Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Spot truckload volumes, capacity surge; rates retreat early in 2017 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-volumes-capacity-surge-rates-retreat-early-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Spot truckload volumes increased 18% but a 34% jump in available capacity sent load-to-truck ratios lower during the week ending January 14, 2017, said DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-volumes-capacity-surge-rates-retreat-early-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-volumes-capacity-surge-rates-retreat-early-2017#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:12:00 +0000 42551 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Crowley implements Tideworks system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/crowley-implements-tideworks-system <div class="node-body article-body">Tideworks Technology Inc announced that Crowley Maritime has gone live with Tideworks’ terminal operating system (TOS) under CitadelMC, the newly branded SaaS model, at its Port Everglades Terminal in Florida.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/crowley-implements-tideworks-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/crowley-implements-tideworks-system#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:04:00 +0000 42541 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DriveCam video program helps KeHE drivers battle cognitive distraction http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/drivecam-video-program-helps-kehe-drivers-battle-cognitive-distraction <div class="node-body article-body">DriveCam video has become an indispensable tool for KeHE Distributors, a natural and organic food distributor, to fight the most insidious kind of driver distraction: cognitive distraction, when the driver’s mind wanders far from the task at hand.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/drivecam-video-program-helps-kehe-drivers-battle-cognitive-distraction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/drivecam-video-program-helps-kehe-drivers-battle-cognitive-distraction#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment Foodservice News Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:29:00 +0000 42531 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IRTA hosts FDA reps to discuss best practices http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/irta-hosts-fda-reps-discuss-best-practices <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) attended a board of directors meeting for the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA), a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) recently.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/irta-hosts-fda-reps-discuss-best-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/irta-hosts-fda-reps-discuss-best-practices#comments Business Tools Literature Carriers Foodservice News Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:22:00 +0000 42521 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Klinge delivers blast freezer unit for use by Indonesians http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/klinge-delivers-blast-freezer-unit-use-indonesians <div class="node-body article-body">Klinge Corporation delivered its Model CBU-30 container blast freezer unit to the Ministry of Marine and Fisheries of Indonesia for the Fishermen Empowerment project.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/klinge-delivers-blast-freezer-unit-use-indonesians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/klinge-delivers-blast-freezer-unit-use-indonesians#comments Equipment Refrigeration News Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:13:00 +0000 42511 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com SIMBA 2017 upgraded for greater control http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/simba-2017-upgraded-greater-control <div class="node-body article-body">Dynamic Systems Inc, a Redmond WA-based provider of traceability systems, announces SIMBA 2017 with an upgraded touch screen for SIMBA produce barcode tracking applications.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/simba-2017-upgraded-greater-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/simba-2017-upgraded-greater-control#comments Business Tools Software Produce Foodservice News Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:22:00 +0000 42501 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com EROAD backs Truckers Against Trafficking http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/eroad-backs-truckers-against-trafficking <div class="node-body article-body">EROAD, an integrated technology and services provider, announced it will become a sponsor of Truckers Against Trafficking to support the important role truck drivers play in reporting crime on our nation’s highways.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/eroad-backs-truckers-against-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/eroad-backs-truckers-against-trafficking#comments Business Tools Carriers News Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:17:00 +0000 42491 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Able Freight’s Hawaii facility bids “aloha” to precooler http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/able-freight-s-hawaii-facility-bids-aloha-precooler <div class="node-body article-body">Able Freight is one of North America’s leading perishable logistics providers, with more than 20 years of experience and cold storage warehouses in Los Angeles, San Francisco, central Mexico and Hawaii.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/able-freight-s-hawaii-facility-bids-aloha-precooler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/able-freight-s-hawaii-facility-bids-aloha-precooler#comments Equipment Produce Foodservice Refrigeration News Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:18:00 +0000 42481 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com CryoHub project team visits Frigologix site in Belgium http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/cryohub-project-team-visits-frigologix-site-belgium <div class="node-body article-body">CryoHub is a European Union-funded project to develop and investigate the potential of large-scale cryogenic energy storage at refrigerated warehouses and food factories.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/cryohub-project-team-visits-frigologix-site-belgium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/cryohub-project-team-visits-frigologix-site-belgium#comments Equipment Cold Storage Refrigeration News Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:10:00 +0000 42471 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com AutoSock Alternative Traction Device widens its tire capabilities http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/autosock-alternative-traction-device-widens-its-tire-capabilities <div class="node-body article-body">AutoSock AS, the provider of an Alternative Traction Device (ATD) for commercial vehicles, announced its product lines covers several wide-base single tires.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/autosock-alternative-traction-device-widens-its-tire-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/autosock-alternative-traction-device-widens-its-tire-capabilities#comments Products Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:09:00 +0000 42461 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot market volume climbs for sixth consecutive month http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-volume-climbs-sixth-consecutive-month <div class="node-body article-body">The DAT North American Freight Index rose 8% in December 2016, capping off an extraordinarily strong month for spot truckload freight and six consecutive months of increased volume, said DAT Solutions, which operates a trucking load board network.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-volume-climbs-sixth-consecutive-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-volume-climbs-sixth-consecutive-month#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:23:00 +0000 42451 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IFMA, Kinetic12 will develop best practices http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifma-kinetic12-will-develop-best-practices <div class="node-body article-body">The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) will be joining forces with Kinetic12, a food industry management consulting firm, to establish and develop the first-ever best practices for foodservice supply chain optimization.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifma-kinetic12-will-develop-best-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifma-kinetic12-will-develop-best-practices#comments Foodservice News Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:16:00 +0000 42441 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, 12 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Union Pacific acquires Railex reefer, cold storage assets http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/union-pacific-acquires-railex-reefer-cold-storage-assets <div class="node-body article-body">Union Pacific Corporation has acquired the refrigerated and cold storage assets of Railex, which has facilities in Delano CA, Wallula WA and Rotterdam NY. These assets do not include Railex Wine Services.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/union-pacific-acquires-railex-reefer-cold-storage-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/union-pacific-acquires-railex-reefer-cold-storage-assets#comments Carriers Produce Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:02:00 +0000 42431 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Werner apprentice program marks milestone http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-apprentice-program-marks-milestone <div class="node-body article-body">Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises has announced the 35,000th enrollee in its Professional Truck Driver Apprenticeship Program.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-apprentice-program-marks-milestone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-apprentice-program-marks-milestone#comments Carriers News Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:54:00 +0000 42421 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Randall has poinsettia transport covered http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/randall-has-poinsettia-transport-covered <div class="node-body article-body">Randall Manufacturing recently custom-manufactured insulated pallet covers for the transport of more than 10,000 holiday poinsettias for Koehler & Dramm.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/randall-has-poinsettia-transport-covered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/randall-has-poinsettia-transport-covered#comments Equipment Carriers Cold Storage Refrigeration News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:24:00 +0000 42411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com haulme DFM solution simplifies shipping http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/haulme-dfm-solution-simplifies-shipping <div class="node-body article-body">haulme has announced availability of a digital freight matching (DFM) solution that enables shippers to find and transact with quality truckers with ease, speed, efficiency and transparency.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/haulme-dfm-solution-simplifies-shipping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/haulme-dfm-solution-simplifies-shipping#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 16:19:00 +0000 42401 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Hirschbach goes on active duty in remembrance of nation's fallen heroes http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/hirschbach-goes-active-duty-remembrance-nations-fallen-heroes <div class="node-body article-body">Hirschbach Motor Lines supported the Wreaths Across America (WAA) mission by volunteering to haul Remembrance wreaths recently.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/hirschbach-goes-active-duty-remembrance-nations-fallen-heroes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/hirschbach-goes-active-duty-remembrance-nations-fallen-heroes#comments Carriers News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:23:00 +0000 42391 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Dometic turns to the sun to power A/C unit http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dometic-turns-sun-power-ac-unit <div class="node-body article-body">Dometic is powering its Blizzard Turbo auxiliary air-conditioner with eNow’s Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Panel system—making it the first solar-powered auxiliary A/C available for Class 8 sleeper trucks.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dometic-turns-sun-power-ac-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dometic-turns-sun-power-ac-unit#comments Components Fleet Equipment Going Green News Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:16:00 +0000 42381 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload prices accelerate, capacity tightens http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-prices-accelerate-capacity-tightens <div class="node-body article-body">Strong load-to-truck ratios during the final week of 2016 led to some of the highest spot truckload prices of the year, reported DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-prices-accelerate-capacity-tightens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-prices-accelerate-capacity-tightens#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:49:00 +0000 42371 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Raymond, Seegrid team up to offer Courier 3020 automated lift truck http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/raymond-seegrid-team-offer-courier-3020-automated-lift-truck <div class="node-body article-body">The Raymond Corporation, in collaboration with Seegrid Corporation, introduces the Raymond Courier 3020 tow tractor automated lift truck. This new truck is designed to automate horizontal towing in a number of operations.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/raymond-seegrid-team-offer-courier-3020-automated-lift-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/raymond-seegrid-team-offer-courier-3020-automated-lift-truck#comments Products Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:13:00 +0000 42361 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truck driving ranks as deadliest profession in 2015 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-driving-ranks-deadliest-profession-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">According to a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) study, 745 truck drivers died while on the job in the United States in 2015. That ranks as the most fatalities for any profession.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-driving-ranks-deadliest-profession-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-driving-ranks-deadliest-profession-2015#comments Business Tools Carriers News Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:23:00 +0000 42351 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Covenant selects ORBCOMM for telematics http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/covenant-selects-orbcomm-telematics <div class="node-body article-body">ORBCOMM Inc announced that Covenant Transportation Group (CTG) has chosen it to provide its cold chain telematics solution to track, monitor and control its fleet of refrigerated trailers at Covenant Transport and Southern Refrigerated Transport.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/covenant-selects-orbcomm-telematics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/covenant-selects-orbcomm-telematics#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:16:00 +0000 42341 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Smithfield receives award for liftgate handrail system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/smithfield-receives-award-liftgate-handrail-system <div class="node-body article-body">A Safety National Awards Safety First grant of $5,000 has been awarded to Smithfield Foods (dba Armour-Eckrich Meats LLC) for implementing an interlocking handrail system on liftgate platforms to eliminate injuries due to falls off the back of DSD (direct store delivery) route trucks.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/smithfield-receives-award-liftgate-handrail-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/smithfield-receives-award-liftgate-handrail-system#comments Components Meat Fleet Equipment Foodservice News Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:10:00 +0000 42331 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Descartes Systems acquires Datamyne http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/descartes-systems-acquires-datamyne <div class="node-body article-body">Descartes Systems Group has acquired Datamyne, a provider of cloud-based trade data content solutions for customers to analyze import and export trade activity.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/descartes-systems-acquires-datamyne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/descartes-systems-acquires-datamyne#comments Business Tools Software News Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:04:00 +0000 42321 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Navajo Express drivers realize success using Kenworth T680 trucks http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/navajo-express-drivers-realize-success-using-kenworth-t680-trucks <div class="node-body article-body">Serving the food and beverage industry across 48 US states, Navajo Express has a reputation for excellent service and on-time deliveries. Based in Denver CO, this long-time Kenworth customer stresses that any success it has achieved rests on the hard work and day-to-day commitment of its drivers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/navajo-express-drivers-realize-success-using-kenworth-t680-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/navajo-express-drivers-realize-success-using-kenworth-t680-trucks#comments Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment News Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:12:00 +0000 42311 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Teletrac Navman, ProMiles integrate http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/teletrac-navman-promiles-integrate <div class="node-body article-body">Teletrac Navman, a global leader in GPS tracking and fleet management solutions, has announced a new integration with ProMiles AFTR, a solution for automating fuel tax reporting.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/teletrac-navman-promiles-integrate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/teletrac-navman-promiles-integrate#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:27:00 +0000 42301 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com SmartDrive raises bar for video safety http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/smartdrive-raises-bar-video-safety <div class="node-body article-body">SmartDrive Systems announced the latest release of its video-analytics platform and safety program. The new release sets a high standard for video safety programs with first-of-their-kind enhancements to video capture and delivery, video coaching process, custom policy configurations and driver performance analytics.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/smartdrive-raises-bar-video-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/smartdrive-raises-bar-video-safety#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:21:00 +0000 42291 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Celadon forms joint venture with Element Transportation http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/celadon-forms-joint-venture-element-transportation <div class="node-body article-body">Celadon Group Inc has entered into a joint venture agreement with Element Transportation LLC, a subsidiary of Element Fleet Management.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/celadon-forms-joint-venture-element-transportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/celadon-forms-joint-venture-element-transportation#comments Leasing Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:38:00 +0000 42281 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Perdue Farms harvests Corporate Culture Award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/perdue-farms-harvests-corporate-culture-award <div class="node-body article-body">Perdue Farms has been named a 2016 Corporate Culture Award winner by Baltimore Smart CEO for fostering a “creative collaborative workplace culture that has helped enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.”</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/perdue-farms-harvests-corporate-culture-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/perdue-farms-harvests-corporate-culture-award#comments Meat Foodservice News Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:19:00 +0000 42271 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com