Reefer logistics: history and the future

Plymouth, UK: You cannot understand reefer logistics without knowing its history.

Step forward Ekaterina Fefelova from Plymouth University who has written, in conjunction with Easyfresh, a book that describes the fresh and frozen cargo trades in a world full of challenges and bottle-necks. 

Starting with the story of the industry, more than a century ago, the text constructs the developments and keystones of the reefer industry.
The book is designed for industry members involved in reefer shipping and logistics, and for individuals interested in understanding the importance of the food supply chain.

The book will be available soon free at the Easyfresh website www.easyfresh-logistics.com or by contacting EasyFresh at: helpdesk@easyfresh-logistics.com.

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