Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en FSMA procedures baffling? United Fresh simplifies them http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/fsma-procedures-baffling-united-fresh-simplifies-them <div class="node-body article-body">Find a list of frequently asked questions about the FMSA compiled by the United Fresh Produce Association</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/fsma-procedures-baffling-united-fresh-simplifies-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/fsma-procedures-baffling-united-fresh-simplifies-them#comments Carriers Produce Foodservice Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:09:00 +0000 44051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Volvo unveils VNR regional haul tractor http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/volvo-unveils-vnr-regional-haul-tractor <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) has introduced a new regional tractor. The VNR Series features new interior and exterior designs intended to improve productivity, fuel efficiency, driver comfort and uptime.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/volvo-unveils-vnr-regional-haul-tractor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/volvo-unveils-vnr-regional-haul-tractor#comments Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:19:00 +0000 44041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FSMA Resource Station: Regulation Details http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fsma-resource-station-regulation-details <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/refrigerated-transporter">Refrigerated Transporter</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/site-files/refrigeratedtransporter.com/files/uploads/2017/04/FSMA-resource-stations.jpg?1492803355" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"><p>Refrigerated Transporter has gathered articles relating to the Food Safety Modernization Act into a useful resource for learning about the regulation and compliance timelines.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fsma-resource-station-regulation-details" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carriers Foodservice Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:52:00 +0000 43961 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Carrier Transicold recognizes excellence of Dealers of the Year http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-recognizes-excellence-dealers-year <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier Transicold South of Lake City GA was named Dealer of the Year–North America, and Refrigeración Especializada para el Transporte de Occidente SA de CV (RETO) of Guadalajara, Mexico, was named Dealer of the Year–Latin America at the recent annual meeting of Carrier Transicold’s dealers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-recognizes-excellence-dealers-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-recognizes-excellence-dealers-year#comments Dealers Equipment Refrigeration News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:40:00 +0000 44021 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com United Fresh announces officers, directors http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-announces-officers-directors <div class="node-body article-body">Brian W Kocher, United Fresh Produce Association immediate past chairman and president and CEO of Castellini Company LLC, Newport KY, has announced the slate of new officers and directors nominated to serve on the United Fresh board of directors.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-announces-officers-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-announces-officers-directors#comments Produce Foodservice News Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:31:00 +0000 44011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Trailer Mechanics Needed http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/trailer-mechanics-needed <div class="node-body page-body"><p><strong><img alt="" src="/site-files/refrigeratedtransporter.com/files/uploads/2017/04/19/Coast-logo.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 70px;" /></strong></p> <p><strong>We are an authorized Hyundai Trailer dealer looking for full service trailer mechanics for our Salinas, Sacramento, Troutdale and Klamath Falls locations:</strong></p> <p>&bull; RESPONSIBLE HARD WORKER</p> <p>&bull; TWO YEARS + EXPERIENCE</p> <p>&bull; VALID DRIVERS LICENSE</p> <p>&bull; MUST HAVE OWN TOOLS</p> <p>&bull; SELF MOTIVATED</p> <p>&bull; BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG TEST</p></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/trailer-mechanics-needed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Classifieds Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:26:10 +0000 44001 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Reefer Mechanic Positions http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/reefer-mechanic-positions <div class="node-body page-body"><p align="center"><img alt="" src="/site-files/refrigeratedtransporter.com/files/uploads/2017/04/19/Coast-logo.jpg" style="width: 200px; height: 70px;" /></p> <p><strong>COAST TRUCK CENTERS</strong> is looking for a dynamic and effective <strong>Reefer Mechanic(s)</strong> for our locations in Troutdale, Oregon; Klamath Falls, Oregon; Sacramento, California and Salinas, California.</p> <p><strong>Reports To:</strong> Service Manager</p> <p><strong>Position Does Require Weekend Work and Evenings:</strong> On call for 24 hour call outs as needed. Will help with relocation expenses.</p></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/reefer-mechanic-positions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Classifieds Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:21:36 +0000 43991 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Late-season winter storms take toll on truck tonnage http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/late-season-winter-storms-take-toll-truck-tonnage <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 1% in March 2017 after a 0.1% decline during February.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/late-season-winter-storms-take-toll-truck-tonnage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/late-season-winter-storms-take-toll-truck-tonnage#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:09:00 +0000 43981 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com WTS International selects scholarship winners http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-international-selects-scholarship-winners <div class="node-body article-body">WTS International, the association dedicated to attracting, sustaining, connecting and advancing the professional careers of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its six scholarships for 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-international-selects-scholarship-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-international-selects-scholarship-winners#comments Carriers News Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:55:00 +0000 43971 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Bacharach adds R514A to detection list http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/bacharach-adds-r514a-detection-list <div class="node-body article-body">Bacharach Inc has added R514A to its gas library of detectable refrigerants as chiller applications within the refrigeration industry demand refrigerants with low GWP (global warming potential).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/bacharach-adds-r514a-detection-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/bacharach-adds-r514a-detection-list#comments Equipment Refrigeration News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:31:00 +0000 43951 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DSi eLogs technology gains certification http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dsi-elogs-technology-gains-certification <div class="node-body article-body">Dispatching Solutions inc announced that its DSi eLogs technology has been officially certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for use as an electronic logging device.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dsi-elogs-technology-gains-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dsi-elogs-technology-gains-certification#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:22:00 +0000 43941 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Infinity Transportation Logistics adds service http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/infinity-transportation-logistics-adds-service <div class="node-body article-body">Infinity Transportation Logistics LLC (ITL) has added Texas to its service offerings and is providing expedited temperature-controlled domestic intermodal service from Washington state and Oregon to greater Dallas/Fort Worth area.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/infinity-transportation-logistics-adds-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/infinity-transportation-logistics-adds-service#comments Carriers Produce Foodservice News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:27:00 +0000 43931 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Carrier Transicold to acquire IMPCO lines http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-acquire-impco-lines <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier Transicold has signed an agreement to acquire select IMPCO road and rail transport product lines, including the ComfortPro Auxiliary Power Unit (APU), from Westport Fuel Systems Inc.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-acquire-impco-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-acquire-impco-lines#comments Equipment Refrigeration News Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:12:00 +0000 43921 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Butterball salutes East Coast Transport as carrier of year http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/butterball-salutes-east-coast-transport-carrier-year <div class="node-body article-body">Butterball LLC has anounced that East Coast Transport LLC has been selected as the 2016 Butterball National Carrier of the Year.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/butterball-salutes-east-coast-transport-carrier-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/butterball-salutes-east-coast-transport-carrier-year#comments Meat Carriers Foodservice News Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:42:00 +0000 43911 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Red LED forklift warning spotlight makes safer hazardous work areas http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/red-led-forklift-warning-spotlight-makes-safer-hazardous-work-areas <div class="node-body article-body">Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 25-watt red forklift LED warning spotlight. This fixture is designed to expand safety measures in a hazardous work area by actively providing early notifications for nearby workers and pedestrians.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/red-led-forklift-warning-spotlight-makes-safer-hazardous-work-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/red-led-forklift-warning-spotlight-makes-safer-hazardous-work-areas#comments Products Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:02:00 +0000 43901 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truckload volume’s rally can’t offset lagging rates http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-volume-s-rally-can-t-offset-lagging-rates <div class="node-body article-body">The DAT North American Freight Index climbed 47% in March 2017, the first month-over-month increase of the year as shippers ramped up freight activity, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-volume-s-rally-can-t-offset-lagging-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-volume-s-rally-can-t-offset-lagging-rates#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:35:00 +0000 43891 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Don Schlimme Award winner is announced http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/don-schlimme-award-winner-announced <div class="node-body article-body">The World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) develops talent for the cold chain industry through the Don Schlimme Future Leader Award program, which is held during the WFLO Institute East.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/don-schlimme-award-winner-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/don-schlimme-award-winner-announced#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:24:00 +0000 43881 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Utility Trailer Mfg’s Clearfield plant builds 250,000th reefer http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/utility-trailer-mfg-s-clearfield-plant-builds-250000th-reefer <div class="node-body article-body">Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans, flatbeds and Tautliner curtainside trailers, has exceeded another production milestone by manufacturing more than 250,000 refrigerated trailers in Utah.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/utility-trailer-mfg-s-clearfield-plant-builds-250000th-reefer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/utility-trailer-mfg-s-clearfield-plant-builds-250000th-reefer#comments Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:59:00 +0000 43871 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Transplace helps shippers join SmartWay http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/transplace-helps-shippers-join-smartway <div class="node-body article-body">Transplace announced that Welch’s, Del Monte Foods Inc and other leading shippers have successfully completed 2016 emissions reporting with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/transplace-helps-shippers-join-smartway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/transplace-helps-shippers-join-smartway#comments Business Tools Foodservice Going Green News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:53:00 +0000 43861 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Domino’s Pizza group delivers Americold an award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/domino-s-pizza-group-delivers-americold-award <div class="node-body article-body">Americold announced that its key quick-service restaurant (QSR) partner, Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd (DPE), has awarded it the Business Partner of the Year–Supply Chain 2016 award in recognition of Americold’s levels of service.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/domino-s-pizza-group-delivers-americold-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/domino-s-pizza-group-delivers-americold-award#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:33:00 +0000 43851 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 Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PeopleNet, Noregon deepen relationship http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/peoplenet-noregon-deepen-relationship <div class="node-body article-body">PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology; and vehicle data expert Noregon are extending their relationship to deliver a new, real-time health and safety monitoring solution for all heavy-duty truck makes and models.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/peoplenet-noregon-deepen-relationship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/peoplenet-noregon-deepen-relationship#comments Business Tools Software Fleet Equipment News Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:36:00 +0000 43841 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Shippers control LTL freight via OrangeHub http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/shippers-control-ltl-freight-orangehub <div class="node-body article-body">Schneider has some big news about small shipments: The transportation and logistics services company has created OrangeHub Powered by Schneider, a one-stop online shop to get less-than-truckload (LTL) freight moving in a flash.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/shippers-control-ltl-freight-orangehub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/shippers-control-ltl-freight-orangehub#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:26:00 +0000 43831 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Carrier Transicold to donate reefer units to food banks http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-donate-reefer-units-food-banks <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier Transicold announced a program funded by a $150,000 grant from its parent company United Technologies Corp to donate truck and trailer refrigeration units to individual food banks in the Feeding America network.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-donate-reefer-units-food-banks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-donate-reefer-units-food-banks#comments Dealers Equipment Foodservice Refrigeration News Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:17:00 +0000 43821 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Knight, Swift agree to merge their operations http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-swift-agree-merge-their-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Knight Transportation Inc and Swift Transportation Company announced that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a merger of both firms in an all-stock transaction that will create the industry’s largest full truckload company.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-swift-agree-merge-their-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-swift-agree-merge-their-operations#comments Carriers News Tue, 11 Apr 2017 13:12:00 +0000 43811 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com McLane Co expands service agreement with Burger King http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/mclane-co-expands-service-agreement-burger-king <div class="node-body article-body">McLane Company Inc announced an expanded agreement between its operations and Burger King. Under the new agreement, McLane will provide support to an additional 600 Burger King restaurants in Tennessee, Georgia, Florida and Alabama.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/mclane-co-expands-service-agreement-burger-king" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/mclane-co-expands-service-agreement-burger-king#comments Foodservice News Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:27:00 +0000 43801 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Frozen Food Hall of Fame adds members http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/frozen-food-hall-fame-adds-members <div class="node-body article-body">The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) announced that three industry leaders were honored as recipients of the Frozen Food Hall of Fame Award recently.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/frozen-food-hall-fame-adds-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/frozen-food-hall-fame-adds-members#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:17:00 +0000 43791 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Rear View Safety’s latest backup camera provides simplicity http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/rear-view-safety-s-latest-backup-camera-provides-simplicity <div class="node-body article-body">Rear View Safety, which turns 10 years old in 2017, has introduced the RVS-155W Wireless Backup Camera System with 5-inch Single Screen Monitor.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/rear-view-safety-s-latest-backup-camera-provides-simplicity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/rear-view-safety-s-latest-backup-camera-provides-simplicity#comments Products Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:01:00 +0000 43781 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com End of first quarter 2017 triggers truckload demand http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/end-first-quarter-2017-triggers-truckload-demand <div class="node-body article-body">The number of available loads on the spot market jumped 7.1% during the week ending April 1, 2017, as shippers worked to finish the first quarter on a high note, said DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/end-first-quarter-2017-triggers-truckload-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/end-first-quarter-2017-triggers-truckload-demand#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:08:00 +0000 43771 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FSMA general compliance deadline arrives http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/fsma-general-compliance-deadline-arrives <div class="node-body article-body">The general compliance deadline for Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Rule under the Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) is April 6, 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/fsma-general-compliance-deadline-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/fsma-general-compliance-deadline-arrives#comments Carriers Foodservice News Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:01:00 +0000 43761 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com