhibition, conference, awards and networking dinner. It is focused on cold chain industry and brings together users and service providers from all over the globe. It is a unique networking opportunity for decision makers, opinion leaders and the entire cold chain fraternity.

  • Temperature Controlled Logistics
    January 30, 20170:00

    30 January - 02 February 2017
    London (UK)

    Now in its 16th year and in London for the first time ever, Temperature Controlled Logistics 2017 will shine a spotlight on the latest innovations in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Featuring 60 expert speakers, 40 ground breaking sessions, 6 streams that allow you to personalise your agenda, 60 exhibitors and 24 hours of networking, this really is the ONLY event to bring serious value to the entire pharma supply chain and procurement teams.

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CCA Press Releases

  • 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...

  • 3rd CCA Pharma & BioSciences - Event Summary

    The 3rd CCA Pharma & BioSciences Event was opened by Chairman Sebastiaan Scholte and Daniel Setz of key sponsor Swissport. The first presentation was delivered by Camelot, a consulting firm specialized in the pharmaceutical market.  Read More...

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Industry Relevant

  • Tesco adds Microlise telematics to central European trailer fleet

    Tesco has opted to use journey management and trailer tracking from Microlise on 940 trailers in Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic.Journey Management is a telematics product that provides the insight and visibility to debrief drivers by exception against route and schedule adherence to reduce mileage run.It will also help the Tesco team to monitor the status of trips against schedule in real-time and enable improvements through “planned vs actual” route comparison. Ult...  Read More...

  • UPS moves deeper into cold chain with Marken acquisition

    UPS is to purchase Marken which will remain self-operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS.Marken services 49,000 clinical trial sites and its acquisition is part of a string of UPS investments and acquisitions in clinical trial logistics for drug and vaccine research.UPS is upgrading it capability to move temperature-sensitive biological specimens in and out of more than 60 countries. With the new acquisition, UPS is looking to gain market share over FedEx and DHL, which currently domi...  Read More...

  • Indian cold storage sites “not up to the mark” for fruit

    Hyderabad, India: Food inspectors in India have pointed out that the quality of cold storage in India is “not up to the mark” and is one of the reasons that 40% of fruit is wasted.According to an article in the Deccan Chronicle, food inspectors have said that only around 25 out of the 70 cold stores in Hyderabad are functioning properly while others have constant system failures.“Low temperatures have to be maintained which is not being adequately done and that is leading ...  Read More...

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