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

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.

Refrigerated Trucks: All You Should Know

PLS Logistics

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

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

Infinity buys 200 refrigerated containers for OR and WA service

DC Velocity

Firm cites rising demand for hauling perishable cargo between Pacific Northwest and destinations in Midwest, Texas, and East Coast. Transportation

Burris Logistics opens refrigerated warehouse near Atlanta

DC Velocity

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Logistics Business Magazine

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.

First-time Exhibit for Refrigeration Specialist at Fruit Logistica

Logistics Business Magazine

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

Logistics Manager

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?

PLS Logistics

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

Airfreight Logistics

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

PLS Logistics

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

Volvo Trucks' Xceed package boosts VNL 760, 860 fuel efficiency up to 11%

Fleet Owner

Volvo Trucks launched its most efficient fuel efficiency package to date for Volvo VNL 760 and VNL 860 models operating in dry van and refrigerated trailer operations. AUSTIN, TX.

DAT reports strong truckload spot volumes and rates for May

Logistics Management

The company explained that demand for spot market truckload shipments in May hit its highest levels ever for various reasons, including seasonal shipments, and increasing fuel prices, as well as dry van and refrigerated, or reefer, rates in May at their highest levels going back to January and flatbed rates also hitting a new high

Packaging containers for fresh seafood transportation

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

During shipping, insulation and refrigerants are key to preserving products. With the proper combination of insulation and refrigerants, the product can maintain within specific temperature ranges.

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.


Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Its low boiling point (-196ºC) makes it the ideal refrigeration agent for freezing and refrigeration processes. – Feeding : Freezing and refrigeration of food, Gas for food packaging in modified atmosphere, Cryogenic grinding of spices, Cryo Cooking with nitrogen in haute cuisine.

Spot truckload rates poised to set records in June

Fleet Owner

Spot truckload rates on the DAT network of load boards rose again during the week ending June 16 and are on track to achieve the highest-ever monthly average for van, refrigerated (reefer), and flatbed freight, according to DAT Solutions.

ONE Orders 14,000 State-of-the-Art Reefers

Logistics Manager

ONE ) has made an investment in its reefer business segment with a new order of 14,000 state of the art, advanced generation refrigerated containers (13,000 x 40 foot and 1,000 x 20 foot units). Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (

Trac Intermodal adds chassis with genset to port fleet

Fleet Owner

The new genset-chassis is focused on improving efficiency by providing a one-stop solution for motor carriers to pick up a chassis already equipped with a genset, eliminating an additional stop before the refrigerated container is mounted on the chassis

Spot truckload rates decline from record highs

Fleet Owner

The national average spot van rate on the DAT network of load boards fell 7 cents to $2.38/mile while the refrigerated rate dropped 7 cents to $2.70/mile.

Thermo King and Frigoblock at London’s ‘Freight in the City’ Today

Logistics Business Magazine

Transport Solution businesses Thermo King and Frigoblock of Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will be at the Freight in the City Expo in London today to share the company’s expertise in environmentally sustainable refrigerated transport and discuss future-proof solutions for efficient delivery operations in inner-city, low-emission zones. Market first” technology and the new E-200, full-electric refrigeration unit.