Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Foster Farms donations of turkey will feed 84,000 on West Coast http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/foster-farms-donations-turkey-will-feed-84000-west-coast <div class="node-body article-body">In preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday, and to address the growing issue of food insecurity, Foster Farms has donated more than 81,000 pounds of turkey to six West Coast food banks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/foster-farms-donations-turkey-will-feed-84000-west-coast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/foster-farms-donations-turkey-will-feed-84000-west-coast#comments Meat Foodservice News Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:22:00 +0000 27951 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Tops leases 55 CNG vehicles from Ryder http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/tops-leases-55-cng-vehicles-ryder <div class="node-body article-body">Ryder System Inc announced that Tops Friendly Markets has signed a full-service lease agreement for 55 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/tops-leases-55-cng-vehicles-ryder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/tops-leases-55-cng-vehicles-ryder#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Grocery Leasing Vehicles Foodservice Going Green News Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:15:00 +0000 27941 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ALK Maps integration across TMW’s portfolio enhances user accessibility http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/alk-maps-integration-across-tmw-s-portfolio-enhances-user-accessibility <div class="node-body article-body">ALK, provider of GeoLogistics solutions and navigation software; and TMW Systems, provider of enterprise transportation management software, announced the integration of ALK Maps across products within TMW’s portfolio of transportation and fleet management offerings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/alk-maps-integration-across-tmw-s-portfolio-enhances-user-accessibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/alk-maps-integration-across-tmw-s-portfolio-enhances-user-accessibility#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:17:00 +0000 27921 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IARW publishes Guide to Injury and Illness Prevention Programs http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-publishes-guide-injury-and-illness-prevention-programs <div class="node-body article-body">The International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) has published the Guide to Injury and Illness Prevention Programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-publishes-guide-injury-and-illness-prevention-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-publishes-guide-injury-and-illness-prevention-programs#comments Business Tools Literature Cold Storage Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:09:00 +0000 27911 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Record growth continues at Georgia’s ports in October http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/record-growth-continues-georgia-s-ports-october <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Ports Authority announced that its terminals in Brunswick and Savannah moved a combined 2.79 million tons of freight in October 2014—a record for the authority.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/record-growth-continues-georgia-s-ports-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/record-growth-continues-georgia-s-ports-october#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:14:00 +0000 27901 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com BluWrap secures $12.6 million in equity financing http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/meat/bluwrap-secures-126-million-equity-financing <div class="node-body article-body">BluWrap, a technology company that naturally extends the shelf life of fresh proteins, has secured $12.6 million in equity financing, led by Wheatsheaf Investments Ltd, part of the Grosvenor Estate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/meat/bluwrap-secures-126-million-equity-financing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/meat/bluwrap-secures-126-million-equity-financing#comments Emissions Meat Foodservice News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:09:00 +0000 27891 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Taylor Farms wind turbine generates more evidence of sustainability commitment http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/taylor-farms-wind-turbine-generates-more-evidence-sustainability-commitment <div class="node-body article-body">Taylor Farms Retail recently began operating one of the first wind turbines in California’s Salinas Valley as part of the company’s clean energy strategy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/taylor-farms-wind-turbine-generates-more-evidence-sustainability-commitment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/taylor-farms-wind-turbine-generates-more-evidence-sustainability-commitment#comments Emissions Produce Foodservice Going Green News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:51:00 +0000 27881 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Natural ammonia Azanefreezer package comes to US market http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/natural-ammonia-azanefreezer-package-comes-us-market <div class="node-body article-body">Star Refrigeration has launched a new subsidiary—Azane Inc—to manufacture its climate-friendly and high-performance low-charge ammonia freezers for the US market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/natural-ammonia-azanefreezer-package-comes-us-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/natural-ammonia-azanefreezer-package-comes-us-market#comments Products Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:20:00 +0000 27871 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot market van rates dip but remain higher than $2 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-van-rates-dip-remain-higher-2 <div class="node-body article-body">Available loads and capacity were both up during the week ending November 15, 2014, according to DAT Solutions. The number of spot market loads posted on the DAT network of load boards increased 2.7% compared with the previous week while the number of van, refrigerated, and flatbed trucks rose 4.5%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-van-rates-dip-remain-higher-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-van-rates-dip-remain-higher-2#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:28:00 +0000 27861 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com S Bertram teams with Descartes, gains efficiency http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/s-bertram-teams-descartes-gains-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">Descartes Systems Group announced that foodservice industry supplier S Bertram Inc has increased efficiency and improved customer service with Descartes’ cloud-based fleet management solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/s-bertram-teams-descartes-gains-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/s-bertram-teams-descartes-gains-efficiency#comments Business Tools Software Foodservice News Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:20:00 +0000 27851 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Associated Food Stores, C&S sign supply agreement http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/associated-food-stores-cs-sign-supply-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Associated Food Stores LLC has signed an agreement with New Hampshire-based C&S Wholesaler Grocers Inc to be its primary supplier. C&S will provide warehouse, transportation, and procurement services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/associated-food-stores-cs-sign-supply-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/associated-food-stores-cs-sign-supply-agreement#comments Grocery Foodservice News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:38:00 +0000 27731 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Service centers achieve CareMAX recognition http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/service-centers-achieve-caremax-recognition <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier Transicold has named the first five container refrigeration service centers to achieve CareMAX recognition through its new refrigerant management program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/service-centers-achieve-caremax-recognition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/service-centers-achieve-caremax-recognition#comments Equipment Refrigeration News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:32:00 +0000 27721 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truck Tonnage Index rallies with October resurgence http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-rallies-october-resurgence <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.5% in October 2014 following a revised decline of 0.8% during the previous month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-rallies-october-resurgence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-rallies-october-resurgence#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:01:00 +0000 27701 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Lineage Logistics expanding in Pacific Northwest http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lineage-logistics-expanding-pacific-northwest <div class="node-body article-body">Lineage Logistics, a warehousing and logistics company backed by principal investment firm Bay Grove, is beginning an expansion of its Tacoma WA cold storage distribution facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lineage-logistics-expanding-pacific-northwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lineage-logistics-expanding-pacific-northwest#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:54:00 +0000 27691 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Transplace provides Optimize Prime for optimizing transportation networks http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transplace-provides-optimize-prime-optimizing-transportation-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, has released Optimize Prime. This comprehensive platform designs, analyzes, and optimizes transportation distribution networks in order to eliminate waste and reduce transportation costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transplace-provides-optimize-prime-optimizing-transportation-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transplace-provides-optimize-prime-optimizing-transportation-networks#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:49:00 +0000 27681 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Freida’s Inc adopts ReposiTrak to monitor food safety-related risk http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/freida-s-inc-adopts-repositrak-monitor-food-safety-related-risk <div class="node-body article-body">Frieda’s Inc, marketer and distributor of more than 600 varieties of fruits, vegetables, and gourmet items to supermarkets, foodservice, and wholesalers across North America, has chosen ReposiTrak to manage its food safety-related risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/freida-s-inc-adopts-repositrak-monitor-food-safety-related-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/freida-s-inc-adopts-repositrak-monitor-food-safety-related-risk#comments Business Tools Software Produce Foodservice News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:45:00 +0000 27671 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Amigos Foods finds a friend in PacLease and its rentals http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/leasing/amigos-foods-finds-friend-paclease-and-its-rentals <div class="node-body article-body">Looking back, Manny Rangel, president of Amigos Logistics, the transportation arm for Amigos Foods, said the writing was on the wall. But at the time, he just didn’t know it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/leasing/amigos-foods-finds-friend-paclease-and-its-rentals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/leasing/amigos-foods-finds-friend-paclease-and-its-rentals#comments Dairy Leasing Meat Vehicles Foodservice News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:49:00 +0000 27661 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Webinar will show how to optimize Retalix system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/webinar-will-show-how-optimize-retalix-system <div class="node-body article-body">Michaels, Ross & Cole Ltd (MRC) is planning to hold a joint webinar with foodservice distributor and Retalix customer Renzi Foodservice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/webinar-will-show-how-optimize-retalix-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/webinar-will-show-how-optimize-retalix-system#comments Business Tools Software Foodservice News Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:44:00 +0000 27651 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Oil opens CNG station for Wisconsin farmers co-op http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/us-oil-opens-cng-station-wisconsin-farmers-co-op <div class="node-body article-body">US Oil, a division of Appleton WI-based US Venture, announces the opening of a compressed natural gas (CNG) station at the Middleton Farmers Cooperative facility, 1755 Pleasant View Road in Middleton WI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/us-oil-opens-cng-station-wisconsin-farmers-co-op" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/us-oil-opens-cng-station-wisconsin-farmers-co-op#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Meat Foodservice Going Green News Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:08:00 +0000 27641 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Southco expands AV Display Mount lineup for in-cab usage in vehicles http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/southco-expands-av-display-mount-lineup-cab-usage-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">Southco Inc has expanded its AV Display Mount line with three new models that provide enhanced functionality and design flexibility for a variety of transportation applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/southco-expands-av-display-mount-lineup-cab-usage-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/southco-expands-av-display-mount-lineup-cab-usage-vehicles#comments Products Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:19:00 +0000 27631 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Subscribe to Newsletters http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/newsletters/signup <div class="node-body page-body">Sign up for our newsletters. 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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:57:00 +0000 27601 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sysco agrees to invest in Pacific Star Foodservice http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-agrees-invest-pacific-star-foodservice <div class="node-body article-body">Sysco Corp, the Houston TX-based foodservice distributor, has reached an agreement to purchase 50% of Pacific Star Foodservice, a foodservice distributor in Mexico whose majority equity shareholder is privately owned Arancia SA de CV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-agrees-invest-pacific-star-foodservice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-agrees-invest-pacific-star-foodservice#comments Foodservice News Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:50:00 +0000 27591 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Infinity Transportation launches domestic reefer intermodal service http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/infinity-transportation-launches-domestic-reefer-intermodal-service <div class="node-body article-body">Infinity Transportation (IT) is launching a new expedited domestic refrigerated intermodal container service operating from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest and East Coast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/infinity-transportation-launches-domestic-reefer-intermodal-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/infinity-transportation-launches-domestic-reefer-intermodal-service#comments Equipment Carriers Foodservice News Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:11:00 +0000 27581 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IFCO Systems opens RPC sanitation facility http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/ifco-systems-opens-rpc-sanitation-facility <div class="node-body article-body">IFCO Systems has opened its newest reusable plastic container (RPC) Service Center in Fresno CA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/ifco-systems-opens-rpc-sanitation-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/ifco-systems-opens-rpc-sanitation-facility#comments Equipment Foodservice Going Green News Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:05:00 +0000 27571 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Maines reduces fleet operating costs by using Fleet Advantage EXchangeIT http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/maines-reduces-fleet-operating-costs-using-fleet-advantage-exchangeit <div class="node-body article-body">Fleet Advantage, provider of truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle management, announced that its EXchangeIT program and strategic alliance with Maines Paper & Food Service Inc has resulted in success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/maines-reduces-fleet-operating-costs-using-fleet-advantage-exchangeit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/maines-reduces-fleet-operating-costs-using-fleet-advantage-exchangeit#comments Business Tools Software Carriers Foodservice News Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:18:00 +0000 27531 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com TKO VertiCool door receives approval to resist hurricane-force wind pressure http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/tko-verticool-door-receives-approval-resist-hurricane-force-wind-pressure <div class="node-body article-body">ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems announced that its TKO VertiCool Door with Wind Load Package has received a notice of approval from Miami-Dade County (FL) for high-velocity hurricane zones.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/tko-verticool-door-receives-approval-resist-hurricane-force-wind-pressure" 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http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cryoport, UPS team up to offer cryogenic solutions http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/cryoport-ups-team-offer-cryogenic-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">Cryoport Inc, the provider of advanced cryogenic logistics systems, is collaborating with UPS to enhance its temperature-sensitive shipping offerings to the healthcare industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/cryoport-ups-team-offer-cryogenic-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/cryoport-ups-team-offer-cryogenic-solutions#comments Equipment Carriers News Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:03:00 +0000 27501 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Gordon Food Service to open NC distribution site http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/gordon-food-service-open-nc-distribution-site <div class="node-body article-body">Gordon Food Service announced that it will open a new distribution center in Kannapolis NC. The company signed a long-term lease agreement for a 300,000-square-foot distribution center in Afton Ridge Business Park on Glen Afton Boulevard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/gordon-food-service-open-nc-distribution-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/gordon-food-service-open-nc-distribution-site#comments Foodservice News Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:18:00 +0000 27451 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com