Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Associated Wholesalers receives court approval for its acquisition http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/associated-wholesalers-receives-court-approval-its-acquisition <div class="node-body article-body">Associated Wholesalers Inc (AWI), a regional cooperative food distributor, has obtained court approval for its acquisition by C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc, a leading US wholesale grocery supply company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/associated-wholesalers-receives-court-approval-its-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/associated-wholesalers-receives-court-approval-its-acquisition#comments Grocery Foodservice News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:45:00 +0000 27321 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Mountaineer to keynote IACSC Conference & Expo http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/mountaineer-keynote-iacsc-conference-expo <div class="node-body article-body">The International Association for Cold Storage Construction (IACSC), a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), announced that Chris Warner will keynote the 34th IACSC Conference & Expo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/mountaineer-keynote-iacsc-conference-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/mountaineer-keynote-iacsc-conference-expo#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:41:00 +0000 27311 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Construction begins on Budreck Truck Lines freezer/cooler facility http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/construction-begins-budreck-truck-lines-freezercooler-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Mark E Augustyn and James A Brucato, owners of Principle Construction Corporation, announced that their firm has broken ground on a new 46,500-square-foot freezer/cooler building for Budreck Truck Lines Inc in Monee IL.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/construction-begins-budreck-truck-lines-freezercooler-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/construction-begins-budreck-truck-lines-freezercooler-facility#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:22:00 +0000 27301 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FECR, PortMiami provide Sunshine Gateway service http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fecr-portmiami-provide-sunshine-gateway-service <div class="node-body article-body">Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) and PortMiami, through a strategic alliance, are offering the Sunshine Gateway service, which includes on-dock intermodal rail capabilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fecr-portmiami-provide-sunshine-gateway-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fecr-portmiami-provide-sunshine-gateway-service#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:17:00 +0000 27291 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Carrier Transicold enhances Vector warranties http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/carrier-transicold-enhances-vector-warranties <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier Transicold has enhanced the warranty coverage for its Vector trailer refrigeration units, reflecting the series’ reputation for reliability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/carrier-transicold-enhances-vector-warranties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/carrier-transicold-enhances-vector-warranties#comments Emissions Equipment Going Green News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:11:00 +0000 27281 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com International Foodservice Distributors Association 2014 Conference http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/international-foodservice-distributors-association-2014-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body">IFDA 2014 Distribution Solutions Conference in Indianapolis, IN</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/international-foodservice-distributors-association-2014-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/international-foodservice-distributors-association-2014-conference#comments Fleet Equipment Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:09:00 +0000 27211 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Rand McNally integrates its mobile fleet devices with TRANSFLO system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/rand-mcnally-integrates-its-mobile-fleet-devices-transflo-system <div class="node-body article-body">At ATA’s recent Management Conference and Exhibition, Rand McNally announced the integration of Pegasus TransTech’s TRANSFLO document management and integrated delivery system with Rand McNally’s mobile fleet management devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/rand-mcnally-integrates-its-mobile-fleet-devices-transflo-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/rand-mcnally-integrates-its-mobile-fleet-devices-transflo-system#comments Business Tools Software Fleet Equipment News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:39:00 +0000 27251 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Produce Traceability for Dummies aims to demystify requirements http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/produce-traceability-dummies-aims-demystify-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">RedLine Solutions, provider of produce traceability and inventory solutions, has announced the release of Produce Traceability for Dummies, the essential guide to understanding produce traceability for grower-shippers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/produce-traceability-dummies-aims-demystify-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/produce-traceability-dummies-aims-demystify-requirements#comments Literature Produce Foodservice News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:34:00 +0000 27241 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Chiquita Brands agrees to be acquired by Cutrale-Safra http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/chiquita-brands-agrees-be-acquired-cutrale-safra <div class="node-body article-body">Chiquita Brands International Inc and the Cutrale-Safra group have announced a definitive merger agreement. Under the merger agreement, Cutrale-Safra will acquire all outstanding common shares of Chiquita for $14.50 per share in cash. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/chiquita-brands-agrees-be-acquired-cutrale-safra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/chiquita-brands-agrees-be-acquired-cutrale-safra#comments Produce Foodservice News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:39:00 +0000 27231 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com TRU owners: DPF purchase order deadline looms http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/emissions/tru-owners-dpf-purchase-order-deadline-looms <div class="node-body article-body">The California Air Resources Board (CARB) reminds model year (MY) 2007 TRU owners: To qualify for compliance extensions, only a few days remain before the October 31, 2014, purchase order deadline for ordering Level 3-verified diesel particulate filters (DPF) for retrofitting reefer engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/emissions/tru-owners-dpf-purchase-order-deadline-looms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/emissions/tru-owners-dpf-purchase-order-deadline-looms#comments Emissions Equipment Going Green News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:34:00 +0000 27221 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot market truckload capacity gain is offset by drop in freight availability http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-truckload-capacity-gain-offset-drop-freight-availability <div class="node-body article-body">A 5.6% increase in available van, refrigerated, and flatbed capacity on DAT load boards was offset by a 5.6% decrease in available freight during the week ending October 18, 2014, according to DAT Solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-truckload-capacity-gain-offset-drop-freight-availability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-truckload-capacity-gain-offset-drop-freight-availability#comments Business Tools Carriers News Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:20:00 +0000 27201 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DPF/ULETRU filter meets TRU compliance criteria http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/dpfuletru-filter-meets-tru-compliance-criteria <div class="node-body article-body">The Rypos Active DPF/ULETRU diesel particulate filter is California Air Resources Board (CARB) Level 3 Plus-verified for use on Carrier and Thermo King transportation refrigeration units (TRU) using 2003 and newer model year engines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/dpfuletru-filter-meets-tru-compliance-criteria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/dpfuletru-filter-meets-tru-compliance-criteria#comments Products Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:19:00 +0000 27191 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Kool Pak provides more services to West Coast http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/kool-pak-provides-more-services-west-coast <div class="node-body article-body">To manage a dramatic increase in customer demand, temperature-controlled transportation and logistics services provider Kool Pak LLC announced the expansion of its West Coast services through an agreement with Sierra Pacific in Patterson CA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/kool-pak-provides-more-services-west-coast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/kool-pak-provides-more-services-west-coast#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:38:00 +0000 27181 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Great Dane, Johnson cater to foodservice at DSC http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/great-dane-johnson-cater-foodservice-dsc <div class="node-body article-body">Great Dane and Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies products tailored specifically for the foodservice industry are on exhibit October 21–23 at the 2014 International Food Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference (DSC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/great-dane-johnson-cater-foodservice-dsc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/great-dane-johnson-cater-foodservice-dsc#comments Equipment Vehicles Foodservice News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:33:00 +0000 27171 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index stays steady in September http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-stays-steady-september <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in September 2014 after a gain of 1.6% the previous month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-stays-steady-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-stays-steady-september#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:10:00 +0000 27161 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com United Fresh launches floral membership category http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/united-fresh-launches-floral-membership-category <div class="node-body article-body">The United Fresh board of directors voted recently to create a new floral membership category in 2015 to enhance services to members throughout the floral supply chain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/united-fresh-launches-floral-membership-category" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/united-fresh-launches-floral-membership-category#comments Produce Foodservice News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:01:00 +0000 27151 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Randall products help elevate side door access http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/components/randall-products-help-elevate-side-door-access <div class="node-body article-body">At Randall Manufacturing’s booth #327 during the IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference, which is running October 21-23 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis IN, visitors can experience the next generation of access products on the Randall Road Tour trailer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/components/randall-products-help-elevate-side-door-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/components/randall-products-help-elevate-side-door-access#comments Components Equipment Fleet Equipment News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:57:00 +0000 27141 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com WAM, Xirgo partner to develop technology for global tracking http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/wam-xirgo-partner-develop-technology-global-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">WAM Technologies LLC, provider of wireless M2M systems for remote management of cold chain, container, and other transportation assets; and Xirgo Technologies Inc have formalized their existing working relationship with the announcement of an exclusive partnership.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/wam-xirgo-partner-develop-technology-global-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/wam-xirgo-partner-develop-technology-global-tracking#comments Equipment Software Cold Storage News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:37:00 +0000 27131 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Food-safe label designed for use with SIMBA PTI labeling system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/food-safe-label-designed-use-simba-pti-labeling-system <div class="node-body article-body">Dynamic Systems Inc, a provider of produce traceability systems, announces the availability of a food-safe label to be used with the SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) PTI labeling system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/food-safe-label-designed-use-simba-pti-labeling-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/food-safe-label-designed-use-simba-pti-labeling-system#comments Business Tools Produce Foodservice Refrigeration News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:32:00 +0000 27121 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Americold announces new facility in Heyburn, Idaho http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-announces-new-facility-heyburn-idaho <div class="node-body article-body">Americold, the provider of temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, has opened a facility in Heyburn ID.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-announces-new-facility-heyburn-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-announces-new-facility-heyburn-idaho#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:42:00 +0000 27111 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference begins http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-distribution-solutions-conference-begins <div class="node-body article-body">Presented by the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA), the 2014 Distribution Solutions Conference (DSC) is underway October 21–23 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis IN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-distribution-solutions-conference-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-distribution-solutions-conference-begins#comments Foodservice News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:38:00 +0000 27101 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com More trucks, fewer loads, steady rates affect tally http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/more-trucks-fewer-loads-steady-rates-affect-tally <div class="node-body article-body">Van, refrigerated, and flatbed capacity on DAT load boards expanded 3.6% while available freight slipped 5.0% during the week ending October 11, 2014, according to DAT Solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/more-trucks-fewer-loads-steady-rates-affect-tally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/more-trucks-fewer-loads-steady-rates-affect-tally#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:50:00 +0000 27091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com InsulWall insulated curtain wall meets fire resistance standards http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/insulwall-insulated-curtain-wall-meets-fire-resistance-standards <div class="node-body article-body">Randall Manufacturing’s insulated curtain wall, InsulWall, is engineered to meet fire safety building requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/insulwall-insulated-curtain-wall-meets-fire-resistance-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/insulwall-insulated-curtain-wall-meets-fire-resistance-standards#comments Products Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:32:00 +0000 27081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Whole Foods launches Responsibly Grown system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/whole-foods-launches-responsibly-grown-system <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market has launched Responsibly Grown, a tiered produce rating system that assesses growing practices that impact human health and the environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/whole-foods-launches-responsibly-grown-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/whole-foods-launches-responsibly-grown-system#comments Grocery Produce Foodservice News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:12:00 +0000 27071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Piggly Wiggly distribution firm adopts ReposiTrak http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/piggly-wiggly-distribution-firm-adopts-repositrak <div class="node-body article-body">The sixth member of ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates), Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing Company, Inc, has chosen ReposiTrak to manage its food safety-related risk. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/piggly-wiggly-distribution-firm-adopts-repositrak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/piggly-wiggly-distribution-firm-adopts-repositrak#comments Business Tools Grocery Software Foodservice News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:07:00 +0000 27061 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cutrale-Safra makes an offer to acquire Chiquita Brands http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cutrale-safra-makes-offer-acquire-chiquita-brands <div class="node-body article-body">Cutrale-Safra has announced its definitive offer to acquire all the outstanding stock of Chiquita Brands International Inc for $14 per share in cash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cutrale-safra-makes-offer-acquire-chiquita-brands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cutrale-safra-makes-offer-acquire-chiquita-brands#comments Produce Foodservice News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:55:00 +0000 27051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C R England receives SmartWay Excellence Award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-receives-smartway-excellence-award <div class="node-body article-body">C R England has been honored with a SmartWay Excellence Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-receives-smartway-excellence-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-receives-smartway-excellence-award#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Carriers Going Green News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:50:00 +0000 27041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Perdue drivers join convoy to aid Special Olympics http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/perdue-drivers-join-convoy-aid-special-olympics <div class="node-body article-body">Perdue Farms’ professional truck drivers hit the road recently to participate in the 12th annual World’s Largest Truck Convoy to benefit Special Olympics Delaware.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/perdue-drivers-join-convoy-aid-special-olympics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/perdue-drivers-join-convoy-aid-special-olympics#comments Meat Carriers Foodservice News Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:09:00 +0000 27031 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Thermo King presents AVTA with energy award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/thermo-king-presents-avta-energy-award <div class="node-body article-body">Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) with the Energy Leader Award at the American Public Transit Association (APTA) Expo recently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/thermo-king-presents-avta-energy-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/thermo-king-presents-avta-energy-award#comments Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:03:00 +0000 27021 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DAVCO cold weather solutions effectively keep fuel from gelling http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/davco-cold-weather-solutions-effectively-keep-fuel-gelling <div class="node-body article-body">The great Polar Vortex of the 2013-2104 winter has many fleets and owner-operators gearing up to battle the cold temperatures that will soon be heading our way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/davco-cold-weather-solutions-effectively-keep-fuel-gelling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/davco-cold-weather-solutions-effectively-keep-fuel-gelling#comments Components Fleet Equipment News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:41:00 +0000 27011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com