Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en UHF RFID temperature logger tags monitor perishable products http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/uhf-rfid-temperature-logger-tags-monitor-perishable-products <div class="node-body article-body">For 24/7 temperature monitoring of perishable foods and medicines, CAS DataLoggers and CAEN RFID offer the Easy2log RT0005 RFID temperature datalogger.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/uhf-rfid-temperature-logger-tags-monitor-perishable-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/uhf-rfid-temperature-logger-tags-monitor-perishable-products#comments Products Mon, 30 May 2016 15:12:00 +0000 38651 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload freight volume sinks; load-to-truck ratios rise http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volume-sinks-load-truck-ratios-rise <div class="node-body article-body">Spot truckload freight volume and available capacity both fell during the week ending May 21, 2016, reported DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volume-sinks-load-truck-ratios-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volume-sinks-load-truck-ratios-rise#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 26 May 2016 14:24:00 +0000 38641 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Choptank Results University classes begin http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-results-university-classes-begin <div class="node-body article-body">Choptank Transport has launched its Results University professional development and continuing education classes.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-results-university-classes-begin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-results-university-classes-begin#comments Carriers News Thu, 26 May 2016 14:18:00 +0000 38631 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com April Truck Tonnage Index stays in “lackluster” pattern http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/april-truck-tonnage-index-stays-lackluster-pattern <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.1% in April 2016 following a 4.4% drop during March.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/april-truck-tonnage-index-stays-lackluster-pattern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/april-truck-tonnage-index-stays-lackluster-pattern#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 25 May 2016 13:25:00 +0000 38621 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Storax/Flexspace will showcase solutions http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/storaxflexspace-will-showcase-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">At the Global Cold Chain Expo in Chicago IL’s McCormick Place from June 20-22, 2106, Storax America/Flexspace will showcase its high-density, mobile industrial storage solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/storaxflexspace-will-showcase-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/storaxflexspace-will-showcase-solutions#comments Equipment Cold Storage News Tue, 24 May 2016 15:23:00 +0000 38561 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Size & Weight Guide offered for download http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/size-weight-guide-offered-download <div class="node-body article-body">The 2016 Size & Weight Guide, a free reference guide containing state-by-state listings of size and weight regulations, is available for download at <a href="http://www.xtralease.com/sizeweight" title="www.xtralease.com/sizeweight">www.xtralease.com/sizeweight</a>.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/size-weight-guide-offered-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/size-weight-guide-offered-download#comments Business Tools Literature Leasing Software News Tue, 24 May 2016 15:16:00 +0000 38551 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com J B Hunt affirms its status as “champion for children” http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/j-b-hunt-affirms-its-status-champion-children <div class="node-body article-body">J B Hunt Transport Services Inc is giving $5 million to the Arkansas Children’s Northwest construction project. The gift will help transform healthcare in the region by bringing expert pediatric care close to home for more than 200,000 children.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/j-b-hunt-affirms-its-status-champion-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/j-b-hunt-affirms-its-status-champion-children#comments Carriers News Tue, 24 May 2016 14:20:00 +0000 38541 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Survey reveals truck rental customer concerns http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/survey-reveals-truck-rental-customer-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">Record360, provider of asset condition software, has released the official results of its first truck rental customer survey.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/survey-reveals-truck-rental-customer-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/survey-reveals-truck-rental-customer-concerns#comments Business Tools Leasing Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Tue, 24 May 2016 14:14:00 +0000 38531 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Decker Truck Line’s top driver will receive a Harley http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/decker-truck-line-s-top-driver-will-receive-harley <div class="node-body article-body">Decker Truck Line and the Zylstra Harley-Davison motorcycle dealership have teamed up to recognize Decker’s most outstanding driver for 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/decker-truck-line-s-top-driver-will-receive-harley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/decker-truck-line-s-top-driver-will-receive-harley#comments Carriers News Mon, 23 May 2016 13:59:00 +0000 38521 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com APUs go off the rails with PTI’s new Idle Free Series 4000 units http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/apus-go-rails-pti-s-new-idle-free-series-4000-units <div class="node-body article-body">Phillips & Temro Industries (PTI) announced the launch of its Idle Free electric auxiliary power unit (APU), designed to mount behind the cab rather than on the truck’s rails.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/apus-go-rails-pti-s-new-idle-free-series-4000-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/apus-go-rails-pti-s-new-idle-free-series-4000-units#comments Products Mon, 23 May 2016 13:26:00 +0000 38511 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 Mon, 23 May 2016 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DHL launches Ocean Thermonet to address pharma industry demand http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dhl-launches-ocean-thermonet-address-pharma-industry-demand <div class="node-body article-body">DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, launched a new ocean freight product named DHL Ocean Thermonet that is specially tailored to the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dhl-launches-ocean-thermonet-address-pharma-industry-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dhl-launches-ocean-thermonet-address-pharma-industry-demand#comments Equipment Carriers Refrigeration News Fri, 20 May 2016 14:23:00 +0000 38501 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Study examines challenges faced by carriers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/study-examines-challenges-faced-carriers <div class="node-body article-body">In spite of solid financial gains, truckload carriers faced declining utilization while other transportation service providers reported mixed results over the most recent 12-month reporting period, according to the newly released Transportation & Logistics Study.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/study-examines-challenges-faced-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/study-examines-challenges-faced-carriers#comments Business Tools Literature Carriers News Fri, 20 May 2016 14:14:00 +0000 38491 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com System lets Interstate Distributor customize maintenance training http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/system-lets-interstate-distributor-customize-maintenance-training <div class="node-body article-body">CarriersEdge, provider of online safety and compliance training tools for the North American transportation industry, announced that Interstate Distributor is using its platform to provide customized maintenance training.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/system-lets-interstate-distributor-customize-maintenance-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/system-lets-interstate-distributor-customize-maintenance-training#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 19 May 2016 14:17:00 +0000 38481 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Safe Fleet acquires Rear View Safety http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/safe-fleet-acquires-rear-view-safety <div class="node-body article-body">Safe Fleet has announced the acquisition of Rear View Safety (RVS). Brooklyn NY-based RVS is one of the fastest-growing providers of backup camera systems and video-based road safety solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/safe-fleet-acquires-rear-view-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/safe-fleet-acquires-rear-view-safety#comments Components Fleet Equipment News Thu, 19 May 2016 14:10:00 +0000 38471 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Reefer and van freight demand sends rates upward http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/reefer-and-van-freight-demand-sends-rates-upward <div class="node-body article-body">Truckload rates on the spot market increased sharply for all three equipment types during the first week of May 2016, reported DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/reefer-and-van-freight-demand-sends-rates-upward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/reefer-and-van-freight-demand-sends-rates-upward#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 18 May 2016 14:05:00 +0000 38461 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IARW elects new officers, board members http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-elects-new-officers-board-members <div class="node-body article-body">Eben James (Trenton Cold Storage, Trenton, Ontario, Canada) was elected as the 2016-2017 chairman of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) board of directors recently.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-elects-new-officers-board-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-elects-new-officers-board-members#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 18 May 2016 13:55:00 +0000 38451 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DSI selects ORBCOMM telematics solutions http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dsi-selects-orbcomm-telematics-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">ORBCOMM Inc, a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, has been selected by Distribution Solutions Inc (DSI) to provide telematics solutions for its mixed fleet of refrigerated and dry van trailers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dsi-selects-orbcomm-telematics-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dsi-selects-orbcomm-telematics-solutions#comments Business Tools Components Fleet Equipment News Tue, 17 May 2016 15:45:00 +0000 38441 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Carrier Transicold expands solar panel line http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-expands-solar-panel-line <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier Transicold has expanded its line of Thin Film Flexible Solar Panels designed to help maintain peak performance of transport refrigeration unit (TRU) batteries in a more environmentally sustainable way.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-expands-solar-panel-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-expands-solar-panel-line#comments Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Tue, 17 May 2016 15:39:00 +0000 38431 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PortFresh Logistics will build facility for perishable cargo http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/portfresh-logistics-will-build-facility-perishable-cargo <div class="node-body article-body">A new Georgia-based company called PortFresh Logistics has announced plans to build a 100,000-square-foot cold treatment facility dedicated to perishable cargoes imported through the Port of Savannah.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/portfresh-logistics-will-build-facility-perishable-cargo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/portfresh-logistics-will-build-facility-perishable-cargo#comments Carriers Produce Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 17 May 2016 14:12:00 +0000 38421 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Clients coming aboard Shippabo service http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/clients-coming-aboard-shippabo-service <div class="node-body article-body">The Wall Street Journal cites a report by British research firm Transport Intelligence identifying Shippabo as being among startups shaking up land-to-ocean shipping.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/clients-coming-aboard-shippabo-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/clients-coming-aboard-shippabo-service#comments Business Tools Carriers News Tue, 17 May 2016 14:01:00 +0000 38411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com NPTC, SmartDrive present fleet leadership awards http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/nptc-smartdrive-present-fleet-leadership-awards <div class="node-body article-body">The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) and award program sponsor SmartDrive Systems recognized six private fleet professionals for their contributions to the private fleet community during NPTC’s Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition held recently in Cincinnati OH.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/nptc-smartdrive-present-fleet-leadership-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/nptc-smartdrive-present-fleet-leadership-awards#comments Carriers Foodservice News Mon, 16 May 2016 13:52:00 +0000 38401 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com EZ Oil Drain Valve simplifies oil changes for reefer unit engines http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/ez-oil-drain-valve-simplifies-oil-changes-reefer-unit-engines <div class="node-body article-body">The EZ Oil Drain Valve is now available for Thermo King and Carrier Transicold transport refrigeration units for faster and easier oil changes.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/ez-oil-drain-valve-simplifies-oil-changes-reefer-unit-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/ez-oil-drain-valve-simplifies-oil-changes-reefer-unit-engines#comments Products Mon, 16 May 2016 13:02:00 +0000 38391 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Marten Transport logs a victory in trademark infringement case http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/marten-transport-logs-victory-trademark-infringement-case <div class="node-body article-body">A substantial trademark judgement against a Kansas-based marketing firm was awarded May 6, 2016, to Marten Transport LLC, a trucking company headquartered in Wisconsin with truck drivers operating throughout the United States.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/marten-transport-logs-victory-trademark-infringement-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/marten-transport-logs-victory-trademark-infringement-case#comments Carriers News Thu, 12 May 2016 14:27:00 +0000 38381 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Werner chosen as valuable military employer http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-chosen-valuable-military-employer <div class="node-body article-body">Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises was recently named among the 2016 Most Valuable Employers for Military.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-chosen-valuable-military-employer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-chosen-valuable-military-employer#comments Carriers News Thu, 12 May 2016 14:22:00 +0000 38371 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com April spot market freight volume sinks in typical seasonal manner http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/april-spot-market-freight-volume-sinks-typical-seasonal-manner <div class="node-body article-body">Spot market freight volume edged down 3.4% in April 2016 compared with March, in a typical seasonal pattern, according to the DAT North American Freight Index.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/april-spot-market-freight-volume-sinks-typical-seasonal-manner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/april-spot-market-freight-volume-sinks-typical-seasonal-manner#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 11 May 2016 14:15:00 +0000 38361 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com GPA to weigh containers at no cost to shippers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/gpa-weigh-containers-no-cost-shippers <div class="node-body article-body">The US Coast Guard announced recently that state-calibrated scales already in use at the Port of Savannah GA meet a new requirement of the international Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/gpa-weigh-containers-no-cost-shippers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/gpa-weigh-containers-no-cost-shippers#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Wed, 11 May 2016 14:03:00 +0000 38351 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Prestolite Power cuts warehouse downtime http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/prestolite-power-cuts-warehouse-downtime <div class="node-body article-body">AMETEK Prestolite Power, a manufacturer of lift truck battery chargers, has developed an opportunity charging solution specifically for the food and beverage supply chain that reduces downtime.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/prestolite-power-cuts-warehouse-downtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/prestolite-power-cuts-warehouse-downtime#comments Components Fleet Equipment Foodservice News Tue, 10 May 2016 15:38:00 +0000 38341 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FleetLocate can enable FSMA compliance http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/fleetlocate-can-enable-fsma-compliance <div class="node-body article-body">Spireon Inc has introduced FleetLocate Temperature Monitoring, its first refrigerated trailer telematics system for users that require extra precautions to safeguard perishable goods or products during climate-controlled transportation and shipping.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/fleetlocate-can-enable-fsma-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/fleetlocate-can-enable-fsma-compliance#comments Business Tools Equipment Refrigeration News Tue, 10 May 2016 15:28:00 +0000 38331 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com AMP Americas launches ampRENEW biogas division http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/amp-americas-launches-amprenew-biogas-division <div class="node-body article-body">AMP Americas, a provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) infrastructure and fueling solutions for the heavy-duty trucking industry, has launched ampRENEW, its newly formed biogas division dedicated to the company’s growing renewable fuel business.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/amp-americas-launches-amprenew-biogas-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/amp-americas-launches-amprenew-biogas-division#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Carriers Going Green News Tue, 10 May 2016 14:20:00 +0000 38321 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com