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COLD FACTS, January-February 2015

CFJF15In this issue of COLD FACTS, learn about what matters most to members and how those insights are influencing the strategic direction of IARW, get the latest on Low Ammonia-Charge Systems, and take an in-depth look at how transportation companies are using some new intermodal options to offset challenges in reefer capacity.

On the Cover

Survey Uncovers Refrigerated Warehouse Operators' “Up-At-Night” Issues

Survey precedes strategic planning activities that will drive members’ business outcomes.
By Alexandra Walsh

In the Issue

GCCA and IIAR Create Coalition to Respond to EPA Regulatory Proposals

Global Cold Chain Alliance and the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration jointly respond to regulatory proposals suggested by EPA.

Meeting the Reefer Capacity Challenge

Refrigerated transportation capacity in the United States is a continuing challenge for cold chain shippers, but new rail alternatives may open up new intermodal service options.
By Stephanie Nall

Low Ammonia-Charge System’s Examined

Regulatory and safety concerns driving change and innovation in use of ammonia.
By Ruth E. Thaler-Carter

The European Cold Storage Industry

Explore the structure of the European cold storage market and some of the issues impacting the market today.
By Alexandra Walsh

Cool People: Jeffrey Tusa

Meet Jeffrey Tusa, Project Manager, Polar Fresh Cold Chain Services, and recipient of RWTA's Frank Vale Award, which recognizes exceptional achievement by a young person in the Australian cold chain.

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