Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Spot truckload freight volume accelerates less than expected http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volume-accelerates-less-expected <div class="node-body article-body">The number of available loads on the spot truckload freight market rose 7% during the week ending July 16, 2016, well below the 20% expected after a holiday-shortened workweek, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT network of load boards.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volume-accelerates-less-expected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-volume-accelerates-less-expected#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:36:00 +0000 39471 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PFS announces newest facility in Houston area http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/pfs-announces-newest-facility-houston-area <div class="node-body article-body">Preferred Freezer Services (PFS) announces its newest facility in Pasadena TX, a suburb of Houston. The newest warehouse, to be named Houston Gulf Coast, is the company’s fourth in the Houston area and its 37th in the United States.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/pfs-announces-newest-facility-houston-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/pfs-announces-newest-facility-houston-area#comments Cold Storage Foodservice News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 13:28:00 +0000 39461 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com June Truck Tonnage Index keeps riding on a seesaw http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/june-truck-tonnage-index-keeps-riding-seesaw <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 1.5% in June 2016 following a revised 2.9% gain during May.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/june-truck-tonnage-index-keeps-riding-seesaw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/june-truck-tonnage-index-keeps-riding-seesaw#comments Business Tools Carriers News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:18:00 +0000 39451 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Kinetically cooled trailer hits the road in UK http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/kinetically-cooled-trailer-hits-road-uk <div class="node-body article-body">One of the United Kingdom’s leading temperature-controlled distributors has become the first to use a revolutionary new trailer that takes its own kinetic energy to power its refrigeration unit.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/kinetically-cooled-trailer-hits-road-uk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/kinetically-cooled-trailer-hits-road-uk#comments Equipment Vehicles Fleet Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:11:00 +0000 39441 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com California ports see rapid truck turn times in Q2 2016 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/california-ports-see-rapid-truck-turn-times-q2-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">In the second quarter of 2016, trucks were able to pick up and deliver containers at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach CA more quickly than in any other quarter over the past two years.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/california-ports-see-rapid-truck-turn-times-q2-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/california-ports-see-rapid-truck-turn-times-q2-2016#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Carriers Going Green News Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:01:00 +0000 39431 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com TransIT cuts truck management costs http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transit-cuts-truck-management-costs <div class="node-body article-body">New cloud-based transportation managent system (TMS) program TransIT promises efficient truck management without the usual high associated costs.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transit-cuts-truck-management-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/transit-cuts-truck-management-costs#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:19:00 +0000 39421 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Pencool 4000 treats variety of ELCs http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/pencool-4000-treats-variety-elcs <div class="node-body article-body">Penray Inc has introduced its new Pencool 4000 cooling system treatment with two applications. The first is used as a water-only extended life coolant (ELC) corrosion inhibitor for marine use. The second application is as an additive formulated for nitrite-free ELCs used in heavy-duty commercial applications.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/pencool-4000-treats-variety-elcs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/pencool-4000-treats-variety-elcs#comments Components Fleet Equipment News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:13:00 +0000 39411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Online orientation improves driver experience at Marten http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/online-orientation-improves-driver-experience-marten <div class="node-body article-body">When Tim Norlin, senior director of driver development for Mondovi WI-based Marten Transport, made the decision to transition from traditional orientation to online orientation, he underestimated the impact it would have on the driver experience.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/online-orientation-improves-driver-experience-marten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/online-orientation-improves-driver-experience-marten#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:13:00 +0000 39401 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com SuperValu to acquire 22 Food Lion stores http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/supervalu-acquire-22-food-lion-stores <div class="node-body article-body">SuperValu Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 22 Food Lion grocery stores that are being sold in connection with the merger between Ahold and Delhaize.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/supervalu-acquire-22-food-lion-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/supervalu-acquire-22-food-lion-stores#comments Grocery Foodservice News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:07:00 +0000 39391 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truck driver detention times create a lingering problem http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-driver-detention-times-create-lingering-problem <div class="node-body article-body">Nearly 63% of drivers spend more than three hours at a shipper’s dock waiting to get loaded and unloaded, according to a recent survey by DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-driver-detention-times-create-lingering-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truck-driver-detention-times-create-lingering-problem#comments Carriers News Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:04:00 +0000 39381 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Accuride videos simplify installing, maintaining wheels, components http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/accuride-videos-simplify-installing-maintaining-wheels-components <div class="node-body article-body">Accuride Corporation has launched a new series of how-to videos to help fleet maintenance technicians properly install and service Accuride’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums and automatic slack adjusters (ASAs).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/accuride-videos-simplify-installing-maintaining-wheels-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/accuride-videos-simplify-installing-maintaining-wheels-components#comments Products Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:10:00 +0000 39371 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Seasonal freight expands June spot market volume http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/seasonal-freight-expands-june-spot-market-volume <div class="node-body article-body">Seasonal freight added 28% to spot market load availability in June 2016, boosting total volume to levels seen in 2013 and 2012, and only 12% below 2015 totals, according to the DAT North American Freight Index.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/seasonal-freight-expands-june-spot-market-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/seasonal-freight-expands-june-spot-market-volume#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:41:00 +0000 39361 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Werner enrolls 5,000th veteran in program http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-enrolls-5000th-veteran-program <div class="node-body article-body">Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises has announced the enrollment of the 5,000th veteran in its Professional Truck Driver Apprenticeship Program.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-enrolls-5000th-veteran-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-enrolls-5000th-veteran-program#comments Carriers News Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:36:00 +0000 39351 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, 14 Jul 2016 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Georgia Ports Authority receives FAST grant http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/georgia-ports-authority-receives-fast-grant <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Ports Authority has received a $44 million Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) grant from the US Department of Transportation to increase rail capacity at the Port of Savannah.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/georgia-ports-authority-receives-fast-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/georgia-ports-authority-receives-fast-grant#comments Carriers Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:02:00 +0000 39341 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FlashLink TTI monitors seafood products http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/flashlink-tti-monitors-seafood-products <div class="node-body article-body">DeltaTrak, a provider of cold chain management, environmental monitoring, and food safety solutions, announces the release of its new FlashLink Mini Electronic Time-Temperature Indicator (TTI).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/flashlink-tti-monitors-seafood-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/flashlink-tti-monitors-seafood-products#comments Equipment Refrigeration News Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:29:00 +0000 39331 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Keypoint Ops designed for new brokers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/keypoint-ops-designed-new-brokers <div class="node-body article-body">DAT Solutions has introduced transportation management software (TMS) designed for entry-level freight brokers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/keypoint-ops-designed-new-brokers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/keypoint-ops-designed-new-brokers#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:24:00 +0000 39321 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload volume surges 10% before holiday http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-volume-surges-10-holiday <div class="node-body article-body">The number of loads on the spot truckload market jumped 10% during the week ending July 2, 2016, as shippers rushed to move freight before the end of the quarter and the start of the July 4 weekend, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-volume-surges-10-holiday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-volume-surges-10-holiday#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:26:00 +0000 39311 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Caplan scholarship applications being taken http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/caplan-scholarship-applications-being-taken <div class="node-body article-body">The United Fresh Produce Association announced that the application period for the 2016 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarship is now open.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/caplan-scholarship-applications-being-taken" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/caplan-scholarship-applications-being-taken#comments Produce Foodservice News Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:21:00 +0000 39301 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Driver turnover at truckload fleets drops in Q1 2016 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/driver-turnover-truckload-fleets-drops-q1-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Truck driver turnover at truckload fleets fell in the first quarter of 2016, according to American Trucking Associations (ATA).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/driver-turnover-truckload-fleets-drops-q1-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/driver-turnover-truckload-fleets-drops-q1-2016#comments Business Tools Carriers News Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:00:00 +0000 39291 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IARW issues Global Top 25 List of providers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-issues-global-top-25-list-providers <div class="node-body article-body">The International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW) has released its annual Global Top 25 List of the largest temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics providers in the world.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-issues-global-top-25-list-providers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/iarw-issues-global-top-25-list-providers#comments Business Tools Literature Cold Storage News Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:50:00 +0000 39281 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Lift-Rite LFT pallet truck helps add flexibility to warehouse, delivery ops http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/lift-rite-lft-pallet-truck-helps-add-flexibility-warehouse-delivery-ops <div class="node-body article-body">The latest integrated scale hand pallet truck from Lift-Rite maximizes accuracy and efficiency.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/lift-rite-lft-pallet-truck-helps-add-flexibility-warehouse-delivery-ops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/lift-rite-lft-pallet-truck-helps-add-flexibility-warehouse-delivery-ops#comments Products Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:02:00 +0000 39271 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Walmart Foundation funds Native American programs http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/walmart-foundation-funds-native-american-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) has announced a $258,000 grant received from the Walmart Foundation that will help fund programs supporting nutrition and healthier living on reservations PWNA assists across the nation.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/walmart-foundation-funds-native-american-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/walmart-foundation-funds-native-american-programs#comments Foodservice News Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:18:00 +0000 39261 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sysco Corp acquires Supplies on the Fly http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-corp-acquires-supplies-fly <div class="node-body article-body">Foodservice distributor Sysco Corporation has acquired Supplies on the Fly, an innovative e-commerce platform providing restaurant supplies and equipment exclusively to Sysco customers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-corp-acquires-supplies-fly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sysco-corp-acquires-supplies-fly#comments Foodservice News Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:12:00 +0000 39251 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Know of a heroic deed by a truck driver? Tell Goodyear http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/know-heroic-deed-truck-driver-tell-goodyear <div class="node-body article-body">Goodyear is accepting nominations for its 34th Highway Hero Award at <a href="http://www.goodyeartrucktires.com" title="www.goodyeartrucktires.com">www.goodyeartrucktires.com</a> through November 29, 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/know-heroic-deed-truck-driver-tell-goodyear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/know-heroic-deed-truck-driver-tell-goodyear#comments Carriers News Wed, 06 Jul 2016 14:34:00 +0000 39241 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Paragon expands HDX software system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/paragon-expands-hdx-software-system <div class="node-body article-body">Paragon Software Systems Inc has expanded its Paragon HDX solution to include a number of last-mile fulfillment modules.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/paragon-expands-hdx-software-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/paragon-expands-hdx-software-system#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:34:00 +0000 39231 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Resource offers c-store produce options http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/resource-offers-c-store-produce-options <div class="node-body article-body">The United Fresh Produce Association and the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) have published a new resource looking at distribution options available to c-store owners.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/resource-offers-c-store-produce-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/resource-offers-c-store-produce-options#comments Business Tools Literature Produce Foodservice News Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:27:00 +0000 39221 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Georgia Port Authority’s eRTG program earns award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/georgia-port-authority-s-ertg-program-earns-award <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Ports Authority has received a 2016 EPA Clean Air Excellence Award for its electric rubber-tired gantry (eRTG) crane program that will transfer its container handling equipment from diesel to electric power.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/georgia-port-authority-s-ertg-program-earns-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/georgia-port-authority-s-ertg-program-earns-award#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Carriers Going Green News Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:41:00 +0000 39211 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com NFRA will induct Gentine into Hall of Fame http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/nfra-will-induct-gentine-hall-fame <div class="node-body article-body">The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) established the NFRA Refrigerated Food Hall of Fame in 2010 to honor individuals for contributions they have made and the leadership they have provided to the refrigerated food industry.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/nfra-will-induct-gentine-hall-fame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/nfra-will-induct-gentine-hall-fame#comments Dairy Foodservice News Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:35:00 +0000 39201 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Exide GNB Tubular lift truck battery family gains a new member http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/exide-gnb-tubular-lift-truck-battery-family-gains-new-member <div class="node-body article-body">Exide Technologies has introduced its new GNB branded Tubular CMX (conventional maintenance) battery line for motive power applications.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/exide-gnb-tubular-lift-truck-battery-family-gains-new-member" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/exide-gnb-tubular-lift-truck-battery-family-gains-new-member#comments Products Mon, 04 Jul 2016 15:24:00 +0000 39191 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com