The cold chain makes modern life possible. A global network of refrigerated warehouses, vehicles, display cabinets and domestic fridges and freezers keep our food and pharmaceuticals safe. Without this crucial supply chain, society and the economy wouldn't function as we know it.
This podcast focuses in on the businesses that operate the UK cold chain. Host, and CEO of the Cold Chain Federation Shane Brennan, interviews key leaders and influencers from within the businesses that own and manage the cold chain, as well as some of the people that service, research and regulate it.
Eddie Green - DFDS
Shane interviews Eddie Green Head of Cold Chain at DFDS. they talk about Eddies long experience in cold chain logistics, rooted in the shipping industry MAERSK, Norfolk Line and DFDS. In recent years overseeing the growth of cold chain operations, the acquisition of HSF and managing the Brexit transition.
he brings his experienced, calm and common sense approach to the discussion and talks in particular about his and DFDS' commitment to sustainability investment.
STOP PRESS - SHANE TALKS TO BBC ABOUT SUPPLY CHAIN CRISIS
A special edition of the Podcast sharing an interview Podcast Host and Cold Chain Federation Chief Executive Shane Brennan gave to Naga Munchetty on BBC Radio 5 Live on the 5th October 2021. Over 20 minutes he debated the supply chain crisis, its cause and effects with Richard Tice the leader of REFORM UK (the new name of the BREXIT Party).
Cold Chain Podcast Live! with Mark Burrell, Managing Director, Moran Logistics
Whilst at the TCS&D Show in Peterborough earlier this month, Shane caught up with Mark Burrell MD of Moran Logistics.
Having taken on the role during the pandemic, Mark talks about how he and his colleagues have coped with the operational challenges of the covid pandemic. He also talks about his passion for supporting and nurturing people across his business and his commitment to sustainability.
Relatively new to the cold chain sector and a new member of the Cold Chain Federation Mark brings a new energy and perspective to the role and the Federation.
Cold Chain Podcast Live! with Michael Kane (Marshall Fleet Solutions)
In second episode of the series of podcasts recorded live at the TCS&D show in Peterborough this month, we talk to Michael Kane. Michael brings his unique and long standing experience in fleet strategy, maintenance and technology to this conversation.
We talk about the how Marshall's team of support engineers managed to keep cold chain running through covid and how they are facing into the future of technological innovation and alternative technologies.
Cold Chain Podcast Live! - Ep 1 Back Together, Lessons from Crisis and Where now for Net Zero?
The first episode in a a special mini stories of podcasts that include the edited highlights from the debates and interviews run by the Cold Chain Federation at the TCS&D Exhibition in Peterborough on 7th and 8th September.
The session includes CEO Shane Brennan's reflections on 18 months of crisis in the supply chain, Policy Director Tom Southall's overview of the progress in the CCF Road to Net Zero Project and debate between Tom, Shane and Dr Rob Lamb of Star Refrigeration on the opportunities and challenges of net zero in the cold chain.
Cold Chain Federation Annual General Meeting 2021 President's Address
In this special episode we bring the speech made by Tim Moran on his re-election as president of the Cold Chain Federation. The speech was given to the organisation's virtual Annual General Meeting on 23rd June 2021.
Tim Moran is the Regional Vice President of Lineage Logistics in the UK. He has served as CCF President since 2017. in this speech he reflects on a year like no other for the cold chain, thanks everyone involved in keeping the nation fed and distributing the life saving vaccine. He also reflects on how we can face into the immediate and long term challenges facing our industry.