COLD FACTS: January-February 2016

In this issue of COLD FACTS magazine, we explore the state of today's supply chain industry. Talent continues to be a major issue and in this issue we also explore diversity in the workforce, job safety analyses, and social media policies. * *To download you must be logged in as a member and have Adobe Reader

On the Cover

2016 State of the Supply Chain

For much of the world’s supply chain, 2014 was a banner year as many countries continue to recover from the losses of the global recession...

In the Issue

EPA Proposes Ozone Protection Rules

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking entitled “Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Update to...

Cold Treatment for Southern Fruits

Direct shipment of select cold-treated produce from South America to Georgia’s Port of Savannah and select Florida ports not only...

Cool People: Chris Sturman

Chris Sturman is the Chief Executive of the Food Storage and Distribution Federation (FSDF), which provides the organizational and...

Don't Use Social Media without One: Policies Protect Companies and Individuals

In 2015, 72 percent of online American adults use Facebook and 40 percent of cell phone owners use a social networking site on their phones...

Job Safety Analysis 101

It’s estimated that thousands of work-related injuries occur in the public refrigerated warehouse industry each year, which can have...

Trade Wars: How Russian Sanctions Are Impacting the European Cold Storage Industry

The effects of bans on European exports to Russia, and beef exports to some of the world’s largest markets, are critical to assessing the...

Women in the Cold

The topic of recruiting and retaining the next generation of workers is a hot button issue for the cold chain industry. But in an industry...