Features a Good Cold Chain Data Logger Should Have

A cold chain data logger, otherwise referred to as a temperature data logger, is a device that records and logs ambient temperature and other data at set intervals over a period of time. They should be compact, relatively inexpensive, and should be able to work reliably without any major infrastructure like data cable networks or … Continued

The Cold Chain Technology

Several technologies are closely interacting in a sequential manner to support a cold chain: Monitoring Usually refers to devices and systems able to monitor the condition of the cold chain, such as temperature and humidity, throughout all the involved stages, namely in the reefer and at the warehouse. These technologies provide an account of the … Continued

Why The Food Industry Needs Cold Chain Logistics

Did you know that farmers around the globe currently grow enough food to feed 10 billion people? It’s curious, then, that one billion people worldwide struggle to put food on their families’ plates. Food production isn’t the problem; the food distribution process is. Cold chain logistics could have a profound impact on the global economy … Continued

Temperature-controlled Logistics

As demand for perishable products grows worldwide, efficient and effective cold chain management requires strong partnerships and quick reactions. Cold chain logistics requires maintaining temperature integrity, controlling all the processes involved means high levels of integration and coordination. Each supply chain partner—from harvester or producer to the ultimate seller—shares responsibility. For example, cold chain transportation … Continued

The Logistics of Cold Chain Management

In two words: control and organization. Cold chain management in the supply chain typically focuses on groceries, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, as well as some high tech products. Each of the products under these umbrellas requires a constant temperature control to ensure the safe production and delivery to their final destination. Assuming that production and warehousing at … Continued

THE COLD CHAIN

The cold chain involves the transportation of temperature sensitive products along a supply chain through thermal and refrigerated packaging methods and the logistical planning to protect the integrity of these shipments. There are several means in which cold chain products can be transported, including refrigerated trucks and railcars, refrigerated cargo ships, reefers as well as … Continued

The Future of the Cold Chain Industry

In the cold chain industry, things freeze fast and change fast! Today’s consumers demand on-time delivery, real-time visibility and the latest in temperature control technology. It’s also interesting to note that millennials demand more fresh refrigerated food and are shying away from more shelf life type food that generations in the past demanded. Today’s consumers … Continued

Refrigerated medical products

Some medicinal products need to be stored and shipped at lower than ambient temperatures to assure their quality . These are often referred to as “cold chain products” or “fridge lines” and wholesale dealers are expected to store and distribute them in strict accordance with the product labelling requirements. Some cold chain items, such as … Continued

HOW TO STORE INSULIN SAFELY

Heat-sensitive medicines such as insulin are extremely sensitive to any variations in temperature, hot or cold. They must never be exposed to a temperature greater than +8°C or less than +2°C, as they can become inactive, or worse, in the event of significant and/or prolonged exposure, toxic. Considering the low quantity of product that the … Continued