Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Choptank Transport earns laurels for being among top workplaces http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-transport-earns-laurels-being-among-top-workplaces <div class="node-body article-body">Choptank Transport has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Washington Post. In its third annual survey, The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces list spotlights private, public, non-profit, and government agencies with the highest ratings from their employees.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-transport-earns-laurels-being-among-top-workplaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-transport-earns-laurels-being-among-top-workplaces#comments Carriers News Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:54:00 +0000 39111 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com LED Virtual Vision lets workers “see” through high-speed doors http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/led-virtual-vision-lets-workers-see-through-high-speed-doors <div class="node-body article-body">Working near high-speed doors just got a little safer with the introduction of LED Virtual Vision by Rite-Hite.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/led-virtual-vision-lets-workers-see-through-high-speed-doors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/led-virtual-vision-lets-workers-see-through-high-speed-doors#comments Products Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:16:00 +0000 39101 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 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sainsbury’s to conduct test of reefer truck cooled by liquid nitrogen engine http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/sainsbury-s-conduct-test-reefer-truck-cooled-liquid-nitrogen-engine <div class="node-body article-body">United Kingdom-based Sainsbury’s has become the first company in the world to introduce a refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen-powered engine.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/sainsbury-s-conduct-test-reefer-truck-cooled-liquid-nitrogen-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/sainsbury-s-conduct-test-reefer-truck-cooled-liquid-nitrogen-engine#comments Emissions Equipment Fuel Savings Going Green Refrigeration News Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:14:00 +0000 39091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ShipX rebrands, becomes FreightorGator http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/shipx-rebrands-becomes-freightorgator <div class="node-body article-body">ShipX, the Kansas City MO-based online freight exchange, announces the company’s rebrand to become FreightorGator, effective immediately.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/shipx-rebrands-becomes-freightorgator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/shipx-rebrands-becomes-freightorgator#comments Business Tools Carriers News Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:08:00 +0000 39081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C R England award salutes sweet action of “Berlin Candy Bomber” Halvorsen http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-award-salutes-sweet-action-berlin-candy-bomber-halvorsen <div class="node-body article-body">C R England has added six more drivers to its Honored Veterans Fleet and recognized World War II-era veteran Colonel Gail S Halvorsen USAF (Ret) “The Berlin Candy Bomber” as the first recipient of the first C R England Honored Veteran Award.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-award-salutes-sweet-action-berlin-candy-bomber-halvorsen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-award-salutes-sweet-action-berlin-candy-bomber-halvorsen#comments Carriers News Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:31:00 +0000 39071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Great Dane supports Walmart Heart program http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/great-dane-supports-walmart-heart-program <div class="node-body article-body">Great Dane joined with Walmart truck drivers and others in Kewanee IL to celebrate the Walmart Heart program at the Kewanee Walmart store.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/great-dane-supports-walmart-heart-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/great-dane-supports-walmart-heart-program#comments Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:24:00 +0000 39061 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ATA May Truck Tonnage Index increases by 2.7% http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-may-truck-tonnage-index-increases-27 <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 2.7% in May 2016 following a revised 1.7% drop during April.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-may-truck-tonnage-index-increases-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-may-truck-tonnage-index-increases-27#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:09:00 +0000 39051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Roadnet Anywhere platform is enhanced http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/roadnet-anywhere-platform-enhanced <div class="node-body article-body">Omnitracs LLC announced the availability of Roadnet Anywhere v4.1, the newest version of its SaaS vehicle routing, tracking, mobile workforce, telematics, and fleet management platform.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/roadnet-anywhere-platform-enhanced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/roadnet-anywhere-platform-enhanced#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:32:00 +0000 39041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Syrinx helps shippers comply with regs http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/syrinx-helps-shippers-comply-regs <div class="node-body article-body">Trade Tech, a provider of cloud-based solutions for the international shipping and logistics industry, announced the rollout of its SOLAS VGM solution, Syrinx e-Shipping Portal.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/syrinx-helps-shippers-comply-regs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/syrinx-helps-shippers-comply-regs#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:27:00 +0000 39031 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Load total on spot truckload freight market surges 36% http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/load-total-spot-truckload-freight-market-surges-36 <div class="node-body article-body">The number of posted loads on the spot truckload freight market was up 36% during the week ending June 11, 2016, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/load-total-spot-truckload-freight-market-surges-36" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/load-total-spot-truckload-freight-market-surges-36#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:22:00 +0000 39021 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cryoport expands, enters bio-storage arena http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/cryoport-expands-enters-bio-storage-arena <div class="node-body article-body">Cryoport Inc has announced the launch of its bio-storage offering. Cryoport Biostorage will support cryogenic storage, fulfillment, and transportation of all valuable and often irreplaceable temperature-sensitive biologic materia.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/cryoport-expands-enters-bio-storage-arena" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/cryoport-expands-enters-bio-storage-arena#comments Equipment Cold Storage Refrigeration News Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:15:00 +0000 39011 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Worksoft software will support supply chain of Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/worksoft-software-will-support-supply-chain-dunkin-donuts-franchisees <div class="node-body article-body">National DCP (NDCP), the supply chain management cooperative serving franchisees of Dunkin’ Donuts, has selected Worksoft software for high-speed business process testing across its enterprise application landscape.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/worksoft-software-will-support-supply-chain-dunkin-donuts-franchisees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/worksoft-software-will-support-supply-chain-dunkin-donuts-franchisees#comments Business Tools Software Foodservice News Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:51:00 +0000 38991 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com OVEN Industries temp sensors address wide range of requirements http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/oven-industries-temp-sensors-address-wide-range-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">OVEN Industries Inc, provider of precision temperature applications, offers a broad spectrum of temperature control and sensors to meet most industry demands.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/oven-industries-temp-sensors-address-wide-range-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/oven-industries-temp-sensors-address-wide-range-requirements#comments Products Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:10:00 +0000 38981 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Knight chooses SmartDrive video-based safety program http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-chooses-smartdrive-video-based-safety-program <div class="node-body article-body">Knight Transportation is deploying SmartDrive Systems’ video-based safety program across its fleet. The selection comes after a head-to-head evaluation, in which SmartDrive performed well across several key areas.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-chooses-smartdrive-video-based-safety-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/knight-chooses-smartdrive-video-based-safety-program#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 38971 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Brookshire Grocery Co to acquire 25 stores http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/brookshire-grocery-co-acquire-25-stores <div class="node-body article-body">Brookshire Grocery Company announces the pending acquisition of 25 former Walmart Express stores. These stores will open in summer 2016 as the company’s new Spring Market brand.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/brookshire-grocery-co-acquire-25-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/brookshire-grocery-co-acquire-25-stores#comments Grocery Foodservice News Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:23:00 +0000 38961 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Courses address mandatory training as part of FSMA http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/courses-address-mandatory-training-part-fsma <div class="node-body article-body">Final rules on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Foods—part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)—establish training requirements for all carrier personnel engaged in food transportation operations.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/courses-address-mandatory-training-part-fsma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/courses-address-mandatory-training-part-fsma#comments Business Tools Software Carriers Foodservice News Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:10:00 +0000 38951 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Lemke will keynote Global Cold Chain Expo http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lemke-will-keynote-global-cold-chain-expo <div class="node-body article-body">Jim Lemke, president of Robinson Fresh, will be keynote speaker at the Monday opening general session kicking off the inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo in Chicago IL, scheduled for June 20-22, 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lemke-will-keynote-global-cold-chain-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/lemke-will-keynote-global-cold-chain-expo#comments Produce Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:03:00 +0000 38941 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Purkeys LDC tests liftgate charging system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/purkeys-ldc-tests-liftgate-charging-system <div class="node-body article-body">Purkeys, a provider of electrical solutions for the heavy-duty trucking industry, has developed a way to easily test liftgate charging systems: the Liftgate Double Check (LDC).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/purkeys-ldc-tests-liftgate-charging-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/purkeys-ldc-tests-liftgate-charging-system#comments Components Fleet Equipment News Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:26:00 +0000 38931 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Armstrong enables MacroPoint capability http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/armstrong-enables-macropoint-capability <div class="node-body article-body">MacroPoint, creator of patented freight tracking software designed to give shippers, brokers, 3PLs, and carriers real-time visibility into load status, has announced a long-term agreement with Armstrong Transport Group.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/armstrong-enables-macropoint-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/armstrong-enables-macropoint-capability#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:20:00 +0000 38921 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload rates begin June by continuing to climb http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-begin-june-continuing-climb <div class="node-body article-body">National average spot truckload rates continued to climb after the Memorial Day week, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-begin-june-continuing-climb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-begin-june-continuing-climb#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:19:00 +0000 38911 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IFCO signs 130-plus growers to RPC program http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifco-signs-130-plus-growers-rpc-program <div class="node-body article-body">IFCO North America announced it has signed more than 130 growers to participate in its Wood Grain Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) program.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifco-signs-130-plus-growers-rpc-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/ifco-signs-130-plus-growers-rpc-program#comments Produce Foodservice News Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:14:00 +0000 38901 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Energotest evaluates products for fuel efficiency http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/energotest-evaluates-products-fuel-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">PIT Group has conducted its spring 2016 Energotest. The engineering and research group tested and evaluated a range of products focused on providing improved fuel efficiency to the North American commercial vehicle market.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/energotest-evaluates-products-fuel-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/energotest-evaluates-products-fuel-efficiency#comments Components Fuel Savings Carriers Fleet Equipment Going Green News Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:54:00 +0000 38891 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Styrotek packaging system protects grapes, prolongs storage time http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/styrotek-packaging-system-protects-grapes-prolongs-storage-time <div class="node-body article-body">Founded by a group of California Central Valley grape growers in 1973, Styrotek has been focused on developing the most effective table grape packaging system available for more than 40 years.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/styrotek-packaging-system-protects-grapes-prolongs-storage-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/styrotek-packaging-system-protects-grapes-prolongs-storage-time#comments Products Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:01:00 +0000 38881 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Reefer freight availability escalates 19% during May http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/reefer-freight-availability-escalates-19-during-may <div class="node-body article-body">Spot freight availability in May 2016 increased 19% for both refrigerated (reefer) vans and dry vans. Flatbed freight, however, declined by 10% month over month largely due to energy sector woes impacting Houston TX, the top flatbed market in North America.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/reefer-freight-availability-escalates-19-during-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/reefer-freight-availability-escalates-19-during-may#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 10 Jun 2016 14:04:00 +0000 38871 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sleep apnea report highlights truck driver issues http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/sleep-apnea-report-highlights-truck-driver-issues <div class="node-body article-body">The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released the results of its sleep apnea survey, which highlights a number of issues related to truck driver screening and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/sleep-apnea-report-highlights-truck-driver-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/sleep-apnea-report-highlights-truck-driver-issues#comments Business Tools Literature Carriers News Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:55:00 +0000 38861 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Commitment to safety earns Kool Pak° first-place award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/commitment-safety-earns-kool-pak-first-place-award <div class="node-body article-body">At the annual Oregon Trucking Associations Safety Council’s Spring Safety Conference in Eugene OR, Kool Pak° was awarded the 1st Place Safety Award for Common Carrier–LTL, 1-5 million miles.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/commitment-safety-earns-kool-pak-first-place-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/commitment-safety-earns-kool-pak-first-place-award#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:36:00 +0000 38851 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cryoport supports Tissue Solutions logistics http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/cryoport-supports-tissue-solutions-logistics <div class="node-body article-body">Cryoport Inc announced that its cryogenic logistics solutions are supporting Tissue Solutions as it transports products from its global network of more than 100 locations.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/cryoport-supports-tissue-solutions-logistics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/cryoport-supports-tissue-solutions-logistics#comments Business Tools Carriers Cold Storage News Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:28:00 +0000 38841 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FMCSA final rule will require passengers riding in large trucks to wear seat belts http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-final-rule-will-require-passengers-riding-large-trucks-wear-seat-belts <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that passengers riding in large commercial trucks will be required to use seat belts whenever the vehicles are operated on public roads in interstate commerce.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-final-rule-will-require-passengers-riding-large-trucks-wear-seat-belts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-final-rule-will-require-passengers-riding-large-trucks-wear-seat-belts#comments Carriers News Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:20:00 +0000 38831 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com KLLM installs Power In-Lock on its fleet http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/kllm-installs-power-lock-its-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">KLLM Transport Services, a Jackson MS-based temperature-controlled truckload carrier, is implementing a new level of shipper security by installing Power In-Lock internal locking systems on its fleet of trailers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/kllm-installs-power-lock-its-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/kllm-installs-power-lock-its-fleet#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:13:00 +0000 38821 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com