COLD FACTS, November-December 2014


In this issue of COLD FACTS, learn about what matters most to your customers’ quality assurance managers, get the latest on the Sanitary Transportation of Food Rule, and take an in-depth look at the cold chain industry in the Philippines.

On the Cover

Why Customer QA Managers Matter

Buddy Yantz, QA Manager for Lakeside Foods, talks about why 3PLs are important to his company and what’s important for a good relationship.
By Alexandra Walsh

In the Issue

GCCA Comments on Sanitary Transportation of Food Rule

GCCA asks for clarification on responsibility for product, temperature, sanitation and other issues.
By Lowell Randel

The Fresh Opportunity

Tom Stenzel, of the United Fresh Produce Association, invites 3PLs to partner with produce growers.
By Alexandria Walsh

FSMA: More Questions than Answers

Cold chain transportation executives weigh in on concerns about the Food Safety Modernization Act.
By Stephanie Nall

Energy Modeling Recommendations Open Door to LEED Certification

Guidance increases access to energy credits for cold storage facility owners.
By Sheryl S. Jackson

Fits and Starts Define Philippine Food Chain

Plentiful produce but rural logistics and market problems abound.
By Karen E. Thuermer

Cool People: Andrew Pollack

Meet Andrew Pollack, the November-December 2014 Cool Person as well as the Owner/CEO of Railex and the recipient of the 2014 IRTA Executive of the Year Award.

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