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Repair regulations: Changing your method of accounting (Part 2)

MANY OF YOU reading this article may have already noticed that your tax preparer gave you an additional form to sign this year, Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting

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A structure with many years of maintenance-free enjoyment

USA QUALITY Steel Barns & Garages has a wide assortment of barns, RV ports, garages, warehousing, and carports available with you in mind. The diversity of our structures makes it

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An exciting time for railroading in the cold-supply chain

SEVERAL MONTHS BACK, we discussed the current time as being perhaps the start of a new golden era for railroading. One of the reasons for this is the increasing regulatory

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Revisiting and updating the buy-sell agreement

If your business has multiple owners, a shareholder buy-sell agreement is essential. Though buy-sell agreements are ideally set up at the formation of a business, it may be beneficial to

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The National School Lunch Program and the food chain, Part I

Have you ever considered the magnitude of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)? It was huge even before it was expanded to include summer programs, breakfast meals and, at some

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Key players in the cold supply chain

From highly efficient mobile and warehouse refrigeration units to digital time-and-temperature recorders and temperature-reading infrared “guns,” significant technology is employed in the cold supply chain to maintain food product freshness

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The use of RFID technology in the cold supply chain

Anyone involved in the transportation and warehousing of goods is likely aware of the acronym RFID (short for radio frequency identification). The online RFID Journal (www.rfidjournal. com) defines RFID as

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Strengthening the links in the chain

Companies that do international business and trade in agricultural commodities and packaged food products must meet tough international standards to ensure the confidence and health safety of the end user

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Third-party audits — insuring the cold chain

THIRD-PARTY AUDITORS are independent, industry audit certification bodies that verify all aspects of self-policing and adherence to standards. These audits cost thousands of dollars to engage, disrupt normal business operations,