COLD FACTS, March-April 2015

CFMA15-CoverIn this issue of COLD FACTS, read more about the pros and cons of a Third-Party Audit, varying opinions on the true impact of the Panama Canal Expansion, and take an in-depth look at the 124th IARW-WFLO Convention & Expo (April 26-29, 2015 in Orlando, Florida).

On the Cover

Conducting SQF and BRC Third-Party Audits

While not a painless process, cold chain companies are finding value in SQF and BRC third-party audits.
By Alexandra Walsh

In the Issue

Smaller Charge Systems and the General Duty Clause

While smaller charge systems and using less ammonia has its regulatory advantages—OSHA and the EPA are still watching.
By Lowell Randel

Update: Panama Canal Expansion’s Impact on the Cold Chain

As the completion of the canal’s expansion grows closer, cold chain logistics companies debate its impact.
By Karen E. Thuermer

124th IARW-WFLO Convention & Expo Delivers Value

Education sessions, a 100-booth expo hall, and networking opportunities are the cornerstones of the world's largest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics convention.
By Alexandra Walsh

R-22 Phaseout: Lessons Learned From Europe

Be proactive and prepare early to replace R-22 refrigeration systems.
By Sheryl Jackson

Cool People: Ivan Sutic

Meet Ivan Sutic, the first recipient of the South African Refrigerated Distribution Association’s Peter Worthington-Smith Award in recognition of exceptional achievement by a young person in the South African cold chain.

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