COLD FACTS, November-December 2015

In this issue of COLD FACTS, the cover story is about looking at the cold chain and the value it brings from the customer perspective. Also, get an update on the Final Rule on Preventive Controls for human food, a best practices story on rack repair, an overview of the cold storage industry in India, and a peek into Norfolk Southern’s new cold chain intermodal service.

On the Cover

Fresh Perspectives: What Produce Processors Want from their Cold Chain Partners

What do produce processors look for from their 3PL cold chain partners? “Good cold chain management — start with that,” recommends Tony...

In the Issue

Best Practices for Effective and Safe Rack Repair

Google “warehouse collapse fatality” and more than 280,000 results appear. Although many of the items address collapses due to snow on the...

Cool People: John Naylor

Cool People features influential people connected to the cold chain industry. John Naylor was recognized as the Cool Person for the...

FDA Releases Final Rule On Preventative Controls

As part of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) continuing efforts to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the agency...

Norfolk Southern’s New Intermodal Model Competes Against Trucks

The ink on the logo isn’t dry yet, but Norfolk Southern Railroad (NS) is introducing new integrated refrigerated boxcar intermodal service...

The Indian Cold Chain Industry: A Look to the Future

Over the past 10 years, much has been made of India’s rise as a global economic powerhouse. Boasting the world’s second biggest population...