Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Spot truckload freight rates remain strong, unchanged http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-rates-remain-strong-unchanged <div class="node-body article-body">Firm capacity and demand on the spot truckload freight market made for stable rates during the week ending August 23, 2014, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-rates-remain-strong-unchanged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-rates-remain-strong-unchanged#comments Software Carriers News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:42:00 +0000 26281 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com TruStar marks opening of CNG fueling station http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fuel-savings/trustar-marks-opening-cng-fueling-station <div class="node-body article-body">TruStar Energy, a developer of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure throughout the United States, celebrated the grand opening of High Plains Bioenergy’s fast-fill CNG station, which is across the road from its Guymon OK processing facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fuel-savings/trustar-marks-opening-cng-fueling-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fuel-savings/trustar-marks-opening-cng-fueling-station#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Foodservice News Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:36:00 +0000 26271 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Deadline for ordering TRU compliance equipment nears http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/deadline-ordering-tru-compliance-equipment-nears <div class="node-body article-body">To avoid penalties due to manufacturer delay, order new replacement engines, transport refrigeration units (TRUs), and TRU generator sets by August 31, 2014, to meet the December 31, 2014, deadline for model year 2007 engines/units.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/deadline-ordering-tru-compliance-equipment-nears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/deadline-ordering-tru-compliance-equipment-nears#comments Emissions Equipment News Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:03:00 +0000 26261 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Deardorff Family Farms deploys RedLine Cooler, enjoys efficiencies http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/deardorff-family-farms-deploys-redline-cooler-enjoys-efficiencies <div class="node-body article-body">RedLine Solutions, provider of produce traceability and inventory systems, announced that Deardorff Family Farms has deployed RedLine Cooler in its new facility to manage inventory, improve operations, and increase customer satisfaction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/deardorff-family-farms-deploys-redline-cooler-enjoys-efficiencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/deardorff-family-farms-deploys-redline-cooler-enjoys-efficiencies#comments Software Produce Foodservice News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:17:00 +0000 26251 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Courses help handlers of perishable foods meet FDA safety requirements http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/courses-help-handlers-perishable-foods-meet-fda-safety-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">The US Food and Drug Administration has issued proposed rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods. In those rules, the FDA has specified a number of training courses that will be required when final rules are issued.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/courses-help-handlers-perishable-foods-meet-fda-safety-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/courses-help-handlers-perishable-foods-meet-fda-safety-requirements#comments Software Foodservice News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:13:00 +0000 26241 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Coalition urges FMCSA to restrict CSA score access http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/coalition-urges-fmcsa-restrict-csa-score-access <div class="node-body article-body">An American Trucking Associations-led coalition of transportation trade groups urged that the scores produced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability fleet monitoring system be removed from the agency’s website. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/coalition-urges-fmcsa-restrict-csa-score-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/coalition-urges-fmcsa-restrict-csa-score-access#comments Carriers News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:02:00 +0000 26231 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Exide lift truck battery chargers receive energy efficiency certification http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/exide-lift-truck-battery-chargers-receive-energy-efficiency-certification <div class="node-body article-body">Exide Technologies announced that its GNB Industrial Power Division product line of 24-, 36-, 48-, 72-, and 80-volt three-phase industrial battery chargers for electric lift trucks and other material handling equipment has received energy efficiency certification from the California Energy Commission (CEC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/exide-lift-truck-battery-chargers-receive-energy-efficiency-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/exide-lift-truck-battery-chargers-receive-energy-efficiency-certification#comments Products Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 26221 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Mercedes-Benz vans catch on with fish sales company http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/mercedes-benz-vans-catch-fish-sales-company <div class="node-body article-body">Outstanding reliability and customer-focused, round-the-clock support from United Kingdom-based dealer Rossetts Commercials meant that when Brighton & Newhaven Fish Sales needed a new van, it was always going to be another Mercedes-Benz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/mercedes-benz-vans-catch-fish-sales-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/mercedes-benz-vans-catch-fish-sales-company#comments Vehicles Foodservice News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:55:00 +0000 26211 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truck Tonnage Index regains momentum in July 2014 tally http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-regains-momentum-july-2014-tally <div class="node-body article-body">The American Trucking Associations advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 1.3% in July 2014 after a decrease of 0.8% the previous month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-regains-momentum-july-2014-tally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-regains-momentum-july-2014-tally#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:04:00 +0000 26201 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Klinge Corp heading to Norway for ONS 2014 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/klinge-corp-heading-norway-ons-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Specialist transport refrigeration manufacturer Klinge Corporation is participating in Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) 2014 in Stavanger, Norway.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/klinge-corp-heading-norway-ons-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/klinge-corp-heading-norway-ons-2014#comments Equipment News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:58:00 +0000 26191 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, 20 Aug 2014 11:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IARW provides annual warehouse guide http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/iarw-provides-annual-warehouse-guide <div class="node-body article-body">The International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) has partnered with Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine to publish its annual North American Refrigerated & Frozen Foods Warehouse Guide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/iarw-provides-annual-warehouse-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/iarw-provides-annual-warehouse-guide#comments Literature Software Cold Storage News Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:43:00 +0000 26181 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cooling Concepts provides ibright telematics system on reefer trailers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/cooling-concepts-provides-ibright-telematics-system-reefer-trailers <div class="node-body article-body">St Louis MO-based Cooling Concepts LLC, a provider of refrigerated trailer leasing, is helping customers stay ahead of federal regulations by supplying technology and safety connection systems for its foodservice trailers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/cooling-concepts-provides-ibright-telematics-system-reefer-trailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/cooling-concepts-provides-ibright-telematics-system-reefer-trailers#comments Software Vehicles News Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:38:00 +0000 26171 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cascade Energy to help NOCS lower energy usage http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/cascade-energy-help-nocs-lower-energy-usage <div class="node-body article-body">Cascade Energy has announced an agreement with New Orleans Cold Storage (NOCS) to maximize energy efficiency at multiple sites. Cascade’s energy management services will help lower facility energy consumption by an estimated 12% by the fifth year of the program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/cascade-energy-help-nocs-lower-energy-usage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/cascade-energy-help-nocs-lower-energy-usage#comments Cold Storage Going Green News Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:59:00 +0000 26161 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Ryder Europe enhances its trailer rental fleet http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/leasing/ryder-europe-enhances-its-trailer-rental-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">To address increased demand from the cold chain sector, Ryder Europe is adding 60 new 13.6-meter tri-axle single-compartment refrigerated trailers to its trailer rental fleet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/leasing/ryder-europe-enhances-its-trailer-rental-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/leasing/ryder-europe-enhances-its-trailer-rental-fleet#comments Leasing Vehicles News Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:55:00 +0000 26151 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Kenworth Idle Management System keeps drivers cool http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/kenworth-idle-management-system-keeps-drivers-cool <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a simple concept: store power generated by the truck’s engine while driving, and use it later to keep the driver cool during a rest period.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/kenworth-idle-management-system-keeps-drivers-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/kenworth-idle-management-system-keeps-drivers-cool#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Vehicles News Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:44:00 +0000 26141 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Pie and Cake Shippers protect product orders, help spare environment http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/pie-and-cake-shippers-protect-product-orders-help-spare-environment <div class="node-body article-body">Thermal Packaging Products ultra-insulated styrene-free Pie and Cake Shippers offer online fine-food purveyors a clever, environmentally responsible way to protect temperature-sensitive pies and cakes during mail order delivery to customers nationwide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/pie-and-cake-shippers-protect-product-orders-help-spare-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/pie-and-cake-shippers-protect-product-orders-help-spare-environment#comments Products Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:05:00 +0000 26131 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Agropur picks Paragon Software Systems to optimize fleet routing http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/agropur-picks-paragon-software-systems-optimize-fleet-routing <div class="node-body article-body">Paragon Software Systems Inc announced that Agropur, a Canadian provider of dairy products, has selected its Multi Depot planning software to optimize its fixed-route operation that sees hundreds of vehicles moving fresh dairy product throughout Canada every week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/agropur-picks-paragon-software-systems-optimize-fleet-routing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/agropur-picks-paragon-software-systems-optimize-fleet-routing#comments Dairy Software News Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:39:00 +0000 26121 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Knight expands VeriWise system deployment http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-expands-veriwise-system-deployment <div class="node-body article-body">ID Systems Inc has executed a contract with Knight Transportation Inc to expand Knight’s deployment of VeriWise trailer management solutions from ID Systems’ Asset Intelligence subsidiary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-expands-veriwise-system-deployment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-expands-veriwise-system-deployment#comments Software Vehicles Carriers News Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:27:00 +0000 26111 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com APX remote panels facilitate access to reefer controls http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/apx-remote-panels-facilitate-access-reefer-controls <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier Transicold’s new APX remote panels add convenience and efficiency for refrigerated transport operations by placing trailer refrigeration controls in locations more easily accessible to operators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/apx-remote-panels-facilitate-access-reefer-controls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/apx-remote-panels-facilitate-access-reefer-controls#comments Equipment Vehicles News Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:14:00 +0000 26101 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload rates slide into August http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-slide-august <div class="node-body article-body">Spot truckload load volume was stable while national average van and refrigerated rates slipped during the week ending August 9, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-slide-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-slide-august#comments Software Carriers News Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 26091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FST Logistics, US Oil partner to open CNG fueling station http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fst-logistics-us-oil-partner-open-cng-fueling-station <div class="node-body article-body">FST Logistics and US Oil have partnered in the development of a GAIN Clean Fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station in Hilliard OH to serve its recently purchased fleet of CNG trucks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fst-logistics-us-oil-partner-open-cng-fueling-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fst-logistics-us-oil-partner-open-cng-fueling-station#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Carriers News Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:43:00 +0000 26081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Rand McNally publishes 2015 road atlas http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/rand-mcnally-publishes-2015-road-atlas <div class="node-body article-body">Rand McNally has released the 2015 edition of the Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas. The printed trucking atlas, in its 34th edition, continues to be a guide for over-the-road and other large-vehicle drivers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/rand-mcnally-publishes-2015-road-atlas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/rand-mcnally-publishes-2015-road-atlas#comments Literature Carriers News Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:24:00 +0000 26071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cabot Creamery chooses Atlas suite from John Galt for demand planning http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/cabot-creamery-chooses-atlas-suite-john-galt-demand-planning <div class="node-body article-body">Cabot Creamery has selected John Galt’s Atlas Planning Suite as its enterprise demand planning software system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/cabot-creamery-chooses-atlas-suite-john-galt-demand-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/cabot-creamery-chooses-atlas-suite-john-galt-demand-planning#comments Dairy Software Foodservice News Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:20:00 +0000 26061 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload freight volume advances in July http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volume-advances-july <div class="node-body article-body">Truckload freight availability in July 2014 remained elevated compared with previous years despite a seasonal dip, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, a measure of truckload freight demand and capacity in the United States and Canada.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volume-advances-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volume-advances-july#comments Software Carriers News Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:11:00 +0000 26051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Decker Truckline chooses ORBCOMM for its fleet http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/decker-truckline-chooses-orbcomm-its-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">ORBCOMM Inc has been selected by Decker Truckline Inc to provide a tracking and monitoring system for its fleet of 800 refrigerated trailers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/decker-truckline-chooses-orbcomm-its-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/decker-truckline-chooses-orbcomm-its-fleet#comments Equipment Software Carriers News Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:07:00 +0000 26041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ReeferTek Northeast established to serve Tri-State vehicle market http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/reefertek-northeast-established-serve-tri-state-vehicle-market <div class="node-body article-body">To expand the ReeferTek brand, ReeferTek Northeast was recently established by Joe Fuchs as an independently owned manufacturing and sales site serving New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/reefertek-northeast-established-serve-tri-state-vehicle-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/reefertek-northeast-established-serve-tri-state-vehicle-market#comments Equipment Vehicles News Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:44:00 +0000 26031 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Utility's Clearfield UT plant receives safety award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/utilitys-clearfield-ut-plant-receives-safety-award <div class="node-body article-body">Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company announced that its Clearfield UT manufacturing plant has received the Liberty Mutual Insurance Silver Safety Award.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/utilitys-clearfield-ut-plant-receives-safety-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/utilitys-clearfield-ut-plant-receives-safety-award#comments Vehicles News Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:38:00 +0000 26021 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Peterson expands LumenX LED line with integrated S/T/T light http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/peterson-expands-lumenx-led-line-integrated-stt-light <div class="node-body article-body">Peterson Manufacturing has expanded its LumenX LED line with a stop/tail/turn (S/T/T) light featuring an integrated back-up lamp.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/peterson-expands-lumenx-led-line-integrated-stt-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/peterson-expands-lumenx-led-line-integrated-stt-light#comments Products Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:07:00 +0000 26011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Intermodal industry volume rebounds in second quarter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/intermodal-industry-volume-rebounds-second-quarter <div class="node-body article-body">In a strong second quarter showing, intermodal posted gains across all segments, according to the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/intermodal-industry-volume-rebounds-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/intermodal-industry-volume-rebounds-second-quarter#comments Literature Carriers News Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:39:00 +0000 26001 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com