Gediflora:

How to succesfully track and trace your produce

Zero defects – this term refers to a zero-defect strategy that is used in the automotive industry and that Gediflora wants to implement in their own production process too. "This means that we want to eliminate any defects which may occur in our production chain. With this ambitious goal in mind,…

NewBloomSolutions

Cold chain companies explain reasons behind logistics issues in floriculture

"It's all about truck drivers," explains David Armellini, President of Armellini Logistics in a recent live show hosted by NewBloomSolutions, The Bloom Show. "At the moment, we cannot get the amount of truck drivers that we need to meet the demand. The truck driving industry has changed dramatically over…

Wholesale florists: how to keep the best product quality of shipment after arrival

As you may have read in Holex' previous article, Holex Flower does everything in its power to make sure that your shipment will get to its destination within the ‘500 Degree Hour Norm’. That is also why we are the first Dutch flower export company that is accredited for the FlowerWatch Distributor…

Adam Forbes, My Bumper Crop:

"Precision data solves efficiency and retention issues"

With rising labour costs and shortages, it has become essential to maximise labour efficiency and retain high-performing staff. "Growers with a comprehensive and analytical approach are seeing improved staff happiness, employee productivity and higher profit margins," Adam Forbes with My Bumper Crop…

UAE: Etihad Cargo working hard on ensuring continuous supply of perishables

Having continued to grow over the last decade, the perishable export market has remained robust during the COVID-19 pandemic amid strong segment demand and governments working to ensure a continuous supply of perishable products. Etihad Cargo has been well-placed to leverage the increased demand, and…

IAG Cargo

IAG Cargo targets Latin America with new flights

IAG Cargo is continuing to target Latin American demand with new routes and increased frequencies to the region. The cargo arm of Iberia and British Airways said that it has started a new route to Guayaquil, increased frequencies to São Paulo and Mexico City, and plans to restart regular flights to San…

An interview with George Lobisser, CEO of RipeLocker

Innovative vacuum container slows down aging of flowers, provides new shipping opportunities

RipeLocker containers are based on an innovative technology that extends the postharvest life of flowers by slowing down the aging process. For example, Peonies remained looking fresh after being stored in a RipeLocker container for five weeks. In addition, it provides the opportunity to ship flowers…

SK: Incheon to open new cool centre for cargo later this year

Incheon International Airport, South Korea, has announced that it will open a new Cool Center to handle perishable cargo shipments in the second half of this year. The new complex is expected to improve the airport’s hub competitiveness by reducing the transshipment time and costs for consignments…

Etienne Leboeuf, Cerdys

France: New logistics center and transportation partnership to make (pot)plants more accessible

Cerdys, which grows and propagates potted plants for the French horticultural market, is opening their new logistics center in week 25. Etienne Leboeuf, CEO of Cerdys, discusses the need for making their products more accessible and their new partnership with HortiTrace. Etienne Leboeuf of Cerdys The…

"North American pallet shortage to last for a longer period"

The lack of pallets is adding stress to a supply chain that is already facing significant challenges which include a lack of available trucks and shipping containers, ongoing…

USDA

USDA Fruit and Vegetable truck rate report - TUESDAY MAY 4, 2021

Still insufficient truck availability in California

The USDA has presented its Fruit and Vegetable truck rate report from Tuesday May 4th. It seems there are still shortages in California and the San Luis Valley of Colorado. Rates quoted represent open (spot) market sales that shippers or receivers pay, depending on basis of sale, per load,…

Kenya: Network adds extra freighter flight to support Mothers’ Day flower demand

Freighter firm Network Airline Management transported more than 1,000 tonnes of freshly cut flowers — from Nairobi, Kenya into Europe — during the run up to International…

Signion

How logistics keeps mothers smiling

Mother’s Day is observed every year with dates varying across different geographical areas. This day is set aside to celebrate the gift that is motherhood and the people who bear this name directly or indirectly. The one thing that the world seems to be united on, is that mothers across the globe need to…

Three supply chain management lessons to learn from the Suez Canal block

Although the Suez Canal handles only 13% of global trade, its blockage rippled through the supply chain worldwide. The BBC reported that 369 ships were stuck waiting for the Ever Given to be refloated. Not only did all those ships have significantly delayed cargo, but the disruption created a backlog of…

"Keeping your flowers beautiful and hydrated during transport"

Online sales of flowers have grown enormously worldwide. Consumers shop online and a beautiful arrangement is delivered with a simple click. As many as 1 in 5 consumers ordered flowers online for the first time during the pandemic. And 50% of the consumers are happy that they can order their favorite…

AnsiP-S featuring 1-MCP technology to be applied with CA system for flower export

Expanding the market territory for Oncidium

With the growing awareness of reducing the cost of transportation while at the same time maintaining freshness, a combination of controlled atmosphere (CA) storage and 1-MCP technology has been proven effective and widely applied by fruit producers around the world. Recently, researchers in Taiwan are…

Graham Eardley - Eardley International

"Work and stress levels have gone up and added extra costs to a supply chain"

It is now almost four months since the Brexit regulations came into force and one UK haulier said it has been a very difficult few months. “Yes, there have been improvements but it is still tough,” according to Graham Eardley from Eardley International. Graham’s haulage company transports British meat…

Iberia

Iberia transports 4 million roses from South America

Spanish national flag carrier Iberia just flew more than four million roses from South America to Spain in time for Día de San Jorge (St. George’s Day), or, in Catalan, Sant Jordi. While Saint George may be the patron saint of England, he is also an important figure in the history of Spain. Just like in…

Cargolite makes headway

Lightweight packaging concept saves up to 2 kg of weight per box of roses

"We see fewer transport damages, can handle and unpack the flowers more efficiently and improve our ecological footprint", says Matthias Haudenschild of Agrotropic when talking about the Cargolite packaging concept. This Swiss importer of flowers and cut foliage started using Cargolite in October 2020…

Ajot looks at March 2021 cargo results:

"The category Flowers did better than in Q1-2019"

Air cargo’s final March figures show a year-on-year (YoY) worldwide growth of 21%. To make any sense of this percentage we need to revisit the detailed results for March 2020,…

Means Nursery takes advantage of EZRack's rental rack solution

"It brings savings and sustainability to our shipping operations"

EZRack, one of the leaders in rental, sales, recovery, and logistics management of environmentally responsible shipping and display systems for the lawn and garden industry, shines a spotlight on its work with Means Nursery, a large wholesale and retail nursery with locations in Oregon, California, and…

"No question of infringement by Royal FloraHolland for transport with sea containers"

On 13 April 2021, the patent chamber of the Court in The Hague ruled in summary proceedings instituted by Floration Europe against Royal FloraHolland. The judge ruled that there is no question of Royal FloraHolland infringing a patent concerning a method of transporting flowers in sea containers.  At the request…

IAG Cargo breaks Kenyan record for biggest air shipment

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) shipped 53.8 tons of cargo on a cargo-only flight from Nairobi, Kenya to London-Heathrow in March – a…

Shipping route launched to export Egyptian crops to Russia

Egyptian shipping company Kadmar Shipping Co. has announced the launch of the Russian Leader Line for transporting Egyptian agricultural crops between Alexandria and Russia.…


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