Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Spot truckload freight volumes stabilize; available loads climb http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volumes-stabilize-available-loads-climb <div class="node-body article-body">Spot truckload freight volumes stabilized during the week ending February 18, 2017, as the number of available loads increased 4% and capacity fell 1.2% compared with the previous week.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volumes-stabilize-available-loads-climb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volumes-stabilize-available-loads-climb#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:08:00 +0000 43091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Join in produce industry compensation survey http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/join-produce-industry-compensation-survey <div class="node-body article-body">The United Fresh Produce Association has launched its 2017 Compensation Survey for the fresh produce industry. Data collected will be published in an expansive research report that will assist produce industry employers in understanding critical compensation benchmarks.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/join-produce-industry-compensation-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/join-produce-industry-compensation-survey#comments Business Tools Produce Foodservice News Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:59:00 +0000 43081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truck tonnage figures take “a good step forward” http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-figures-take-good-step-forward <div class="node-body article-body">In January 2017, American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index climbed 2.9% after a 4.3% drop during December.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-figures-take-good-step-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-figures-take-good-step-forward#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:08:00 +0000 43071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C H Robinson expands its global presence http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-h-robinson-expands-its-global-presence <div class="node-body article-body">C H Robinson has opened new offices in Asia and Canada and acquired APC Logistics, a provider of freight forwarding and customs brokerage services in the Oceania region.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-h-robinson-expands-its-global-presence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-h-robinson-expands-its-global-presence#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:56:00 +0000 43061 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com CalAmp SCI delivers real-time visibility http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/calamp-sci-delivers-real-time-visibility <div class="node-body article-body">CalAmp announced it will leverage its acquisition of LoJack to enter the cold chain and supply chain visibility markets with CalAmp Supply Chain Integrity (SCI), an enterprise visibility solution for multinational firms to secure goods in transit, improve supply chain performance and help meet regulatory compliance.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/calamp-sci-delivers-real-time-visibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/calamp-sci-delivers-real-time-visibility#comments Business Tools Software Cold Storage News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:41:00 +0000 43051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Tool simplifies applying for driver jobs http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/tool-simplifies-applying-driver-jobs <div class="node-body article-body">MyCDLapp.com has redesigned its web-based driver application to allow driver applicants to retrieve data entered in previous employment applications when applying for new driving jobs.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/tool-simplifies-applying-driver-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/tool-simplifies-applying-driver-jobs#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:33:00 +0000 43041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com “Everyday Heroes” T680 truck aids in campaign to halt human trafficking http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/everyday-heroes-t680-truck-aids-campaign-halt-human-trafficking <div class="node-body article-body">In an effort to further educate and fund efforts against human trafficking, Inland Kenworth has put together a special “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 truck with a distinctive paint scheme and signage.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/everyday-heroes-t680-truck-aids-campaign-halt-human-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/everyday-heroes-t680-truck-aids-campaign-halt-human-trafficking#comments Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:34:00 +0000 43031 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Riskpulse, QPS establish partnership http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/riskpulse-qps-establish-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Riskpulse and Q Products & Services (QPS) have joined forces to create a technology-led customer experience for temperature-sensitive shipments.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/riskpulse-qps-establish-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/riskpulse-qps-establish-partnership#comments Equipment Carriers Refrigeration News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:22:00 +0000 43021 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Related Industry Events http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/event-calendar <div class="node-body article-body">Event Calendar</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/event-calendar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/event-calendar#comments Resources Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com OVEN Industries temp controller operates with thermoelectric modules http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/oven-industries-temp-controller-operates-thermoelectric-modules <div class="node-body article-body">OVEN Industries, provider of precision temperature and sensor applications, offers a field-configurable, low-cost temperature controller designated as the 5R9-350.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/oven-industries-temp-controller-operates-thermoelectric-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/oven-industries-temp-controller-operates-thermoelectric-modules#comments Products Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:50:00 +0000 43011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Umpqua Dairy adopts EROAD solutions for compliance http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/umpqua-dairy-adopts-eroad-solutions-compliance <div class="node-body article-body">Umpqua Dairy is implementing its IFTA (International Fuel Tax Agreement) electronic tax management and ELD (electronic logging device) solutions from EROAD on all company vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/umpqua-dairy-adopts-eroad-solutions-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/umpqua-dairy-adopts-eroad-solutions-compliance#comments Business Tools Components Dairy Fleet Equipment Foodservice News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:13:00 +0000 43001 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IFCO will celebrate its 25th anniversary http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/ifco-will-celebrate-its-25th-anniversary <div class="node-body article-body">Wolfgang Orgeldinger, the chief executive officer of IFCO, announced the company will observe in 2017 the 25th anniversary of its founding in 1992.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/ifco-will-celebrate-its-25th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/ifco-will-celebrate-its-25th-anniversary#comments Equipment Fleet Equipment News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:04:00 +0000 42991 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com January’s spot truckload freight settles into post-holiday pattern http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/january-s-spot-truckload-freight-settles-post-holiday-pattern <div class="node-body article-body">In January 2017, the DAT North American Freight Index slipped downward as spot truckload freight entered a typical post-holiday pattern, though at elevated levels compared with the same time in 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/january-s-spot-truckload-freight-settles-post-holiday-pattern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/january-s-spot-truckload-freight-settles-post-holiday-pattern#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:10:00 +0000 42981 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Foods agrees to acquire All American Foods http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-agrees-acquire-all-american-foods <div class="node-body article-body">Leading foodservice distributor US Foods has agreed to acquire All American Foods, a broadline distributor based in North Kingstown RI that generates annual sales of nearly $60 million.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-agrees-acquire-all-american-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-agrees-acquire-all-american-foods#comments Foodservice News Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:01:00 +0000 42971 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Donation shows Wish Farms' “berry” generous heart http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/donation-shows-wish-farms-berry-generous-heart <div class="node-body article-body">Wish Farms, a grower-shipper of strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries, donated more than 4,000 pounds of strawberries to Feeding Tampa Bay just in time for Valentine’s Day.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/donation-shows-wish-farms-berry-generous-heart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/donation-shows-wish-farms-berry-generous-heart#comments Produce Foodservice News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:01:00 +0000 42961 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Accreditation program focus: truckload carriers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/accreditation-program-focus-truckload-carriers <div class="node-body article-body">The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has launched an accreditation initiative for the truckload segment of the motor carrier industry.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/accreditation-program-focus-truckload-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/accreditation-program-focus-truckload-carriers#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:52:00 +0000 42951 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com BOLT System can help carriers comply http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/bolt-system-can-help-carriers-comply <div class="node-body article-body">For fleets and carriers hauling perishable food that must meet a new federal regulation requiring prevention of cross-contamination in between loads and the constant monitoring of load conditions during transit, BOLT System offers a fleet management solution.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/bolt-system-can-help-carriers-comply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/bolt-system-can-help-carriers-comply#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment Foodservice News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:04:00 +0000 42941 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Access archives of IIR journal online http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/access-archives-iir-journal-online <div class="node-body article-body">As of January 2017, not only will members of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) continue to receive the hard copy of the International Journal of Refrigeration (IJR), but IIR membership will now also give members access to the complete archives of the journal online.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/access-archives-iir-journal-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/access-archives-iir-journal-online#comments Business Tools Literature Software Refrigeration News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:55:00 +0000 42931 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Choptank’s employees mentor future leaders http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-s-employees-mentor-future-leaders <div class="node-body article-body">Choptank Transport is supporting a youth program newly arrived in Caroline County, Maryland: Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JA).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-s-employees-mentor-future-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-s-employees-mentor-future-leaders#comments Carriers News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:48:00 +0000 42921 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com MD Logistics expanding Indiana operations http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/md-logistics-expanding-indiana-operations <div class="node-body article-body">MD Logistics, a third-party logistics company, plans to expand its Indiana operations, creating up to 50 new jobs in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/md-logistics-expanding-indiana-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/md-logistics-expanding-indiana-operations#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:40:00 +0000 42911 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload rates soften for refrigerated, van freight http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-soften-refrigerated-van-freight <div class="node-body article-body">A 7.7% gain in spot truckload freight volume and a 2.1% dip in capacity were not enough to buoy spot truckload rates during the week ending February 4, 2017, said DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-soften-refrigerated-van-freight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-soften-refrigerated-van-freight#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:34:00 +0000 42901 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Benchmarking study covers fleet maintenance http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/benchmarking-study-covers-fleet-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body">FTR and CKCVR have released a new benchmarking study covering fleet maintenance practices including PM intervals, maintenance and repair part and tire costs, preferences for maintenance providers, and replacement part purchases.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/benchmarking-study-covers-fleet-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/benchmarking-study-covers-fleet-maintenance#comments Business Tools Literature Fleet Equipment News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:23:00 +0000 42891 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Raymond Pick2Pallet LED light system can reduce picking errors http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/raymond-pick2pallet-led-light-system-can-reduce-picking-errors <div class="node-body article-body">The Raymond Corporation launches the Pick2Pallet LED light system designed to help improve customer productivity and reduce picking errors.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/raymond-pick2pallet-led-light-system-can-reduce-picking-errors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/raymond-pick2pallet-led-light-system-can-reduce-picking-errors#comments Products Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:10:00 +0000 42881 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Planned property sale positions Port of Savannah as US Southeast gateway http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/planned-property-sale-positions-port-savannah-us-southeast-gateway <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Ports Authority plans to sell 500 acres of property for commercial development to handle increasing customer demand for warehousing, distribution and transload services near the Port of Savannah.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/planned-property-sale-positions-port-savannah-us-southeast-gateway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/planned-property-sale-positions-port-savannah-us-southeast-gateway#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:49:00 +0000 42871 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DFW Airport to add cold chain facilities http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dfw-airport-add-cold-chain-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport plans to install a cold chain facility that will be operated by AirLogistix USA. Expected to be operational in summer 2017, the state-of-the-art transfer facility will allow DFW to precisely control warehousing temperatures for shipments. </div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dfw-airport-add-cold-chain-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dfw-airport-add-cold-chain-facilities#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:41:00 +0000 42861 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Global cold chain market forecast to reach $271.3 billion by 2022, report says http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/global-cold-chain-market-forecast-reach-2713-billion-2022-report-says <div class="node-body article-body">The global cold chain market is projected to reach $271.3 billion by 2022 in terms of value, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.0% from 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/global-cold-chain-market-forecast-reach-2713-billion-2022-report-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/global-cold-chain-market-forecast-reach-2713-billion-2022-report-says#comments Business Tools Literature Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0000 42851 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Pelican offers CoolPall Vertos Advance http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/pelican-offers-coolpall-vertos-advance <div class="node-body article-body">Pelican BioThermal has launched its new CoolPall Vertos Advance. The latest innovation in single-use, passive bulk freight shipping solutions, it builds on the success of the existing CoolPall Vertos product range.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/pelican-offers-coolpall-vertos-advance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/pelican-offers-coolpall-vertos-advance#comments Equipment Carriers Fleet Equipment Refrigeration News Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:40:00 +0000 42841 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Omnitracs adds mobility to VLV product http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/omnitracs-adds-mobility-vlv-product <div class="node-body article-body">Omnitracs LLC has added a mobile application to its Virtual Load View (VLV) product, a solution that replaces manual tracking of shipments by providing access to real-time data, including the ability to improve tracking and identify when loads are falling behind schedule.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/omnitracs-adds-mobility-vlv-product" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/omnitracs-adds-mobility-vlv-product#comments Business Tools Components Software Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:05:00 +0000 42831 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Chemours facility to provide low-GWP refrigerants http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/chemours-facility-provide-low-gwp-refrigerants <div class="node-body article-body">The Chemours Company has broken ground on a new HFO-1234yf refrigerant production facility. Located at the Chemours Corpus Christi plant in Ingleside TX, this new facility will triple the company’s capacity for its HFO-1234yf-based-products.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/chemours-facility-provide-low-gwp-refrigerants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/chemours-facility-provide-low-gwp-refrigerants#comments Equipment Refrigeration News Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:01:00 +0000 42821 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Lineage Logistics expands, acquires facilities http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lineage-logistics-expands-acquires-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics company Lineage Logistics LLC plans to expand two existing facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth TX area as well as the completed acquisitions of two buildings—one in Phoenix AZ and one in Bethlehem PA.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lineage-logistics-expands-acquires-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lineage-logistics-expands-acquires-facilities#comments Cold Storage News Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:50:00 +0000 42811 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com