Cool Cargoes

Read in-depth news and data on refrigerated cargoes and agriculture exports and imports.

Commentary

The regulatory environment has created additional risks in the transportation of refrigerated food supplies and a need to invest in new technology.

News & Analysis

12 Dec 2017
Wilmington is the first to be able to accept goods that are still midway through the refrigeration process.
17 Nov 2017
“We have seen freight rates remain fairly steady over the past year.”
12 Oct 2017
Virginia joins Miami, South Carolina, Port Everglades, Tampa, Jacksonville, Port Manatee, and Savannah in the program.
04 Oct 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout in July dampened growth in the first half.
02 Oct 2017
Since mid-2016, when PortFresh Logistics opened a 100,000-square-foot cold-treatment facility, chilled imports through the port have surged nearly 300 percent.
01 Oct 2017
Wine shipping and proper handling with regard to cold chain integrity remains fragmented, presenting challenges and opportunities for the wine industry and consumers alike.
27 Sep 2017
A scarcity of refrigerated containers has helped push up average temperature-controlled freight rates, which are set to rise further once peak season begins in the final quarter of the year.
25 Sep 2017
New cold storage facilities and multimodal transportation options offer BCOs flexibility for efficient handling of perishable goods.
19 Sep 2017
“What we have seen this first half of this year is a massive reefer container shortage.”
31 Aug 2017
Maersk Line is ramping up its end-to-end cold chain service to and from India.