Asia Pacific Food & Cold Chain Cooperation

Dalian, China. China Federation of Logistic & Purchasing (CFLP) created a collaboration-based platform called Asia Pacific Food & Cold Chain Cooperation (APFCCC). This platform serves as a communication tool as well as a catalyst for the development of cold chain industry in Asia Pacific.

The President of CFLP, Duanwei Fan, stated that APFCCC will bring added values for its members by opening new business partner network, conducting trainings, updating regulation, and creating machine reliability and monitoring operation standard with low cost and risk.

President of Korea Food Cold Chain Assosiation, Myung-So Chung, expressed that the participation of members in this cooperation will enhance technological information and expand beneficial business market.

APFCCC’s memorandum of understanding was signed yesterday, on 11 July 2017 in Dalian, China as an agenda of an inter-association meeting which was attended by representatives from China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia (ARPI), Taiwan, Philippines, and Hongkong. This meeting was held within the agenda of Global Cold Chain Summit which is attended by more than 800 participants from 32 countries.

To ARPI, as a representative from Indonesia, this collaboration will bring a positive impact due to the rise of interest from foreign investors in widening cold chain infrastructure in Indonesia, especially cold logistics and cold transportation using truck and railway. This too may accelerate technological mastery for local industry.

Global Cold Chain Logistics Summit opens in Dalian

(DALIAN NEWS) – The 9th Global Cold Chain Logistics Summit and Sino-USA Cold Chain Standards and Regulations Conference was held in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China’s Liaoning Province, July 12, 2017.

More than 7,000 people including representatives of the cold chain industry from over 20 countries such as America, Britain, Japan, Germany, Australia, the Netherlands and India took part in the event, discussing the themes including cold chain logistics-related policies, trade, “One Belt, One Road” strategies, technological innovation, multimodal transport, trends and talents.

The Top 100 Cold Chain Logistics Enterprises in China and the Report on Cold Chain Logistics in China were also issued during the conference.

According to the report, the city of Dalian has over 1,500 cold chain logistics enterprises at present, among them, 120 companies achieve the annual output of 10 million yuan or above, and over 30 processing companies reach the annual output of 100 million yuan or above. (Editor: Grace, DALIAN NEWS)