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COLD FACTS March-April 2011

In this issue, learn how you a comprehensive safety program can save your company time, money, and protect your employees.

On the Cover

Entering the Safety Zone

Safety doesn’t happen by accident, as leading safety advocates in the PRW industry will attest
By Benjamin Milk

In the Issue

Incentivizing Safe Behavior

Americold Logistics used incentives to increase safety awareness, move employee behavior in the right direction, and dramatically reduce incidents
By Jonathan Galaif

The Seven Deadly Sins of Security

Knowing what to look for and what procedures to implement can prevent theft of inventory and company funds
By Barry Brandman

Ryder and TLC: Better Together

Ryder System acquired Total Logistic Control in December 2010, and the business synergies are already paying off
By Alexandra Walsh

Lights Out, Cold Storage

New LED lighting technology allows cold storage facilities turn out the lights and save energy
By Danielle Marquis

Time, Temperatures, and Pallets

Wireless RFID technology used to track product temperatures at the pallet level can maximize shelf life, reduce waste, and improve cold chain yield
By Kevin Payne

South Korean Market Potential

The pending U.S.-South Korea free trade agreement could mean billions of dollars in increased U.S. exports and a significant boost to the cold chain industry
By Nora Jorgensen

Cool Person: James Marrella

James Marrella, United States Cold Storage