Temperature Controlled Supply Chains

Training course in management of the Cold Chain and the transport of temperature sensitive goods 

Accessing specific training on the peculiarities that revolve around the transport of temperature-controlled goods will help you get a better understanding of the Cold Chain, and will provide you with the tools to analyse direct costs and environmental impact for their subsequent optimisation.


Four days

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Included in the tuition are the training materials and the diploma. Prices subject to change.

Discounts available for alumni and collaborators!

  • To understand what are the best practices on planning and execution at every stage of the temperature controlled supply chain, and specifically those using intermodal transport solutions.

  • To raise awareness on how the temperature-controlled products should be distributed throughout the distribution network as per specified temperature conditions.

Participant Profile
  • Professionals dedicated to the transport, manufacturing, exporting and distribution of temperature controlled freight/perishable products

  • Last year logistics and transport students.

Participants of the 2019 edition of the Temperature Controlled Supply Chains course


The course on Temperature Controlled Supply Chains is highly specialised. The contents are divided into workshops and lectures complemented by audiovisual material. During the workshops the participants will visit several port facilities and infrastructures dedicated to temperature-controlled goods. The classes are interactive and the students are encouraged to participate actively. The documentation will be handed out both in hard and electronic copy. At the end of the course, successful participants will receive a diploma.

Students attending a lecture during one of the Escola's courses


Participants of the 2019 edition of the Temperature Controlled Supply Chains course at the Barcelona Wholesale food market Mercabarna


Course participants networking during a lunch break



Check out the programme of the upcoming edition:

  • Temperature controlled transport – What are the options?

  • Connection systems with RORO vessels – Motorways of the sea

  • “Canal de Frío” – Railway connections

  • Best Practices on reefer equipment preparation

  • Port facilities for controlled temperature equipment

  • “Logística del Frío”- Warehousing, cross-docking, manipulation management

  • International regulations for perishable products

  • Intermodality for international temperature controlled cargo

  • Reefer containers services & documentation

  • Insurance and claims


Me hay parecido un curso muy completo a nivel de información sobre los diferentes actores dentro de la logística del frigorífico.

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#DidYouKnow – A short story of the refrigerated container

This week we wanted to discuss the evolution of the refrigerated container. Reefer transport, one using refrigerated trucks, trailers and shipping containers is used to ship items that require temperature-controlled environments. Reefer freight is vital nowadays due to the time and temperature sensitive cargo being shipped across larger and larger distances in shorter time frames. […]

What training do we need to effectively manage temperature-controlled supply chains?

The success of industries that rely on cold storage supply chains comes down to knowing how to ship a product whose temperature needs to be tailored to the circumstances of the transport. Cold chain operations have substantially improved in recent decades and the industry is able to respond to the needs of a wide range […]

#DidYouKnow – Main terms in temperature controlled supply chains

For the first article of the #DidYouKnow series in 2019, a focus on temperature controlled supply chains was made. What are the main terms? What is refrigerated transport and why does it need specialized care? What kind of specialized equipment / procedures would be needed for a safe and efficient supply chain? In this post […]


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