A BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE SERVICE FOR TEMPERATURE-CONTROLLED LOGISTICS PROVIDERS
www.globalcoldchainnews.com is an information-rich website serving the needs of the temperature-controlled transport and distribution industry in Britain, Europe and globally. Since the site’s launch in 2011 it continues to draw more and more readers: latest traffic figures show the site had 30,206 sessions (18,180 users) and 102,547 page views in 2014. (Google Analytics 31 December 2014).
In addition, there are over 4,000 subscribers to the website’s weekly e-newsletter. To subscribe click the link on the right. The website provides daily updated news on temperature controlled matters from Britain, Europe, the US and the rest of the world. Also on the site are a listing of UK service and product suppliers, updates on UK legal news, opinion pieces from industry figures, comments from UK temperature-controlled operators, and feature articles.
We also provide in-depth special reports analysing specific sectors and regions – all instantly accessible as downloads. And, with the support of sponsors, the site provides detailed reports to update on latest trends and developments in the temperature-controlled transport and distribution industry.
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