The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF), a non-profit organization focused on advancing women leaders and gender parity, launched the WFF 100K Strong Commitment Campaign, an industrywide call to action to support advancement of women leaders.
C R England, the Salt Lake City UT-based refrigerated carrier, has received the highest possible safety rating of “Satisfactory” in a recent US Department of Transportation compliance audit by a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration safety investigator....More
United Kingdom supermarket chain Morrisons has begun taking deliveries from Gray & Adams, supplier to the temperature-controlled distribution industry, of a third batch of maximum-length semitrailers....More
CLEARLY, Prime Inc has built one of the most successful business models in the trucking industry. The Springfield, Missouri-based carrier typically posts annual revenue growth in the 13% range and has been ranked as the 28th largest trucking company in the United States.
THE NUMBERS make a compelling argument. Hybrid trailer refrigeration units can reduce operating costs by as much as 70% when compared to traditional diesel-fueled refrigeration, and the savings should grow as electric shore power becomes available at more locations where loaded trailers are parked for an extended time.
SOME companies lead, while many others are content to follow. La Crosse, Wisconsin-based Kwik Trip Stores Inc certainly has been a leader when it comes to demonstrating the benefits of natural gas as a truck fuel for local and regional food distribution fleets.