COVID 19 – COLD CHAIN BRIEFING

3 APR – 10:00 – 11:00

This is an open session in which Cold Chain Federation Chief Executive updates on the latest advice, guidance and developments related to the Covid-19 outbreak as it affects the UK Cold Chain.

This is a session of relevance to any business interested in the cold chain.


UNDERSTANDING THE CHANGES COMING IN VERSION 4 OF THE BRC GLOBAL STANDARD FOR STORAGE & DISTRIBUTION

TUES 21 APR – 12:30-13:15

BRCGS has expert International Technical Committees to ensure ongoing development of their Global Standards can be achieved by a process of collaboration and industry feedback – keeping it relevant and practical. This session will help you understand what updates are being made as Version 4 of the Storage and Distribution Standard is developed and how this could affect might affect your compliance and audits.

Tom Southall our Policy Director is part of the Working Group developing Issue 4 and is joined by Richa Bedi-Navik, Technical Manager- Food, Storage & Distribution at BRCGS to discuss the update and how you can get involved.


TRANSFORMING LIVES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA WITH TRANSAID

POSTPONED – TO BE RESCHEDULED

Introducing Transaid and how the support of the Cold Chain Federation and its members is strengthening access to essential medicines and emergency transport in lower and middle income countries

In 2019 Shane and our President, Tim Moran, visited Zambia to see first hand the work undertaken by Transaid, the charity supported by the UK logistics industry. Today Caroline Barber, Chief Executive of Transiad and Florence Bearman, Head of Fundraising, talk to Shane about the latest developments and how the charity continues to support the medical supply chain and road safety in the country.


FOOD WASTE – HOW CAN UK COLD CHAIN BUSINESSES MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

POSTPONED – TO BE RESCHEDULED

On 25th September 2018, WRAP and IGD launched the ground-breaking Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, aimed at helping the UK to deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) SDG12.3 target to ‘reduce global food waste by 50% by 2030’ – through the adoption of a consistent approach by UK food businesses.

In this session Shane is joined by Gavin Milligan from WRAP UK (The Waste & Resourses Action Programme) to understand how we can make a practical contribution to this vitally important goal.


DELIVERING EXCELLENCE IN COLD CHAIN COMPLIANCE – WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM PHARMACEUTICAL LOGISTICS?

POSTPONED UNTIL LATER DATE – TBC

Cold Chain Federation members work predominately in the food industry and are subject to food safety regulations so what can we learn from the pharmaceutical sector, another keenly regulated distribution network which also relies on a robust cold chain?

Today Shane is joined by Henry Moran of ASC Associates to find out.


To find out more about COLD CHAIN CONNECT and how you can get involved call 0118 988 4468 or email info@coldchainfed.org.uk