Refer Cargo-Perishable Goods
Perishable foods are those likely to spoil, decay or become unsafe to consume if not kept refrigerated at 40 F° (4.4 °C) or below or frozen at 0 F° (-17.8 °C) or below. Examples of foods that must be kept refrigerated for safety include meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, and all cooked leftovers. Refrigeration slows bacterial growth and freezing stops it. Refrigeration slows bacterial growth and freezing stops it.
There are two completely different families of bacteria that can be on food: pathogenic bacteria, the kind that cause food borne illness, and spoilage bacteria, the kind of bacteria that cause foods to deteriorate and develop unpleasant odors, tastes, and textures. Perishable goods have a short lifetime, meaning they can easily or quickly expire. These items include dairy, meat, seafood, vegetables, fruits, and flowers. and medical supplies
They generally deteriorate due to time, environmental conditions, and poor temperature storage. Consumption of mishandled goods can affect the overall quality of a dish and can lead to the spread of food-borne illnesses. Perishable products must be cautiously and efficiently transported to their locations trained and can arrange for the appropriate equipment for dealing with complex cases.
TRANSPORT OF PERISHABLE GOODS:
SEA SKY CARGO has been transporting the reefer goods from Kolkata Port to Nepal by road and we are only freight forwarder in Nepal successfully transporting reefer containers by road, Depending on the goods and the location ISEA SKY CARGOs can transport perishable goods using 3 key methods.
Ground transportation refers to when a truck delivers products.. When using truck transportation, the internal temperature is maintained
B. AIR TRANSPORTATION
Using airplanes is considered the best option for transporting perishables. Airports typically have a designated space with controllable refrigerated chambers and freezers for perishable goods. This area is also guarded at all times by specialized airport staffs that will make sure the products are maintained at the best temperature. Most commonly, fresh products and frozen goods, such as concentrated fruit juice, are transported by air.
C. OCEAN TRANSPORTATION
Perishable Products for Nepal by sea are shipped in reefers, which are refrigerated containers. In the context of Nepal and Bhutan, the only port from where reefer container can be shipped is Kolkata Port in India and road transportation from Kolkata to Nepal or Bhutan. Our staffs are aware of what kinds of products they are handling and their specific requirements. Having full product knowledge will allow for safe and seamless delivery of perishable goods. The most essential information that our transportation teams know is
- The best mode of transportation for the product
- Temperature requirements
- Protocols for when temperature issues arise while in transit
- The optimal transit time
- Standards for safely handling of the goods in a reefer container 20’ft or 40’ ft.