Shippers will call on carriers at the 10th Cool Logistics Conference & Exhibition in Antwerp this October to work with them for better solutions to raise product quality in the cold chain
LONDON, 20.07.2018 – Worry
Not only is there increased concern that refrigerated containers
What this will mean for the ocean freight cold chain is ultimately in the hands of all the parties involved. Can the industry work together to ensure better reliability? Can new sustainable technological solutions be adopted to deliver better quality perishable produce? Or is the maritime industry looking at a swing from fresh to frozen – and will airfreight carriers be the winners?
All these questions and more will be tackled on day 1 of Cool Logistics Global 2018. Ronald Veldman
AJC along with other shippers and
The afternoon is dedicated to reefer shipping, technology and trade facilitation, including a focused look at port logistics and the potential of digitilisation to improve container access. The debate between Craig Moore, Head of Supply Chain at DP World London Gateway and Tineke Van de Voorde, Coordinator Trade Facilitation at Port of Antwerp, plus more to be announced, will look at achieving greater supply chain transparency, facilitating perishable trade flows and implications for future cold chain investment, among other topics.
Speakers announced so far for ‘The Great Reefer Debate’, which also takes place in the afternoon of day 1, include Anne Sophie, Zerlang Karlsen, Global Head of Reefer Management, Maersk Line, Ted Prince, Executive Vice President and COO at Tiger Cool Express LLC, Yntze Buitenwerf, CEO, Seatrade Group, Chris Swartz, Director Global Transportation & Logistics Services AJC International Inc, and Nigel Webster, Vice President, Reefers at BEACON Intermodal Leasing LLC. Topics will range from reefer box access and whether or not there really is a box shortage, to delays and transshipment, rolled boxes and specialised reefer shipping.
Cool Logistics Global, the annual conference and exhibition for perishables
Key sponsors include the Port of Antwerp, Emerson Climate Technologies, Fruit Logistica, Kuehne + Nagel, Seacube, ValenciaPort, DP World London Gateway, Kloosterboer, Neutral Air Partner, ONE Europe (Ocean Network Express), Ocean X, Seaco and Visbeen. A growing list of exhibitors include Emerson Climate Technologies, Hamburg Süd, Hapag-Lloyd and Kuehne + Nagel.
The full 3-day workshop and conference programme can be viewed at www.coollogisticsglobal.
Delegates can book to attend the full event, 2-day conference only or 1-day workshop only at http://