In the summer of 2009, soon after the winners of the annual Safest Warehouse of the Year Awards were being lauded at an industry conference, journalist Marcel te Lindert wondered out loud in his regular column for the Dutch magazine Logistiek, why it was that there were more questions raised about safety issues than there were answers.

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