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Global Cold Chain directory published

Washington, DC, US: The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) has published its 2012-2013 Global Cold Chain Directory.

The publication reaches more than 4,000 cold chain professionals around the world, including members of several international food industry associations. Government officials and the cold chain and food industry trade press also receive the directory. the GCCA says.

Available now: the 2012-2013 Global Cold Chain Directory

The directory includes 464 pages of listings of cold chain providers. These providers are members of the Core Partners of GCCA, which represent all major industries engaged in temperature-controlled logistics.

Providers are listed within the following sections:

  • Warehouses – International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW)
  • Transportion – International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA)
  • Construction – International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC)
  • Research & Education – World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO)
    Cold Chain Products & Services – IARW Associate Members

 

Within the six colour-coded sections in the directory, food manufacturers, distributors, and retailers will find an international selection of cold storage warehouses, refrigerated transportation companies, cold storage design experts and companies charged with providing support services to the cold chain industry. It also includes a detailed index that makes it easy to find any company or association.

The Products & Services Index has been updated to better reflect today’s industry, adding categories such as Solar, Transportation Management Systems, and Energy Management. The directory also includes a new transportation index to make it easier for readers to find ports, truck carriers, and more.

The Partners section of the directory includes a listing of GCCA Supporting Partners. These are food processors, retailers, and other food companies who desire a corporate relationship with GCCA and its international members and partners.

This relationship empowers Supporting Partners to participate in, and prosper from, the rapid growth of the cold chain in all regions of the world.

“GCCA is the ultimate networking platform for the global cold chain industry, and the Global Cold Chain Directory supports that by providing comprehensive listings of cold chain service providers, free of charge, to industry companies and potential customers,” says GCCA President and CEO Bill Hudson.

The Global Cold Chain Directory is available free of charge to food manufacturers, grocers, food service employees, trucking companies, libraries, associations, trade press, and government bodies. Copies are available from www.gcca.org or call GCCA international headquarters at +1 703 373 4300.