Refrigerated and frozen food processors, distributors and retailers looking for supply chain help will find it in a 2009 Global Cold Chain Directory published by the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), Alexandria, Va. The directory has more than 500 pages of listings with an international selection of cold storage warehouses, refrigerated transportation companies, cold storage design experts and companies providing support services to the cold chain industry.

Industry providers are members of GCCA's core partners. Suppliers are listed within the following sections: warehouses, transportation, construction, research and education and cold chain products and services. Respectively, these GCCA member groups are the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW), the International Refrigerated Transportation Association, International Association for Cold Storage Construction, World Food Logistics Organization and IARW's associate (supplier) members.

The Global Cold Chain Directory is available free of charge to food processors, grocers, foodservice operators and other groups. Visit or call (703) 373-4300 for details.