Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Spot market truckload freight plentiful; rates rise in November http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-truckload-freight-plentiful-rates-rise-november <div class="node-body article-body">Spot market freight availability continued to be strong in November 2014, when volume increased 17% compared with the same month in 2013, according to the DAT North American Freight Index.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-truckload-freight-plentiful-rates-rise-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-market-truckload-freight-plentiful-rates-rise-november#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:03:00 +0000 28231 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com TRU compliance extension deadline approaches http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/tru-compliance-extension-deadline-approaches <div class="node-body article-body">Did you order compliance technology for your model year 2007 transport refrigeration unit (TRU) by the purchase order deadline, but delivery or installation will be delayed so compliance by December 31, 2014 is not possible?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/tru-compliance-extension-deadline-approaches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/tru-compliance-extension-deadline-approaches#comments Emissions Equipment Going Green News Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:56:00 +0000 28221 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Locus Traxx Worldwide establishes partnership with Paramount Citrus http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/locus-traxx-worldwide-establishes-partnership-paramount-citrus <div class="node-body article-body">Locus Traxx Worldwide has announced its partnership with Paramount Citrus, a leading fresh citrus grower in the western United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/locus-traxx-worldwide-establishes-partnership-paramount-citrus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/produce/locus-traxx-worldwide-establishes-partnership-paramount-citrus#comments Business Tools Software Produce Foodservice News Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:40:00 +0000 28211 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com New publication aims to advance use of natural refrigerants in North America http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/new-publication-aims-advance-use-natural-refrigerants-north-america <div class="node-body article-body">Natural refrigerant news provider shecco has launched Accelerate America, the first monthly news magazine written for and about the most progressive business leaders working with climate-friendly natural refrigerants in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/new-publication-aims-advance-use-natural-refrigerants-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/new-publication-aims-advance-use-natural-refrigerants-north-america#comments Business Tools Literature Equipment Refrigeration News Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:33:00 +0000 28201 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Utility adds roll stability as standard on 3000R trailers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/utility-adds-roll-stability-standard-3000r-trailers <div class="node-body article-body">Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, producer of refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner curtainside trailers, has added trailer roll stability protection from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC on the 3000R base model refrigerated trailers as standard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/utility-adds-roll-stability-standard-3000r-trailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/utility-adds-roll-stability-standard-3000r-trailers#comments Components Vehicles Fleet Equipment News Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:16:00 +0000 28191 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Honeywell’s two new products can enhance distribution center ops http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/honeywell-s-two-new-products-can-enhance-distribution-center-ops <div class="node-body article-body">As distribution center operators look ahead to stay competitive in 2015 and beyond, Honeywell announces two new products designed to boost operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/honeywell-s-two-new-products-can-enhance-distribution-center-ops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/honeywell-s-two-new-products-can-enhance-distribution-center-ops#comments Products Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:42:00 +0000 28181 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot rates continue strong as activity accelerates http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-rates-continue-strong-activity-accelerates <div class="node-body article-body">Activity on the DAT network of load boards picked up after Thanksgiving, according to DAT Solutions, as available capacity jumped 11% and the number of posted loads increased 20% during the week ending December 6, 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-rates-continue-strong-activity-accelerates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-rates-continue-strong-activity-accelerates#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:30:00 +0000 28171 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Fresh produce volume remains steady in Q3 2014 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/fresh-produce-volume-remains-steady-q3-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">United Fresh Produce Association has released the Q3 2014 edition of the FreshFacts on Retail report, which examines overall retail trends in produce.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/fresh-produce-volume-remains-steady-q3-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/literature/fresh-produce-volume-remains-steady-q3-2014#comments Literature Produce Foodservice News Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:24:00 +0000 28161 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Dot Transportation honors Vendor of the Year for 2013 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dot-transportation-honors-vendor-year-2013 <div class="node-body article-body">Dot Transportation Inc (DTI), a wholly owned subsidiary of food redistribution company Dot Foods, has named transport industry product and service provider Craftsmen Trailer as DTI’s 2013 Vendor of the Year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dot-transportation-honors-vendor-year-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/dot-transportation-honors-vendor-year-2013#comments Carriers Foodservice News Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:49:00 +0000 28151 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Ryder supports Trucking Efficiency initiative http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/ryder-supports-trucking-efficiency-initiative <div class="node-body article-body">Ryder System Inc has announced its support of Trucking Efficiency, a joint initiative between the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and the Carbon War Room (CWR).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/ryder-supports-trucking-efficiency-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/ryder-supports-trucking-efficiency-initiative#comments Carriers Fleet Equipment News Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:45:00 +0000 28141 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Oil partners with Core-Mark to bring CNG station to Arkansas http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fuel-savings/us-oil-partners-core-mark-bring-cng-station-arkansas <div class="node-body article-body">US Oil, the petroleum and renewable energy distribution division of US Venture Inc, has completed its second of five CNG stations that will be built in partnership with Core-Mark, one of the nation’s largest distributors and marketers of consumer goods in North America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fuel-savings/us-oil-partners-core-mark-bring-cng-station-arkansas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fuel-savings/us-oil-partners-core-mark-bring-cng-station-arkansas#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Foodservice Going Green News Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:18:00 +0000 28131 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Air Cargo Africa to include flower shippers forum http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/air-cargo-africa-include-flower-shippers-forum <div class="node-body article-body">The next Air Cargo Africa exhibition and conference, organized by international multimodal transport media specialist STAT Media, is set for February 25-27, 2015, at the Casino Convention resort in Johannesburg, South Africa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/air-cargo-africa-include-flower-shippers-forum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/air-cargo-africa-include-flower-shippers-forum#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:13:00 +0000 28121 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Associated Grocers of Florida Inc adopts ReposiTrak food safety system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/associated-grocers-florida-inc-adopts-repositrak-food-safety-system <div class="node-body article-body">The seventh member of ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates), Associated Grocers of Florida Inc, has chosen the ReposiTrak system to manage its food safety-related risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/associated-grocers-florida-inc-adopts-repositrak-food-safety-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/grocery/associated-grocers-florida-inc-adopts-repositrak-food-safety-system#comments Business Tools Grocery Software Foodservice News Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:42:00 +0000 28111 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ID Systems receives three-year extension of its contract with Walmart Stores Inc http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/id-systems-receives-three-year-extension-its-contract-walmart-stores-inc <div class="node-body article-body">ID Systems Inc, a provider of wireless M2M asset management systems, has executed a three-year extension of its contract with Walmart Stores Inc to provide VeriWise trailer tracking and management services for Walmart’s fleet of cargo trailers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/id-systems-receives-three-year-extension-its-contract-walmart-stores-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/id-systems-receives-three-year-extension-its-contract-walmart-stores-inc#comments Business Tools Software Foodservice News Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:38:00 +0000 28101 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload market volume takes a holiday dip http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-market-volume-takes-holiday-dip <div class="node-body article-body">Activity on the DAT network of load boards slowed for Thanksgiving while the national average load-to-truck ratio rose 7.4% during the week ending November 29, 2014, according to DAT Solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-market-volume-takes-holiday-dip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-market-volume-takes-holiday-dip#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:23:00 +0000 28091 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Ingersoll Rand agrees to acquire FRIGOBLOCK http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/ingersoll-rand-agrees-acquire-frigoblock <div class="node-body article-body">Ingersoll Rand plc has entered into an agreement to acquire FRIGOBLOCK for €100 million. The acquisition is expected to close in the first half of 2015, subject to regulatory approval.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/ingersoll-rand-agrees-acquire-frigoblock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/equipment/ingersoll-rand-agrees-acquire-frigoblock#comments Equipment News Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:19:00 +0000 28081 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Walmart salutes veterans via donations, wreath deliveries http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/walmart-salutes-veterans-donations-wreath-deliveries <div class="node-body article-body">Wreaths Across America (WAA) announced that Walmart has once again come forward to provide support in the form of wreath sponsorships for veterans’ graves across the United States, as well as trucking and logistics services to deliver thousands of wreaths to destinations nationwide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/walmart-salutes-veterans-donations-wreath-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/walmart-salutes-veterans-donations-wreath-deliveries#comments Carriers News Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:58:00 +0000 28071 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Trucker Tough line provides answers for mobile device mounting http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/trucker-tough-line-provides-answers-mobile-device-mounting <div class="node-body article-body">Bracketron has launched the Trucker Tough line to cater to those who need a tougher, more rugged mounting option for their mobile devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/trucker-tough-line-provides-answers-mobile-device-mounting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/trucker-tough-line-provides-answers-mobile-device-mounting#comments Products Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:17:00 +0000 28061 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Photos: Great Dane in Brazil, Indiana http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/photos-great-dane-brazil-indiana <div class="field-byline"> By Bruce Sauer </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">FOR decades, Great Dane Trailer’s sprawling trailer plant in Brazil, Indiana, has been building trailers by the thousands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/photos-great-dane-brazil-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/photos-great-dane-brazil-indiana#comments Vehicles Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:32:00 +0000 27831 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Gordon Food Service to open North Carolina distribution site http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/gordon-food-service-open-north-carolina-distribution-site <div class="node-body article-body">GORDON Food Service announced that it will open a new distribution center in Kannapolis NC. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/gordon-food-service-open-north-carolina-distribution-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/gordon-food-service-open-north-carolina-distribution-site#comments Vehicles Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:09:00 +0000 27821 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Great Dane starts body production at a flagship trailer plant http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/great-dane-starts-body-production-flagship-trailer-plant <div class="field-byline"> By Bruce Sauer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FOR decades, Great Dane Trailer’s sprawling trailer plant in Brazil, Indiana, has been building trailers by the thousands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/great-dane-starts-body-production-flagship-trailer-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/great-dane-starts-body-production-flagship-trailer-plant#comments Vehicles Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:05:00 +0000 27811 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Bendix experts offer key tips for maintaining safe brakes http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/bendix-experts-offer-key-tips-maintaining-safe-brakes <div class="node-body article-body">GOOD brake system management should be a critical part of any truck fleet maintenance and safety program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/bendix-experts-offer-key-tips-maintaining-safe-brakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/bendix-experts-offer-key-tips-maintaining-safe-brakes#comments Vehicles Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:59:00 +0000 27801 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Randall Manufacturing products help to elevate side door access http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/randall-manufacturing-products-help-elevate-side-door-access <div class="node-body article-body">AT Randall Manufacturing’s booth #327 during the IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference, which ran October 21-23 at the Indianapolis (IN) Convention Center, visitors experienced the next generation of access products on the Randall Road Tour trailer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/randall-manufacturing-products-help-elevate-side-door-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/randall-manufacturing-products-help-elevate-side-door-access#comments Fleet Equipment Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:49:00 +0000 27791 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Thermo King S-600M brings multi-temp functionality to Precedent S-Series line http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/thermo-king-s-600m-brings-multi-temp-functionality-precedent-s-series-line <div class="node-body article-body">THERMO King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, enhanced its S-600M model of the Precedent™ S-Series line. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/thermo-king-s-600m-brings-multi-temp-functionality-precedent-s-series-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/thermo-king-s-600m-brings-multi-temp-functionality-precedent-s-series-line#comments Fleet Equipment Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:46:00 +0000 27781 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Great Dane, Johnson cater to foodservice at IFDA DSC http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/great-dane-johnson-cater-foodservice-ifda-dsc <div class="node-body article-body">GREAT Dane and Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies products tailored specifically for the foodservice industry were on exhibit October 21–23 at the 2014 International Food Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/great-dane-johnson-cater-foodservice-ifda-dsc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/great-dane-johnson-cater-foodservice-ifda-dsc#comments Fleet Equipment Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:43:00 +0000 27771 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference provides industry with answers in Indy http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/ifda-distribution-solutions-conference-provides-industry-answers-indy <div class="node-body article-body">PRESENTED by the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA), the 2014 Distribution Solutions Conference (DSC) was conducted October 21–23 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis IN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/ifda-distribution-solutions-conference-provides-industry-answers-indy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/ifda-distribution-solutions-conference-provides-industry-answers-indy#comments Fleet Equipment Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:37:00 +0000 27761 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Photos: Quest Global http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/photos-quest-global <div class="node-body gallery-body">TIME-SENSITIVE shipments keep the Quest Global Inc fleet running hard. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/photos-quest-global" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/photos-quest-global#comments Carriers Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:10:00 +0000 27751 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Quest Global runs hard with time-sensitive longhaul refrigerated freight http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/quest-global-runs-hard-time-sensitive-longhaul-refrigerated-freight <div class="node-body article-body">TIME-SENSITIVE shipments keep the Quest Global Inc fleet running hard. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/quest-global-runs-hard-time-sensitive-longhaul-refrigerated-freight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/quest-global-runs-hard-time-sensitive-longhaul-refrigerated-freight#comments Carriers Fri, 05 Dec 2014 18:52:00 +0000 27741 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ConAgra joint venture to expand frozen potato ops http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/conagra-joint-venture-expand-frozen-potato-ops <div class="node-body article-body">Lamb Weston/Meijer, a joint venture between US-based ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston and Netherlands-based Meijer Frozen Food, recently announced plans to invest approximately $150 million to expand its frozen potato facility in Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/conagra-joint-venture-expand-frozen-potato-ops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/conagra-joint-venture-expand-frozen-potato-ops#comments Produce Foodservice News Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:25:00 +0000 28051 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Lidl chooses Iveco for large LNG truck fleet http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/lidl-chooses-iveco-large-lng-truck-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">CNH Industrial NV marks an important step in its promotion of natural gas commercial vehicles through a new collaboration with the Italian arm of multinational supermarket chain Lidl (Lidl Italia).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/lidl-chooses-iveco-large-lng-truck-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/vehicles/lidl-chooses-iveco-large-lng-truck-fleet#comments Emissions Fuel Savings Grocery Vehicles Foodservice Going Green News Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:20:00 +0000 28041 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com