Cold Chain

By Chris Lewis · January 19, 2018
Whether semi- or fully-automated, cold storage facilities can automate to cut costs, improve labor productivity and achieve compliance.
By MMH Staff · December 4, 2017
Lineage adds more than 20 million cubic feet of capacity to its network.
By MMH Staff · November 24, 2017
Mathew Reiffel, operations manager for Americold Logistics, will attend the 2018 Global Cold Chain Expo, 25-27 June in Chicago to compete with other young leaders from around the world for the GCCA NextGen Award.
By Josh Bond · November 3, 2017
Given their higher operating costs, cold storage environments stand to benefit most from fleet management best practices.
By Patrick Burnson · October 5, 2017
TOTE Maritime Alaska has selected ORBCOMM to provide a broad portfolio of telematics to monitor and control its refrigerated and dry intermodal and over-the-road assets, including containers, trailers and flatbeds.
By Patrick Burnson · October 2, 2017
The largest ocean cargo gateway for U.S. agricultural exports on the West Coast has announced a major upgrade, as Port of Oakland Commissioners last week approved an $11 million rail spur to Cool Port Oakland.
By Patrick Burnson · August 31, 2017
While Amazon’s recent bid to purchase Whole Foods made mainstream headlines, the e-commerce giant will still need to adhere to time-tested realities. Any way you slice it, the integrated U.S. cold chain requires optimized service from existing ports, 3PLs, cold storage warehousing, transportation providers and high-value vendors.
By Peter Moore · August 28, 2017
This consumer-focused “cold chain”—temperature controlled supply chain—is only a recent example of a decades-long push to perfect a global system of item level tracking in supply chain management.
By Patrick Burnson · August 23, 2017
Descartes Systems Group, a global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it had acquired MacroPoint, LLC, earlier this month, LM learned that there would be implications for shippers reliant upon the cold chain chain.
By Patrick Burnson · August 15, 2017
Amazon's play for Whole Foods is a game changer for logistics managers who are still coping with the urgency of e-commerce demands.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Patrick Burnson · October 4, 2016
The recent Global Cold Chain Alliance report shows that temperature-controlled warehouse space has experienced steady growth since 2014. Emerging markets, including those with undeveloped transport infrastructure, played a key role in this trend in spite of lingering challenges. Cold Storage Transportation News, Trends in cold supply chain tranportation
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2016
SeaLand, the Intra-Americas regional ocean carrier of the Maersk Group, today introduces the Port of Hueneme, California as a new port call on its West Coast Central America (WCCA) Service.
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2016
Despite many adversities for the maritime sector over the last year, seaborne perishable reefer trade increased in 2015 - and is forecast to grow further still in 2016.
PREMIUM
By LM Staff · August 16, 2016
An examination of the breadth of services today’s third-party logistics providers (3PLs) have to offer and how shippers can create a long-lasting, mutually-beneficial relationship with today’s more multi-faceted service partners. Custom digital issue for the third party logistics providers highlighting how to create lasting relationships with providers.
By Josh Bond · December 14, 2015
The 2015 public warehousing market continues to chart steady gains and ongoing consolidation.

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