Cold Storage – Training and Workforce Efficiency

The cold storage industry has been increasingly preoccupied with attaining productivity with the help of an efficient team. Regardless of the area covered, from cold chain management to transportation and warehouse operations, industry representatives acknowledge the importance of training and educational programs, that help employees achieve better performance.

2014 will mark the 50th anniversary of the acclaimed World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) Institute, the premier educational program for refrigerated warehousing managers. The Institute has trained more than 7,500 employees of cold chain companies in facilities management, finance and productivity, food science/food safety, human resources, logistics management, risk management, and warehouse technology. WFLO is a core partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance, which represents all major industries engaged in temperature-controlled logistics and unites partners to be innovative leaders in the temperature-controlled products industry. The organization delivers education and research to the industry and empowers economic development by strengthening the global cold chain.

50 years of educational programs
The Institute represents the heart of the educational mission of WFLO, and those who have gone through its three-year curriculum have raved about what they have learned and the powerful connections they have made with colleagues throughout the industry that have led to lifelong friendships. The four-day industry-sp...