Dave Hicks, Vice President at TBM Consulting Group breaks down some of the common practices, methods and things to watch out for when it comes to maintaining a clean and safe warehouse.


In this episode of "Running on Ice," host Marielle Connell explores crucial aspects of sanitation throughout warehouses and the cold chain with guest Dave Hicks, Vice President at TBM Consulting Group. They discuss the significance of maintaining stringent sanitation practices to prevent contamination in sensitive environments like food and pharmaceutical storage.

On this podcast, Dave elaborates on best practices including:

  • The "Five S's" of organization—Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain—emphasizing their importance in maintaining a clean and efficient workspace. 
  • The concept of "layered auditing" to ensure processes are continually observed and improved upon.
  • Creating a culture of effective problem-solving and the importance of visual controls in maintaining standards.