Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en WhiteWave Foods Co agrees to acquire So Delicious Dairy Free http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/whitewave-foods-co-agrees-acquire-so-delicious-dairy-free <div class="node-body article-body">The WhiteWave Foods Company has agreed to acquire So Delicious Dairy Free from its existing shareholders, led by Wasserstein & Co, for approximately $195 million in cash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/whitewave-foods-co-agrees-acquire-so-delicious-dairy-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/whitewave-foods-co-agrees-acquire-so-delicious-dairy-free#comments Dairy Foodservice News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:31:00 +0000 26631 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DSC 2014 “Boot Camps” will address key issues http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dsc-2014-boot-camps-will-address-key-issues <div class="node-body article-body">Bill Shupe, vice-president of operations at Wood Fruitticher Food Service, has taken a leadership role in organizing two “Boot Camps” for the 2014 Distribution Solutions Conference: one for warehousing and one for transportation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dsc-2014-boot-camps-will-address-key-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dsc-2014-boot-camps-will-address-key-issues#comments Foodservice News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:24:00 +0000 26621 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PierPass program expected to speed cargo handling http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/pierpass-program-expected-speed-cargo-handling <div class="node-body article-body">PierPass Inc has launched the Free-Flow Program, testing a new cargo-handling process expected to significantly reduce the time it takes participating trucks to pick up containers at marine terminals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/pierpass-program-expected-speed-cargo-handling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/pierpass-program-expected-speed-cargo-handling#comments Vehicles Carriers News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:43:00 +0000 26611 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cryoport enlists Broekman for European support http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/cryoport-enlists-broekman-european-support <div class="node-body article-body">Cryoport Inc has engaged Broekman Group, a global logistics company headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to provide support to its expanding European client base.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/cryoport-enlists-broekman-european-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/cryoport-enlists-broekman-european-support#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:38:00 +0000 26601 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot market’s record-setting volume continues in August http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-s-record-setting-volume-continues-august <div class="node-body article-body">Spot market freight volume continued to achieve record-setting levels in August 2014, increasing 32% compared with the same month in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-s-record-setting-volume-continues-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-s-record-setting-volume-continues-august#comments Software Carriers News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:28:00 +0000 26591 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Tater Tots marks six decades at the dinner table http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/tater-tots-marks-six-decades-dinner-table <div class="node-body article-body">Ore-Ida is celebrating six decades of Tater Tots brand frozen potatoes on the American table in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/tater-tots-marks-six-decades-dinner-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/tater-tots-marks-six-decades-dinner-table#comments Grocery Produce Foodservice News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:21:00 +0000 26581 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Rand McNally shipping HD 100 devices http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/rand-mcnally-shipping-hd-100-devices <div class="node-body article-body">Rand McNally announced that its HD 100 device is now shipping with software that adds compliant E-Logs to tablets, smartphones, and Rand McNally’s IntelliRoute TND GPS devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/rand-mcnally-shipping-hd-100-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/rand-mcnally-shipping-hd-100-devices#comments Components Software News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:06:00 +0000 26571 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Course brings participants up to speed on food import regulatory environment http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/course-brings-participants-speed-food-import-regulatory-environment <div class="node-body article-body">TransCert.com is offering the downloadable training course “US Food Import Detections and Seizures—The Current and Future FDA Regulatory Environment.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/course-brings-participants-speed-food-import-regulatory-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/course-brings-participants-speed-food-import-regulatory-environment#comments Software Foodservice News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:01:00 +0000 26561 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Cal-Maine Foods Inc joint venture acquires franchise http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cal-maine-foods-inc-joint-venture-acquires-franchise <div class="node-body article-body">Cal-Maine Foods Inc has announced that Southwest Specialty Eggs LLC, the company’s joint venture with Hickman’s Egg Ranch Inc, has acquired the Egg-Land’s Best Inc franchise for the Southern California markets, including Clark County and Las Vegas NV.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cal-maine-foods-inc-joint-venture-acquires-franchise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/cal-maine-foods-inc-joint-venture-acquires-franchise#comments Foodservice News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:49:00 +0000 26551 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Northeast Foods agrees to begin using GAIN CNG http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/northeast-foods-agrees-begin-using-gain-cng <div class="node-body article-body">Northeast Foods has signed an agreement with US Oil for a new GAIN Clean Fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Baltimore MD.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/northeast-foods-agrees-begin-using-gain-cng" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/northeast-foods-agrees-begin-using-gain-cng#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Foodservice News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:44:00 +0000 26541 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C R England Inc donates supplies to school districts http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-inc-donates-supplies-school-districts <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding the importance of giving back to the community, C R England Inc donated more than 700 backpacks, along with $15 Walmart vouchers to purchase school supplies, to students in United and Laredo Independent School Districts in Laredo TX recently.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-inc-donates-supplies-school-districts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-r-england-inc-donates-supplies-school-districts#comments Carriers News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:59:00 +0000 26531 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Penray debuts new line of coolant filters with synthetic media featured http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/penray-debuts-new-line-coolant-filters-synthetic-media-featured <div class="node-body article-body">The Penray Companies Inc has introduced a new line of heavy-duty coolant filters featuring synthetic media with triple-layer engineering.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/penray-debuts-new-line-coolant-filters-synthetic-media-featured" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/penray-debuts-new-line-coolant-filters-synthetic-media-featured#comments Products Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:12:00 +0000 26521 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload rates rise despite Labor Day slump http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/spot-truckload-rates-rise-despite-labor-day-slump <div class="node-body article-body">The total number of van, refrigerated, and flatbed loads posted on DAT load boards was down 19% while available capacity fell 14% during the week ending September 6, 2014, 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/software/spot-truckload-rates-rise-despite-labor-day-slump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/spot-truckload-rates-rise-despite-labor-day-slump#comments Software Carriers News Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:58:00 +0000 26511 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Golden Penguin Awards recognize merchandising http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/golden-penguin-awards-recognize-merchandising <div class="node-body article-body">The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) recently held its 12th annual Golden Penguin Awards Competition to recognize the best merchandising efforts in support of June Dairy Month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/golden-penguin-awards-recognize-merchandising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/dairy/golden-penguin-awards-recognize-merchandising#comments Dairy Foodservice News Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:50:00 +0000 26501 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C&S agrees to purchase Associated Wholesalers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/cs-agrees-purchase-associated-wholesalers <div class="node-body article-body">Associated Wholesalers Inc (AWI), a regional cooperative food distributor, has entered into an asset purchase agreement (APA) with C&S Wholesale Grocers in which C&S will acquire substantially all of AWI’s assets, including its White Rose distribution business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/cs-agrees-purchase-associated-wholesalers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/cs-agrees-purchase-associated-wholesalers#comments Grocery Foodservice News Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:32:00 +0000 26491 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Pelican Products rebrands its packaging division http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/pelican-products-rebrands-its-packaging-division <div class="node-body article-body">Pelican Products Inc has announced the rebranding of its global temperature-controlled packaging division, Pelican BioThermal LLC, to take effect October 1, 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/pelican-products-rebrands-its-packaging-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/pelican-products-rebrands-its-packaging-division#comments Equipment Cold Storage News Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:27:00 +0000 26481 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Paragon addresses unique needs of convenience store deliveries http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/paragon-addresses-unique-needs-convenience-store-deliveries <div class="node-body article-body">Paragon Software Systems Inc offers solutions to address the unique needs of convenience store deliveries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/paragon-addresses-unique-needs-convenience-store-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/paragon-addresses-unique-needs-convenience-store-deliveries#comments Software Foodservice News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:54:00 +0000 26471 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com LoJack SCI launches disposable system for supply chain protection, visibility http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/lojack-sci-launches-disposable-system-supply-chain-protection-visibility <div class="node-body article-body">SC-integrity Inc (LoJack SCI) announces a new supply chain tracking system, the SC iOn Traxx.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/lojack-sci-launches-disposable-system-supply-chain-protection-visibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/lojack-sci-launches-disposable-system-supply-chain-protection-visibility#comments Components Software News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:50:00 +0000 26461 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Maersk Container Industry eyes African mango trade http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/maersk-container-industry-eyes-african-mango-trade <div class="node-body article-body">A recent test in Ivory Coast shows how West Africa’s mango trade can be extended by special containers that place the fruit in hibernation. Farmers in Ivory Coast struggle with a mango harvest season that is as short as the fruit is sweet. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/maersk-container-industry-eyes-african-mango-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/maersk-container-industry-eyes-african-mango-trade#comments Equipment Carriers Produce Foodservice News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:43:00 +0000 26451 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Mistica Foods begins full-scale operations http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/meat/mistica-foods-begins-full-scale-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Mistica Foods LLC a new woman-owned, beef, poultry, pork, and lamb processing company, has begun full-scale operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/meat/mistica-foods-begins-full-scale-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/meat/mistica-foods-begins-full-scale-operations#comments Meat Foodservice News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:37:00 +0000 26441 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com CSX, The Conservation Fund feed West Virginia children http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/csx-conservation-fund-feed-west-virginia-children <div class="node-body article-body">In West Virginia, one in five children does not have reliable access to sufficient food—especially healthy food—due to factors such as limited financial resources and lack of transportation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/csx-conservation-fund-feed-west-virginia-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/csx-conservation-fund-feed-west-virginia-children#comments Produce Foodservice News Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:02:00 +0000 26431 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com CAS DataLoggers offers UHF RFID tags, readers for cold chain systems http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/cas-dataloggers-offers-uhf-rfid-tags-readers-cold-chain-systems <div class="node-body article-body">CAS DataLoggers has introduced its new UHF RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) cold chain solutions from manufacturer CAEN RFID, specializing in temperature monitoring products for shipping and storage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/cas-dataloggers-offers-uhf-rfid-tags-readers-cold-chain-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/cas-dataloggers-offers-uhf-rfid-tags-readers-cold-chain-systems#comments Products Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:12:00 +0000 26421 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Weather or not, PeriShip relies on Pulse API service http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/weather-or-not-periship-relies-pulse-api-service <div class="node-body article-body">Shipments of highly perishable goods will be reaching their destinations with greater assurance, thanks in part to the new weather data feed at PeriShip, a service provider specializing in managing fresh food shipments worldwide via FedEx.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/weather-or-not-periship-relies-pulse-api-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/weather-or-not-periship-relies-pulse-api-service#comments Software Carriers Foodservice News Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:39:00 +0000 26411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DSC keeps leadership development a top priority http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dsc-keeps-leadership-development-top-priority <div class="node-body article-body">With the 2014 Distribution Solutions Conference set for October 21-23 in Indianapolis IN, its sponsor, the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA), recently reflected on DSC 2013 and its workshop entitled “Foodservice HR Experts Discuss Need for Developing Leaders.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dsc-keeps-leadership-development-top-priority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dsc-keeps-leadership-development-top-priority#comments Foodservice News Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:30:00 +0000 26401 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Maverick opens training facility, commits to veterans http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/maverick-opens-training-facility-commits-veterans <div class="node-body article-body">Maverick Transportation held a grand opening ceremony recently, introducing a state-of-the-art driver training facility that will help train and develop America’s next generation of professional truck drivers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/maverick-opens-training-facility-commits-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/maverick-opens-training-facility-commits-veterans#comments Carriers News Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:38:00 +0000 26391 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Interstate Distributor Co lets drivers maximize pay http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/interstate-distributor-co-lets-drivers-maximize-pay <div class="node-body article-body">Interstate Distributor Company recently announced a new pay package for its team drivers that will allow drivers to maximize their pay with a Pay for Performance Bonus.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/interstate-distributor-co-lets-drivers-maximize-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/interstate-distributor-co-lets-drivers-maximize-pay#comments Carriers News Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:32:00 +0000 26381 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PierPass OffPeak program diverts 30 millionth truck trip http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/emissions/pierpass-offpeak-program-diverts-30-millionth-truck-trip <div class="node-body article-body">PierPass Inc announced that its OffPeak program has reached a major milestone, diverting its 30 millionth truck trip from weekday, daytime traffic in Los Angeles and Long Beach CA since the program began in July 2005.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/emissions/pierpass-offpeak-program-diverts-30-millionth-truck-trip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/emissions/pierpass-offpeak-program-diverts-30-millionth-truck-trip#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Vehicles Carriers News Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:53:00 +0000 26371 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DSC 2014 will provide solutions to driver shortage http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dsc-2014-will-provide-solutions-driver-shortage <div class="node-body article-body">Over recent months, International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) members have been sharing ways to build a supply of good driver candidates in a series of articles penned by Caroline Perkins.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dsc-2014-will-provide-solutions-driver-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dsc-2014-will-provide-solutions-driver-shortage#comments Foodservice News Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:44:00 +0000 26361 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sygic Job Dispatch users receive access to new Bar Code Scanner http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/sygic-job-dispatch-users-receive-access-new-bar-code-scanner <div class="node-body article-body">Sygic has released a new feature of its B2B product Sygic Job Dispatch. Users of the Job Dispatch application suite will now be able to access Bar Code Scanner, a new integrated feature that enhances tracking capabilities and streamlines warehouse and inventory management.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/sygic-job-dispatch-users-receive-access-new-bar-code-scanner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/sygic-job-dispatch-users-receive-access-new-bar-code-scanner#comments Software News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:00:00 +0000 26351 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com PTI labeling system improves productivity, aids in compliance http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/pti-labeling-system-improves-productivity-aids-compliance <div class="node-body article-body">Dynamic Systems Inc announces a PTI labeling system designed to provide food processors the ability to conform to GS-1 Standards and be PTI (Produce Traceability Initiative)-compliant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/pti-labeling-system-improves-productivity-aids-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/software/pti-labeling-system-improves-productivity-aids-compliance#comments Software Produce Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:50:00 +0000 26341 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com