COLD FACTS: March-April 2016

In this issue of COLD FACTS, read about mistakes and near misses from the industry and how companies learned from their mistakes. Also, learn how a new IMO amendment will impact maritime containers and learn about the changes coming to the IARW-WFLO Convention as we celebrate 125 years of excellence. * *You must be logged in as a member to download the PDF copy of the issue.

On the Cover

Disaster or Redemption: Near Misses and Mistakes Inform Warehouse Best Practices

The road to warehouse best practices can be messy at times — littered with good intentions gone wrong, narrowly averted disasters, a fatal...

In the Issue

Revamped IARW-WFLO Convention

The 125th IARW-WFLO Convention, convening at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 16-19, 2016, offers a variety of new and exciting...

International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses Celebrates 125 Years of Excellence

In April 2016, the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) celebrates its 125th anniversary. A Core Partner of the...

Improving Your Company's Well Being with a Hazard Assessment Checklist

Mitigating risk is an important component to any business, and a great way to protect employees, equipment and all vital parts of a company...

Cool People: Recognizing Connie Phipps for 20 Years of Service

Every other month, the Global Cold Chain Alliance profiles influential person connected to the cold chain industry. In this edition, we...

Freezing Out Frost Heave in Tropical Climates

The concrete floor in a cold storage facility should outlast other parts of the facility, with the lifespan of most well-designed, well-...

No More Estimates for Maritime Containers

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of...

Port of Baltimore Open to the Cold

The Port of Baltimore is top in its game in a number of commodities: automotive, roll-on/ roll-off, containerized cargo, and forest trades...

Social Responsibility Can Address Recruitment and Retention Woes

More than 50 percent of millennials considered a company’s involvement with socially responsible causes when deciding which job to take,...