Cold Chain Logistics

A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain, which includes the processes and systems required to transfer and store temperature-controlled products from their point of origin to their point of destination.  

General Resources:

Academic Resources:

  • Chill On Project:

    “Funded by the European Union CHILL-ON aims to improve the quality and safety, transparency and traceability of the chilled/frozen supply chain by developing cost-effective technologies, devices and approaches for continous monitoring and recording of the relevant data and processing the data for information management throughout the entire supply chain.”

  • Frisbee Cold Chain Project
    FRISBEE: European Union funded 4-year Project
    Food Refrigeration Innovations for Safety, consumers’

    Benefit, Environmental impact and Energy optimization along the cold chain in Europe.

  • A new inventory model for cold items that considers costs and emissions
    2014, by A Bozorgi, J Pazour, D Nazzal
    International Journal of Production Economics 155, 114-125