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Swire Cold Storage Vietnam to open world-class cold storage facility in Bac Ninh province

Swire Cold Storage Vietnam, which has operated Vietnam first cold storage facility in Binh Duong province since 1998, is building the first modern international standard cold storage facility in northern Vietnam.

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Sustainability in action in South Australia

The South Australian Dry Creek team has implemented an improved process of waste disposal, featuring a recycling program that delivers on the reduction of the company’s environmental footprint, waste disposal costs, housekeeping and safety of mobile handling equipment (MHE) operation.

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2016 Simplot Games

The 38th annual Simplot Games were held 18-20 February 2016 at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena in the USA. First held in 1979, it is now one of the nation’s premier high school indoor track and field events, with more than 2,000 athletes converging from the USA, Canada, Mexico and Australia.

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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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