Believe it or not, things at Adams Cold Storage aren’t going that bad. It’s probably that way in a lot of your businesses too.
Don’t get me wrong, it’s not like things are normal – if we’re defining “normal” as pre-pandemic – but there are faint echoes of what once was hanging in the air. However, even when things Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
Well, there’s no easy way to say this: It’s time to clean up.
In between the late spring 90-degree days and the rain-once-a-day months of early summer, there’s a window of time where we can focus on keeping Adams Cold Storage at the forefront of the economy, safety, and good old-fashioned efficiency. Granted, Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
There is a saying that’s been on my mind lately: “Trust . . . but verify.”
It’s not a unique saying. I’m sure most who are involved in business have either heard it, said it, or both. But the more I’ve thought about it, the more I see two parts to this saying, and both parts are vital.
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I’ve been thinking about the best piece of business advise I ever received. It was from a family friend and successful business owner. One day, over a meal, he said, “Go where the customers take you”.
Sometimes the deepest advise comes in the shortest of sentences. Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
Freezing temperatures can be tough on technology, so when freezing temperatures are such a big part of your business model, adapting your technology becomes a high priority.
I was reminded of this because we spent time recalibrating and servicing our RF “guns”, Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
It’s not news to say that it’s easy to find bad news. It comes through our phones, across our desks, into our eyes and ears whether we’re seeking it or not.
There are 25 miles of shipping trains stuck in Chicago. The Port of Los Angeles has Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
Are you sick of discussing the pandemic yet?
If you’re like me, there’s an immediate answer and a secondary answer. The immediate answer if “Yes!” (And, yes, that exclamation point is part of the answer.)
The secondary answer, though, is “No.” Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
One of the most interesting things we do each year is host leadership students from our local high school (Auburndale High School – Go Bloodhounds!) and give them a glimpse of what we do here at Adams Cold Storage and the role we play in how their food goes from the farm to their table. We actually have one of those students working for us this summer, earning money for college – that’s another thing we like to do as often as possible, but that’s a story for another column!
We take them into our state -of-the art, 7.1-million-cubic-foot freezer Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
It’s summer. Those two words are packed with the promise that there are new days ahead while recognizing a continuation of the things we have always done. Especially this year.
Here at Adams Cold Storage, summer means Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
It’s May and if you haven’t noticed: It’s hot. The wonderful spring weather these past few weeks has morphed into mild mornings and sweaty afternoons. Heat isn’t our enemy, per se, it’s more like a pesky foe we just have to keep our eyes on.
At his time of the year at Adams Cold Storage, Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News