Carriers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7870/more en Spot truckload freight rates hit highest level in nearly two years http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-rates-hit-highest-level-nearly-two-years <div class="node-body article-body">Spot truckload freight activity in June 2017 rallied to record highs for the number of available loads while rates rose to their highest points in nearly two years, according to the DAT North American Freight Index.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-rates-hit-highest-level-nearly-two-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/spot-truckload-freight-rates-hit-highest-level-nearly-two-years#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:06:00 +0000 45461 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com ATA’s June Truck Tonnage Index retreats 4.3% from May http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/ata-s-june-truck-tonnage-index-retreats-43-may <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 4.3% in June 2017 following a 6.9% gain during May.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/ata-s-june-truck-tonnage-index-retreats-43-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/ata-s-june-truck-tonnage-index-retreats-43-may#comments Business Tools Carriers News Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:32:00 +0000 45441 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Southern Refrigerated Transport drivers will see pay raises, paid time off http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/southern-refrigerated-transport-drivers-will-see-pay-raises-paid-time <div class="node-body article-body">Drivers at Southern Refrigerated Transport will see pay increases and more paid vacation time annually in the near future, thanks to newly announced compensation package increases at the temperature-controlled freight carrier.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/southern-refrigerated-transport-drivers-will-see-pay-raises-paid-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/southern-refrigerated-transport-drivers-will-see-pay-raises-paid-time#comments Carriers News Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:50:00 +0000 45411 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Truckload freight activity backs off in short work week http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-freight-activity-backs-short-work-week <div class="node-body article-body">Spot truckload freight activity fell sharply during the week ending July 8, 2017, as the number of posted loads decreased 34% and truck posts slipped 19%, said DAT Solutions.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-freight-activity-backs-short-work-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/truckload-freight-activity-backs-short-work-week#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:24:00 +0000 45361 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com FMCSA schedules nationwide tour to assist transition to use of ELDs http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-schedules-nationwide-tour-assist-transition-use-elds <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced its electronic logging device (ELD) Implementation National Tour to help commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers transition to using ELDs.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-schedules-nationwide-tour-assist-transition-use-elds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/fmcsa-schedules-nationwide-tour-assist-transition-use-elds#comments Components Carriers Fleet Equipment News Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:16:00 +0000 45351 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com <p>Tim Boyle/Getty Images News</p> Iron Apple, TransComply aid STF rule compliance http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/iron-apple-transcomply-aid-stf-rule-compliance <div class="node-body article-body">TransComply and Iron Apple have agreed to cooperate to provide compliance training and solutions that help motor carriers and brokers comply with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (STF) rule.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/iron-apple-transcomply-aid-stf-rule-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/iron-apple-transcomply-aid-stf-rule-compliance#comments Carriers Foodservice News Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:04:00 +0000 45341 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Device calculates air disc brake savings http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/device-calculates-air-disc-brake-savings <div class="node-body article-body">Haldex, a global manufacturer of air brake systems for trucks, trailers and buses, has introduced its Air Disc Brake Savings Calculator to help fleets determine the long-term savings of air disc brakes compared with drum brakes over the life of a vehicle.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/device-calculates-air-disc-brake-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/device-calculates-air-disc-brake-savings#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:53:00 +0000 45311 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com SP LogBook aids in ELD rule compliance http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/sp-logbook-aids-eld-rule-compliance <div class="node-body article-body">Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS) has announced the launch of its most recent Silent Passenger fleet management GPS platform innovation: SP LogBook.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/sp-logbook-aids-eld-rule-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/business-tools/sp-logbook-aids-eld-rule-compliance#comments Business Tools Software Carriers News Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:45:00 +0000 45301 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com DG McArdle International returns to Krone for trailers http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dg-mcardle-international-returns-krone-trailers <div class="node-body article-body">DG McArdle International, the County Monaghan-based ambient and temperature-controlled transport specialist whose main distribution hub is in Dublin, Ireland, has once again come to Krone for a repeat order of Cool Liner refrigerated trailers.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dg-mcardle-international-returns-krone-trailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/fleet-equipment/dg-mcardle-international-returns-krone-trailers#comments Vehicles Carriers Fleet Equipment News Thu, 06 Jul 2017 13:54:00 +0000 45261 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com Allen Lund Company hosts Christmas in July Toy Drive http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/allen-lund-company-hosts-christmas-july-toy-drive <div class="node-body article-body">National third-party transportation broker Allen Lund Company (ALC) is hosting a Christmas in July Toy Drive from July 5-31 in support of Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVdPLA) in downtown Los Angeles CA.</div> <p><a href="http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/allen-lund-company-hosts-christmas-july-toy-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://refrigeratedtransporter.com/carriers/allen-lund-company-hosts-christmas-july-toy-drive#comments Carriers News Wed, 05 Jul 2017 14:23:00 +0000 45251 at http://refrigeratedtransporter.com