COLD FACTS, September-October 2014

In this issue, learn about the latest trend in the cold chain industry - mini-penthouses - and get an in-depth look at changes to PSM and RMP regulations, how consumer demand is driving reefer shipping, and expansion at the Port of Cartagena.

On the Cover

Mini-Penthouses: Good Things Come in Small Packages

Cost savings during initial construction, potential energy savings, less encroachment into storage space and more efficient zoned control...

In the Issue

Changes Impacting Chemical Facilities Recommended

In response to the tragic accident last year in West, Texas, President Obama issued Executive Order (EO) 13650, Improving Chemical Facility...

Pre-Employment Assessment is Key to Effective Recruiting

A pre-employment assessment is a useful tool to augment employment applications, interviews, and other pre-employment screening activities...

Port of Cartagena Plans Expansion of Cold Chain Capabilities

Travel publisher Lonely Planet describes Cartagena, Columbia as a “fairy-tale city of romance, legends and sheer beauty.” Cartagena is also...

Global Demand Driving Reefer Shipping

Drewry’s Reefer Shipping Market Annual Review and Forecast, issued in September2013, noted the worldwide perishable reefer trade increased...

Cool People: Walter Maves

Walter Maves is the CEO of Maves International Software, which has been an IARW Trade Associate for nearly 40 years. He has developed...