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Swire Cold Storage wins industry safety award

Swire Cold Storage was named joint winner of the 2015 Queensland Trucking Association (QTA) Industry Safety Award, announced at the annual awards and dinner event held on Saturday, 31 October 2015. Transport and logistics company Lindsay Australia was the other winner.

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Swire Cold Storage wins Wyndham Business Award

Wyndham Business Award

Swire Cold Storage took home the Transport and Storage Category Award at the 21st Wyndham Business Awards, held on Friday, 28 August. Laverton Site Manager David Venes accepted the award on behalf of Swire Cold Storage, saying:

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Swire Cold Storage Managing Director Appointment

Swire Cold Storage Pty Ltd today announced the appointment of Greg Holt as Managing Director, effective Monday, 20 July 2015.

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Safety leadership program

Several modules of the Safety Leadership Program have commenced and will continue in the coming months. The safety leadership program consists of eight modules and is designed as an engaging and up-tempo program that will have each leader reflect, shape and determine what actions they can take to improve safety leadership and culture.

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Solar power for Sydney site

solar power

The temperature-controlled storage and logistics industry is resource intensive and has the potential to have a major impact on our environment. Operating our business in the most efficient and sustainable way possible is one of our highest priorities and we are constantly looking at ways we can make small and large investments at our sites to minimise our environmental footprint. The ...

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Training for a cleaner, safer and more efficient work environment

safety training

In the last edition of Cold Scoop we outlined how Swire Cold Storage is focusing on creating a safer, happier environment through better business processes.

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Improving transport compliance and mobility

improving transport

In November, our transport division began using its new and updated GPS across its fleet and subcontractors. This leading technology provides speed alerts across all speed zones and generates a corrective action report for each event. Dashboards and key performance indicators have assisted in timely close out and reduction of these incidents. This is one of the few systems that provides this sort ...

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Swire Cold Storage opens state-of-the-art Laverton warehouse expansion

Laverton expansion

On 22 October 2014 Swire Cold Storage officially opened a state-of-the-art, $30 million expansion at its Laverton site, making it the largest temperature-controlled facility under one roof in the southern hemisphere.

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Improving our facilities through LED lighting installation

LED lighting

At Swire Cold Storage, we are deeply committed to sustainable growth and development as a path to long-term value creation. As part of this commitment, we have placed a high priority on improving energy efficiency at our sites, nationally. A key element of this program is Intelligent LED Lighting, which is dramatically reducing lighting energy use across a number of sites.

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On track to deliver state-of-the-art warehouse expansion in Melbourne's west

Laverton expansion

Construction of the new, state-of-the-art expansion of Swire Cold Storage’s facility at Laverton is on track with the facility set to receive the first products for refrigeration in September this year.

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December 2015

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