“Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.” – Bill Gates, Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in the Digital Economy. New York: Warner Books, Inc. 1999.
Technology is vitally important in any modern cold chain business. It supports everything from inventory control to customer service. The member-only resources below are designed to help members understand and vet the latest technologies.
Guide to Effective Warehouse Administration
Get everything you need to know to run a successful refrigerated warehousing and logistics business, including chapters on warehouse law, insurance, IT systems, human resources, and government affairs. MORE
White Papers and Reports
- Application of Automation within a Public Refrigerated Warehouse – Learn about reasons to consider ASRS, challenges that may arise with ASRS, and building considerations for ASRS. The paper also includes a handy checklist of design, construction, and scope considerations for an ASRS project.
- Controlled Environment Fire Prevention: Using Oxygen Reduction Technology in the U.S. – Learn about controlled environment fire protection, including how it works, its viability in the U.S., and costs compared with traditional fire sprinkler systems.
- PRW North American Readiness Study – Learn about the benefits automation can bring to the cold storage industry and what the PRW industry needs to ready itself to adopt such solutions.