Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Penske Fleet app keeps users informed http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/penske-fleet-app-keeps-users-informed <div class="node-body article-body">Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a free mobile app called Penske Fleet to benefit its full-service truck leasing and contract maintenance customers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/penske-fleet-app-keeps-users-informed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/penske-fleet-app-keeps-users-informed#comments Business Tools Leasing Software Fleet Equipment News Tue, 23 May 2017 16:38:00 +0000 44551 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FourKites enhances integration with JDA http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/fourkites-enhances-integration-jda <div class="node-body article-body">FourKites announced several new integrated enhancements for visibility and orchestration within JDA Transportation Management from JDA Software Group Inc.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/fourkites-enhances-integration-jda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/fourkites-enhances-integration-jda#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 23 May 2017 16:29:00 +0000 44541 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot rate for reefer truckload freight reaches four-month high http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-rate-reefer-truckload-freight-reaches-four-month-high <div class="node-body article-body">The national average spot rate for refrigerated truckload freight gained 2 cents to $1.99/mile during the week ending May 13, 2017, the highest weekly average rate in four months, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-rate-reefer-truckload-freight-reaches-four-month-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-rate-reefer-truckload-freight-reaches-four-month-high#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 23 May 2017 14:10:00 +0000 44531 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Anthony offers DCT Series of TuckUnders http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/anthony-offers-dct-series-tuckunders <div class="node-body article-body">Anthony’s new DCT Series is a line of rugged and simple TuckUnder liftgates for medium-duty trucks.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/anthony-offers-dct-series-tuckunders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/anthony-offers-dct-series-tuckunders#comments Components Fleet Equipment News Tue, 23 May 2017 14:04:00 +0000 44521 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 Tue, 23 May 2017 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Ryder begins offering renewable diesel fuel at California location http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/ryder-begins-offering-renewable-diesel-fuel-california-location <div class="node-body article-body">Ryder System Inc has begun to offer renewable diesel (RD) fuel, at its San Francisco CA fueling facility, located at 2700 3rd Street.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/ryder-begins-offering-renewable-diesel-fuel-california-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/ryder-begins-offering-renewable-diesel-fuel-california-location#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Leasing Fleet Equipment Going Green News Mon, 22 May 2017 14:22:00 +0000 44511 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Continental adds Freight Brokerage division http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/continental-adds-freight-brokerage-division <div class="node-body article-body">Continental Logistics has launched its new Freight Brokerage division, coordinating shipments for customers throughout North America and Canada.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/continental-adds-freight-brokerage-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/continental-adds-freight-brokerage-division#comments Business Tools Carriers Foodservice News Mon, 22 May 2017 14:14:00 +0000 44501 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Transforcool Industries all-composite reefer trailer comes to America http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/transforcool-industries-all-composite-reefer-trailer-comes-america <div class="node-body article-body">Transforcool Industries recently introduced its all-composite refrigerated semi-trailer for the North American market.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/transforcool-industries-all-composite-reefer-trailer-comes-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/transforcool-industries-all-composite-reefer-trailer-comes-america#comments Products Mon, 22 May 2017 13:23:00 +0000 44491 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>&copy;Mayacom</p> Traffic delays cost trucking more than $63.4 billion http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/traffic-delays-cost-trucking-more-634-billion <div class="node-body article-body">Traffic congestion on the US National Highway System added more than $63.4 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2015, according to research released by the American Transportation Research Institute recently.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/traffic-delays-cost-trucking-more-634-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/traffic-delays-cost-trucking-more-634-billion#comments Business Tools Carriers News Thu, 18 May 2017 14:11:00 +0000 44481 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>David McNew/Getty Images News</p> Truckload volume dips; rates “higher than expected” http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-volume-dips-rates-higher-expected <div class="node-body article-body">The DAT North American Freight Index fell 2.5% in April 2017 but volume remained above seasonal norms, signaling a solid start to the second quarter of 2017, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-volume-dips-rates-higher-expected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-volume-dips-rates-higher-expected#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 17 May 2017 14:05:00 +0000 44471 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sysco begins expanding Atlanta facility http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-begins-expanding-atlanta-facility <div class="node-body article-body">Sysco Corporation plans to expand its Sysco Atlanta (GA) facility. The company will host state and local officials, Sysco associates and other members of the community at a groundbreaking ceremony.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-begins-expanding-atlanta-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-begins-expanding-atlanta-facility#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 17 May 2017 13:53:00 +0000 44461 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Crown debuts automation technologies http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/crown-debuts-automation-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">Crown Equipment Corporation has announced two new components within its automation solutions portfolio designed to help increase throughput capacities, optimize facilities to meet changing market conditions and mitigate business disruptions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/crown-debuts-automation-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/crown-debuts-automation-technologies#comments Business Tools Cold Storage Fleet Equipment News Tue, 16 May 2017 17:57:00 +0000 44451 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com JDA integrates MacroPoint software http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/jda-integrates-macropoint-software <div class="node-body article-body">MacroPoint, creator of the patented freight visibility platform designed to give shippers and third-party logistics companies (3PLs) real-time visibility into load status, announced that JDA Software Group Inc has integrated MacroPoint software into its transportation management system (TMS).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/jda-integrates-macropoint-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/jda-integrates-macropoint-software#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 16 May 2017 17:46:00 +0000 44441 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Carrier donates reefer equipment to support Feeding South Florida http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/carrier-donates-reefer-equipment-support-feeding-south-florida <div class="node-body article-body">Supporting Feeding South Florida’s goal of providing food and services to nearly 800,000 residents each year, Carrier Transicold announced the donation of five air-conditioning split systems and a refrigerated trailer for temporary cold storage.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/carrier-donates-reefer-equipment-support-feeding-south-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/carrier-donates-reefer-equipment-support-feeding-south-florida#comments Equipment Vehicles Fleet Equipment Foodservice Refrigeration News Tue, 16 May 2017 14:05:00 +0000 44431 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>From left: Cassandra Charles-Gerst, Ashley Barrie, Mary Milmoe, Jon Shaw and Bill Fletcher with Feeding South Florida CEO Paco Velez in front of a refrigerated truck that delivers food to food pantries.</p> Goodyear ready to help truckers pass Roadcheck http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/goodyear-ready-help-truckers-pass-roadcheck <div class="node-body article-body">With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck truck and bus enforcement program coming up, there has never been a better time for fleets and owner-operators to schedule tire and truck inspections.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/goodyear-ready-help-truckers-pass-roadcheck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/goodyear-ready-help-truckers-pass-roadcheck#comments Components Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment News Mon, 15 May 2017 14:14:00 +0000 44421 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com MVT, Penske form maintenance partnership http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/mvt-penske-form-maintenance-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT) and Penske Truck have partnered to provide a new tractor maintenance program for MVT’s nationwide fleet of more than 1,300 trucks.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/mvt-penske-form-maintenance-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/mvt-penske-form-maintenance-partnership#comments Carriers Fleet Equipment News Mon, 15 May 2017 14:06:00 +0000 44411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Randall Access enhances Floor Deployed Platform line http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/randall-access-enhances-floor-deployed-platform-line <div class="node-body article-body">Randall Access, a Safe Fleet brand, continues its fast-paced innovation in its Floor Deployed Platform (FDP) line by introducing its new FDP 3136LR.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/randall-access-enhances-floor-deployed-platform-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/randall-access-enhances-floor-deployed-platform-line#comments Products Mon, 15 May 2017 13:13:00 +0000 44401 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Isuzu begins production of new FTR Class 6 truck http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/isuzu-begins-production-new-ftr-class-6-truck <div class="node-body article-body">Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc has announced that production of its all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment—the 2018 Isuzu FTR—has begun.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/isuzu-begins-production-new-ftr-class-6-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/isuzu-begins-production-new-ftr-class-6-truck#comments Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Fri, 12 May 2017 14:19:00 +0000 44391 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com TOTE Maritime selects VesselConnect solution http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/tote-maritime-selects-vesselconnect-solution <div class="node-body article-body">TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico has selected ORBCOMM Inc to provide its GSM-based VesselConnect solution to remotely manage TOTE Maritime’s fleet of smart refrigerated containers at sea.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/tote-maritime-selects-vesselconnect-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/tote-maritime-selects-vesselconnect-solution#comments Business Tools Carriers Fleet Equipment News Fri, 12 May 2017 14:09:00 +0000 44381 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IARW, WFLO choose officers, board members for 2017-18 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-wflo-choose-officers-board-members-2017-18 <div class="node-body article-body">New officers and board members of both the IARW and WFLO were chosen during a general session at the 126th annual IARW-WFLO Convention in Dana Point CA recently.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-wflo-choose-officers-board-members-2017-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-wflo-choose-officers-board-members-2017-18#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Thu, 11 May 2017 13:54:00 +0000 44371 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>From left: Nick Pedneault, WFLO chairman, Congebec Logistics; Paul Henningsen, WFLO vice-chairman, Henningsen Cold Storage; Don Dick, WFLO treasurer, Dick Cold Storage; Doug Harrison, IARW vice-chairman, VersaCold Logistics Services; Andy Janson, IARW treasurer, Hanson Logistics; and David O&rsquo;Brien, IARW chairman, Doboy Cold Stores.</p> Crowley Logistics goes full speed ahead with 3Gtms http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/crowley-logistics-goes-full-speed-ahead-3gtms <div class="node-body article-body">Crowley Logistics, a provider of logistics services worldwide, has expanded its use of the 3G-TM transportation management system (TMS) from 3Gtms Inc for its inland transportation customers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/crowley-logistics-goes-full-speed-ahead-3gtms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/crowley-logistics-goes-full-speed-ahead-3gtms#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 10 May 2017 14:15:00 +0000 44361 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com WTS announces recognition awards for 2017 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-announces-recognition-awards-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has selected the winners of its annual recognition awards for 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-announces-recognition-awards-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/wts-announces-recognition-awards-2017#comments Carriers News Wed, 10 May 2017 14:07:00 +0000 44351 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com BluJay Solutions acquires Blackbay Ltd http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/blujay-solutions-acquires-blackbay-ltd <div class="node-body article-body">BluJay Solutions, a provider of supply chain software and services, has acquired Blackbay Ltd, a provider of mobility-enabled solutions for the transport and logistics industry.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/blujay-solutions-acquires-blackbay-ltd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/blujay-solutions-acquires-blackbay-ltd#comments Business Tools Software News Tue, 09 May 2017 15:31:00 +0000 44341 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Transfix adds online features for carriers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transfix-adds-online-features-carriers <div class="node-body article-body">Transfix, provider of simplified digital logistics services for truckload freight, has introduced online load booking and rate negotiation capabilities for carriers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transfix-adds-online-features-carriers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transfix-adds-online-features-carriers#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 09 May 2017 15:23:00 +0000 44331 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Frozen Food Express transforms transport planning via Paragon http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/frozen-food-express-transforms-transport-planning-paragon <div class="node-body article-body">Frozen Food Express (FFE) has deployed Paragon Software Systems Inc’s route optimization software to maximize transport efficiencies within its linehaul operation.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/frozen-food-express-transforms-transport-planning-paragon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/frozen-food-express-transforms-transport-planning-paragon#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 09 May 2017 14:39:00 +0000 44321 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Global Cold Chain Expo keynote speaker named http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/global-cold-chain-expo-keynote-speaker-named <div class="node-body article-body">Doug Rauch, former president of Trader Joe’s, will deliver the keynote at the 2017 Global Cold Chain Expo, United Fresh and International Floriculture Expo Joint Opening General Session, set for June 14.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/global-cold-chain-expo-keynote-speaker-named" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/global-cold-chain-expo-keynote-speaker-named#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 09 May 2017 14:31:00 +0000 44311 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Load volume gains 2%; rates hold steady as April ends http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/load-volume-gains-2-rates-hold-steady-april-ends <div class="node-body article-body">The final week of any month usually means a bump in freight activity as shippers move goods prior to closing their books. But the number of loads posted on the DAT network of load boards market edged up just 2% during the week ending April 29, 2017, said DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/load-volume-gains-2-rates-hold-steady-april-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/load-volume-gains-2-rates-hold-steady-april-ends#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 08 May 2017 16:20:00 +0000 44301 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ONE20 provides a simple, affordable solution to ELD mandate http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/one20-provides-simple-affordable-solution-eld-mandate <div class="node-body article-body">ONE20 has announced plans to launch F-ELD, an electronic logging device with an easy-to-use driver app. The new platform is fully compliant, subscription-free, functional and created for the driver.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/one20-provides-simple-affordable-solution-eld-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/one20-provides-simple-affordable-solution-eld-mandate#comments Products Mon, 08 May 2017 15:53:00 +0000 44291 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com National Carriers receives Iron Apple's certification http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/national-carriers-receives-iron-apples-certification <div class="node-body article-body">National Carriers Inc recently met Iron Apple International’s certification requirements for FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) food safety transport regulations.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/national-carriers-receives-iron-apples-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/national-carriers-receives-iron-apples-certification#comments Business Tools Carriers Foodservice News Thu, 04 May 2017 13:40:00 +0000 44271 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>From left: Liam Thorpe, Iron Apple; Jim Franck, National Carriers; and Jamie Sweet, Iron Apple.</p> Allen Lund, Santos International establish TransKool joint venture http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/allen-lund-santos-international-establish-transkool-joint-venture <div class="node-body article-body">Allen Lund Company and Santos International have established a new company, TransKool Solutions. This joint venture represents a pooling of expertise to establish a supply chain process for produce LTL services.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/allen-lund-santos-international-establish-transkool-joint-venture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/allen-lund-santos-international-establish-transkool-joint-venture#comments Carriers Produce Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 03 May 2017 14:10:00 +0000 44261 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com