Dean Stiles

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Name: Dean Stiles
Date registered: January 20, 2011
URL: http://www.globalcoldchainnews.com

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  1. A call to action — June 22, 2018
  2. Collaborative technology manages temperature — June 22, 2018
  3. Young’s Seafood loses £30m Asda contract — June 21, 2018
  4. MNX opens logistics site in New York — June 21, 2018
  5. Stef buys Express Maree to extend seafood service — June 21, 2018

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A call to action

The editor of Cold Chain News, Dean Stiles, calls on the industry to act now over Brexit. It is rare that Cold Chain News finds itself making political points but these are strange times. The economic indicators for the UK economy, and for the transport and logistics sector, are not looking good. Britain’s economy slowed …

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Collaborative technology manages temperature

The Internet of Things poses an exciting opportunity for organisations to transform cold chain management says Jason Kay, chief compliance officer at IMS Evolve. The Internet of Things (IoT) has taken the world by storm as one of the biggest technology revolutions to date; research from GrowthEnabler states the global IoT market is set to …

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Young’s Seafood loses £30m Asda contract

Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UK: Young’s Seafood has lost a £30m contract with the supermarket chain Asda, reports Undercurrent News. A spokesperson said it was disappointing news but Asda remained an important customer. Asda has given Young’s notice on about £30m of business in whitefish and shrimp. It reported the prawn work would be heading to France, …

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MNX opens logistics site in New York

Long Beach, California, USA: MNX Global Logistics has opened a healthcare and life sciences supply chain and logistics site in New York City next to JFK International Airport. This site has validated temperature-controlled supply chain capabilities and will serve as the operations and warehousing hub for its Life Sciences and Medical Device customers in the …

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Stef buys Express Maree to extend seafood service

Paris, France: Stef has bought French seafood transport and logistics company Express Maree. Express Maree provides mainly seafood transport and logistics in France and internationally. The company has 450 employees and nine sites in France. In 2017, Stef created a dedicated business unit for seafood products, Stef Seafood, to provide a more effective response to …

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Give logistics the tools to keep Britain trading

London, UK: In a stark warning to government, the Freight Transport Association says “give us the information we need to keep the nation’s trade moving efficiently post-Brexit or face delays and shortages of the products and services the UK relies on”. Speaking at the Keep Britain Trading conference in London, organised by the Freight Transport …

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Food Losses in Vietnam: the shocking reality

Food loss and waste is a major issue worldwide and Vietnam is no exception. Julien Brun, managing partner and Roberto Mattos, senior consultant at CEL Consulting, which provides consultancy, technology and training for supply chain and logistics in emerging markets, report on solutions for Vietnam. Food loss and waste is a major issue worldwide with …

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CILT responds to Brexit inquiry

London, UK: The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has responded to the Transport Select Committee’s inquiry Brexit warning of the consequences of a hard exit. Under the worst scenario of a hard Brexit, CILT said there would be: An increase in unaccompanied trailer movements between the UK and Europe An increase in deep …

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Supermarkets to be hit by Brexit barriers

London: Business profits for supermarkets and restaurants could be wiped out by supply chain disruption caused by Brexit, says Consultancy Oliver Wyman in a report to be published next week and seen by the BBC. The BBC reports that under the most negative scenario identified in the study, the high import tariffs and high regulatory …

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Cold Chain Distribution 2018 for London

London, UK: SMi is staging the 13th annual Cold Chain Distribution conference on 10 and 11 December 2018. The conference explores the use of technologies to provide a highly connected temperature-controlled logistics process, whilst remaining GDP compliant The number of temperature sensitive products entering the supply chain is continuing to rise at an exponential rate …

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Van boom prompts £1m expansion at Mercedes-Benz South West

Taunton, Somerset, UK: Mercedes-Benz South West has recruited three more technicians for its new workshop to meet demand for van services. The light commercial vehicle centre represents a £1 million investment by Mercedes-Benz South West, which has responded to soaring demand from customers for manufacturer-approved aftersales support. The dealer’s Taunton general manager Martin Green said …

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DHL Supply Chain clinches six-year logistics deal from Morrisons

Bradford, UK: Morrisons has awarded DHL Supply Chain a contract to manage its wholesale logistics operations for six years. The new contract, which builds on a 20-plus year partnership, will see DHL provide order fulfilment, store delivery and IT services to serve its wholesale operations, starting with 1,650 stores in the McColl’s Retail Group, exclusively …

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Fowler Welch takes Grocer Gold Award

London, UK: Fowler Welch received the Logistics Supplier of the Year Award at the Grocer Gold Awards 2018. The award recognises a supplier that has …

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CoolKit meets Rink Bakery kneads

Bacup, Lancashire: Rink Bakery has bought in its own freezer van from CoolKit after years using a courier to deliver speciality breads. “Our freezer van …

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Kuehne+Nagel to open site in East Midlands Gateway

London, UK: Kuehne+Nagel is to lease 18,500sq metres of space at Segro Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway. The East Midlands gateway scheme, adjacent to East …

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Martin Jane joins Seven Telematics

Newark, Lincolnshire: Martin Jane is the new key account manager for Seven Telematics. He joins Seven from Gray and Adams where he was a leading figure …

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