Explanatory notes to the ATO-certification of reefer containers (version 4.0)

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationWageningen
    PublisherWageningen UR - Food & Biobased Research
    Number of pages20
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

    Publication series

    NameReport / Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research
    PublisherWageningen UR Food & Biobased Research
    No.number 1354

    Keywords

    • certification
    • international trade
    • international transport
    • transport
    • container transport
    • refrigerated transport
    • ornamental bulbs
    • sea transport

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    Paillart, M. J. M., & Lukasse, L. J. S. (2013). Explanatory notes to the ATO-certification of reefer containers (version 4.0). (Report / Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research; No. number 1354). Wageningen UR - Food & Biobased Research. https://edepot.wur.nl/282782