cold chain

Comment: top three trends facing the cold chain industry
Atif Rafiq, co-founder of Qafila, looks at the innovations and trends poised to have the greatest impact on the food logistics sector in the next three to five years
UAE leads pharmaceutical sector growth with US $1bn investment
With the recent approval of the Dubai Silk Road Strategy and existing outstanding logistics infrastructure, the UAE is fast turning into a source market in the supply chain, manufacturing and exporting pharmaceuticals to high-demand markets such as Africa and Asia.
Etihad ESCO partners with Daikin for JAFZA Package-3 chiller replacement project
The project will result in an annual energy savings of 3,019,679 kWh for JAFZA, thereby saving AED 1.3-million annually.
Siemon introduces active cold aisle containment solution in GCC
Active aisle containment panels form a horizontal roof across the cold aisle and when used in conjunction with self-closing or manual doors that close off the end of the aisle, the cold air is contained in the aisle to provide targeted cooling to active equipment.
Case Study: Digitising BRF OneFoods’ poultry cold chain in the GCC
BRF OneFoods has invested significantly in digitising its supply chain in the Middle East, and by default has enhanced the efficiency of the 3PL partners with which it works in the 42 halal markets in which it operates.
Etihad narrows cold chain product with ‘FreshForward’
The new product ensures items such as fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy, fish, meat and flowers move seamlessly across Etihad Cargo’s global network until they reach their final destination.
Emirates SkyCargo reaps the fruits of its labour with Emirates Fresh
Emirates' air cargo arm has flown almost half a million tonnes of perishables in the 12 months since Emirates Fresh was launched.
Al-Futtaim Logistics opens cold store hub in Jafza South
The multi-temperature facility has space for more than 1,600 pallets with full temperature control ranging from +18°C to -22°C.
Tripharma Logistics launches in UAE for pharma sector
New pharmaceutical logistics joint venture brings international supply chain expertise from three companies together in Dubai South.
VIDEO: MHK Cold Chain opens only chilled warehouse in Ras Al Khor
MHK's new cold chain facility in Ras Al Khor is the only one of its kind in an area of Dubai underserved by this sector.
Emirates SkyCargo revalidates pharma certification at Dubai hub
More than 51,000 tonnes of pharma cargo has been transported globally in the year since the launch of Emirates SkyCargo’s specialised pharma product.
REPORT: UAE cold chain logistics
The Middle East’s cold chain requirements continue to evolve, presenting new challenges and opportunities for LSPs in this sector.

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