Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Kool Pak provides more of West Coast with chilling capabilities http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/kool-pak-provides-more-west-coast-chilling-capabilities <div class="node-body article-body">To manage a dramatic increase in customer demand, temperature-controlled transportation and logistics services provider Kool Pak LLC announced the expansion of its West Coast services through an agreement with Sierra Pacific in Patterson CA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/kool-pak-provides-more-west-coast-chilling-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/kool-pak-provides-more-west-coast-chilling-capabilities#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:38:00 +0000 27181 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Great Dane, Johnson cater to foodservice at DSC http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/great-dane-johnson-cater-foodservice-dsc <div class="node-body article-body">Great Dane and Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies products tailored specifically for the foodservice industry are on exhibit October 21–23 at the 2014 International Food Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference (DSC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/great-dane-johnson-cater-foodservice-dsc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/great-dane-johnson-cater-foodservice-dsc#comments Equipment Vehicles Foodservice News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:33:00 +0000 27171 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ATA Truck Tonnage Index stays steady in September http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-stays-steady-september <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index was unchanged in September 2014 after a gain of 1.6% the previous month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-stays-steady-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-truck-tonnage-index-stays-steady-september#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:10:00 +0000 27161 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com United Fresh launches floral membership category http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/united-fresh-launches-floral-membership-category <div class="node-body article-body">The United Fresh board of directors voted recently to create a new floral membership category in 2015 to enhance services to members throughout the floral supply chain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/united-fresh-launches-floral-membership-category" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/united-fresh-launches-floral-membership-category#comments Produce Foodservice News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:01:00 +0000 27151 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Randall products help elevate side door access http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/components/randall-products-help-elevate-side-door-access <div class="node-body article-body">At Randall Manufacturing’s booth #327 during the IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference, which is running October 21-23 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis IN, visitors can experience the next generation of access products on the Randall Road Tour trailer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/components/randall-products-help-elevate-side-door-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/components/randall-products-help-elevate-side-door-access#comments Components Equipment Fleet Equipment News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:57:00 +0000 27141 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com WAM, Xirgo partner to develop technology for global tracking http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/wam-xirgo-partner-develop-technology-global-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">WAM Technologies LLC, provider of wireless M2M systems for remote management of cold chain, container, and other transportation assets; and Xirgo Technologies Inc have formalized their existing working relationship with the announcement of an exclusive partnership.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/wam-xirgo-partner-develop-technology-global-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/wam-xirgo-partner-develop-technology-global-tracking#comments Equipment Software Cold Storage News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:37:00 +0000 27131 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Food-safe label designed for use with SIMBA PTI labeling system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/food-safe-label-designed-use-simba-pti-labeling-system <div class="node-body article-body">Dynamic Systems Inc, a provider of produce traceability systems, announces the availability of a food-safe label to be used with the SIMBA (Specialized Inventory Management with Barcode Accuracy) PTI labeling system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/food-safe-label-designed-use-simba-pti-labeling-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/food-safe-label-designed-use-simba-pti-labeling-system#comments Business Tools Produce Foodservice Refrigeration News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:32:00 +0000 27121 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Americold announces new facility in Heyburn, Idaho http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-announces-new-facility-heyburn-idaho <div class="node-body article-body">Americold, the provider of temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, has opened a facility in Heyburn ID.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-announces-new-facility-heyburn-idaho" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/americold-announces-new-facility-heyburn-idaho#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:42:00 +0000 27111 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference begins http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-distribution-solutions-conference-begins <div class="node-body article-body">Presented by the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA), the 2014 Distribution Solutions Conference (DSC) is underway October 21–23 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis IN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-distribution-solutions-conference-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifda-distribution-solutions-conference-begins#comments Foodservice News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:38:00 +0000 27101 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com More trucks, fewer loads, steady rates affect tally http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/more-trucks-fewer-loads-steady-rates-affect-tally <div class="node-body article-body">Van, refrigerated, and flatbed capacity on DAT load boards expanded 3.6% while available freight slipped 5.0% during the week ending October 11, 2014, according to DAT Solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/more-trucks-fewer-loads-steady-rates-affect-tally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/more-trucks-fewer-loads-steady-rates-affect-tally#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:50:00 +0000 27091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com InsulWall insulated curtain wall meets fire resistance standards http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/insulwall-insulated-curtain-wall-meets-fire-resistance-standards <div class="node-body article-body">Randall Manufacturing’s insulated curtain wall, InsulWall, is engineered to meet fire safety building requirements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/insulwall-insulated-curtain-wall-meets-fire-resistance-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/insulwall-insulated-curtain-wall-meets-fire-resistance-standards#comments Products Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:32:00 +0000 27081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Whole Foods launches Responsibly Grown system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/whole-foods-launches-responsibly-grown-system <div class="node-body article-body">Whole Foods Market has launched Responsibly Grown, a tiered produce rating system that assesses growing practices that impact human health and the environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/whole-foods-launches-responsibly-grown-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/whole-foods-launches-responsibly-grown-system#comments Grocery Produce Foodservice News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:12:00 +0000 27071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Piggly Wiggly distribution firm adopts ReposiTrak http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/piggly-wiggly-distribution-firm-adopts-repositrak <div class="node-body article-body">The sixth member of ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates), Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing Company, Inc, has chosen ReposiTrak to manage its food safety-related risk. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/piggly-wiggly-distribution-firm-adopts-repositrak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/piggly-wiggly-distribution-firm-adopts-repositrak#comments Business Tools Grocery Software Foodservice News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:07:00 +0000 27061 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cutrale-Safra makes an offer to acquire Chiquita Brands http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cutrale-safra-makes-offer-acquire-chiquita-brands <div class="node-body article-body">Cutrale-Safra has announced its definitive offer to acquire all the outstanding stock of Chiquita Brands International Inc for $14 per share in cash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cutrale-safra-makes-offer-acquire-chiquita-brands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cutrale-safra-makes-offer-acquire-chiquita-brands#comments Produce Foodservice News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:55:00 +0000 27051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C R England receives SmartWay Excellence Award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-receives-smartway-excellence-award <div class="node-body article-body">C R England has been honored with a SmartWay Excellence Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-receives-smartway-excellence-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-receives-smartway-excellence-award#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Carriers Going Green News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:50:00 +0000 27041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Perdue drivers join convoy to aid Special Olympics http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/perdue-drivers-join-convoy-aid-special-olympics <div class="node-body article-body">Perdue Farms’ professional truck drivers hit the road recently to participate in the 12th annual World’s Largest Truck Convoy to benefit Special Olympics Delaware.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/perdue-drivers-join-convoy-aid-special-olympics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/perdue-drivers-join-convoy-aid-special-olympics#comments Meat Carriers Foodservice News Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:09:00 +0000 27031 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Thermo King presents AVTA with energy award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/thermo-king-presents-avta-energy-award <div class="node-body article-body">Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) with the Energy Leader Award at the American Public Transit Association (APTA) Expo recently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/thermo-king-presents-avta-energy-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/thermo-king-presents-avta-energy-award#comments Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:03:00 +0000 27021 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DAVCO cold weather solutions effectively keep fuel from gelling http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/davco-cold-weather-solutions-effectively-keep-fuel-gelling <div class="node-body article-body">The great Polar Vortex of the 2013-2104 winter has many fleets and owner-operators gearing up to battle the cold temperatures that will soon be heading our way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/davco-cold-weather-solutions-effectively-keep-fuel-gelling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/davco-cold-weather-solutions-effectively-keep-fuel-gelling#comments Components Fleet Equipment News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:41:00 +0000 27011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Xpress Mobile Capture app becomes driver’s automated personal assistant http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/xpress-mobile-capture-app-becomes-driver-s-automated-personal-assistant <div class="node-body article-body">EBE Technologies announced the launch of Xpress Mobile Capture (XMC) recently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/xpress-mobile-capture-app-becomes-driver-s-automated-personal-assistant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/xpress-mobile-capture-app-becomes-driver-s-automated-personal-assistant#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:37:00 +0000 27001 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot market freight volume stays strong in September http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-freight-volume-stays-strong-september <div class="node-body article-body">Spot market freight volume set yet another record in September 2014, with a 32% increase compared with September 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-freight-volume-stays-strong-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-freight-volume-stays-strong-september#comments Business Tools Literature Software Carriers News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:21:00 +0000 26991 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Navman provides guide to temperature control http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/navman-provides-guide-temperature-control <div class="node-body article-body">Navman Wireless’s guide to effective temperature control in refrigerated transport examines opportunities for fleets to become more efficient and more profitable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/navman-provides-guide-temperature-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/navman-provides-guide-temperature-control#comments Business Tools Literature Equipment Carriers News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:16:00 +0000 26981 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Voice automation software gives fulfillment accuracy http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/voice-automation-software-gives-fulfillment-accuracy <div class="node-body article-body">Mount Pleasant Ice Cream, a distributor of ice cream, frozen yogurt, toppings, and paper products, has improved picking accuracy to 99.8% and increased efficiency as a result of deploying Voxware's voice management system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/voice-automation-software-gives-fulfillment-accuracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/voice-automation-software-gives-fulfillment-accuracy#comments Business Tools Software Cold Storage Foodservice News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:08:00 +0000 26971 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Shipping materials make this season’s greetings environmentally friendly http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/shipping-materials-make-season-s-greetings-environmentally-friendly <div class="node-body article-body">MP Global Thermal Packaging Products insulated protective box liners are specifically designed for temperature control and protection of mail order shipments of natural and organic chocolates, truffles, caramels, and other temperature-sensitive confectionary. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/shipping-materials-make-season-s-greetings-environmentally-friendly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/shipping-materials-make-season-s-greetings-environmentally-friendly#comments Products Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:15:00 +0000 26961 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com GAIN Clean Fuel teams with Roehl to open CNG station http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fuel-savings/gain-clean-fuel-teams-roehl-open-cng-station <div class="node-body article-body">GAIN Clean Fuel, a division of US Oil, has partnered with Roehl Transport to open a new compressed natural gas station (CNG) in Gary IN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fuel-savings/gain-clean-fuel-teams-roehl-open-cng-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fuel-savings/gain-clean-fuel-teams-roehl-open-cng-station#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Carriers News Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:40:00 +0000 26951 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Utility receives largest single trailer order to date http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/utility-receives-largest-single-trailer-order-date <div class="node-body article-body">Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans, and flatbed trailers, has announced its largest single trailer order purchased by Prime Inc.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/utility-receives-largest-single-trailer-order-date" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/utility-receives-largest-single-trailer-order-date#comments Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment News Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:53:00 +0000 26941 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FilesThruThe Air with WiFi sensors enhances data logging accessibility http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/filesthruthe-air-wifi-sensors-enhances-data-logging-accessibility <div class="node-body article-body">Corintech has launched FilesThruTheAir, a new environmental monitoring system combining advanced WiFi sensors with a remote Cloud-based data logging service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/filesthruthe-air-wifi-sensors-enhances-data-logging-accessibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/filesthruthe-air-wifi-sensors-enhances-data-logging-accessibility#comments Business Tools Software Fleet Equipment News Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:16:00 +0000 26931 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sygic releases new navigation app designed for Amazon’s Fire Phone http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/sygic-releases-new-navigation-app-designed-amazon-s-fire-phone <div class="node-body article-body">Sygic has released the first navigation application for Amazon’s new Fire Phone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/sygic-releases-new-navigation-app-designed-amazon-s-fire-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/sygic-releases-new-navigation-app-designed-amazon-s-fire-phone#comments Business Tools Software Fleet Equipment News Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:12:00 +0000 26921 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Georgia Ports Authority achieves 13% growth http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/georgia-ports-authority-achieves-13-growth <div class="node-body article-body">With nearly 13% growth in container traffic over the first two months of the fiscal year, the Georgia Ports Authority has made a strong start to FY2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/georgia-ports-authority-achieves-13-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/georgia-ports-authority-achieves-13-growth#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:15:00 +0000 26911 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Easyfresh Ireland enters reefer logistics arena http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/easyfresh-ireland-enters-reefer-logistics-arena <div class="node-body article-body">The global reefer network of Easyfresh has expanded to include Easyfresh Ireland Ltd, a newly formed company that opened its doors the first week of October 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/easyfresh-ireland-enters-reefer-logistics-arena" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/easyfresh-ireland-enters-reefer-logistics-arena#comments Carriers News Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:12:00 +0000 26901 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Market truckload rates steady; fuel price drops http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/market-truckload-rates-steady-fuel-price-drops <div class="node-body article-body">The total number of van, refrigerated, and flatbed loads posted on DAT load boards edged down 1.5% while available capacity was up 1.9% during the week ending September 27, according to DAT Solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/market-truckload-rates-steady-fuel-price-drops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/market-truckload-rates-steady-fuel-price-drops#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:01:00 +0000 26891 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com