The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) has published the 2010 Global Cold Chain Directory. This publication is used by more than 3,000 cold chain professionals around the world, including members of several international food industry associations and all members of the National Frozen and Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA).
The directory includes more than 500 pages of listings of cold chain providers from 67 nations. These providers are members of the Core Partners of GCCA, which represent all major industries engaged in temperature-controlled logistics. Providers are listed within these sections:
•Warehouses—International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW
•Transportation—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 color-coded sections in the directory is an international selection of cold storage warehouses, refrigerated transportation companies, cold storage design experts, and companies that provide support services to the cold chain industry. It also includes a detailed index that makes it easy to find any company or association. This year’s Directory also features an extended section on the newest GCCA Core Partner, the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration.
The Global Cold Chain Directory is available free of charge to food manufacturers, grocers, foodservice employees, trucking companies, libraries, associations, trade press, and government bodies. Interested parties may call +1-703-373-4300 to obtain copies. An online version of the directory is available at www.gcca.org/directory.