Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Driver turnover rate at truckload carriers surges in second quarter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/driver-turnover-rate-truckload-carriers-surges-second-quarter <div class="node-body article-body">The turnover rate at truckload carriers surged in the second quarter of 2017, a sign that the market for drivers is quickly tightening, according to Bob Costello, American Trucking Associations chief economist.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/driver-turnover-rate-truckload-carriers-surges-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/driver-turnover-rate-truckload-carriers-surges-second-quarter#comments Carriers News Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:49:00 +0000 46451 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>Tim Boyle/Getty Images News</p> Carrier Transicold of Detroit marks five decades http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-detroit-marks-five-decades <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier Transicold of Detroit is commemorating 50 years of serving eastern Michigan’s transport refrigeration providers, those vital links of the “cold-chain” that safely deliver food and other refrigerated essentials to supermarkets, restaurants, and foodservice operations.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-detroit-marks-five-decades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-detroit-marks-five-decades#comments Dealers Refrigeration News Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:43:00 +0000 46441 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 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Employment verification is simplified http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/employment-verification-simplified <div class="node-body article-body">Driver iQ, providers of background screening and driver monitoring services to the trucking industry, announced its SingleCheck Employment Verification online service is available to motor carriers for processing all direct employment verification requests on current and past drivers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/employment-verification-simplified" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/employment-verification-simplified#comments Business Tools Carriers News Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:53:00 +0000 46431 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Purkeys keeps reefer batteries ready http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/purkeys-keeps-reefer-batteries-ready <div class="node-body article-body">Purkeys is offering the Solar Dash 03 system, expanding its solar product line-up. The Solar Dash is a supplemental solar charging system that combats parasitic loads on reefer batteries.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/purkeys-keeps-reefer-batteries-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/purkeys-keeps-reefer-batteries-ready#comments Components Fleet Equipment Going Green News Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:46:00 +0000 46421 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FUSO outperforms Hino, Isuzu in third-party testing http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/fuso-outperforms-hino-isuzu-third-party-testing <div class="node-body article-body">Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc (FUSO) has announced completion of outside, third-party testing by Automotive Testing & Development Services Inc (ATDS), comparing the fuel economy of the Class 4 FUSO FE160 Series medium-duty cabover truck with the Class 4 Isuzu NPR-HD and Hino 155.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/fuso-outperforms-hino-isuzu-third-party-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/fuso-outperforms-hino-isuzu-third-party-testing#comments Fuel Savings Vehicles Fleet Equipment Going Green News Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:08:00 +0000 46411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Choptank unveils new brand strategy, logo http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-unveils-new-brand-strategy-logo <div class="node-body article-body">Choptank Transport, a third-party logistics provider headquartered in Preston MD, has launched a new brand strategy and logo design to align with its recent growth and technology-driven logistics services.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-unveils-new-brand-strategy-logo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-unveils-new-brand-strategy-logo#comments Business Tools Carriers News Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:58:00 +0000 46401 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Storax will showcase its portfolio of products at Pack Expo Las Vegas http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/storax-will-showcase-its-portfolio-products-pack-expo-las-vegas <div class="node-body article-body">Storax, a provider of high-density storage systems, will feature its sustainable product portfolio—Poweracks mobile racking system and Ranger automated, high-density pallet shuttle—at Pack Expo Las Vegas.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/storax-will-showcase-its-portfolio-products-pack-expo-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/storax-will-showcase-its-portfolio-products-pack-expo-las-vegas#comments Featured Products Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:03:00 +0000 46391 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Maersk Line uploads its container fleet details to BoxTech database http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/maersk-line-uploads-its-container-fleet-details-boxtech-database <div class="node-body article-body">Global container shipping company Maersk Line has uploaded the technical details of its entire container fleet to BoxTech, the database provided by the Bureau International des Containers (BIC).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/maersk-line-uploads-its-container-fleet-details-boxtech-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/maersk-line-uploads-its-container-fleet-details-boxtech-database#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:33:00 +0000 46381 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com JBS will sell poultry unit to Pilgrim’s Pride http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/jbs-will-sell-poultry-unit-pilgrim-s-pride <div class="node-body article-body">Brazil-based meatpacker JBS SA has agreed to sell a British poultry unit to subsidiary Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation for $1 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/jbs-will-sell-poultry-unit-pilgrim-s-pride" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/jbs-will-sell-poultry-unit-pilgrim-s-pride#comments Meat Foodservice News Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:26:00 +0000 46371 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truckload capacity tightens in response to hurricanes http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-capacity-tightens-response-hurricanes <div class="node-body article-body">The number of loads on the spot truckload freight market fell 3% during the week ending September 9, 2017, which included the Labor Day holiday and supply chain disruptions caused by two hurricanes, said DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-capacity-tightens-response-hurricanes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-capacity-tightens-response-hurricanes#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:24:00 +0000 46361 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Werner chosen as SmartWay High Performer http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-chosen-smartway-high-performer <div class="node-body article-body">Werner Enterprises Inc, a transportation and logistics provider, has been named a 2017 SmartWay High Performer in six categories by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-chosen-smartway-high-performer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-chosen-smartway-high-performer#comments Carriers Going Green News Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:18:00 +0000 46351 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Roadrunner invests in Infiniti-I training system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/roadrunner-invests-infiniti-i-training-system <div class="node-body article-body">Roadrunner Transportation Systems has announced the implementation of a new Learning Management System (LMS), Infiniti-I, to provide employees with an online platform that enables continuous education and development.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/roadrunner-invests-infiniti-i-training-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/roadrunner-invests-infiniti-i-training-system#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:28:00 +0000 46341 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Compliance guide for FSMA rule published http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/compliance-guide-fsma-rule-published <div class="node-body article-body">The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing a Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG) to help small businesses comply with the Final Rule on Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration (or Intentional Adulteration Rule).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/compliance-guide-fsma-rule-published" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/compliance-guide-fsma-rule-published#comments Business Tools Literature Foodservice News Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:20:00 +0000 46331 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Kenworth to supply T680, Paccar MX engine for SuperTruck II program http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/kenworth-supply-t680-paccar-mx-engine-supertruck-ii-program <div class="node-body article-body">Kenworth plans to collaborate closely with the Paccar Technical Center and DAF Trucks NV, a subsidiary of Paccar, to develop important advancements in Class 8 truck aerodynamics, engine and powertrain efficiencies.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/kenworth-supply-t680-paccar-mx-engine-supertruck-ii-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/kenworth-supply-t680-paccar-mx-engine-supertruck-ii-program#comments Components Emissions Fuel Savings Vehicles Fleet Equipment Going Green News Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:02:00 +0000 46321 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com United Fresh names four scholarship winners http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-names-four-scholarship-winners <div class="node-body article-body">United Fresh Produce Association has announced the four recipients of the 2017 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-names-four-scholarship-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-names-four-scholarship-winners#comments Produce Foodservice News Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:55:00 +0000 46311 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Digi Data Logger reduces risk of error http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/digi-data-logger-reduces-risk-error <div class="node-body article-body">Digi International is providing its patented Digi Data Logger, a breakthrough wireless temperature monitoring and tracking solution for shipping perishable goods.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/digi-data-logger-reduces-risk-error" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/digi-data-logger-reduces-risk-error#comments Business Tools Software News Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:02:00 +0000 46301 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Geotab integrates with J J Keller system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/geotab-integrates-j-j-keller-system <div class="node-body article-body">Geotab announced its integration with J J Keller Encompass Fleet Management System with Elogs, giving Geotab Marketplace users a powerful new option for complying with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/geotab-integrates-j-j-keller-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/geotab-integrates-j-j-keller-system#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:50:00 +0000 46291 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Weeklong celebration offers drivers loads of appreciation http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/weeklong-celebration-offers-drivers-loads-appreciation <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations has kicked off a weeklong celebration of the trucking industry’s 3.5 million professional truck drivers by formally announcing the start of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/weeklong-celebration-offers-drivers-loads-appreciation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/weeklong-celebration-offers-drivers-loads-appreciation#comments Carriers News Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:05:00 +0000 46281 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>Tim Boyle/Getty Images News</p> Wisconsin cheesemakers donate to Harvey victims http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wisconsin-cheesemakers-donate-harvey-victims <div class="node-body article-body">The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB), funded by the Dairy Farm Families of Wisconsin, coordinated a state-wide effort with Wisconsin cheesemakers to send almost 20,000 pounds of cheese to Houston to provide nutritious food for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wisconsin-cheesemakers-donate-harvey-victims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wisconsin-cheesemakers-donate-harvey-victims#comments Dairy Foodservice News Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:56:00 +0000 46271 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>WMMB&rsquo;s social media specialist Lizzy Schultz and Kirk Scott, director of retail programs, help pack a delivery truck for Houston. (PRNewsFoto/Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board)</p> Rear View Safety designs series of systems for forklifts http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/rear-view-safety-designs-series-systems-forklifts <div class="node-body article-body">Rear View Safety has announced a series of safety systems designed specifically for forklifts.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/rear-view-safety-designs-series-systems-forklifts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/rear-view-safety-designs-series-systems-forklifts#comments Featured Products Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:00:00 +0000 46261 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Knight, Swift shareholders agree to company merger http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-swift-shareholders-agree-company-merger <div class="node-body article-body">Stockholders of Swift Transportation Company and Knight Transportation Inc have approved a merger of the two trucking companies at special meetings, with stockholders from both firms approving all proposals put forward.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-swift-shareholders-agree-company-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-swift-shareholders-agree-company-merger#comments Carriers News Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:12:00 +0000 46251 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Darigold brings its delivery fleet in-house http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/darigold-brings-its-delivery-fleet-house <div class="node-body article-body">Darigold Inc has invested in its future by bringing its fleet in-house for direct store delivery of finished goods. </div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/darigold-brings-its-delivery-fleet-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/darigold-brings-its-delivery-fleet-house#comments Dairy Carriers Foodservice News Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 46241 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Harvey disrupts supply chain; capacity drops 4.3% http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/harvey-disrupts-supply-chain-capacity-drops-43 <div class="node-body article-body">The availability of spot truckload freight increased 2.9% while available capacity fell 4.3% during the week ending September 2, 2017, the first full week after Hurricane Harvey made landfall, said DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/harvey-disrupts-supply-chain-capacity-drops-43" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/harvey-disrupts-supply-chain-capacity-drops-43#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:54:00 +0000 46231 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Little Caesars Love Kitchen helps feed Harvey’s victims http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/little-caesars-love-kitchen-helps-feed-harvey-s-victims <div class="node-body article-body">The Little Caesars Love Kitchen, a big-rig pizza kitchen on wheels, has hit the road to the Hurricane Harvey disaster area to feed victims and first responders affected by the storm and flooding.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/little-caesars-love-kitchen-helps-feed-harvey-s-victims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/little-caesars-love-kitchen-helps-feed-harvey-s-victims#comments Carriers Foodservice News Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:11:00 +0000 46221 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IRTA elects officers, directors for 2017-18 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/irta-elects-officers-directors-2017-18 <div class="node-body article-body">New officers and directors of the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA) were announced during a board of directors meeting that took place at the Global Cold Chain Expo in Chicago IL recently.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/irta-elects-officers-directors-2017-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/irta-elects-officers-directors-2017-18#comments Carriers Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:04:00 +0000 46211 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Director of Sales http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/director-sales <div class="node-body page-body"><p>Category:&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sales</p> <p>Location:&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mid-West Region, U.S.</p> <p>Salary:&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Salary plus commission</p> <p>Benefits:&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Car allowance, 401K, Medical and Dental</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Description:</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/director-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Classifieds Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:00:49 +0000 46201 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Americold breaks ground for new facility in Rochelle IL http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-breaks-ground-new-facility-rochelle-il <div class="node-body article-body">Americold, provider of temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, has broken ground for a new facility at its Rochelle IL campus, adding a 15.5-million-cubic-foot automated facility to its network and further increasing its global capacity.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-breaks-ground-new-facility-rochelle-il" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-breaks-ground-new-facility-rochelle-il#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:16:00 +0000 46191 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>From left: Jon Scholtes, field representative for US Rep Adam Kinzinger; Tom Demmer, Illinois state representative; Chet Olson, mayor of Rochelle IL; Fred Boehler, president and CEO of Americold; Sean McCarthy, director, Illinois Department of Commerce &amp; Economic Opportunity; Tim Hinckley, chief commercial officer, Americold; Dan Lundquist, general manager&ndash;Rochelle, Americold.</p> ChillTech systems can help reduce costs http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/chilltech-systems-can-help-reduce-costs <div class="node-body article-body">Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and a global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has launched a new range of reusable, universal solutions for the pharmaceutical and biologics markets.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/chilltech-systems-can-help-reduce-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/chilltech-systems-can-help-reduce-costs#comments Equipment Refrigeration News Mon, 04 Sep 2017 18:40:00 +0000 46181 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Fleetmatics helps firms meet ELD mandate http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/fleetmatics-helps-firms-meet-eld-mandate <div class="node-body article-body">Companies such as R&M Trucking and United Global Logistics (UGL) rely on software from Fleetmatics, a Verizon Company to keep their drivers compliant with the impending Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) electronic logging device (ELD) mandate.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/fleetmatics-helps-firms-meet-eld-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/fleetmatics-helps-firms-meet-eld-mandate#comments Business Tools Carriers News Mon, 04 Sep 2017 18:33:00 +0000 46171 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com