COLD FACTS, July-August 2009

Read case studies and lessons learned from real crises that occurred at refrigerated warehousing Read case studies and lessons learned from real crises that occurred at refrigerated warehousing and logistics operations.

On the Cover

Anatomy of a Crisis

The Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared,” is good advice for managing a cold storage crisis The first call came in at 9 a.m. on a Sunday morning...

In the Issue

Global Cold Chain Alliance Partners with ECSLA

Partnership increases scope and offerings of both organizations in Europe The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) has signed an agreement for...

What if Pandemic Flu Hits the Cold Chain?

Advice and resources on dealing with this potential crisis As your company establishes an overall crisis management strategy, it is...

Rising from the Ashes: Rebuilding After a Crisis

Building contractors play a key role What goes on once the dust has settled after a crisis? The emergency response procedures are the...

Working with Your Local Fire Department

How to develop a good relationship before crisis happens By Gary Smith and Tim Butters One of your first calls following an ammonia-related...

Changing Tides

New rules on liability for international shipments by water There is a new set of rules that may be enacted in the United States and other...

Food Industry and Cold Chain Challenges in Russia

Economic woes slow down a booming cold chain market Until the economic crisis hit in late 2008, Russia was one of the world’s most rapidly...

Assessing Energy Costs and Optimum Freeze Times

WFLO releases new software programs to boost efficiency With the economic pressures facing virtually all businesses, a renewed focus on...

Cool People: Wim Van Bon

Profiling Interesting and Influential People Connected to the Cold Chain Industry Wim Van Bon, President, European Cold Storage and...