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  • What is logistics and then coming down to cold chain logistics.

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  • LOGISTICS IN FRESH FOOD DISTRIBUTION By :- Revathy (35), Kaveri(5), Ravi(44), Avadhesh(52), Aditya (32)
  • Logistics is the management of the flow of goods from origin to destination to meet customer requirements Right Time, Right Place @ Minimum Cost What is Logistics ? Logistics Transportatio n Inventory Warehousin g Information Management Packaging Security
  • What is Cold Chain Logistics? LOGISTICS TEMPERATURE CONTROL (REFRIGERATION) COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS •A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain. •An unbroken cold chain is an uninterrupted series of storage and distribution activities which maintain a given temperature range. •It is used to help extend and ensure the shelf life of products such as fresh agricultural produce,[1] seafood, frozen food, photographic film, chemicals and pharmaceutical drugs
  • IMPORTANT FACTORS WHILE HANDLING COLD CHAIN LOGISTICS • The use of refrigerator trucks, refrigerator cars, reefer ships, reefer containers, and refrigerated warehouses is common. • Shipment in insulated shipping containers or other specialised packaging. • Temperature data loggers and RFID tags help monitor the temperature history of the truck, warehouse, etc. and the temperature history of the product being shipped. They also can help determine the remaining shelf life. • Documentation is critical.Customs delays occur due to inaccurate or incomplete customs paperwork, so basic guidelines for creating a commercial invoice should be followed to ensure the proper verbiage, number of copies, and other details.
  • CHALLENGES FACED BY THE FOOD INDUSTRY • The food industry faces not only the traditional challenges of handling perishables and dated products, but also additional challenges have been recently introduced that were unimaginable a few years ago: • Increased globalization; • Competitive pricing from mass-retailers-turned- grocers; • Tighter standards for compliance and security; • Bioterrorism regulations requiring two-year histories on all food shipments.
  • Global Cold Chain Facts: Food Sector Fruits & Vegetables Meat Fish & Seafood Dairy Products Beverages In European and American developed countries, the rate of refrigerated transport is up to 80-90%, pre-cooling preservation is up to 80-100%, and the loss rate is below 5%. 25% of the total food production is processed foods. A booming industry
  • Source: Ingersol Rand at ICE EXPO 2010 Daily consumption in india • 9000 trucks of fruit • 14000 trucks of vegetables • 4000 trucks of potatoes • 8000 trucks of onions
  • Product Refrigerated Shelf Life (Days) Optimum Temperature (Celcius) Apple 90-240 0 Bananas 7-28 13.5 Bell Peppers 21-35 7 Cabbage 14-20 1 Eggs 180 1.1 Onions 30-180 1 Lettuce 12-14 0.6 Fresh Meat (beef, lamb, pork, poultry) 14-65 -2 Oranges 21-90 7 Pears 120-180 -0.6 Potatoes 30-50 10 Seafood (shrimp, lobster, crab) 120-360 -17.8 Strawberries 5-10 0.6 Tomatoes 7-14 12 Temperature and Shelf Life
  • MEAT DISTRIBUTION LOGISTICS • Meat transportation is particularly dependent on the cold chain since once slaughtered unfrozen meat has a limited storage life. • meat animals are collected alive and transported to major slaughterhouses / stockyard complexes • Then, the carcasses are frozen and transported mainly by refrigerated railcars to consumption markets. • There, they will be butchered, packed and sold, commonly in large super markets having a temperature controlled room.
  • EXAMPLES OF LOGISTICS PROVIDERS
  • • ColdStar offers end-to-end refrigerated storage and transportation solutions for temperature-sensitive consumables. They enable their customers – leaders in Food, Retail, FMCG • ColdStar provides pre-cooling, cold storage and reefer transportation / trucking facilities in an integrated model to processors, food service providers, distributors and retailers across India. With a state-of-the-art warehouse and logistics infrastructure, ColdStar helps ensure optimum storage conditions for perishables from point of harvest / manufacturing to point of sale. • Their warehouses provide storage solutions while their reefer / freezer trucks help in inbound and outbound transportation. They are building their distribution system through a ‘hub and spoke’ model where they transport in big, medium and small freezer vehicles as per distribution needs like long haul, point-to-point and within-city-limits distribution. 1) COLDSTAR LOGISTICS
  • Transportation Reefer trucks A refrigerated container or reefer is a shipping container used in i freight transport that is refrigerated for the transportation of temperature sensitive cargo like fresh food .
  • V.G frozen food carriers • V. G. Frozen Food Carrier co. provides end-to-end movement of temperature sensitive consignments including vegetables, seafoods, etc. in the domestic market. • They are a leading service provider, rendering Food Transportation Services, Truck Transportation Services, Beverage Transportation Services, Refrigerated Transportation Services, Frozen Food Transportation Services, Agricultural Products Transportation Services, etc.
  • Services Offered • Food Transportation Services • Truck Transportation Services • Beverage Transportation Services • Refrigerated Transportation Services • Frozen Food Transportation Services • Agricultural Products Transportation Services.
  • The trucks of this company have refrigerated and insulated body along with every necessary arrangement to be used in case of unpredictable circumstances.
  • WAREHOUSING • Acorn Warehouses & Logistics Parks is the one of its kind, organized warehouse complex, committed to achieve optimization in overall logistics costs, efficient operations & better services in the clients supply chain operations, Acorn Warehouses.
  • Sample Cold Room Modular Cold Rooms are standard preservation chambers built at site to desired dimensions and cooling specifications.
  • GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE of fresh food logistics • Global. Specialization of agricultural functions permitting the transport of temperature sensitive food products to distant markets. • Regional. Can support the specialization of production and economies of scale in distribution. This could involve large cold storage facilities servicing regional grocery markets • Local. Timely distribution to the final consumer of perishables, namely grocery stores and restaurants.
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  • conclusion • Food products begin to deteriorate the moment they are harvested or slaughtered, so it is essential for cold chain logistics to insure that the cargo is kept in optimum storage conditions so that shelf life, and therefore commercial potential, is maximized. CONCLUSION