A major topic of discussion in cold chain shipping this time of year is how to prevent items from freezing, rather than how to keep them cold. “Cold chain” as a term is a bit of a misnomer, as there is a wide array of temperature requirements that result in the need for temperature-controlled
Determining a product’s lifecycle by estimating its shelf life is an important development step that needs to be analyzed prior to market launch. Shelf life is a natural process of an item’s decay over time. A simple way of examining shelf life is by placing the item in a controlled environment
Edison, NJ (July 19, 2017) — Cryopak has announced the expansion of its CryoCube line of reusable temperature-controlled shipping systems for cold chain packaging, as well as the addition of thermal modeling technology capabilities. The full Cube line now provides four insulation categories to
Before designing or choosing an off-the-shelf temperature-controlled shipping solution, one needs to consider whether to use a seasonal or universal packout. This decision can be easily overlooked, yet can drastically change the direct cost, weight and size of the packout, as well as the freight
Montreal, QC (May 17th, 2017) – Cryopak is proud to announce its partnership with Purolator, a leading freight, package and logistics provider with one of the most extensive networks in Canada. The relationship will allow Cryopak to strengthen its reputation as an integrated, full-service supply
When using passive temperature-controlled containers, it is necessary to pre-condition the components before packing. Generally, the components must be stabilized at specific temperatures. Typically, the outer containers and dunnage are held at room temperature. However, the refrigerants (such as
Globalization is changing the way in which we produce, distribute and consume food. Along with the growing global population and the rising middle class in many countries comes the need for transporting food to densely populated areas over longer distances.