Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en CarrierDirect’s white paper presents case for lowering LTL limits of liability http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/carrierdirect-s-white-paper-presents-case-lowering-ltl-limits-liability <div class="node-body article-body">CarrierDirect, an advisory firm for transportation and logistics companies, announces the release of its latest white paper, The Case for Lowering LTL Limits of Liability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/carrierdirect-s-white-paper-presents-case-lowering-ltl-limits-liability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/carrierdirect-s-white-paper-presents-case-lowering-ltl-limits-liability#comments Business Tools Literature Carriers News Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:26:00 +0000 31821 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Janam handheld RFID reader improves supply chain efficiency and reliability http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/janam-handheld-rfid-reader-improves-supply-chain-efficiency-and-reliability <div class="node-body article-body">Janam Technologies LLC, a provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, has announced the launch of its XM2-RFID UHF mobile computer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/janam-handheld-rfid-reader-improves-supply-chain-efficiency-and-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/janam-handheld-rfid-reader-improves-supply-chain-efficiency-and-reliability#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:22:00 +0000 31811 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Kool Pak° provides fleet of new Volvo trucks to owner-operators http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/kool-pak-provides-fleet-new-volvo-trucks-owner-operators <div class="node-body article-body">Refrigerated less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Kool Pak° is rolling out a fleet of new 2015 Volvo trucks to its owner-operators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/kool-pak-provides-fleet-new-volvo-trucks-owner-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/kool-pak-provides-fleet-new-volvo-trucks-owner-operators#comments Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:17:00 +0000 31801 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com WTS award will recognize “man of the year” http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-award-will-recognize-man-year <div class="node-body article-body">WTS International, the association for the advancement of women in transportation, is adding a sixth award to its roster of annual award opportunities recognized throughout the transportation industry: The WTS Secretary Ray LaHood Award, which will be awarded to a man each year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-award-will-recognize-man-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-award-will-recognize-man-year#comments Carriers News Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:12:00 +0000 31791 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com TruStar Energy opens CNG fuel station in Orlando FL http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/trustar-energy-opens-cng-fuel-station-orlando-fl <div class="node-body article-body">TruStar Energy, one of the nation’s leading developers of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, has opened its first TruStar Energy-branded public CNG fueling station in Orlando FL.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/trustar-energy-opens-cng-fuel-station-orlando-fl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/trustar-energy-opens-cng-fuel-station-orlando-fl#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Going Green News Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:01:00 +0000 31781 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Use of solar panels keeps truck batteries operating efficiently http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/use-solar-panels-keeps-truck-batteries-operating-efficiently <div class="node-body article-body">Since heavy-duty trucks use two to four batteries connected in parallel to power 12- and 24-volt electrical systems, daily battery maintenance is a prime consideration.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/use-solar-panels-keeps-truck-batteries-operating-efficiently" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/use-solar-panels-keeps-truck-batteries-operating-efficiently#comments Products Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:09:00 +0000 31771 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Seasonal decline in load volume, rates continues http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/seasonal-decline-load-volume-rates-continues <div class="node-body article-body">Seasonal trends continued to hamper truckload freight availability and rates on the spot market during the week ending July 25, 2015, reports DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/seasonal-decline-load-volume-rates-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/seasonal-decline-load-volume-rates-continues#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:12:00 +0000 31761 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com BluWrap delivers fresh seafood by ocean http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/bluwrap-delivers-fresh-seafood-ocean <div class="node-body article-body">BluWrap has completed the first-ever shipment of fresh salmon from Chile into the port of Tianjin, China, the largest port city in northern China and the major maritime gateway to Beijing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/bluwrap-delivers-fresh-seafood-ocean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/bluwrap-delivers-fresh-seafood-ocean#comments Carriers Foodservice Refrigeration News Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:03:00 +0000 31751 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Freight volumes forecast to increase over next 11 years http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/freight-volumes-forecast-increase-over-next-11-years <div class="node-body article-body">A new report released by American Trucking Associations projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29% over the next 11 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/freight-volumes-forecast-increase-over-next-11-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/freight-volumes-forecast-increase-over-next-11-years#comments Business Tools Literature Carriers News Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:21:00 +0000 31741 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Patriotic-themed Bay & Bay truck hits the roads http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/patriotic-themed-bay-bay-truck-hits-roads <div class="node-body article-body">Bay & Bay Transportation recently unveiled a Freightliner Evolution truck featuring a bold, custom-designed patriotic theme.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/patriotic-themed-bay-bay-truck-hits-roads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/patriotic-themed-bay-bay-truck-hits-roads#comments Vehicles Carriers News Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:16:00 +0000 31731 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Gain teams with Delco Foods to bring new CNG fuel station to Indianapolis http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/us-gain-teams-delco-foods-bring-new-cng-fuel-station-indianapolis <div class="node-body article-body">US Gain, the compressed natural gas (CNG) division of US Venture Inc, has completed a new CNG station in partnership with Delco Foods, one of the Midwest’s largest distributor of Italian and specialty food items.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/us-gain-teams-delco-foods-bring-new-cng-fuel-station-indianapolis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/us-gain-teams-delco-foods-bring-new-cng-fuel-station-indianapolis#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Foodservice Going Green News Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:30:00 +0000 31711 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Walmart expands happy egg retail distribution http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/walmart-expands-happy-egg-retail-distribution <div class="node-body article-body">The happy egg company, a leading free-range egg brand in the United States, has significantly increased its retail distribution with Walmart, the nation’s leading grocer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/walmart-expands-happy-egg-retail-distribution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/walmart-expands-happy-egg-retail-distribution#comments Grocery Foodservice News Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:18:00 +0000 31691 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ARI adds new dashboards for its insights fleet management system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/ari-adds-new-dashboards-its-insights-fleet-management-system <div class="node-body article-body">ARI, a global fleet services provider specializing in complex truck fleets, has launched a suite of enhancements and new dashboards for its ARI insights fleet management system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/ari-adds-new-dashboards-its-insights-fleet-management-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/ari-adds-new-dashboards-its-insights-fleet-management-system#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:18:00 +0000 31671 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com CleanPal nestable plastic pallets offer low damage rate, low cost http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cleanpal-nestable-plastic-pallets-offer-low-damage-rate-low-cost <div class="node-body article-body">Polymer Logistics, provider of retail-ready packaging pooling, has announced the launch of the CleanPal brand of nestable plastic pallet in the United States with pilots for two perishable goods customers in four categories: produce, meat, dairy, and bakery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cleanpal-nestable-plastic-pallets-offer-low-damage-rate-low-cost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cleanpal-nestable-plastic-pallets-offer-low-damage-rate-low-cost#comments Equipment Foodservice News Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:14:00 +0000 31661 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PierPass looks back on OffPeak’s first ten years http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/pierpass-looks-back-offpeak-s-first-ten-years <div class="node-body article-body">PierPass Inc is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the OffPeak program, which established regular night and Saturday work shifts at the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach, and pledged continuing efforts to minimize cargo-related congestion in and around the ports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/pierpass-looks-back-offpeak-s-first-ten-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/pierpass-looks-back-offpeak-s-first-ten-years#comments Vehicles Carriers Cold Storage News Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:25:00 +0000 31651 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Transplace Supply Chain Consulting launched http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transplace-supply-chain-consulting-launched <div class="node-body article-body">Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, has officially launched its supply chain consulting practice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transplace-supply-chain-consulting-launched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transplace-supply-chain-consulting-launched#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:21:00 +0000 31641 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truckload freight availability entrenched in doldrums http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-freight-availability-entrenched-doldrums <div class="node-body article-body">Availability of truckload freight on the spot market remained in a lull during the week ending July 18, 2015, reports DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-freight-availability-entrenched-doldrums" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-freight-availability-entrenched-doldrums#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:05:00 +0000 31631 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Panasonic offers cold chain solutions ranging from farm to diner's fork http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/panasonic-offers-cold-chain-solutions-ranging-farm-diners-fork <div class="node-body article-body">Panasonic has released a video featuring comprehensive, eco-conscious cold chain solutions that cover the entire spectrum from farm to table.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/panasonic-offers-cold-chain-solutions-ranging-farm-diners-fork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/panasonic-offers-cold-chain-solutions-ranging-farm-diners-fork#comments Products Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:17:00 +0000 31621 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, 27 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Nestlé R&D Solon center affirms commitment to frozen and chilled food research http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/nestl-rd-solon-center-affirms-commitment-frozen-and-chilled-food-research <div class="node-body article-body">Nestlé celebrated the grand opening of its new Nestlé Research & Development Center in Solon OH and marked the completion of a $50 million, two-year project to establish this center dedicated to transforming the way the world enjoys frozen and chilled foods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/nestl-rd-solon-center-affirms-commitment-frozen-and-chilled-food-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/nestl-rd-solon-center-affirms-commitment-frozen-and-chilled-food-research#comments Foodservice News Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:34:00 +0000 31611 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Transplace chooses KLLM as Carrier of the Year http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/transplace-chooses-kllm-carrier-year <div class="node-body article-body">KLLM Transport Services, a Jackson MS-based temperature-controlled truckload carrier, has been selected as the Transplace Truckload Carrier of the Year for 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/transplace-chooses-kllm-carrier-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/transplace-chooses-kllm-carrier-year#comments Carriers News Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:29:00 +0000 31601 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ATA’s Truck Tonnage Index logs 0.5% decline in June http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-s-truck-tonnage-index-logs-05-decline-june <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 0.5% in June 2015 after a revised gain of 0.8% during May.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-s-truck-tonnage-index-logs-05-decline-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-s-truck-tonnage-index-logs-05-decline-june#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:17:00 +0000 31591 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C H Robinson debuts Freightview platform http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/c-h-robinson-debuts-freightview-platform <div class="node-body article-body">C H Robinson has introduced Freightview, a cloud-based transportation management system software platform that cuts the time and money small and midsize businesses spend on freight shipping by streamlining quoting, booking, tracking, and reporting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/c-h-robinson-debuts-freightview-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/c-h-robinson-debuts-freightview-platform#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:11:00 +0000 31581 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Rand McNally publishes 2016 road atlas http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/rand-mcnally-publishes-2016-road-atlas <div class="node-body article-body">Rand McNally has released the 2016 edition of its Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas. The printed atlas, first published in the early 1980s during the period of trucking deregulation, is designed for over-the-road professional drivers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/rand-mcnally-publishes-2016-road-atlas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/rand-mcnally-publishes-2016-road-atlas#comments Business Tools Literature Carriers News Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:40:00 +0000 31571 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Linde DRI PACK automated box chilling system speeds packing of meat, seafood http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/linde-dri-pack-automated-box-chilling-system-speeds-packing-meat-seafood <div class="node-body article-body">Meat, poultry, and seafood currently packed with water ice or dry ice in boxes can be chilled more safely and efficiently when using the DRI PACK automated box chilling system from Linde LLC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/linde-dri-pack-automated-box-chilling-system-speeds-packing-meat-seafood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/linde-dri-pack-automated-box-chilling-system-speeds-packing-meat-seafood#comments Equipment Foodservice Refrigeration News Tue, 21 Jul 2015 15:36:00 +0000 31561 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com A&P files for Chapter 11, plans to continue operations http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ap-files-chapter-11-plans-continue-operations <div class="node-body article-body">The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company Inc (A&P) announced that it has executed asset purchase agreements covering approximately 120 stores at a purchase price of approximately $600 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ap-files-chapter-11-plans-continue-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ap-files-chapter-11-plans-continue-operations#comments Grocery Foodservice News Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:37:00 +0000 31551 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Foods opens Mississippi distribution center http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-opens-mississippi-distribution-center <div class="node-body article-body">US Foods celebrated the opening of its newest distribution center in Flowood MS with a grand opening event for employees, customers, and stakeholders recently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-opens-mississippi-distribution-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-opens-mississippi-distribution-center#comments Produce Foodservice News Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:31:00 +0000 31541 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload capacity advances; average rates lag http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-capacity-advances-average-rates-lag <div class="node-body article-body">Available truckload capacity on the spot market increased while load availability and national average rates declined across all three equipment types during the week ending July 11, 2015, reports DAT Solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-capacity-advances-average-rates-lag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-capacity-advances-average-rates-lag#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:03:00 +0000 31531 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Pop-Up Adapter protects air chutes, headers from damage while loading http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/pop-adapter-protects-air-chutes-headers-damage-while-loading <div class="node-body article-body">The Pop-Up Adapter protects air chutes from damage during loading by automatically sliding the header and chute up to the ceiling out of the way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/pop-adapter-protects-air-chutes-headers-damage-while-loading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/pop-adapter-protects-air-chutes-headers-damage-while-loading#comments Products Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:35:00 +0000 31521 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FECR facility near Port Everglades sees volume up http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fecr-facility-near-port-everglades-sees-volume <div class="node-body article-body">Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) is celebrating its first-year anniversary operating its new Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) adjacent to Port Everglades with a 26% increase in volume, according to James R Hertwig, FECR president and chief executive officer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fecr-facility-near-port-everglades-sees-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fecr-facility-near-port-everglades-sees-volume#comments Carriers Cold Storage Foodservice News Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:32:00 +0000 31511 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com