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Transportation of dairy products

Transportation of dairy products

Dairy products being perishables have a limited shelf life and need to have strict SOPs in place for their transportation. Be it the right packaging material, to the right transportation material, the supply chain team needs to have thorough checklists, timelines and tracking devices in place.  Dairy ideally needs to be transported between 2-8C, and […]

Over billion tonnes of food wasted every year

Over billion tonnes of food wasted every year

Food wastage is a huge issue globally with over billion tonnes of food wasted every year Food wastage is a huge issue globally with over billion tonnes of food wasted every year. In fact, in developing countries it is known that 40% of food and agricultural products go to waste before reaching the market, in […]

The supply chain for frozen food

The supply chain for frozen food

With the Covid 19 pandemic having increased the number of online sales, frozen food deliveries have also increased. Be it home deliveries from retailers, or from manufacturers to retailers, there has been an increase in demand.  While this is true, a large number of deliveries may give rise to carelessness or contamination of the consignment […]

Storage and transportation of chocolates

Storage and transportation of chocolates

Chocolate is one of the most popular products, ingredients in most desserts, ice creams and tops the list as a gifting options in most countries. In fact, it is known that the volume of cocoa produced annually equals about 4.7 million tonnes worldwide! This being said, the transportation of chocolate needs to be executed carefully, […]

Temperature controlled transportation

Temperature controlled transportation

Temperature controlled transportation- game changer for the cold chain industry    While you may be working with high quality packaging, transportation vehicles, and have everything else in check, the one thing that is not always controllable is changes in temperature, especially if you are using a non PCM based technology.  With temperature changes during transportation, […]

PCM 101

Eutectics, also referred to as phase change materials, are widely used in cold chain logistics to provide the required temperature for point-to-point transportation of consignments. In a nutshell, PCMs work on latent heat and absorb heat when changing from one phase to another i.e., from solid to liquid. Depending on the kind of consignment that […]

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