Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en GCCA strengthens cold chain partnerships via events in Dubai http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/gcca-strengthens-cold-chain-partnerships-events-dubai <div class="node-body article-body">The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) conducted a five-day program in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), recently to build and strengthen partnerships between delegates in the US government, GCCA members, and cold chain representatives from the Persian Gulf Region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/gcca-strengthens-cold-chain-partnerships-events-dubai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/gcca-strengthens-cold-chain-partnerships-events-dubai#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:30:00 +0000 31291 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com GPA sets container volume, tonnage records in May 2015 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/gpa-sets-container-volume-tonnage-records-may-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Ports Authority set all-time records for both container volumes and total tonnage in May 2015 with strong growth across several key business sectors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/gpa-sets-container-volume-tonnage-records-may-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/gpa-sets-container-volume-tonnage-records-may-2015#comments Carriers Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 31281 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DHL again helps US troops enjoy “slices of home” http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dhl-again-helps-us-troops-enjoy-slices-home <div class="node-body article-body">A slice of American pie—pizza pie, that is—will reach nearly 10,000 troops serving in Afghanistan in honor of America’s Independence Day and their service to the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dhl-again-helps-us-troops-enjoy-slices-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dhl-again-helps-us-troops-enjoy-slices-home#comments Carriers Foodservice News Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:55:00 +0000 31271 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com HighJump, Grizella announce enhanced integration of motor carrier monitoring http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/highjump-grizella-announce-enhanced-integration-motor-carrier-monitoring <div class="node-body article-body">HighJump and Grizella have announced enhancements to the integration between HighJump’s Prophesy DispatchSeries Software and Grizella’s SaferWatch, a motor carrier risk management solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/highjump-grizella-announce-enhanced-integration-motor-carrier-monitoring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/highjump-grizella-announce-enhanced-integration-motor-carrier-monitoring#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:56:00 +0000 31261 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FleXipod mobile proof-of-delivery system can reduce paperwork, improve service http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/flexipod-mobile-proof-delivery-system-can-reduce-paperwork-improve-service <div class="node-body article-body">Paragon Software Systems Inc has introduced a mobile proof-of-delivery and fulfillment system called FleXipod.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/flexipod-mobile-proof-delivery-system-can-reduce-paperwork-improve-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/flexipod-mobile-proof-delivery-system-can-reduce-paperwork-improve-service#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:50:00 +0000 31251 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Hanson Logistics completes Phase IV of Chicago facility http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/hanson-logistics-completes-phase-iv-chicago-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Reaching a milestone in capacity and throughput, Hanson Logistics has opened the doors to an additional 12,000 pallet positions of deep frozen storage, after the completion of Phase IV of the Hanson Logistics Chicago Consolidation Center.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/hanson-logistics-completes-phase-iv-chicago-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/hanson-logistics-completes-phase-iv-chicago-facility#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:07:00 +0000 31241 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IFDA SMart Minute: Price is king in foodservice http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-smart-minute-price-king-foodservice <div class="node-body article-body">Jay Whitmer of Cleveland Research will open the 2015 Smart Conference with some perspective from an independent industry research firm. In this final SMart Minute for 2015, he was asked what he saw as major movements in foodservice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-smart-minute-price-king-foodservice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-smart-minute-price-king-foodservice#comments Foodservice News Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:02:00 +0000 31231 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Kool-Pak° expands, doubles size of facility in Ontario CA http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/kool-pak-expands-doubles-size-facility-ontario-ca <div class="node-body article-body">To support its expanding California transportation business, Kool Pak°, a refrigerated LTL provider, announces the expansion of its facility in Ontario CA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/kool-pak-expands-doubles-size-facility-ontario-ca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/kool-pak-expands-doubles-size-facility-ontario-ca#comments Carriers Cold Storage Foodservice News Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:10:00 +0000 31211 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com New climate-controlled Vessel ensures that food will arrive farm-fresh http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/new-climate-controlled-vessel-ensures-food-will-arrive-farm-fresh <div class="node-body article-body">Terra’s Kitchen, a new, innovative meal delivery service, has announced its West Coast launch and debut. The company delivers farm-fresh products in its climate-controlled eco-friendly Vessel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/new-climate-controlled-vessel-ensures-food-will-arrive-farm-fresh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/new-climate-controlled-vessel-ensures-food-will-arrive-farm-fresh#comments Products Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:11:00 +0000 31191 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload rates decrease yet remain well above averages for May http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-decrease-yet-remain-well-above-averages-may <div class="node-body article-body">Average spot truckload rates dipped during the week ending June 20, 2015, but remain well above the averages for May, 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/spot-truckload-rates-decrease-yet-remain-well-above-averages-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-decrease-yet-remain-well-above-averages-may#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:09:00 +0000 31181 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Latest rising stars in produce industry chosen http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/latest-rising-stars-produce-industry-chosen <div class="node-body article-body">The United Fresh Produce Association has announced the 12 members of the 2015-2016 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program Leadership Class 21.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/latest-rising-stars-produce-industry-chosen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/latest-rising-stars-produce-industry-chosen#comments Produce Foodservice News Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:05:00 +0000 31171 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US district court blocks Sysco Corp’s proposed merger with US Foods http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-district-court-blocks-sysco-corp-s-proposed-merger-us-foods <div class="node-body article-body">The US District Court in the District of Columbia has approved the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) request for a preliminary injunction to block Sysco Corporation’s proposed merger with US Foods Inc.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-district-court-blocks-sysco-corp-s-proposed-merger-us-foods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-district-court-blocks-sysco-corp-s-proposed-merger-us-foods#comments Foodservice News Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:12:00 +0000 31161 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Blue Tree expands, adds Greensboro NC office http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/blue-tree-expands-adds-greensboro-nc-office <div class="node-body article-body">Blue Tree Systems has announced a strategic expansion of its North American business, with the addition of senior transportation personnel and the opening of a new office in Greensboro NC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/blue-tree-expands-adds-greensboro-nc-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/blue-tree-expands-adds-greensboro-nc-office#comments Business Tools Software Fleet Equipment News Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:05:00 +0000 31151 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ATA May Truck Tonnage Index climbs despite inventory reduction http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-may-truck-tonnage-index-climbs-despite-inventory-reduction <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.1% in May 2015 after a revised loss of 1.4% during April.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-may-truck-tonnage-index-climbs-despite-inventory-reduction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-may-truck-tonnage-index-climbs-despite-inventory-reduction#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:52:00 +0000 31141 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Alcon honors KLLM as 2014 Partner of the Year http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/alcon-honors-kllm-2014-partner-year <div class="node-body article-body">KLLM Transport Services, a Jackson MS-based temperature-controlled truckload carrier, has been selected as the Alcon Global Transportation 2014 Partner of the Year by Alcon Laboratories.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/alcon-honors-kllm-2014-partner-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/alcon-honors-kllm-2014-partner-year#comments Carriers News Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:46:00 +0000 31131 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com TQL’s Carrier Dashboard 4.1 mobile app gives drivers speak-and-search power http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/tql-s-carrier-dashboard-41-mobile-app-gives-drivers-speak-and-search-power <div class="node-body article-body">Voice search is fast, convenient, and helps alleviate typos on small mobile device screens—and now it’s available to truck drivers on the road searching for loads to haul.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/tql-s-carrier-dashboard-41-mobile-app-gives-drivers-speak-and-search-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/tql-s-carrier-dashboard-41-mobile-app-gives-drivers-speak-and-search-power#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:16:00 +0000 31121 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Average reefer, van rates remain stable nationwide http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/average-reefer-van-rates-remain-stable-nationwide <div class="node-body article-body">National average rates on the spot truckload market remained elevated during the week ending June 13, 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/average-reefer-van-rates-remain-stable-nationwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/average-reefer-van-rates-remain-stable-nationwide#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:12:00 +0000 31111 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Thermo By Products provides doors, panels for Precedent, offers replacement parts catalog http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/thermo-products-provides-doors-panels-precedent-offers-replacement-parts-catalog <div class="node-body article-body">Thermo By Products announces a new offering of doors and panels for the new Thermo King Precedent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/thermo-products-provides-doors-panels-precedent-offers-replacement-parts-catalog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/thermo-products-provides-doors-panels-precedent-offers-replacement-parts-catalog#comments Literature Equipment News Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:07:00 +0000 31101 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com EPA, NHTSA propose standards to reduce emissions from vehicles http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/epa-nhtsa-propose-standards-reduce-emissions-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are jointly proposing standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that would improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon pollution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/epa-nhtsa-propose-standards-reduce-emissions-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/epa-nhtsa-propose-standards-reduce-emissions-vehicles#comments Components Emissions Vehicles Fleet Equipment Going Green News Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:09:00 +0000 31091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Two formulations added to AMSOIL antifreeze, engine coolant line http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/two-formulations-added-amsoil-antifreeze-engine-coolant-line <div class="node-body article-body">AMSOIL announces new Ethylene Glycol Antifreeze & Engine Coolant, now available in two formulations for light truck and heavy-duty applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/two-formulations-added-amsoil-antifreeze-engine-coolant-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/two-formulations-added-amsoil-antifreeze-engine-coolant-line#comments Products Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:35:00 +0000 31081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com National Carriers has no beef with T680 performance http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/national-carriers-has-no-beef-t680-performance <div class="node-body article-body">When it comes to selecting a truck model to use in the National Carriers fleet, the company’s president, Jim Franck, said he’s found the right balance with the Kenworth T680 with 76-inch sleeper, which has become the “standard” for the reefer division’s fleet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/national-carriers-has-no-beef-t680-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/national-carriers-has-no-beef-t680-performance#comments Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment News Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:11:00 +0000 31071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IFDA SMart Minute: Make the customer the hero http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-smart-minute-make-customer-hero <div class="node-body article-body">At the upcoming IFDA (International Foodservice Distributors Association) SMart Conference, a discussion titled “What’s Your Price? Now What?” will tackle the current selling paradigm around price.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-smart-minute-make-customer-hero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-smart-minute-make-customer-hero#comments Foodservice News Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:06:00 +0000 31061 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Gordon Food Service opens new PA distribution center http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/gordon-food-service-opens-new-pa-distribution-center <div class="node-body article-body">Gordon Food Service held a grand opening celebration recently at its 420,000-square-foot distribution center in Imperial PA, 16 miles west of Pittsburgh.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/gordon-food-service-opens-new-pa-distribution-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/gordon-food-service-opens-new-pa-distribution-center#comments Foodservice News Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:26:00 +0000 31051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com WFLO Institute returns to Latin America http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wflo-institute-returns-latin-america <div class="node-body article-body">For the second year in a row, the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), comes to Latin America with the WFLO Institute.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wflo-institute-returns-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wflo-institute-returns-latin-america#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:18:00 +0000 31041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DOT Direct empowers fleets by using Internet to collect hiring application data http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/dot-direct-empowers-fleets-using-internet-collect-hiring-application-data <div class="node-body article-body">First Advantage Fleet Solutions has introduced its new DOT Direct employment application and screening product, an integrated online employment application and screening solution designed exclusively for private and for-hire fleets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/dot-direct-empowers-fleets-using-internet-collect-hiring-application-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/dot-direct-empowers-fleets-using-internet-collect-hiring-application-data#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:17:00 +0000 31031 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com INSIGHT module improves SAILS supply chain design data analysis, visualization http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/insight-module-improves-sails-supply-chain-design-data-analysis-visualization <div class="node-body article-body">INSIGHT Inc announces a new data analysis and visualization module for the SAILS strategic supply chain design software suite.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/insight-module-improves-sails-supply-chain-design-data-analysis-visualization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/insight-module-improves-sails-supply-chain-design-data-analysis-visualization#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:13:00 +0000 31021 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C R England adds vehicles in a salute to its veterans http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-adds-vehicles-salute-its-veterans <div class="node-body article-body">Refrigerated carrier C R England has honored its military veteran drivers and employees and announced the addition of six new military-themed trucks and two trailers to its “Honored Veterans” fleet, at an event in Salt Lake City UT.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-adds-vehicles-salute-its-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-adds-vehicles-salute-its-veterans#comments Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 16 Jun 2015 14:02:00 +0000 31011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Arlon Group acquires The Coastal Companies http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/arlon-group-acquires-coastal-companies <div class="node-body article-body">Arlon Group, a food and agriculture investment firm focused on investing in the Americas, announced that it has, in partnership with the existing management team, acquired The Coastal Companies, based in Savage MD.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/arlon-group-acquires-coastal-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/arlon-group-acquires-coastal-companies#comments Produce Foodservice News Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:55:00 +0000 31001 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Carrier Transicold celebrates milestones in 2015, promotes reefer unit efficiency http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-celebrates-milestones-2015-promotes-reefer-unit-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Carrier Transicold</strong> is celebrating a double anniversary this year: 75 years of Carrier road transport refrigeration innovation and the 45th anniversary of the Carrier Transicold business. At the same time, the company is highlighting the energy efficiency of its transport refrigeration units.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-celebrates-milestones-2015-promotes-reefer-unit-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-celebrates-milestones-2015-promotes-reefer-unit-efficiency#comments Fleet Equipment Refrigeration Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:38:00 +0000 30991 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Refrigerated fleets need to prepare in advance for the FDA’s comprehensive food transport requirements http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/refrigerated-fleets-need-prepare-advance-fda-s-comprehensive-food-transport-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">NEW RULES covering food transportation and distribution will begin to take effect starting in June. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/refrigerated-fleets-need-prepare-advance-fda-s-comprehensive-food-transport-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/refrigerated-fleets-need-prepare-advance-fda-s-comprehensive-food-transport-requirements#comments Carriers Fleet Equipment Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:13:00 +0000 30771 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com