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COLD FACTS, May-June 2011

In this issue, discover how U.S. ports and cold chain operations are preparing for the expansion of the Panama Canal in 2014.

On the Cover

The Big Ship Opportunity

Ships with triple the current capacity will transit the Panama Canal starting in 2014. Will U.S. ports and the cold chain infrastructure be ready?
By Alexandra Walsh

In the Issue

The Wrong Road

IRTA raises concerns about proposed changes to hours-of-service rules for truck drivers
By Lowell Randel

Extending a [Friend] Ship

Delivering aid to disaster-stricken areas around the world isn’t always easy. But it could be.
By Benjamin Milk

Kicking off an Energy Management Program

Energy costs are among the most controllable expenses in a refrigerated warehouse, yet are often unmanaged. Here’s how to get a handle on them to save money.
By Marcus Wilcox

Safety for Construction Operations

Construction can be a dangerous occupation, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to protect workers on the job site.
By Bob Hennessey and Jake Stefan

Cool People: Chuck Aldredge

Chuck Aldredge, Aldredge & Associates –Consultants to the U.S. Consumer, Packaged Goods Industry