Cold Chain Infrastructure & Strategy

To decrease a cost of cold logistics and transportation, Indonesia needs to prepare an updating infrastructure and strategy of cold chain system. How to make all facilities can operate efficiently and connected each other, it will be a main topic in ARPI National Dialogue. Beside Field Government Institutions dialogue in the morning session that will explain current situation on cold chain infrastructure, private industries will talk on afternoon session that will explain how to reduce the cold chain cost regarding to use the new technology, Internet of Things, alternative energy and monitoring system.

The National Dialogue has held on April 30th, 2019, at Grand Mercure Hotel, Jakarta. The event that supported by field government institutions, Pelni Tbk, Bitzer Compressors Indonesia, Honeywell Indonesia, Telkomsel, LOGOS SEA Indonesia, Pertamina (Tbk), Kristamedia Pratama, Jalur Sejuk and Gununges 13.

In morning session, the Directorate General of Customs and Excise talked about ASEAN Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature and Indonesia Customs Tariff book. Pelni explained their program of entering new business in cold logistics on vessels and ports, especially in east Indonesia region. Ministry of Transportation gave a program of next instalation in new ports (better services), and ARPI presentated national cold chain business outlook.

Afternoon session, ARPI talked about solar panel infrastructure and local manufacture capability. Honeywell talked about future refrigerant that has zero or low GWP and easy to use. Bitzer Compressors explained new compressor product that can give a good solution for energy saving with having better ICT. Telkomsel introduced their new business in IoT and fleet management that can monitor the product’s moving, mobile truck maps and another solutions regarding to save the products.