CCA to launch perishable shipment data sharing tests

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) plans to launch a new series of data sharing tests called the “LAX Initiative” in the coming months, and leverage the initiative to monitor perishable shipments on global trade lanes in a bid to improve supply chain management and reduce food loss. The LAX Initiative is built upon a previous […]

Pilot food transport study reveals greater need for cool-chain transparency

A recent pilot study tracking the quality of temperature-sensitive food on a long-haul flight found that 40% of food transported around the world — via air, ocean and land — requires refrigeration and 20% of food loss is caused by a breakdown in the cool chain, according to officials for food waste tracking app Too Good To Go, which identifies users who can buy leftover food from retailers.  The […]