Refrigerated Transporter http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/rss.xml en Despite short workweek, spot truckload market stays healthy http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/despite-short-workweek-spot-truckload-market-stays-healthy <div class="node-body article-body">With shippers on a shorter workweek and more travelers and shoppers on the roadways, the number of loads posted to the DAT network of load boards fell 30% and available trucks dropped 28% during the week ending November 26, 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/despite-short-workweek-spot-truckload-market-stays-healthy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/despite-short-workweek-spot-truckload-market-stays-healthy#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:45:00 +0000 41831 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Pilot study focuses on how investment in cold chain can reduce food loss, CO2E emissions http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/pilot-study-focuses-how-investment-cold-chain-can-reduce-food-loss-co2e-emissions <div class="node-body article-body">Investment in the cold chain—specifically pre-cooling and transport refrigeration equipment—can reduce food loss by 76% and carbon dioxide equivalent emissions (CO2E) by 16%.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/pilot-study-focuses-how-investment-cold-chain-can-reduce-food-loss-co2e-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/pilot-study-focuses-how-investment-cold-chain-can-reduce-food-loss-co2e-emissions#comments Business Tools Literature Equipment Cold Storage Foodservice Refrigeration News Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:34:00 +0000 41821 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, 02 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000 16868 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Refrigerated Fleet Equipment Buyer's Guide | Product Categories A-B http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/buyers-guide/refrigerated-fleet-equipment-buyers-guide-product-categories-b <div class="node-body article-body">Find product categories from Adhesives through Bulkheads </div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/buyers-guide/refrigerated-fleet-equipment-buyers-guide-product-categories-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buyers Guide Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:05:00 +0000 19822 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Refrigerated Fleet Equipment Buyer's Guide | Product Categories C-D http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/buyers-guide/refrigerated-fleet-equipment-buyers-guide-product-categories-c-d <div class="node-body article-body">Find product 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http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/buyers-guide/refrigerated-fleet-equipment-buyers-guide-product-categories-i-l <div class="node-body article-body">Find product categories from Insulated Body Panels through Refrigeration Lubricants</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/buyers-guide/refrigerated-fleet-equipment-buyers-guide-product-categories-i-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buyers Guide Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:36:00 +0000 41801 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Refrigerated Fleet Equipment Buyer's Guide | Product Category S http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/buyers-guide/refrigerated-fleet-equipment-buyers-guide-product-category-s <div class="node-body article-body">Find product categories from Scales through Suspensions</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/buyers-guide/refrigerated-fleet-equipment-buyers-guide-product-category-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buyers Guide Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:15:00 +0000 41781 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Refrigerated Fleet Equipment Buyer's Guide | Product Categories T-Z http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/buyers-guide/refrigerated-fleet-equipment-buyers-guide-product-categories-t-z <div class="node-body article-body">Find product categories from temperature data loggers through wiring harnesses</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/buyers-guide/refrigerated-fleet-equipment-buyers-guide-product-categories-t-z" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buyers Guide Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:00:00 +0000 41771 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Choptank provides families good reason to give thanks http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-provides-families-good-reason-give-thanks <div class="node-body article-body">Employees at Choptank Transport in Preston MD were busy Thanksgiving week collecting, assembling and delivering holiday dinners to approximately 300 needy families in the tri-county area.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-provides-families-good-reason-give-thanks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/choptank-provides-families-good-reason-give-thanks#comments Carriers Foodservice News Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:18:00 +0000 41751 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Sun Orchard acquires Blue Lake Citrus assets http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sun-orchard-acquires-blue-lake-citrus-assets <div class="node-body article-body">Sun Orchard, a juice and beverage products producer, announced the acquisition of certain assets of Blue Lake Citrus Products LLC in Winter Haven FL.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sun-orchard-acquires-blue-lake-citrus-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/sun-orchard-acquires-blue-lake-citrus-assets#comments Produce Foodservice News Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:09:00 +0000 41741 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Joint BNSF, KCS service connects to Mexican areas http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/joint-bnsf-kcs-service-connects-mexican-areas <div class="node-body article-body">BNSF Railway Company and Kansas City Southern (KCS) announced a new joint service to offer intermodal transportation connecting the Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth markets and other markets on the BNSF network with regions on the Kansas City Southern de México network. </div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/joint-bnsf-kcs-service-connects-mexican-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/joint-bnsf-kcs-service-connects-mexican-areas#comments Carriers Foodservice News Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:06:00 +0000 41731 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Intelsius launches BioTherm Extreme 6 http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/intelsius-launches-biotherm-extreme-6 <div class="node-body article-body">Intelsius, a DGP company, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of temperature-controlled packaging systems, is launching the BioTherm Extreme 6.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/intelsius-launches-biotherm-extreme-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/refrigeration/intelsius-launches-biotherm-extreme-6#comments Equipment Refrigeration News Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:32:00 +0000 41721 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com SkyBitz uses sun power to track assets http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/skybitz-uses-sun-power-track-assets <div class="node-body article-body">SkyBitz announced the Falcon GXT5000, a new solar-powered global positioning satellite (GPS) asset tracking solution.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/skybitz-uses-sun-power-track-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/skybitz-uses-sun-power-track-assets#comments Business Tools Components Fleet Equipment News Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:27:00 +0000 41711 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Hirschbach installs Lytx DriveCam system in its fleet http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/hirschbach-installs-lytx-drivecam-system-its-fleet <div class="node-body article-body">Hirschbach Motor Lines recently took another large step in its journey to further reduce accidents by incorporating the Lytx DriveCam safety program into its fleet.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/hirschbach-installs-lytx-drivecam-system-its-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/hirschbach-installs-lytx-drivecam-system-its-fleet#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:21:00 +0000 41701 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com United Fresh 2017 event will be expanding http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-2017-event-will-be-expanding <div class="node-body article-body">United Fresh will expand its innovation platform for the produce industry, moving its annual conference and expo into the larger West Hall at Chicago IL’s McCormick Place.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-2017-event-will-be-expanding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/united-fresh-2017-event-will-be-expanding#comments Produce Foodservice News Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:14:00 +0000 41691 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Georgia Ports Authority achieves record in October http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/georgia-ports-authority-achieves-record-october <div class="node-body article-body">Griff Lynch, Georgia Ports Authority executive director, reported to the GPA board fiscal year-to-date growth of 4% for loaded container traffic, moving 1.01 million 20-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 40,545 TEUs compared with the same period in 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/georgia-ports-authority-achieves-record-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/georgia-ports-authority-achieves-record-october#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:53:00 +0000 41681 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com WeatherTite Pro roll-up door for trailers, trucks uses recyclable panels http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/weathertite-pro-roll-door-trailers-trucks-uses-recyclable-panels <div class="node-body article-body">TODCO, Transportation Division of Overhead Door Corporation, introduces WeatherTite Pro, the next generation weather-resistant roll-up door for trailer and truck body applications.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/weathertite-pro-roll-door-trailers-trucks-uses-recyclable-panels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/weathertite-pro-roll-door-trailers-trucks-uses-recyclable-panels#comments Products Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0000 41671 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ATA October tonnage index dips; trends hint at rebound http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-october-tonnage-index-dips-trends-hint-rebound <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 0.3% in October 2016 following a 6.3% drop during September.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-october-tonnage-index-dips-trends-hint-rebound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/ata-october-tonnage-index-dips-trends-hint-rebound#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:56:00 +0000 41661 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Spot truckload rates slip but remain strong http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-slip-remain-strong <div class="node-body article-body">The number of available loads on the DAT network declined 1% during the week ending November 12, 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-slip-remain-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-rates-slip-remain-strong#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:48:00 +0000 41651 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Wegmans upgrades SureCheck system http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wegmans-upgrades-surecheck-system <div class="node-body article-body">ParTech Inc (PAR), a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced that Wegmans will be upgrading its existing SureCheck food safety system to PAR’s SureCheck Advantage Solution for all 95 stores.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wegmans-upgrades-surecheck-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/wegmans-upgrades-surecheck-system#comments Equipment Grocery Foodservice Refrigeration News Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:29:00 +0000 41551 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com US Foods chooses FourKites platform http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-chooses-fourkites-platform <div class="node-body article-body">US Foods, one of the nation’s largest food distribution companies, has chosen to implement FourKites real-time load tracking platform to help modernize its logistics operations.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-chooses-fourkites-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/us-foods-chooses-fourkites-platform#comments Business Tools Software Foodservice News Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:22:00 +0000 41541 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Zavcor Trucking logs substantial savings via CarriersEdge training http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/zavcor-trucking-logs-substantial-savings-carriersedge-training <div class="node-body article-body">CarriersEdge, provider of online safety and compliance training tools for the North American transportation industry, announced that Zavcor Trucking Limited is reporting significantly lower accident frequency, fine and violation rates, and improved fuel economy with its interactive training courses.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/zavcor-trucking-logs-substantial-savings-carriersedge-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/zavcor-trucking-logs-substantial-savings-carriersedge-training#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:12:00 +0000 41531 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Randalls launches grocery delivery in Houston, Austin http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/randalls-launches-grocery-delivery-houston-austin <div class="node-body article-body">Randalls is launching a new grocery delivery program with a fleet of state-of-the-art home delivery trucks, offering customers convenient and time-saving grocery shopping, delivered right to their door.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/randalls-launches-grocery-delivery-houston-austin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/randalls-launches-grocery-delivery-houston-austin#comments Grocery Foodservice News Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:15:00 +0000 41521 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Port information portal will enhance cargo efficiency http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-information-portal-will-enhance-cargo-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">To keep cargo flowing efficiently through America’s largest container port, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are partnering to pilot a first-of-its-kind port information portal.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-information-portal-will-enhance-cargo-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/port-information-portal-will-enhance-cargo-efficiency#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:04:00 +0000 41511 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Check-Set thermometer calibrators can verify accuracy of instruments http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/check-set-thermometer-calibrators-can-verify-accuracy-instruments <div class="node-body article-body">Tel-Tru Manufacturing Company is announcing the Check-Set IV, its newest generation of Check-Set thermometer calibrators for the foodservice industry.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/check-set-thermometer-calibrators-can-verify-accuracy-instruments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/products/check-set-thermometer-calibrators-can-verify-accuracy-instruments#comments Products Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:10:00 +0000 41501 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com October’s spot market freight volume is most robust since June http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/october-s-spot-market-freight-volume-most-robust-june <div class="node-body article-body">October was the strongest month for freight availability in 2016 except for the June seasonal peak, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, compiled by DAT Solutions, which operates the industry’s largest electronic load board network.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/october-s-spot-market-freight-volume-most-robust-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/october-s-spot-market-freight-volume-most-robust-june#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:05:00 +0000 41491 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Werner marks 10 years of China operations http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-marks-10-years-china-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its China-based operations. </div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-marks-10-years-china-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/werner-marks-10-years-china-operations#comments Carriers Cold Storage News Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:58:00 +0000 41481 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com SpartanNash enters agreement to purchase assets of Caito, BRT http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/spartannash-enters-agreement-purchase-assets-caito-brt <div class="node-body article-body">SpartanNash and Caito Foods Service have entered into a definitive agreement under which SpartanNash will acquire certain assets of Caito Foods Service and Blue Ribbon Transport (BRT).</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/spartannash-enters-agreement-purchase-assets-caito-brt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/spartannash-enters-agreement-purchase-assets-caito-brt#comments Produce Foodservice News Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:29:00 +0000 41471 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com AFB selects SuperValu as grocery wholesaler http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/afb-selects-supervalu-grocery-wholesaler <div class="node-body article-body">SuperValu Inc and America’s Food Basket (AFB) announced that SuperValu has been chosen by AFB as a grocery wholesaler and supplier.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/afb-selects-supervalu-grocery-wholesaler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/foodservice/afb-selects-supervalu-grocery-wholesaler#comments Dairy Grocery Meat Produce Foodservice News Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:22:00 +0000 41461 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com