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Record number 444762
Title Explanatory notes to the ATO-certification of reefer containers (version 4.0)
Author(s) Paillart, M.J.M.; Lukasse, L.J.S.
Source Wageningen : Wageningen UR - Food & Biobased Research (Report / Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research number 1354) - 20
Department(s) FBR Fresh Supply Chains
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2013
Keyword(s) certificering - internationale handel - internationaal transport - transport - containertransport - koeltransport - bloembollen - zeetransport - certification - international trade - international transport - container transport - refrigerated transport - ornamental bulbs - sea transport
Categories Logistics / Bulb and Tuber Flowers
Abstract Intercontinental transport of flowerbulbs in general takes place in climate controlled seagoing reefer containers. A shipment may take two up to six weeks. To maintain quality during this time span proper climate inside the container is important. ATO certification yields a quality assurance on aspects not covered in other standards or certification schemes, and primarily of interest to flowerbulb shipments.
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