Thermal Shipping: The Basics of Cold Chain Shipping

Think of all the items that require you to have a refrigerator and freezer in your home – i.e., meat products, dairy products. These are just a few of the many perishable foods we use everyday that are temperature sensitive.For example, milk must stay in the refrigerator or else it will spoil. But have you ever thought about how milk remains at a safe temperature from the time it’s produced until you purchase it at the market? Temperature sensitive products require thermal shipping solutions and in this case what is called a “cold chain” to remain safe and/or viable for consumption or use. Part 1What is Cold Chain Shipping?The term “cold chain” is a broad term used to describe a temperature-controlled supply chain. The cold chain…