Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en New food safety module enables certification of trailers, facilities http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/new-food-safety-module-enables-certification-trailers-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">Iron Apple has released a new food safety certification program module customized for shippers, carriers, and trailer washout facilities and applying to foodgrade trailer washing facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/new-food-safety-module-enables-certification-trailers-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/new-food-safety-module-enables-certification-trailers-facilities#comments Business Tools Software Carriers Foodservice News Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:23:00 +0000 46931 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com C H Robinson commits to Omnitracs VLV http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-h-robinson-commits-omnitracs-vlv <div class="node-body article-body">C H Robinson is committed to long-term use of the Omnitracs Virtual Load View (VLV) application to increase overall efficiency and provide continued visibility into load tracking.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-h-robinson-commits-omnitracs-vlv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/c-h-robinson-commits-omnitracs-vlv#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:13:00 +0000 46921 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 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Port of Savannah moves 1 million TEUs in fiscal Q1 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-savannah-moves-1-million-teus-fiscal-q1 <div class="node-body article-body">The Port of Savannah moved more than 1 million twenty-foot equivalent container units across Garden City Terminal in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 (July 1-September 30), growing by 5.8% or 55,629 TEUs over the same period in FY17.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-savannah-moves-1-million-teus-fiscal-q1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-savannah-moves-1-million-teus-fiscal-q1#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:59:00 +0000 46911 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Smithfield Foods cuts preventable accidents by 60% with SmartDrive http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/smithfield-foods-cuts-preventable-accidents-60-smartdrive <div class="node-body article-body">Smithfield Foods Inc has deployed the SmartDrive video-based safety program across its entire fleet of nearly 600 Armour and Eckrich branded refrigerated box trucks after a competitive review and pilot program.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/smithfield-foods-cuts-preventable-accidents-60-smartdrive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/smithfield-foods-cuts-preventable-accidents-60-smartdrive#comments Components Meat Fleet Equipment Foodservice News Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:06:00 +0000 46901 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Carrier Transicold introduces TechLINE Academy http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-introduces-techline-academy <div class="node-body article-body">Carrier Transicold’s newly named TechLINE Academy is pushing container refrigeration technician training to new heights, with self-paced online courses and new instructor-led technician certification programs.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-introduces-techline-academy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/carrier-transicold-introduces-techline-academy#comments Business Tools Equipment Refrigeration News Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:56:00 +0000 46891 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DAT North American Freight Index reaches all-time high http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dat-north-american-freight-index-reaches-all-time-high <div class="node-body article-body">The DAT North American Freight Index achieved record highs in September 2017, with a 9% gain compared with August. Spot freight availability was 74% higher than in September 2016, reported DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dat-north-american-freight-index-reaches-all-time-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/dat-north-american-freight-index-reaches-all-time-high#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:11:00 +0000 46881 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Great Dane displays products at IFDA gathering http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/great-dane-displays-products-ifda-gathering <div class="node-body article-body">At the 2017 International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference, which is running Oct 15-17 in National Harbor MD, Great Dane is showcasing several innovative products designed for temperature-sensitive deliveries.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/great-dane-displays-products-ifda-gathering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/great-dane-displays-products-ifda-gathering#comments Vehicles Fleet Equipment Foodservice News Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:03:00 +0000 46871 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com HighJump, KeepTruckin combine forces http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/highjump-keeptruckin-combine-forces <div class="node-body article-body">HighJump announces a new integration between Prophesy Dispatch TMS and KeepTruckin, the electronic logs and fleet management platform for the trucking industry.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/highjump-keeptruckin-combine-forces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/highjump-keeptruckin-combine-forces#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:58:00 +0000 46861 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com SpotSee, BCDS target Internet of logistics http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/spotsee-bcds-target-internet-logistics <div class="node-body article-body">SpotSee and Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions (BCDS) have teamed up to target the Internet of logistics. The companies have recently collaborated to develop the SpotBot BLE, a transport data logger.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/spotsee-bcds-target-internet-logistics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/spotsee-bcds-target-internet-logistics#comments Business Tools Components Fleet Equipment News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:50:00 +0000 46851 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com “Rayfrigeration” TRU generates impressive results in real-world testing http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/rayfrigeration-tru-generates-impressive-results-real-world-testing <div class="node-body article-body">eNow demonstrated the effectiveness of its solar energy-producing systems for transportation by powering the first zero-emissions commercial-use transport refrigeration unit (TRU) on a truck making deliveries in an urban environment.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/rayfrigeration-tru-generates-impressive-results-real-world-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/going-green/rayfrigeration-tru-generates-impressive-results-real-world-testing#comments Emissions Equipment Going Green Refrigeration News Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:48:00 +0000 46841 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Larson LED forklift traffic sign boosts safety of busy warehouse ops http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/larson-led-forklift-traffic-sign-boosts-safety-busy-warehouse-ops <div class="node-body article-body">Larson Electronics LLC has released a new LED traffic sign with a Class I LED strobing beacon and motion detector that produces illuminative notifications when movement is detected.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/larson-led-forklift-traffic-sign-boosts-safety-busy-warehouse-ops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/larson-led-forklift-traffic-sign-boosts-safety-busy-warehouse-ops#comments Featured Products Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:02:00 +0000 46831 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Gordon Food Service acquires Ettline Foods Corp http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/gordon-food-service-acquires-ettline-foods-corp <div class="node-body article-body">Gordon Food Service, a privately held and family-managed foodservice distribution company with operations in the United States and Canada, has acquired Ettline Foods Corporation, a broadline food distributor headquartered in York PA.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/gordon-food-service-acquires-ettline-foods-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/gordon-food-service-acquires-ettline-foods-corp#comments Foodservice News Thu, 12 Oct 2017 14:07:00 +0000 46821 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Port Logistics Refrigerated Services enhances its team http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-logistics-refrigerated-services-enhances-its-team <div class="node-body article-body">Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS), Florida’s newest full-service perishable logistics company, has bolstered its business development team for its state-of-the-art 130,000-square-foot refrigerated logistics complex located dockside at Berth 219 in Port Tampa Bay.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-logistics-refrigerated-services-enhances-its-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-logistics-refrigerated-services-enhances-its-team#comments Carriers Cold Storage Foodservice News Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:17:00 +0000 46811 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Floor space for upcoming DSC is sold out http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/floor-space-upcoming-dsc-sold-out <div class="node-body article-body">The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) announced that expo floor space for the 2017 IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference (DSC) is sold out.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/floor-space-upcoming-dsc-sold-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/floor-space-upcoming-dsc-sold-out#comments Foodservice News Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:04:00 +0000 46801 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Utility Trailer, Craftsmen honored with Dot Transportation award http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/utility-trailer-craftsmen-honored-dot-transportation-award <div class="node-body article-body">Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company announced that Craftsmen Utility Trailer and Utility Trailer Manufacturing have been awarded the Vendor of the Year at Dot Transportation’s 20th annual business meeting. </div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/utility-trailer-craftsmen-honored-dot-transportation-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/utility-trailer-craftsmen-honored-dot-transportation-award#comments Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment Foodservice News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:05:00 +0000 46791 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>From left: Tony Mercurio, vice-president of sales, Craftsmen Utility Trailer; Pat Bredenkoetter, service manager, Craftsmen; Mike Stratton, regional sales manager, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co; Alan Shoopman, trailer maintenance manager, Dot Transportation; Korey Rundquist, regional field service manager, Utility Trailer; Lou Helmsing, president, Craftsmen; Kevin Buss, director of fleet maintenance, Dot Transportation; Leor Krumrey, parts sales, Craftsmen.</p> GCCA will help create Job Skills Game http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/gcca-will-help-create-job-skills-game <div class="node-body article-body">The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) has announced that it will work with iQx10, an AVR job skills game publisher, to create an industry-backed Job Skills Game for the temperature-controlled warehousing industry.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/gcca-will-help-create-job-skills-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/cold-storage/gcca-will-help-create-job-skills-game#comments Business Tools Cold Storage Foodservice News Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:56:00 +0000 46781 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truckstop.com offers LTL cargo insurance http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/truckstopcom-offers-ltl-cargo-insurance <div class="node-body article-body">Truckstop.com has introduced a less-than-truckload (LTL) option for its CargoShield insurance product. CargoShield provides transactional, shipper’s interest cargo coverage, protecting freight from origin to destination for $12 per load.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/truckstopcom-offers-ltl-cargo-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/truckstopcom-offers-ltl-cargo-insurance#comments Business Tools Carriers News Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:40:00 +0000 46771 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Portal gives McLeod users reefer control http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/portal-gives-mcleod-users-reefer-control <div class="node-body article-body">Coretex, a provider of active fleet management solutions, announced that McLeod users will soon be able to remotely control their refrigerated trailers from within LoadMaster operational screens.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/portal-gives-mcleod-users-reefer-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/portal-gives-mcleod-users-reefer-control#comments Business Tools Equipment Software Refrigeration News Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:31:00 +0000 46761 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Tight spot market capacity stimulates van freight rates http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/tight-spot-market-capacity-stimulates-van-freight-rates <div class="node-body article-body">The number of available loads on the spot truckload freight market jumped 5.4% during the week ending September 30, 2017, and tight capacity sent the load-to-truck ratio for van freight into uncharted territory, said DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/tight-spot-market-capacity-stimulates-van-freight-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/tight-spot-market-capacity-stimulates-van-freight-rates#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:14:00 +0000 46751 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com CibusDx food safety testing system simplifies process http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/cibusdx-food-safety-testing-system-simplifies-process <div class="node-body article-body">CibusDx Inc has acquired Pronucleotein Biotechnologies and licensed ApolloDx’s diagnostic platform for development and commercialization of a new food safety testing system that can be used at any point in the global food supply chain.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/cibusdx-food-safety-testing-system-simplifies-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/featured-products/cibusdx-food-safety-testing-system-simplifies-process#comments Featured Products Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:08:00 +0000 46741 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Floyd Blinsky Trucking shows its true colors running Kenworths http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/floyd-blinsky-trucking-shows-its-true-colors-running-kenworths <div class="node-body article-body">When asked the fleet color of the company he works for, Matt Blinsky answered with a laugh. “That’s a good question. We don’t have one. We’ve got 74 trucks, and probably 25 different colors running around. It’s all by design,” he said.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/floyd-blinsky-trucking-shows-its-true-colors-running-kenworths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/floyd-blinsky-trucking-shows-its-true-colors-running-kenworths#comments Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment News Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:47:00 +0000 46731 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Orca Bay, Odyssey Foods merge operations http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/orca-bay-odyssey-foods-merge-operations <div class="node-body article-body">A new company has been formed that is jointly owned by Orca Bay Seafoods Inc and Odyssey Foods LLC, and the companies will merge their sales and operations into a single entity.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/orca-bay-odyssey-foods-merge-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/orca-bay-odyssey-foods-merge-operations#comments Foodservice News Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:38:00 +0000 46721 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sunstate Carriers implements SmartDrive video-based platform http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/sunstate-carriers-implements-smartdrive-video-based-platform <div class="node-body article-body">SmartDrive Systems, a provider of driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced that Sunstate Carriers, a refrigerated truckload carrier operating throughout the Northeast, Southeast and Midwest, has adopted the SmartDrive video-based safety platform.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/sunstate-carriers-implements-smartdrive-video-based-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/sunstate-carriers-implements-smartdrive-video-based-platform#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:26:00 +0000 46711 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Africa Express Line bolsters its fleet with Star Cool order http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/africa-express-line-bolsters-its-fleet-star-cool-order <div class="node-body article-body">Africa Express Line Ltd (AEL) is expanding its refrigerated container fleet with the addition of 500 Star Cool Integrated containers manufactured by Maersk Container Industry (MCI).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/africa-express-line-bolsters-its-fleet-star-cool-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/africa-express-line-bolsters-its-fleet-star-cool-order#comments Equipment Carriers Refrigeration News Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:26:00 +0000 46701 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Covenant Transport Services is unveiled http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/covenant-transport-services-unveiled <div class="node-body article-body">Covenant Transport Services is the new public face of a collection of existing national carriers and logistics providers, including Covenant Transport, Covenant Transport Solutions, Southern Refrigerated Transport (SRT) and Star Transportation.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/covenant-transport-services-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/covenant-transport-services-unveiled#comments Carriers News Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:14:00 +0000 46691 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Stoughton Trailers broadens its line with PureBlue trailer http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/stoughton-trailers-broadens-its-line-pureblue-trailer <div class="node-body article-body">As part of a longer-term strategic growth initiative, Stoughton Trailers is rolling out a new refrigerated trailer model dubbed “PureBlue” to broaden its product line so it can make inroads with larger customers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/stoughton-trailers-broadens-its-line-pureblue-trailer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/stoughton-trailers-broadens-its-line-pureblue-trailer#comments Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:10:00 +0000 46681 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Lineage customers migrate to BluJay platform http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/lineage-customers-migrate-blujay-platform <div class="node-body article-body">BluJay Solutions, a provider of supply chain software and services powered by the Global Trade Network (GTN), announces the successful migration of several Lineage Logistics customers to BluJay’s Transportation Management software platform.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/lineage-customers-migrate-blujay-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/lineage-customers-migrate-blujay-platform#comments Business Tools Carriers News Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:05:00 +0000 46671 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Samba MVRSync simplifies data access http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/samba-mvrsync-simplifies-data-access <div class="node-body article-body">SambaSafety, provider of cloud-based driver risk management solutions for industries with commercial and non-commercial drivers, has announced Samba MVRSync.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/samba-mvrsync-simplifies-data-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/samba-mvrsync-simplifies-data-access#comments Business Tools Carriers News Mon, 02 Oct 2017 16:10:00 +0000 46661 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Dispatching Solutions improves TMS http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/dispatching-solutions-improves-tms <div class="node-body article-body">Dispatching Solutions (DSi) has announced that its Transportation Management Solution (TMS) has had several key enhancements. One such enhancement was the integration of Google Maps through the solution.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/dispatching-solutions-improves-tms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/dispatching-solutions-improves-tms#comments Business Tools Carriers News Mon, 02 Oct 2017 16:00:00 +0000 46651 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com