On August 6th, the 12th edition of the Global Cold Chain Summit (GCCS) 2020 conference took place in Shanghai, China. GCCS aims to bring together executives and professionals from across the value chain to share insights, showcase cutting-edge technology and network.
NewCold CCO & COO, Abhy Maharaj, was invited to give a virtual presentation about NewCold’s customer partnership and focus on innovation in the cold chain. The event was attended by over 1,000 influential cold chain participants in China.
We invite you to watch the video in which Abhy Maharaj explains NewCold’s drive and vision.
The summit has been well visited and the GCCS looks back on a very successful event. NewCold is glad to have had the opportunity to present itself to this interesting audience. The full programme of the event can be found here:
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Watch what our general contractor B-Built and our own team do to keep the construction site near Rennes, France, a safe and healthy place. Our compliments and thanks to all team members onsite of B-Built ,ASK Romein and Pigeon TP.
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After the supply chain disruption and adjustment of previous weeks, things seem to have stabilised into the current normal at NewCold. With a customer base supplying Retailers, and the Food Service and Quick Serve outlets recent weeks have seen major upheaval in everything related to food storage and distribution. The announcement to reduce use, and then close “hospitality” outlets serving food saw a major impact on sales through non retail channels and the cancellation of multiple orders. On the converse side panic buying, and more people eating at home saw a spike in retail consumption which I read has seen 5 weeks with bigger sales than Christmas, but with no pre-planning or stock build…. Challenging to say the least.
Proud of our team
Throughout these times though there is one thing that has been consistent, and that is the dedication and effort of the people involved in logistics in the Cold Chain. Often taken for granted and not even thought about most of the time, by the general public, there are tens of thousands of people up and down the country working every day to keep the retail freezers stocked so that we can all pick up what we need, when we need it.
As usual I couldn’t be prouder of the NewCold team who have stepped up to the mark again and been almost faultless to ensure that our customers get their products delivered on time and in full, for the best chance of maximum availability on shelf.
There are some signs that the measures taken to force people to social distance, are having a positive impact and fingers crossed we can start to think of a move back to the old ‘normal’, although I have a feeling that some things may never be quite the same again. I really hope that from this point on we will always appreciate the key workers, and cough and sneeze into tissues/hankies, and wash our hands more often, and look out for our neighbours, and those that are vulnerable in our society.
A final big thanks to the NewCold team, and to all of the key workers trying to keep the country, fed, watered, fit and healthy in these unusual times.
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In today’s world complicated by the COVID-19 virus, the need for safe food storage remains. Shifts in stock and perhaps even surpluses are occurring, for example due to the closure of restaurants and the increase in demand in supermarkets. NewCold can support your business in these new circumstances.
High level of automation guarantees continuity
Our core goal is to provide a safe food coldchain, which is possible during these difficult times because of our high level of automation. Our coldstores continue working 24/7 without any problems. Since we are not dependent on a high number of employees in the storage itself, our operation is stable. Automation in your supply chain and limiting the touches to your product add peace of mind for you and your customers.
Open for Business
We still have some capacity left in a number of cold stores and we are happy to offer these to the needs in the market. Do you need, perhaps temporarily, frozen storage? Do not hesitate to contact us. We will immediately check whether a suitable solution can be found for you.
We are happy to help all parties in the food chain to supply your customers.
Want to know more?
Would you like to know what we can do for you? Contact us via this form and we will reach out to you at short notice.
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After a very wet winter in Montauban de Bretagne, France, the construction activities are progressing well. All piling activities are finished and we are working on the foundation beams. The first steel deliveries for the highbay arrived on site and are stored on the highbay areas.
Next week we head towards the clouds; every time a great moment in the building process. At the moment our general contractor, B-Built, and their subcontractors are working very hard. In the very near future our other partners SSI Schaefer, TGW, Mias, Ceratec, Engie and Eiffage will start on site.
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We are very proud to announce that NewCold is number 8 in the Top 250 Scale-Ups, directed by a Dutch research conglomerate. Yesterday evening NLGroeit organized – together with the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship – their Annual Event with 7,000 participants during which the Top 10 has been announced.
Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurs monitors in collaboration with Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) growing companies in the Netherlands. Every year, they present the results of our research in the ScaleUp Dashboard, which is made of different data sources, own research and already existing data bases. This results in a ranking of the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands: The Top 250 Scale-ups.
Both startups and scale-ups are important innovators of the economy and a crucial part of the Dutch economy in terms of new business activities and job creation. Scale-ups have been suggested to be early adopters who are able to disrupt existing markets and industries by making current offerings obsolete. Read more.
Number 1 is Takeaway, a fast growing food delivery company, which shows an enormous increase in delivery staff; our congratulations!
Our company showed a growth of 38%, which is 570 fulltime jobs in the period of end 2016 to end 2019. It’s an achievement which we will gladly share.
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We are very pleased to share with you the article regarding NewCold’s new coldstore in Burley, ID, USA. The article has been written by Bob Trebilcock, Executive Director of Modern Materials Handling, based on an interview with Jonas Swarttouw, NewCold’s Business Development Manager USA.
The article will inform you on the role of automation and innovation in NewCold’s coldstorages. Have a nice read.
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In this interview you will find out how new technology and automation have become crucial components to the success that has driven NewCold to the forefront of the logistics sector.
Watch the video with Abhy Maharaj, Global CCO and COO of NewCold.
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NewCold is convinced that the long-term success of all businesses lies with the relationships that is developed with its customers. By operating with an agile approach, it allows NewCold to be lean and easily adapt its processes. We think that engagement with our customers is key. We need to be constantly aware of the latest industry trends and the needs of our customers. For example, an increasing number of people are eating out of their homes, or using innovations like UberEats or DoorDash, so you need to consider the impact that this is having on our customer’s businesses. Want to know more? Watch the video!
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