Technology and Logistics – Trends in Cold Storage

Leading food companies will line up to debate global competitiveness of Africa’s cold chains, convened this year under the headline theme Innovation, Investment and Efficiency: Delivering Africa’s cold chain potential.

The second Cool Logistics Africa event, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, April 16-18, will bring to­geth­er producers, export­ers, importers and retailers from multiple perishable sectors with major shipping lines, third party logistics, ports, cold store operators and other perishable logistics stakeholders, for “360 degree debate” on Africa’s cold chain efficiency.

“The 2nd Cool Logistics Africa is designed to complement our established Cool Logistics Global event in Europe, and will connect African perishable pro­duc­ers, exporters, importers and retailers with global and regional logistics and transport expertise”, added Rachael White co-director at Cool Logistics Resources. “We’re delighted with the active industry encouragement we have received to return to Africa and are looking forward to growing and improving the event in 2013.”

Major companies join the debate
Hernan de Mezerville, Logistics Operations Manager at Mondelez International (formerly Kraft Foods) is the latest senior food industry figure to join the speaker line-up at the 2nd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place 16-18 April in Cape Town, South Africa. Formed last October when Kraft split its confectionary and grocery businesses, Mondelez is a global snack giant with annua...