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The Dutch onion chain from A to Z

The Dutch onion chain from A to Z

29-06-2020

In today's 1,5 meter society, we pay more attention than ever to our health. Fruits and vegetables are essential for this. The onion, in particular, is an excellent addition to our daily menu. Not only because of the refined taste and because the onion can be used in almost any dish, but also because the onion has an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effect. In addition, onions regulate cholesterol, are good for blood pressure and protect the heart and blood vessels.

The importance of temperature recorders in the cold chain of vaccines

The importance of temperature recorders in the cold chain of vaccines

05-06-2020

Before a vaccine can be administered to a patient, it takes a long time. Like all products, vaccines run through a chain with several links. The conditions within that chain can affect the quality of the vaccines. Vaccines, for example, are very sensitive to temperature and light, even more so than ordinary medicines. Temperature and light have a direct influence on the effect and shelf life of vaccines and can lead to a loss.

Growing, processing, shipping… the coffee chain from A to Z

Growing, processing, shipping… the coffee chain from A to Z

20-04-2020

A delicious cup of hot coffee to start the day. A daily recurring moment for many. As many as 900 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide every year, which equates to 2.5 billion cups per day or 29,000 cups per second. The top 3 coffee drinkers are Finland (1300 cups of coffee per person per year), Sweden (1070 cups per person per year) and the Netherlands (1004 cups per person per year). With the Netherlands as a major consumer of coffee, this is a good reason for Praxas to do some research into this.

Praxas introduces the new, better solution for air cargo protection

Praxas introduces the new, better solution for air cargo protection

10-04-2020

Although cargo covers are not unknown in the Praxas range, the most important thing is that products of the best quality are offered. Product lines can be sometimes replaced. This is also the case with the Praxas TLX2 cargo cover. Tests with the TLX2 cargo covers have shown that the temperature margin inside the cover has improved. This means that the Praxas TLX2 cargo covers offer a more stable climate, which reduces the risk of cargo damage even further.

Our services during the corona crisis

Our services during the corona crisis

23-03-2020
These are exceptional times; the impact of the coronavirus is increasing day by day. The measures taken by the government are far-reaching but necessa...
Shortage of reefers caused by coronavirus stagnate exports

Shortage of reefers caused by coronavirus stagnate exports

12-03-2020

The impact of the coronavirus is clear. It is a fact for many companies that will lead to a reduction in turnover due to the economic setback. The export of products is also lagging, partly due to the shortage of reefers. Logistics activities have long been halted in China, leaving reefers loaded on the harbour docks. As a result, there are far fewer empty reefers available for export from the Netherlands. Although production in China is now restarting, the shortage of reefers will continue to exist for the time being. It is estimated that currently, approximately 13% of the total number of reefers worldwide is moored in Chinese ports. Even cargo ships are full because there was no place to put the containers.

How the logistics sector contributes to climate goals

How the logistics sector contributes to climate goals

27-02-2020

Today is the International Polar Bear Day. This has been organised annually since 2011 on 27 February to draw attention to the habitat of the polar bear. It is of vital importance to become aware of the impact that global warming and sea ice has on polar bears. For that reason, attention is requested to find ways that could reduce CO2 emissions.

Valentine's Day - The role of The Netherlands in global flower export

Valentine's Day - The role of The Netherlands in global flower export

14-02-2020

For many a day to celebrate love, give each other gifts, cards and flowers, for some, it’s a real commercial thing. No matter how we think about this day, 14 February is worldwide known as Valentine’s day.  This is one of the most import days in the flower industry. The weeks before Valentine’s day are hectic days at the flower auction, because during these weeks there will be sold twice as many flowers than in an average week. The role of the Netherlands in flower export is enormous, especially at days like these, so where does that leave us? 

Chinese New Year - the impact on worldwide logistics

Chinese New Year - the impact on worldwide logistics

24-01-2020

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is China’s most important holiday and this year it takes place on January 25. Everything is standing still around this date, and for that reason, this will cause the necessary production and transport problems.

The tulip - From bulb to vase

The tulip - From bulb to vase

17-01-2020

National Tulip Day is on January 18. Not surprisingly, this flower has been given its own day, because like mills and clogs, tulips are inextricably linked to the Netherlands. These beautiful spring flowers, found on many bulb fields in our little country, are in the top 10 of Dutch export products; almost 2.5 billion tulip bulbs are exported abroad every year. But not without a struggle. Because how do we ensure that our tulips end up in the vase of good quality anywhere in the world?

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