COLD FACTS, January-February 2015

In this issue of COLD FACTS, learn about what matters most to members and how those insights are influencing the strategic direction of IARW, get the latest on Low Ammonia-Charge Systems, and take an in-depth look at how transportation companies are using some new intermodal options to offset challenges in reefer capacity. *Note: You must be logged in as a member to read articles or download the PDF version of the issue.

On the Cover

Survey Uncovers Refrigerated Warehouse Operators' “Up-At-Night” Issues

Click the image to see a full list of members' "Up-At-Night" issues identified in the survey. "We developed a strategic plan back in 2008...

In the Issue

Low Ammonia-Charge System’s Examined

The actual size of the ammonia charge in any given facility has come under a large and expansive examination by regulatory authorities,...

Meeting the Reefer Capacity Challenge

Consumer spending on high-value perishable food products continues to drive up demand for cold chain transportation services in the United...

The European Cold Storage Industry

What keeps European refrigerated warehouse operators up at night? Europeans interviewed cited the phase-out of HCFC-22 or R-22 refrigerant...

Cool People: Jeffrey Tusa

Each year, the Refrigerated Warehouse & Transport Association (RWTA) presents the Frank Vale Award in recognition of exceptional...

GCCA and IIAR Create Coalition to Respond to EPA Regulatory Proposals

On July 24, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Request for Information (RFI) regarding the agency’s Risk...