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PLM Trailer Leasing to Deliver Iron Apple FSMA Training and Compliance to the Food Distribution Industry

New Jersey – Nova Scotia – December 15th, 2018 – PLM, the only nationwide fleet management company dedicated exclusively to leasing, renting and maintaining refrigerated trailers, and Iron Apple, a leader in online food safety compliance training, have partnered to offer compliance training services for the Sanitary Transportation Rule (the “Rule”) of the Food Safety Modernization Act (“FSMA”).  The services, offered by both companies, facilitate compliance with the Rule by teaching trainees how to maintain sanitary conditions, monitor temperatures and properly operate the Transport Refrigeration Unit (“TRU”).  Training documentation is maintained using Iron Apple’s Quality Assurance Program.  The services are ideal for motor carriers and distribution centers.

 “By teaming with Iron Apple, we are able to offer our customers an in-depth FSMA training program for drivers and operations staff. Training and training documentation is a key requirement of the Sanitary Transportation Rule” says Don Durm, VP of Customer Solutions at PLM.

Iron Apple’s FSMA training for drivers, operations, and brokers provides an overview of the STF regulations and guidance on best practices to exceed the rule requirements. Certificates of completion are stored in the Iron Apple eClassroom and can be accessed by smartphone, tablet or laptop, and desktop computers. Management monitors the progress of individuals within the organization to ensure compliance with training requirements.

“We are excited to partner with PLM. They are taking the FSMA requirements seriously and want to ensure all their customers have resources available to meet those requirements,” says Geoff Sanford, Operations Manager at Iron Apple.

PLM’s partnership with Iron Apple is part of its TrainingLink platform, allowing customers to stay at the forefront of changing industry standards and regulatory compliance.

Iron Apple Quality Management SystemsIron Apple provides premium quality management software and training solutions for cannabis production & food handling companies from food manufacturing to transportation to storage. Centralized management for all of your compliance programs like preventive controls, good production practices, hazards analysis, operating procedures, employee training, and much more.

Through our partnerships within the cannabis production and food manufacturing and handling industries, we’ve developed a streamlined software solution for businesses to stay ahead of challenging government and industry requirements, with a high focus on quality assurance throughout the operations.

Easily create, edit, and manage all your production facility compliance documents such as operating procedures, paperless workflow, scheduled tasks, reporting, activities, and corrective actions.  Flexible framework to house many types of compliance standards such as HACCP, Preventive Controls (PCP), GPP, GMP, Cannabis 2.0, and many more.

Iron Apple Quality Management Software Systems

More information can be found at www.ironapple.net

PLM Personalized Lifecycle ManagementPLM Trailer Leasing is the only nationwide company dedicated exclusively to the fleet management, leasing, rental and maintenance of refrigerated trailers. Our unique position allows PLM to focus on creating flexible and customer-specific refrigerated solutions to reduce costs and risk from fleet operations.

Customized Cold Supply Chain SolutionsAs industry experts, PLM takes a consultative approach with customers, openly sharing our experience and knowledge through modelling and data analysis as well as on-site and in-trailer observational assessments. An efficiently designed and holistically managed trailer fleet will reduce risk, reduce cost and increase key performance measures; all of which means more business and loyal customers.

Aligning your business with PLM Trailer Leasing is a smart choice. PLM is an industry leader and the only nationwide company dedicated exclusively to the leasing, rental and maintenance of refrigerated trailers. With 28 locations throughout the U.S., PLM offers the largest selection of multi-temperature, single-temperature, and eco-friendly refrigerated trailers from 28’ to 53’ lengths. Whether you are interested in a long-term lease or short-term rental, PLM provides innovative solutions that help our customers maximize efficiencies, reduce expenses and grow their business.

More information can be found at www.plmtrailer.com