Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Clearwater Seafoods partnership adds innovative vessel to fleet http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/clearwater-seafoods-partnership-adds-innovative-vessel-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">Clearwater Seafoods and Glaciar Pesquera SA recently added a newly designed, state-of-the-art factory vessel to their Argentine scallop fleet, replacing and retiring one of two existing vessels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/clearwater-seafoods-partnership-adds-innovative-vessel-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/clearwater-seafoods-partnership-adds-innovative-vessel-fleet#comments Carriers Foodservice News Fri, 29 May 2015 13:48:00 +0000 30661 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Hormel agrees to acquire Applegate Farms http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/hormel-agrees-acquire-applegate-farms <div class="node-body article-body">Hormel Foods Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Applegate Farms LLC , owner of the Applegate brand in the natural and organic prepared meats category.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/hormel-agrees-acquire-applegate-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/hormel-agrees-acquire-applegate-farms#comments Meat Foodservice News Fri, 29 May 2015 13:43:00 +0000 30651 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C H Robinson marks 25 years of business ops in Mexico http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/c-h-robinson-marks-25-years-business-ops-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">C H Robinson is celebrating a quarter of a century of business operations in Mexico. The company provides multimodal logistics services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 46,000 customers through a network of more than 280 offices and 11,000-plus employees worldwide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/c-h-robinson-marks-25-years-business-ops-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/c-h-robinson-marks-25-years-business-ops-mexico#comments Carriers Produce Foodservice News Thu, 28 May 2015 14:42:00 +0000 30641 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PeopleNet acquires Cadec Global assets http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/peoplenet-acquires-cadec-global-assets <div class="node-body article-body">PeopleNet, a Trimble Company, has acquired the assets of privately held Cadec Global Inc of Manchester NH.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/peoplenet-acquires-cadec-global-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/peoplenet-acquires-cadec-global-assets#comments Business Tools Software Foodservice News Thu, 28 May 2015 14:37:00 +0000 30631 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Frequentz’s track-and-trace systems guarantee sustainably sourced bananas http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/frequentz-s-track-and-trace-systems-guarantee-sustainably-sourced-bananas <div class="node-body article-body">Frequentz Inc wants lovers of the fourth most popular agricultural product to know they are working diligently with the international fruit supply chain to ensure the more than 100 billion bananas consumed annually are from trustworthy, sustainable sources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/frequentz-s-track-and-trace-systems-guarantee-sustainably-sourced-bananas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/frequentz-s-track-and-trace-systems-guarantee-sustainably-sourced-bananas#comments Equipment Produce Foodservice Refrigeration News Wed, 27 May 2015 15:22:00 +0000 30621 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Report suggests potential environmental danger of rising global demand for cooling http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/report-suggests-potential-environmental-danger-rising-global-demand-cooling <div class="node-body article-body">The environmental challenge caused by booming global demand for cooling could be far greater than previously thought. That is the finding of a new report by Dearman, a clean cold and power technology company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/report-suggests-potential-environmental-danger-rising-global-demand-cooling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/report-suggests-potential-environmental-danger-rising-global-demand-cooling#comments Business Tools Literature Vehicles Refrigeration News Wed, 27 May 2015 15:16:00 +0000 30611 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Trucking industry revenues top $700 billion for first time http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/trucking-industry-revenues-top-700-billion-first-time <div class="node-body article-body">In 2014, the trucking industry generated $700.4 billion, according to the latest edition of American Trucking Trends, making it the first year in history the industry topped $700 billion in total revenue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/trucking-industry-revenues-top-700-billion-first-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/trucking-industry-revenues-top-700-billion-first-time#comments Business Tools Literature Vehicles Carriers News Wed, 27 May 2015 13:53:00 +0000 30601 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Chinese company eyes acquisition of Lamberet http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/chinese-company-eyes-acquisition-lamberet <div class="node-body article-body">The Chinese company Xinfei is about to acquire French trailer manufacturer Lamberet, local news outlets report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/chinese-company-eyes-acquisition-lamberet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/chinese-company-eyes-acquisition-lamberet#comments Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Wed, 27 May 2015 13:47:00 +0000 30591 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PalletPal Walkie attachment improves safety and ergonomics http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/palletpal-walkie-attachment-improves-safety-and-ergonomics <div class="node-body article-body">The PalletPal Walkie from Southworth Products mounts to any standard electric walkie or walkie/rider pallet truck to make order picking faster, safer, and easier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/palletpal-walkie-attachment-improves-safety-and-ergonomics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/palletpal-walkie-attachment-improves-safety-and-ergonomics#comments Products Mon, 25 May 2015 14:53:00 +0000 30571 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Port of Savannah GA ramps up reefer cargo capacity http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/port-savannah-ga-ramps-reefer-cargo-capacity <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) board approved $5.85 million for 20 new refrigerated container racks at Garden City Terminal, to accommodate growth in the cold storage market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/port-savannah-ga-ramps-reefer-cargo-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/port-savannah-ga-ramps-reefer-cargo-capacity#comments Carriers Cold Storage Foodservice News Fri, 22 May 2015 14:11:00 +0000 30561 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Foods opens Seabrook NH distribution center http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-opens-seabrook-nh-distribution-center <div class="node-body article-body">US Foods has opened its newest distribution center in Seabrook NH.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-opens-seabrook-nh-distribution-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-opens-seabrook-nh-distribution-center#comments Foodservice News Fri, 22 May 2015 14:06:00 +0000 30551 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Reefer rates, demand reap benefits of harvest activity http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/reefer-rates-demand-reap-benefits-harvest-activity <div class="node-body article-body">The number of available loads on the spot truckload market tumbled 6% and capacity was virtually unchanged (+0.5%) during the week ending May 16, 2015, 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/reefer-rates-demand-reap-benefits-harvest-activity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/reefer-rates-demand-reap-benefits-harvest-activity#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 21 May 2015 14:11:00 +0000 30541 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IARW, WFLO elect officers, board members http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-wflo-elect-officers-board-members-3 <div class="node-body article-body">New officers and board members of the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) and the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) were elected at the 2015 annual IARW-WFLO Convention & Expo recently. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-wflo-elect-officers-board-members-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-wflo-elect-officers-board-members-3#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Thu, 21 May 2015 14:06:00 +0000 30531 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index decreases 3% in April 2015 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-decreases-3-april-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 3% in April 2015 after a revised gain of 0.4% during the previous month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-decreases-3-april-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-decreases-3-april-2015#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 20 May 2015 14:15:00 +0000 30521 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cargill savors facility’s safety milestone http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cargill-savors-facility-s-safety-milestone <div class="node-body article-body">Cargill’s distribution center in Mount Crawford VA ships more than 400 million pounds of turkey and cooked meats annually, and its150-member team has logged 2.6 million hours without a lost-time injury, dating back to April 2008.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cargill-savors-facility-s-safety-milestone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cargill-savors-facility-s-safety-milestone#comments Meat Foodservice News Wed, 20 May 2015 14:08:00 +0000 30511 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Advantage PressurePro announces TPMS+ platform with PULSE display http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/advantage-pressurepro-announces-tpms-platform-pulse-display <div class="node-body article-body">Advantage PressurePro, provider of tire performance management solutions and TPMS technologies, has announced the launch of its TPMS+ platform with the release of the PressurePro PULSE display.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/advantage-pressurepro-announces-tpms-platform-pulse-display" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/advantage-pressurepro-announces-tpms-platform-pulse-display#comments Business Tools Components Software Fleet Equipment News Tue, 19 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000 30501 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PakSense AutoSense Real-Time unit can provide real-time access to data http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/paksense-autosense-real-time-unit-can-provide-real-time-access-data <div class="node-body article-body">PakSense Inc, a provider of continuous environmental monitoring solutions for all segments of the supply chain, announced the launch of AutoSense Real-Time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/paksense-autosense-real-time-unit-can-provide-real-time-access-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/paksense-autosense-real-time-unit-can-provide-real-time-access-data#comments Business Tools Equipment Software Cold Storage Refrigeration News Tue, 19 May 2015 15:25:00 +0000 30491 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Four-legged cargo’s FedEx trek proves quite bearable http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/four-legged-cargo-s-fedex-trek-proves-quite-bearable <div class="node-body article-body">Kali (pronounced “Cully”), a 2½-year-old, 850-pound male polar bear that was orphaned in Alaska as a cub, is now resting comfortably in the Saint Louis Zoo’s new McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibit, which is set to open June 6.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/four-legged-cargo-s-fedex-trek-proves-quite-bearable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/four-legged-cargo-s-fedex-trek-proves-quite-bearable#comments Equipment Carriers News Tue, 19 May 2015 14:29:00 +0000 30481 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Want your firm to grow? Then quit saying “no” http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/want-your-firm-grow-then-quit-saying-no <div class="node-body article-body">Now at more than $700 million in annual sales, Merchants Foodservice has realized tremendous organic growth over the past decade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/want-your-firm-grow-then-quit-saying-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/want-your-firm-grow-then-quit-saying-no#comments Foodservice News Tue, 19 May 2015 14:20:00 +0000 30471 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com GCCA announces recipient of first Global NexGen Award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/gcca-announces-recipient-first-global-nexgen-award <div class="node-body article-body">The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) announced the recipient of its inaugural GCCA Global NexGen Award, which recognizes outstanding young professionals in the global cold chain industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/gcca-announces-recipient-first-global-nexgen-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/gcca-announces-recipient-first-global-nexgen-award#comments Carriers Cold Storage Foodservice News Mon, 18 May 2015 13:56:00 +0000 30461 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Products can ensure reliable WiFi data logging in cold storage facilities http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/products-can-ensure-reliable-wifi-data-logging-cold-storage-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Freezer and cold storage wireless applications require specific precautions to protect the performance of indoor WiFi access points (AP) in these locations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/products-can-ensure-reliable-wifi-data-logging-cold-storage-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/products-can-ensure-reliable-wifi-data-logging-cold-storage-facilities#comments Products Mon, 18 May 2015 13:06:00 +0000 30451 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 Mon, 18 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Smithfield Foods sponsors car running in 99th Indy 500 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/smithfield-foods-sponsors-car-running-99th-indy-500 <div class="node-body article-body">Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) announced recently that Smithfield Foods will be the primary sponsor of the #43 Verizon IndyCar driven by Conor Daly in the 2015 Indianapolis 500. The iconic race is scheduled for May 24 at the Brickyard in Indianapolis IN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/smithfield-foods-sponsors-car-running-99th-indy-500" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/smithfield-foods-sponsors-car-running-99th-indy-500#comments Meat Foodservice News Thu, 14 May 2015 14:54:00 +0000 30441 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com WTS chooses recognition award winners http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-chooses-recognition-award-winners <div class="node-body article-body">WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-chooses-recognition-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-chooses-recognition-award-winners#comments Carriers News Thu, 14 May 2015 14:49:00 +0000 30431 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Choptank, university create academic sales program http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-university-create-academic-sales-program <div class="node-body article-body">Choptank Transport Inc and Salisbury University’s Franklin P Perdue School of Business are partnering to launch the Choptank Transport Annual Sales Program, a pioneering initiative by SU’s new Mid-Atlantic Sales and Marketing Institute (MASMI).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-university-create-academic-sales-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-university-create-academic-sales-program#comments Carriers News Wed, 13 May 2015 14:17:00 +0000 30421 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Organic sector petitions USDA for check-off http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/organic-sector-petitions-usda-check <div class="node-body article-body">The Organic Trade Association (OTA), in collaboration with the GRO Organic Core Committee, formally petitioned the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to begin steps to conduct a vote on and implement a research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/organic-sector-petitions-usda-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/organic-sector-petitions-usda-check#comments Produce Foodservice News Wed, 13 May 2015 14:10:00 +0000 30411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com XTRA Lease provides Size & Weight Guide http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/xtra-lease-provides-size-weight-guide <div class="node-body article-body">XTRA Lease announced that its 2015 Size & Weight Guide, a reference guide containing state-by-state listings of size and weight regulations, is now available for download.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/xtra-lease-provides-size-weight-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/xtra-lease-provides-size-weight-guide#comments Business Tools Literature Fleet Equipment News Tue, 12 May 2015 15:34:00 +0000 30401 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Global cold chain market expected to surpass 11% CAGR through 2020 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/global-cold-chain-market-expected-surpass-11-cagr-through-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">According to a recent TechSci Research report entitled Global Cold Chain Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2020, the global cold chain market is projected to have a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 11% during 2015-20.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/global-cold-chain-market-expected-surpass-11-cagr-through-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/global-cold-chain-market-expected-surpass-11-cagr-through-2020#comments Business Tools Literature Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 12 May 2015 15:29:00 +0000 30391 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot market truck freight, rates retreat seasonally http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-truck-freight-rates-retreat-seasonally <div class="node-body article-body">Spot market freight volume in April 2015 followed a typical seasonal pattern, declining 10% compared with March, according to the DAT North American Freight Index.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-truck-freight-rates-retreat-seasonally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-truck-freight-rates-retreat-seasonally#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 12 May 2015 14:24:00 +0000 30381 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com United Fresh will hold Recall Ready Seminar http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-will-hold-recall-ready-seminar <div class="node-body article-body">United Fresh Produce Association is offering a new Recall Ready Seminar designed specifically for US importers of fresh fruits and vegetables.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-will-hold-recall-ready-seminar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-will-hold-recall-ready-seminar#comments Produce Foodservice News Tue, 12 May 2015 14:16:00 +0000 30371 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com