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Don Durm - 2-time "Rock Star" of the Cold Supply Chain

Apr 5, 2016

Don Durm, Honored as 2016 “Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain” for the second year in a row

 Fort Atkinson, WI — March 28, 2016 — Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the global food and beverage supply chain, today announced the recipients of its newly launched “Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain,” award.  Don Durm, Director of Strategic Customer Solutions at PLM Trailer Leasing has been bestowed this honor for the second year in a row.

 The award was conceived as a way to recognize influential individuals in the food/beverage industry whose achievements, hard work, and vision have shaped and continue to attain milestones in safety, efficiency, productivity and innovation throughout the global food supply chain.

 “From early pioneers and entrepreneurs to non-conformist thinkers and executive standouts, this award aims to honor these leaders and their contributions to our industry,” notes Lara L. Sowinski, editor-in-chief at Food Logistics. “Moreover, leadership, innovation and influence reveals itself in numerous ways and not only at the executive level. This new award is our way of celebrating the talented trailblazers and inspirational mentors whose work deserves acknowledgement and appreciation.”

 Durm was recognized by Food Logistics for understanding and interpreting the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) for the industry and presenting guidance on the regulations coming into effect at the end of the month.  “With Don’s 20 years of understanding the lifecycle of the refrigerated trailer and products it carriers has put him in a unique position to prepare companies proactively for the upcoming changes,” Keith Shipp, President and CEO of PLM said.  “We couldn’t be more pleased and honored to have Food Logistics bestow this title on him for the second year in a row.”

Don’s profile is in the March 2016 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at

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