Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Spot truckload freight activity in May signals economic growth http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-activity-may-signals-economic-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Spot truckload freight availability in May 2017 reached its highest point since September 2015, increasing 7.3% compared with April and 63% year over year, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-activity-may-signals-economic-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-activity-may-signals-economic-growth#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:26:00 +0000 45101 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FDA launches third-party accreditation website http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/fda-launches-third-party-accreditation-website <div class="node-body article-body">The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a website where organizations can apply to be recognized as a third-party accreditation body.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/fda-launches-third-party-accreditation-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/fda-launches-third-party-accreditation-website#comments Business Tools Foodservice News Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:16:00 +0000 45091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com In the Rearview Mirror: A May 1967 snapshot of the industry http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/rearview-mirror-may-1967-snapshot-industry <div class="node-body gallery-body">Half a century ago, when LBJ was president, the Vietnam War was intensifying, and youth culture was evolving with the Summer of Love on the horizon...</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/rearview-mirror-may-1967-snapshot-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/rearview-mirror-may-1967-snapshot-industry#comments Carriers Fleet Equipment News Wed, 21 Jun 2017 22:16:00 +0000 45081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truck Tonnage Index springs forward after three declines http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-springs-forward-after-three-declines <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.5% in May 2017 after a 1.5% decline during April.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-springs-forward-after-three-declines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-tonnage-index-springs-forward-after-three-declines#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:09:00 +0000 45071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>Tim Boyle/Getty Images News</p> State of Logistics Report supplies a look ahead http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/state-logistics-report-supplies-look-ahead <div class="node-body article-body">The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released the 28th Annual State of Logistics Report during a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington DC.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/state-logistics-report-supplies-look-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/state-logistics-report-supplies-look-ahead#comments Business Tools Literature News Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:56:00 +0000 45061 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com EROAD provides electronic IRP platform http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/eroad-provides-electronic-irp-platform <div class="node-body article-body">EROAD, a provider of fleet management, electronic tax reporting and ELD compliance solutions for the transportation industry, announced a new electronic registration management solution for IRP (International Registration Plan) recordkeeping, data capture and management processes.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/eroad-provides-electronic-irp-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/eroad-provides-electronic-irp-platform#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:38:00 +0000 45051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Roadside Resume offers complete picture http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/roadside-resume-offers-complete-picture <div class="node-body article-body">Vigillo, a SambaSafety company, has introduced Roadside Resume. This commercial driver safety, compliance and risk profile from Vigillo is being launched at the same time as the update of SambaSafety’s DriverMonitor driver risk management solution.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/roadside-resume-offers-complete-picture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/roadside-resume-offers-complete-picture#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:27:00 +0000 45041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Lineage Logistics acquires cold storage provider http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lineage-logistics-acquires-cold-storage-provider <div class="node-body article-body">Temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics company Lineage Logistics LLC has acquired Partner Logistics, a leading European cold storage provider.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lineage-logistics-acquires-cold-storage-provider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lineage-logistics-acquires-cold-storage-provider#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:44:00 +0000 45031 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Mickey’s reefer body designed for city deliveries http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/mickey-s-reefer-body-designed-city-deliveries <div class="node-body article-body">Mickey Truck Bodies has designed a new refrigerated van body (reefer) featuring thermal-efficient composite panels on the roof, walls and floor designed to maintain the inside temperature from 0 to 32 degrees F more efficiently than conventional panels.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/mickey-s-reefer-body-designed-city-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/mickey-s-reefer-body-designed-city-deliveries#comments Equipment Vehicles Fleet Equipment Refrigeration News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:37:00 +0000 45021 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Ocean View allows shippers to track in near real-time http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ocean-view-allows-shippers-track-near-real-time <div class="node-body article-body">DHL Global Forwarding recently launched Ocean View, a new online platform that allows shippers to track their ocean freight shipments and therefore improve end-to-end supply chain planning.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ocean-view-allows-shippers-track-near-real-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ocean-view-allows-shippers-track-near-real-time#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:09:00 +0000 45011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Partnership will install, evaluate TES system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/partnership-will-install-evaluate-tes-system <div class="node-body article-body">Viking Cold Solutions announced a collaboration between Salt River Project (SRP) and Bashas’ Family of Stores to install and evaluate the performance of Viking’s environmentally friendly Thermal Energy Storage (TES) system at the Bashas’ distribution center in the Phoenix AZ metro area.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/partnership-will-install-evaluate-tes-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/partnership-will-install-evaluate-tes-system#comments Equipment Grocery Foodservice Going Green Refrigeration News Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:57:00 +0000 45001 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com SAVSU adds liquid nitrogen shippers for frozen transport http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/savsu-adds-liquid-nitrogen-shippers-frozen-transport <div class="node-body article-body">SAVSU Technologies is extending its product line with the addition of two new evo dry vapor liquid nitrogen shippers for frozen transport of biologic materials at –196° C.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/savsu-adds-liquid-nitrogen-shippers-frozen-transport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/savsu-adds-liquid-nitrogen-shippers-frozen-transport#comments Products Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:59:00 +0000 44991 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PLM Trailer Leasing relocates headquarters http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/plm-trailer-leasing-relocates-headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">PLM Trailer Leasing has moved its headquarters to Newark NJ, one of the nation’s major air, shipping, rail and highway transportation networks.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/plm-trailer-leasing-relocates-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/plm-trailer-leasing-relocates-headquarters#comments Leasing Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:03:00 +0000 44981 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Kroger rings up safety benefits using DriveCam http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/kroger-rings-safety-benefits-using-drivecam <div class="node-body article-body">John Lobenberg, Kroger safety manager, spent 20 years in the Air Force as an in-flight refueling manager/technician, where two words drove every thought and every action behind all flight operations: “Safety first.”</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/kroger-rings-safety-benefits-using-drivecam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/kroger-rings-safety-benefits-using-drivecam#comments Components Grocery Fleet Equipment Foodservice News Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:48:00 +0000 44971 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FMCSA proposals aim to simplify obtaining a CDL http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-proposals-aim-simplify-obtaining-cdl <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced two proposals that would take steps toward responding to a national shortage of qualified truck and bus drivers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-proposals-aim-simplify-obtaining-cdl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-proposals-aim-simplify-obtaining-cdl#comments Carriers News Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:34:00 +0000 44961 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>Tim Boyle/Getty Images News</p> SmartFood Expo to join show partners in 2018 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/smartfood-expo-join-show-partners-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">During this week’s opening general session of the United FreshMKT, United FreshTEC, International Floriculture Expo and Global Cold Chain Expo, show organizers announced a fifth new expo will be co-located with the partners in June 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/smartfood-expo-join-show-partners-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/smartfood-expo-join-show-partners-2018#comments Foodservice News Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:25:00 +0000 44951 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 Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truckload rates, volumes climb across the network http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-rates-volumes-climb-across-network <div class="node-body article-body">National average spot truckload rates rose for all three equipment types during the holiday-shortened week ending June 3, 2017, with reefer and flatbed rates hitting their highest marks in nearly two years, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-rates-volumes-climb-across-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-rates-volumes-climb-across-network#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:49:00 +0000 44941 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Reefer trailer market growth expected to soar http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/reefer-trailer-market-growth-expected-soar <div class="node-body article-body">The Refrigerated Trailer Market Report, published by Allied Market Research recently, states that the global refrigerated trailer market was valued at $5.588 billion in 2015, and is expected to reach $7.658 billion by 2022.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/reefer-trailer-market-growth-expected-soar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/reefer-trailer-market-growth-expected-soar#comments Business Tools Literature Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:39:00 +0000 44931 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ELDS offers simple compliance solutions http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/elds-offers-simple-compliance-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">ELD Solutions (ELDS), a company focused on providing easy and compliant electronic logging solutions to fleets and drivers, is accepting orders for subscription services.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/elds-offers-simple-compliance-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/elds-offers-simple-compliance-solutions#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:20:00 +0000 44921 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Bacharach updates refrigerant monitor http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/bacharach-updates-refrigerant-monitor <div class="node-body article-body">Bacharach has reduced the default low “leak” alarm level on its newly revised HGM-MZ (Halogen Monitor Multi-Zone) while extending the default sample line length on this active continuous refrigerant monitor.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/bacharach-updates-refrigerant-monitor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/bacharach-updates-refrigerant-monitor#comments Equipment Refrigeration News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:09:00 +0000 44911 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Supreme Court refuses to hear ELD rule challenge http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/us-supreme-court-refuses-hear-eld-rule-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a legal challenge to the federal government’s electronic logging mandate, making it a near certainty the rule will take effect in December 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/us-supreme-court-refuses-hear-eld-rule-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/us-supreme-court-refuses-hear-eld-rule-challenge#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:24:00 +0000 44901 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FourKites provides temp tracking for shippers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/fourkites-provides-temp-tracking-shippers <div class="node-body article-body">FourKites has launched a real-time temperature and location tracking solution for shippers. The offering will allow customers to monitor shipment temperatures and ensure compliance across their supply chains.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/fourkites-provides-temp-tracking-shippers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/fourkites-provides-temp-tracking-shippers#comments Components Fleet Equipment News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:15:00 +0000 44891 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Partnership puts Kenworth at the head of the class http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/partnership-puts-kenworth-head-class <div class="node-body article-body">Celebrating 30 years of working together, Seattle University recently recognized Kenworth for its ongoing support of the Project Center in the university’s College of Science and Engineering during a special ceremony.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/partnership-puts-kenworth-head-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/partnership-puts-kenworth-head-class#comments Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:52:00 +0000 44881 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>Father Stephen Sundborg in a Kenworth T680.</p> Eco Flaps chosen by Wabash National as provider of mud flaps http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/eco-flaps-chosen-wabash-national-provider-mud-flaps <div class="node-body article-body">Eco Flaps has been named a preferred provider of aerodynamic mud flaps by Wabash National for its commercial refrigerated and dry van trailers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/eco-flaps-chosen-wabash-national-provider-mud-flaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/eco-flaps-chosen-wabash-national-provider-mud-flaps#comments Products Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:05:00 +0000 44871 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Index Fresh and Tippmann break ground on facility http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/index-fresh-and-tippmann-break-ground-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Global avocado marketer Index Fresh, along with builder Tippmann Innovation, held a groundbreaking ceremony recently for a new distribution and cold storage facility in Pharr TX.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/index-fresh-and-tippmann-break-ground-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/index-fresh-and-tippmann-break-ground-facility#comments Produce Cold Storage Foodservice News Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:07:00 +0000 44861 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com NASRC receives award for leadership http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nasrc-receives-award-leadership <div class="node-body article-body">The North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC) was recognized by the National Steering Committee of Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs (SBEAPs) and Small Business Ombudsmen (SBO) for its leadership nationwide.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nasrc-receives-award-leadership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/nasrc-receives-award-leadership#comments Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:00:00 +0000 44851 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Changing Roles: May 2017 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/news/changing-roles-may-2017 <div class="field-deck"> News & highlights of people in the refrigerated transportation industry </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Find news about promotions and appointments in the refrigerated transportation industry announced recently.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/news/changing-roles-may-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/news/changing-roles-may-2017#comments Carriers Foodservice Products News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 22:16:00 +0000 44841 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Foods enters into agreement to acquire distributor F Christiana http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-enters-agreement-acquire-distributor-f-christiana <div class="node-body article-body">US Foods has agreed to acquire F Christiana, a broadline distributor of food and food-related products concentrating on center-of-the-plate categories as well as dairy and dry goods.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-enters-agreement-acquire-distributor-f-christiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-enters-agreement-acquire-distributor-f-christiana#comments Foodservice News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:37:00 +0000 44831 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Alert ELD optimizes fleet management http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/alert-eld-optimizes-fleet-management <div class="node-body article-body">Alert Gps Inc announced a new electronic logging device (ELD) mandate compliance solution for optimizing fleet management—the Alert ELD system.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/alert-eld-optimizes-fleet-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/alert-eld-optimizes-fleet-management#comments Business Tools Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:37:00 +0000 44821 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com