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Happy Valentines Day and Easter From Cooltrans Refrigerated Couriers

February 17, 2021

Refrigerated couriers are in high demand right now. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and so is Easter. ‘Tis the season where truckloads of chocolates are shipped around the country from lover to lover, family to friends and friends to family. Department and grocery stores are stocking up already in anticipation of the so-called chocolate season and from...

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Role of Temperature Control in the Wine Industry

February 8, 2021

Temperature fluctuations affect the wine’s quality and integrity. Further, it can affect the reputation of the winemaker, distributor and even the entire nation. It’s especially the case here in Australia where we export 750 million litres of wine each year. As one of the largest wine exporters, we have to be vigilant about the quality and integrity of our...

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Importance of Sanitation in Food Transport Vehicles

January 12, 2021

Food transport vehicles can be a cause and source of contamination and spoilage. As a result, there should be high standards in cleanliness and sanitation when it comes to the delivery vehicles. Importance of sanitation in food transport vehicles Inside, the surfaces might have significant amounts of chemical and microbiological contaminants. Whether through direct physical contact or airborne, the...

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Cold Chain Cool Transport and Seafood Storage Temperature

December 12, 2020

As Christmas approaches, many food suppliers will be looking for a contractor to handle their fresh seafood produce in the leadup to Christmas Day. Indeed, seafood sales are expected to see 750 tonnes of seafood sold at Sydney Fish Markets alone in the lead up to Christmas, according to the ABC. Prawns, oysters, clams and mussels are expected to...

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What Happens Before and During Refrigerated Transport?

December 7, 2020

Because it’s a sensitive business, refrigerated transport should be done carefully and meticulously. Even a small mistake or negligence can result in huge financial losses. More importantly, it can result in spoilage and health issues (especially if we’re transporting food products, vaccines and pharmaceuticals). What happens before and during refrigerated transport It starts with the requirements about temperature control,...

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How Important Are Cold Chain Services

November 17, 2020

First, cold chain services allow for food and medical products to reach more destinations while maintaining the quality and safety of the goods. Countless lives have been already saved by this essential service and that it has introduced an abundance of possibilities to businesses and consumers. How important are cold chain services For example, in the delivery of meat...

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How Supply Chain Disruptions Affect Food Businesses

October 14, 2020

Supply chain disruptions often cause food businesses to lose sales and customers. The losses happen because products and supplies didn’t arrive on time or not enough quantities were delivered to match customer demand in the first place. How supply chain disruptions affect food businesses It’s especially the case during these pandemic and business restrictions. Movement, including transport and labour,...

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David Jones Contract Awarded to COOLTRANS

October 12, 2020

A contract with David Jones has been acquired recently by COOLTRANS. We will now be delivering shipments of chocolate to the Sydney chain store. As Sydney’s climate approaches its zenith during the public holiday season, it’s expected that consumption of chocolate will increase. Chocolate shipped by the truckload needs to be kept at a certain temperature, otherwise it becomes...

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Why Refrigeration Is So Important In The Food Sector

September 12, 2020

Varying regulations decide what best practice is when moving, shipping or transporting organic produce, namely food and other fast-moving consumer goods. Keeping these products cooled to an appropriate temperature is crucial. It ensures bacteria and other germs don’t breed on shipments while in transit and ensures temperature sensitive chemical compounds remain stable. It’s a precise degree of refrigeration that’s...

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What Happens Before and During Meat Transport

September 11, 2020

Meat transport is a sensitive operation because of possible food poisoning. Contamination and spoilage might happen during transport and storage. For example, if the meat products are not stored at correct temperatures, microbial activity gets accelerated and bacteria may release harmful toxins. What happens before and during meat transport To prevent those scenarios, temperature control is crucial to slow...

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