Cold Chain Logistics

Cold Chain Logistics

Cold Chain Logistics2024-03-25T06:14:57+00:00

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Cold Chain Logistics

Cold chain solutions

Providing utmost care for your cold chain shipments, ensuring safe and timely delivery with access to reliable temperature-controlled capacity.

Whether you’re shipping dairy products from Uganda to distributors in Europe, transporting fresh seafood from the shores of Mozambique to restaurants in Asia, or ensuring the safe delivery of pharmaceuticals from the USA to clinics across Africa, our customized solutions are designed to meet the unique requirements of each cargo.

Our Cold Chain Solutions, derived from our extensive Ocean and Logistics services, simplify and streamline the transportation of your perishable goods, minimizing risks and administrative burdens for your business. Our knowledgeable local teams evaluate your entire supply chain, empowering you to enhance and optimize your logistics network in alignment with your core business objectives.

Extensive Cold Chain Network

Count on a more connected cold chain

Our unrivaled network of strategically located facilities in core markets across Africa helps us create a broader, more connected cold chain transport for our customers.

Pharmaceutical cold chain management for the healthcare industry

In the critical sector of life sciences and healthcare, the integrity of pharmaceuticals is a top priority. Our pharma cold chain management blends the best of physical and digital solutions to offer unparalleled control, flexibility, and visibility for the transport of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals and healthcare products. An unbroken cold chain is our commitment to preserving product integrity from start to finish.

Adhering to stringent regulations, including the African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization (AMRH) standards, our dedicated service ensures precise handling and strict temperature management across the entire supply chain. This dedication allows our customers to concentrate on developing world-class healthcare solutions.

We help design your pharmaceutical & healthcare requirements, providing:

Visibility monitoring and intervention

  • Real-time monitoring of in-transit containers, including location, temperature (container & ambient), and humidity

  • Personalized notifications and round-the-clock chat support

  • Availability of comprehensive data logs post-journey

  • Remote container management system enabling proactive intervention to minimize temperature deviations and associated risks

Temperature control expertise

  • Dedicated teams ensuring 24/7 availability and deep understanding of temperature control requirements

  • Subject matter experts offering advice and consultancy on GDP requirements

  • State-of-the-art temperature- and humidity-controlled warehousing facilities

  • Specialized temperature-controlled GDP vehicles

Quality assurance and compliance

  • Robust management of deviations and complaints (CAPA), swiftly addressing any issues to maintain product value

  • Proactive risk management strategies implemented at every stage of the logistics process to mitigate potential disruptions

  • Tailored pharmaceutical-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and working instructions, optimized for efficiency and precision

Cold storage solutions—secure, sustainable, and temperature-controlled

Our network of ultra-modern cold storage facilities is strategically positioned across Africa, delivering a comprehensive range of services for goods requiring temperatures from deeply frozen to chilled and controlled environments.

These solutions are underpinned by a rigorous commitment to sustainability and the transition to cleaner energy, enhancing your supply chain’s efficiency and advancing your goals for carbon neutrality. Consider our facilities an essential, efficient pause in your time-sensitive journey.

We ensure secure storage and transportation for a wide temperature spectrum, including +15°C to +25°C, +5°C to +25°C, +2°C to +8°C, -20°C, -80°C.

Optimize your cold cargo for maximum value

Experience unparalleled excellence in managing your cold cargo requirements with our unique solutions. From temperature-sensitive commodities to intricate logistical challenges, we ensure seamless operations and optimal value every step of the way. Benefit from:

Specialized expertise

Rely on our team of refrigerated cargo specialists who possess both deep industry knowledge and technical expertise to ensure the precise handling of your goods.

Strategic storage network

Access our expanding network of strategically positioned, eco-friendly cold storage facilities across Africa, offering a range of customized value-added services.

Tailored Solutions

Whether it’s a simplified cold chain or intricate solutions spanning land and water, we offer flexible solutions tailored precisely to your requirements.

Temperature monitoring

Ensure the integrity of your cold chain with advanced temperature monitoring systems, providing real-time insights and alerts to prevent deviations and maintain product quality.

Priority handling for cold chain cargo

Our commitment extends beyond merely transporting temperature-sensitive goods — we prioritize delivering them promptly and effectively while maintaining product quality.

Whether you’re venturing into new markets, seeking a streamlined supply chain, operational visibility, or storage solutions, we’ve got your needs met.

We’re dedicated to enhancing efficiency through tailored cold chain solutions, minimizing complexities, handovers, and waste. In essence, we empower you to concentrate on growing your business while we manage your cold chain logistics with precision.

What sets our temperature-controlled services apart?

Our temperature-controlled services stand out by recognizing that cold chain transport demands tailored solutions. Your sensitive products require more than just standard handling—they demand a dependable network, expert compliance, seamless consolidation, and modal flexibility.

We grant access to one of the most extensive temperature-controlled capacity networks in Africa, bolstered by longstanding relationships with core carriers. Our expertise allows us to adapt transportation modes to suit the unique requirements of your sensitive shipments. By assessing your entire supply chain, we craft customized solutions that optimize both speed and efficiency, ensuring your business needs are met with precision.

Contact our cold chain experts

Ready to streamline your cold chain needs and ensure timely deliveries? Take the first step by connecting with our experts to discuss your needs or simply request a quote to kickstart your shipment.

Frequently asked questions

Find answers to common questions about our cold chain services. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, feel free to contact us directly— we’re happy to help!

What are your customs clearance capabilities?2024-02-20T14:20:26+00:00

Our experienced team handles all customs clearance procedures, ensuring swift and compliant border crossings.

What types of freight does Limark Forwarding handle?2024-02-20T14:07:02+00:00

We are a full-service freight forwarder, handling air, ocean, land, and even multimodal shipments for all cargo types, including hazardous materials.

Can Limark Forwarding facilitate just-in-time (JIT) inventory management across complex global supply chains?2024-02-20T14:10:07+00:00

Absolutely! We deploy advanced demand forecasting and dynamic inventory optimization models coupled with lean supply chain strategies.

Our global network and strategic partnerships ensure timely deliveries and buffer stock management for seamless JIT implementation.

How does Limark Forwarding leverage real-time visibility (RTV) and control tower technology to mitigate multimodal transport risks?2024-02-20T14:12:39+00:00

We utilize robust RTV platforms integrated with global carrier networks, providing proactive risk identification and mitigation.

Our control towers leverage AI and predictive analytics to anticipate disruptions, reroute shipments, and ensure optimal modal selection for cost and efficiency.

How can Limark Forwarding help optimize my supply chain?2024-02-20T14:14:43+00:00

We analyze your unique needs and provide customized solutions, from consolidation and warehousing to inventory management and risk mitigation.

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