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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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CCA Events

Upcoming CCA Events

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  • CCA AGM Event for Perishables
    June 19, 2017

    19-21 June 2017

    The CCA will hold its next AGM in June, but the location has to be changed due to unforeseen circumstances. 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 18, 2017

    18-19 September 2017
    Budapest (HU)

    We are pleased to announce that the 5th CCA Pharma & Biosciences (P&B) conference will be held on 18-19 September 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. For more details, please visit

  • CCA Americas Event for Pharma and Perishables
    December 4, 2017

    4-6 December 2017
    Dallas (US)

    This event has been postponed. 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 AGM 2017 for Perishables

    The CCA will hold its next event in June, but the location is still to be confirmed. This event will be focussed on Perishables and be held in conjuction with our Annual General Meeting. More details will follow in due time.   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

  • 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.

  • Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference
    February 8, 20170:00

    8-9 February 2017
    Vancouver (CA)

    The Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference is Canada’s largest supply chain event! Join 2,500+ delegates and 100+ leading industry experts discussing issues relevant to the entire freight spectrum. CLC also includes exclusive tours and networking events, as well as Canada’s only full-scale supply chain trade show featuring 50,000 square feet of products, services and technologies relevant to air, sea, rail and road cargo logistics, from source to market.

  • 15th Cold Chain Canada
    February 27, 20170:00

    27 February - 02 March 2017
    Toronto (CA)

    Temperature Control Logistics, Quality, Packaging & Security Practices for your Commercial and Clinical Supply Chains.

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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

  • ABC becomes Schiphol's largest all-cargo airline

    CCA Member AirBridgeCargo (ABC) has become the largest all-cargo airline operating out of Schiphol airport, while it remains the second largest cargo carrier at Europe's busiest airport, Frankfurt.The Volga-Dnepr-owned carrier completed more than 1,000 Boeing 747 freighter flights from the two airports for the first time in 2016, and is second only to the two national carriers - Lufthansa and KLM - when it comes to total cargo volumes transported from the hubs.Volga-Dnepr group senior v...  Read More...

  • Rio earns CEIV pharma certification

    RIOgaleão, Rio de Janeiro’s international airport, has been awarded IATA’s Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) Pharma certificate. Rio de Janeiro's TECA Pharma 2 facility, which last year tripled cold storage capacity to 17,000 cubic metresCertification for the key Brazilian gateway follows a number of audits and assessments, technical training and “significant improvements” to the airport's pharma handling infrastructure and processes, s...  Read More...

  • Additional Pharma Packaging Solution

    Peli BioThermal, the temperature-controlled packing specialist for the pharma and life sciences sector, has launched its CoolPall Vertos Advance.The single-use, passive bulk freight shipping solution builds on the existing CoolPall Vertos packaging product range.CoolPall Vertos Advance has additional advancements, including phase change material (PCM) and vacuum insulated panels (VIPs), which provide fridge hold capabilities for added stability.The addition was engineered following feedback from...  Read More...

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