The Ins and Outs of Refrigerated Shipping

PLS Logistics

For grocery stores to successfully ship these produce items, refrigerated shipping is necessary so that the products don’t spoil and go bad along their journey. refrigerated shippingThere are millions of different products that are shipped out throughout the country every day.

Remote Monitoring of Refrigerate Containers

Material Handling and Logistics

ORBCOMM has launched the CT 3000 solution for remote monitoring and control of refrigerated containers travelling by land, rail or sea

Refrigerated Trucks: All You Should Know

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This was quite tricky up until the late 1930's, before the first refrigerated trailer was introduced to the transportation world. Refrigerated trailers, most commonly referred to as “reefers,” made it possible to transport these perishable goods long distance. Reefer Trucker Truckers Refrigerated Truck

Crowley Logistics adds 400 refrigerated cargo containers

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New containers arrive in Guatemala in time for peak perishables shipping season, company says. Transportation

Refrigerated shipping: How online freight services can assist.


Refrigerated shipping requires knowledge and attention to detail. Find out how an online freight service provider can provide support

MSC adds 5,000 refrigerated containers to ocean fleet

DC Velocity

Shipping line sees growth in import and export of fruit and other perishable cargo. Transportation

Burris Logistics opens refrigerated warehouse near Atlanta

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250,000-square-foot facility expands company's offerings for frozen food producers and retailers, Burris says. Material Handling

Engineless Refrigeration Systems Boost UK Food Wholesaler

Logistics Business Magazine

In a move designed to improve the sustainability of its commercial vehicle fleet, Gloucestershire-based Creed Foodservice has specified its first Carrier Transicold ICELAND TWINCOOL engineless refrigeration systems for 12 new DAF LF rigid trucks.

Advanced Telematics Tool for Trailer Refrigeration Leader

Logistics Business Magazine

Carrier Transicold developed the new eSolutions software to intelligently monitor connected refrigeration systems from anywhere in the world, providing vital information for producers, drivers, transport managers and retailers on the products being transported and the vehicles transporting them.

Full Electric Large Refrigerated Van on Show at IAA Hannover

Logistics Business Magazine

Refrigeration specialist Thermo King has partnered with rental specialist Petit Forestier to showcase an all-electric, zero-emission and zero-noise refrigerated van at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show on Sept.

Refrigerated Transport: Multi-Temperature Safety Considerations

West Coast and California Logistics

“Can you transport products with different temperatures together and do it safely

Hapag-Lloyd Orders 3,700 Refrigerated Containers from Maersk

Food Logistics

Hapag-Lloyd has made the purchase to be more sustainable, and is the first carrier to widely deploy the environmentally-friendly low Global Warming Potential (GWP) R513A refrigerant blend recently introduced by Maersk

3,000 Refrigeration Units Ordered by Evergreen Line

Logistics Business Magazine

Shipping line Evergreen is enhancing its operations with 3,000 containers refrigerated by Carrier Transicold PrimeLINE® units, chosen for their refrigeration performance and power efficiency.

Refrigerated Unit Maker Launches Asset Management System

Logistics Business Magazine

Refrigeration specialist Thermo King is now offering its direct drive, vehicle-powered truck and van refrigeration units connected through TracKing , its hallmark asset management system.

Refrigeration Specialist Adds to Solar Panel Portfolio

Logistics Business Magazine

Refrigeration specialist Thermo King has added to its ThermoLite solar panels portfolio with a more powerful, 110W model designed to provide a sustainable power management solution for reefer units while reducing their fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Sustainable Transport Refrigeration at CV Show

Logistics Business Magazine

Transportation Solution businesses Thermo King and Frigoblock will welcome visitors at booth 3C100 of the CV Show in Birmingham, United Kingdom and showcase sustainable transport refrigeration systems including their zero-emission, all electric and hybrid solutions.

Waitrose Gas-Powered Trucks Trial Low-Emissions Refrigeration Unit

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UK supermarket chain Waitrose & Partners is conducting a low emissions trial of a Carrier Transicold engineless Syberia TWINCOOL multi-temperature refrigeration unit specified on a natural gas-powered truck.

Collaborate and Save: Pool Distribution for Temperature-Controlled Transportation

West Coast and California Logistics

West Coast Distribution Shared Warehousing Food Supply Chain Refrigerated Trucking Cold Chain Managment Pool Distribution Freight ConsolidationIf you need to get across town fast and your choices are a taxi cab or public transit, you’d likely prefer the cab.

First-time Exhibit for Refrigeration Specialist at Fruit Logistica

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Container refrigeration innovator Carrier Transicold is to exhibit for the last time at Fruit Logistica, the leading global fresh produce industry trade fair, Feb. The post First-time Exhibit for Refrigeration Specialist at Fruit Logistica appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

China’s First Fresh Produce Block Train Moved By DB Schenker

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Leading global logistics provider DB Schenker will soon make their inaugural shipment of fresh produce using a block train with 11 refrigerator containers to transport goods to Moscow Walter West Station from Qingbaijiang International Railway Port in Chengdu, China.

Which Type of Trailer is Right For You?

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When shipping freight over-the-road, a shipper can choose from a variety of trailer options: dry van, flatbed, refrigerated and more. Transportation Dry Van Capacity Infographic Reefer Shipments Flatbed Shippers Road Truckload Trends Blog Shipment Trucking Trucker Trending transportation topics Truck Drivers Truckers ltl shipping full truckload shipping truck driver Refrigerated Truck

Freshport Asia Looks to Unwrap the Use of Foam in the Industry

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There are other solutions as well like active refrigeration envirotainer units that while effective are both heavy and expensive to use, leading to many shippers still choosing to use the old standard of foam and gel packs to try and keep shipments cool.

AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires WorldFresh Express

DC Velocity

Supply chain solutions provider expands cold chain capabilities, adds 13,800 square-foot West Coast facility for storing frozen, refrigerated and fresh foods.

Spot rates fall as available truck capacity jumps 11%

Fleet Owner

The national average rate for van and refrigerated freight declined while the flatbed price held steady

ACT: Trailer orders set a record in January

Fleet Owner

Refrigerated trailers in particular are in high demand, the firm noted

SRT plans driver pay raise for March

Fleet Owner

Refrigerated carrier adds that “utilization is up” so drivers should expect to make more money

Utility launches new used trailer website

Fleet Owner

This for-sale website includes Utility’s flatbeds, dry freight and refrigerated vans, Tautliner curtain-sided trailers and side skirts

How Multimodal Shipping Can Benefit You

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Whether it is truckload shipping, LTL shipping, refrigerated shipping or flatbed shipping, each different type of transport can help benefit your company’s shipments. There are many different types of transport available to shippers today to help move goods all over the world.

DAT Freight Index: Record demand boosts spot truckload rates to new heights in June

Fleet Owner

Rates for spot market transactions matched longer-term contract rates for dry van equipment, while spot refrigerated (“reefer”) and flatbed rates exceeded contract rates as a national average

Smarter use of trailer roof

Fleet Owner

Challenge Dairy Products of Dublin, CA wanted a more environmentally friendly, sustainable way to transport refrigerated produce and dairy items that could also offer operational benefits like lower maintenance costs.

Strong December sees spot market truckload demand top capacity, says DAT

Logistics Management

December national averages for dry and reefer (refrigerated) van rates, respectively, saw 2017 highs, said DAT, and the national average flatbed rate was even with its high for the year, too

Best practices for evaluating solar panels on trailers

Fleet Owner

The main function of the solar panel is to maintain the trailer batteries at a higher average state of charge versus just charging with the tractor or refrigeration unit alternator

Spot rates skyrocket during Fourth of July week

Fleet Owner

The national average spot van rate on the DAT network of load boards increased 13 cents to $2.45/mile during the week ending July 7 while the refrigerated rate gained 8 cents to $2.77/mile

DAT: Seasonal demand boosts freight rates in May

Fleet Owner

Seasonal shipments, along with rising fuel costs, pushed freight rates higher in May, with dry van and refrigerated rates hittinDemand for spot market truckload shipments reached new heights in May, according to the DAT North American Freight Index.

DAT: Spot rates decline slightly as truckload capacity returns

Fleet Owner

Spot van, refrigerated, and flatbed freight rates rNational average spot truckload rates declined as the number of available trucks jumped 52% during the week ending Jan. 13, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.