Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Webasto SmarTemp Control comes as Freightliner Cascadia model option http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/webasto-smartemp-control-comes-freightliner-cascadia-model-option <div class="node-body article-body">Freightliner Cascadia and Cascadia Evolution trucks now can roll off the production line equipped with Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America Inc’s digital SmarTemp Control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/webasto-smartemp-control-comes-freightliner-cascadia-model-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/webasto-smartemp-control-comes-freightliner-cascadia-model-option#comments Components Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:32:00 +0000 29271 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Roadnet Anywhere Tracking app keeps constant tabs on drivers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/roadnet-anywhere-tracking-app-keeps-constant-tabs-drivers <div class="node-body article-body">Roadnet Technologies, the Omnitracs company specializing in transportation logistics software, has announced the launch of its Roadnet Anywhere Tracking application.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/roadnet-anywhere-tracking-app-keeps-constant-tabs-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/roadnet-anywhere-tracking-app-keeps-constant-tabs-drivers#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:28:00 +0000 29261 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com amp Trillium opens Jacksonville’s first CNG truck refueling station http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/amp-trillium-opens-jacksonville-s-first-cng-truck-refueling-station <div class="node-body article-body">amp Trillium LLC, the joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG; and Champion Brands Inc (CBI) announced the first-ever public access compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station in northeast Florida is now open for business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/amp-trillium-opens-jacksonville-s-first-cng-truck-refueling-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/amp-trillium-opens-jacksonville-s-first-cng-truck-refueling-station#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Vehicles Going Green News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:25:00 +0000 29251 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Lineage Logistics joins Better Plants Program http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/lineage-logistics-joins-better-plants-program <div class="node-body article-body">Lineage Logistics, a warehousing and logistics company backed by Bay Grove, has joined the US Department of Energy’s Better Plants Program, a national partnership initiative to drive significant improvement in energy efficiency across US industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/lineage-logistics-joins-better-plants-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/lineage-logistics-joins-better-plants-program#comments Carriers Cold Storage Going Green News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:20:00 +0000 29241 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload market load availability climbs by 8.6% http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/spot-truckload-market-load-availability-climbs-86 <div class="node-body article-body">Load availability on the spot truckload market increased 8.6% while capacity fell 9% during the week ending February 21, 2015, reports DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/spot-truckload-market-load-availability-climbs-86" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/spot-truckload-market-load-availability-climbs-86#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:00:00 +0000 29231 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Narrow aisles? High racks? No problem for these reach trucks http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/narrow-aisles-high-racks-no-problem-these-reach-trucks <div class="node-body article-body">Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc (MCFA), a provider of forklifts in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, has introduced the new Jungheinrich ETV 110/112 Series of moving mast reach trucks to its North American product line.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/narrow-aisles-high-racks-no-problem-these-reach-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/narrow-aisles-high-racks-no-problem-these-reach-trucks#comments Products Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:27:00 +0000 29221 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Bay & Bay Transportation makes TCA’s top 20 list http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/bay-bay-transportation-makes-tca-s-top-20-list <div class="node-body article-body">The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge of Markham, Ontario, have selected Bay & Bay Transportation as one of 20 North American trucking companies on the “2015 Best Fleets to Drive For” list.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/bay-bay-transportation-makes-tca-s-top-20-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/bay-bay-transportation-makes-tca-s-top-20-list#comments Carriers News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:04:00 +0000 29211 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Preferred Freezer Services expands in Houston http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/preferred-freezer-services-expands-houston <div class="node-body article-body">Preferred Freezer Services (PFS), a provider of advanced design and engineered temperature-controlled warehouses, announces the newest addition to its continually expanding footprint in Houston TX.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/preferred-freezer-services-expands-houston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/preferred-freezer-services-expands-houston#comments Cold Storage News Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:56:00 +0000 29201 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Dot Foods selects IBS Dynaman tools to lower supply chain expenses http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dot-foods-selects-ibs-dynaman-tools-lower-supply-chain-expenses <div class="node-body article-body">International Business Systems (IBS) announced that Dot Foods, the largest foodservice redistribution company in the United States, has selected IBS Dynaman yard management system tools to reduce costs in its food supply chain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dot-foods-selects-ibs-dynaman-tools-lower-supply-chain-expenses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dot-foods-selects-ibs-dynaman-tools-lower-supply-chain-expenses#comments Business Tools Software Cold Storage Foodservice News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:19:00 +0000 29191 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com VT Hackney plant achieves ISO certification http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/vt-hackney-plant-achieves-iso-certification <div class="node-body article-body">VT Hackney’s Montgomery PA manufacturing facility, which exclusively builds both insulated and refrigerated truck bodies and trailers, has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/vt-hackney-plant-achieves-iso-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/vt-hackney-plant-achieves-iso-certification#comments Components Equipment Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:12:00 +0000 29181 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index begins year with momentum http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-begins-year-momentum <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.2% in January 2015, following a revised gain of 0.1% during the previous month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-begins-year-momentum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-begins-year-momentum#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:09:00 +0000 29171 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com AFFI elects officers, board members at meeting http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/affi-elects-officers-board-members-meeting <div class="node-body article-body">The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) has elected its officers and newest members of its board of directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/affi-elects-officers-board-members-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/affi-elects-officers-board-members-meeting#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:02:00 +0000 29161 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Related Industry Events http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/event-calendar <div class="node-body article-body">Event Calendar</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/event-calendar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/event-calendar#comments Resources Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Westmoreland Sales Group picks IFCO’s RPCs for its Topline produce http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/westmoreland-sales-group-picks-ifco-s-rpcs-its-topline-produce <div class="node-body article-body">Westmoreland Sales Group, a Canadian greenhouse vegetable grower, has signed a two-year contract with IFCO Systems, a provider of reusable packaging solutions for fresh products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/westmoreland-sales-group-picks-ifco-s-rpcs-its-topline-produce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/westmoreland-sales-group-picks-ifco-s-rpcs-its-topline-produce#comments Equipment Produce Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:38:00 +0000 29151 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ZIM introduces services package for cargo in refrigerated containers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/zim-introduces-services-package-cargo-refrigerated-containers <div class="node-body article-body">ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd has launched a new monitoring, tracking, and security services package specifically designed for valuable and sensitive cargo stowed in refrigerated containers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/zim-introduces-services-package-cargo-refrigerated-containers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/zim-introduces-services-package-cargo-refrigerated-containers#comments Business Tools Equipment Software News Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:34:00 +0000 29141 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com JBS USA slices costs, improves productivity http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/meat/jbs-usa-slices-costs-improves-productivity <div class="node-body article-body">JBS USA Holdings Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Brazil-based protein provider JBS SA, continues to improve efficiency and end-to-end supply chain visibility through strategic use of a cloud-based multimodal transportation management platform from Kewill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/meat/jbs-usa-slices-costs-improves-productivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/meat/jbs-usa-slices-costs-improves-productivity#comments Business Tools Software Meat Foodservice News Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:35:00 +0000 29131 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com SmartSourcing: A new lens on an old challenge http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/smartsourcing-new-lens-old-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">Perhaps it’s time to create the “ideal transportation department” by creating a culture of innovation—allowing people to fuel practical innovation in everything they do.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/smartsourcing-new-lens-old-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/smartsourcing-new-lens-old-challenge#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000 29121 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com West Coast dockworkers agree to tentative contract http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/west-coast-dockworkers-agree-tentative-contract <div class="node-body article-body">A tentative five-year contract settlement has been reached by West Coast dockworkers and their employers, preventing a shutdown of 29 ports that could have cost the US economy $2 billion per day, according to US Labor Secretary Tom Perez.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/west-coast-dockworkers-agree-tentative-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/west-coast-dockworkers-agree-tentative-contract#comments Carriers Cold Storage Foodservice News Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:30:00 +0000 29111 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sysco to contest FTC action opposing merger http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-contest-ftc-action-opposing-merger <div class="node-body article-body">Sysco Corporation plans to contest the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) attempt to block its proposed merger with US Foods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-contest-ftc-action-opposing-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-contest-ftc-action-opposing-merger#comments Foodservice News Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:26:00 +0000 29101 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Klinge’s Split-System Deep Freezer Unit thrives on long voyages http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/klinge-s-split-system-deep-freezer-unit-thrives-long-voyages <div class="node-body article-body">Klinge Corporation’s Split-System Deep Freezer Unit, Model NMF-371-S, is designed especially for mounting in customer built-in rooms or on standard insulated containers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/klinge-s-split-system-deep-freezer-unit-thrives-long-voyages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/klinge-s-split-system-deep-freezer-unit-thrives-long-voyages#comments Products Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:11:00 +0000 29091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload freight market capacity rebounds http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/spot-truckload-freight-market-capacity-rebounds <div class="node-body article-body">Freight availability on the spot truckload freight market fell 4.5% and capacity increased 10% during the week ending February 14, 2015, reports DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/spot-truckload-freight-market-capacity-rebounds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/spot-truckload-freight-market-capacity-rebounds#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:29:00 +0000 29081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ICF sponsors women in transportation group http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/icf-sponsors-women-transportation-group <div class="node-body article-body">ICF International, a provider of consulting services and technology to government and commercial clients, has committed to becoming a sponsor of WTS International, the association for global advancement of women in transportation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/icf-sponsors-women-transportation-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/icf-sponsors-women-transportation-group#comments Business Tools Carriers News Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:24:00 +0000 29071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Americold forms an alliance with Feed the Children http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-forms-alliance-feed-children <div class="node-body article-body">Americold, the provider of temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, has selected Feed the Children as the company’s corporate non-profit partner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-forms-alliance-feed-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-forms-alliance-feed-children#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:01:00 +0000 29061 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Refrigeration Unit Repair Directory http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration-unit-repair-directory <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body">The Transport Refrigeration Unit Repair Directory is a comprehensive list of reefer repair shops located throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico. The guide is arranged geographically to help quickly locate facilities that work on reefer trailers, trucks and cargo vans in your area. Many locations are also authorized dealers of Carrier Transicold and Thermo King units (as indicated in the listings).</div> <div class="field-desc"> <p> <img alt="" src="/site-files/refrigeratedtransporter.com/files/uploads/2013/07/RTRepair_image.jpg" style="width: 120px; height: 127px; float: right; margin: 5px;" />The <strong>Transport Refrigeration Unit Repair Directory </strong>is a comprehensive list of reefer repair shops located throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico. The guide is arranged geographically to help quickly locate facilities that work on reefer trailers, trucks and cargo vans in your area. Many locations are also authorized dealers of Carrier Transicold and Thermo King units (as indicated in the listings).</p> <p> This guide is updated annually each spring, and is open to all TRU repair facilities. After locating a potential service provider in this guide, we encourage you to call the facility directly for the most up-to-date information about their capabilities, hours, and location. The basic listings are free and include address and phone number, as well as a list of additional services such as reefer parts sales, cargo heater and APU (auxiliary power unit) sales and service. To suggest additions or changes to listings in this directory, submit this listing form (PDF)&mdash;<br /> <a href="../site-files/refrigeratedtransporter.com/files/uploads/2013/07/RTRepairform.pdf"> Reefer Repair Directory Listing Form</a><br /> Or e-mail: <a href="mailto:rt.directories@penton.com">rt.directories@penton.com</a></p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong>Upgrade your free listings!</strong> Add email and web addresses to your listings for one full year&mdash;Contact Ray Anderson <a href="mailto:ray.anderson@penton.com">ray.anderson@penton.com</a> for details.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration-unit-repair-directory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Reefer Repair Directory Tue, 17 Feb 2015 22:01:00 +0000 17182 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Aljex Capacity Hub software tool enables proactive truck searches http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/aljex-capacity-hub-software-tool-enables-proactive-truck-searches <div class="node-body article-body">Aljex Software has debuted Capacity Hub, a new software tool to help brokers flourish during the current shortage of truck capacity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/aljex-capacity-hub-software-tool-enables-proactive-truck-searches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/aljex-capacity-hub-software-tool-enables-proactive-truck-searches#comments Business Tools Software Carriers Foodservice News Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:58:00 +0000 29051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com W Lee Flowers adopts ReposiTrak to manage food safety-related risk http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/w-lee-flowers-adopts-repositrak-manage-food-safety-related-risk <div class="node-body article-body">W Lee Flowers and Company, which operates or supplies 90 IGA/KJ’s Market and independent supermarkets in the Carolinas and Georgia, has chosen ReposiTrak to manage their food safety-related risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/w-lee-flowers-adopts-repositrak-manage-food-safety-related-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/w-lee-flowers-adopts-repositrak-manage-food-safety-related-risk#comments Business Tools Software Foodservice News Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:55:00 +0000 29041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Port of Quincy seeks funds for its intermodal terminal http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-quincy-seeks-funds-its-intermodal-terminal <div class="node-body article-body">The Port of Quincy WA is requesting $16.2 million in transportation funding from the Washington State Legislature to expand infrastructure at its intermodal terminal to help restore domestic eastbound intermodal rail service for perishable and frozen foods shippers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-quincy-seeks-funds-its-intermodal-terminal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-quincy-seeks-funds-its-intermodal-terminal#comments Carriers Produce Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:26:00 +0000 29031 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Wanted: Produce industry leadership applicants http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wanted-produce-industry-leadership-applicants <div class="node-body article-body">The application period is now open for the 21st class of the United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wanted-produce-industry-leadership-applicants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wanted-produce-industry-leadership-applicants#comments Produce Foodservice News Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:18:00 +0000 29021 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FilesThruTheAir line of WiFi sensors gains two dual-temp products http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/filesthrutheair-line-wifi-sensors-gains-two-dual-temp-products <div class="node-body article-body">Corintech has introduced two new products to the FilesThruTheAir line of WiFi temperature and humidity sensors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/filesthrutheair-line-wifi-sensors-gains-two-dual-temp-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/filesthrutheair-line-wifi-sensors-gains-two-dual-temp-products#comments Products Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:07:00 +0000 29011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truckload freight volume, rates decline in January http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/truckload-freight-volume-rates-decline-january <div class="node-body article-body">Spot market freight volume declined seasonally in January 2015, down 11% from an atypical December high, according to the DAT North American Freight Index.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/truckload-freight-volume-rates-decline-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/truckload-freight-volume-rates-decline-january#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:58:00 +0000 29001 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com