November 2020

Cold Chain Council Cmo Webinar 1
Reefer Operations

Cold chain capacity: Leaders discuss supplier collaboration amid COVID-19

Dec. 22, 2020
CEO of Tucker Company, which specializes in temperature-controlled logistics, joins Bayer executive in recent Cold Chain Council webinar hosted by QProducts
Pac Lease 2
Reefer Operations

The Lease vs. Own Dilemma: What’s right for your operation?

Dec. 22, 2020
PACCAR Leasing sales director examines food industry fleet options, factors to consider in making a determination
Carriers Edge Online Training
Reefer Operations

How Much Is Too Much?

Dec. 22, 2020
CarriersEdge co-founder discusses dangers of over-training drivers, advocates for quarterly approach to education
Carrier Transicold E Solutions
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Carrier Transicold enhances eSolutions

Telematics platform for remote monitoring of reefer trucks, trailers now delivers greater fleet visibility, control
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

CIMC plans refrigerated trailer production in Ontario

First manufacturing unit in Canada targets assembly of 2,000 reefers in 2021

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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

SkyBitz, Coretex align to improve cold chain visibility

New partnership integrates reefer and trailer tracking solutions for food, pharmaceutical and retail customers
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Thermo King customer Sorenson Transport celebrates 50 years

Chehalis WA-based carrier runs approximately 52 tractors, 72 trailers and four box trucks—all with Thermo King equipment
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

UHC continuing to grow fleet

Company adds new tractors, refrigerated trailers; reports ‘record-breaking’ September for Ultimate Logistics subsidiary
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Optronics adds modular strip light

Snap-together LED lighting system mounts almost anywhere, forming close to 7 feet of continuous illumination
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Carrier launches Healthy, Safe, Sustainable Cold Chain Program

Company says protecting food, medicine, vaccines through innovative refrigeration solutions more important than ever
Phillips Dual Pole Qcs2
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Phillips expands weather-proof connections for tractors, trailers

New straight back version of company’s Dual Pole QCS2 protects liftgate socket connections from costly corrosion
Thermo King Facebook
Cold Storage & Logistics

Thermo King launches cold storage solutions

New unit to support COVID-19 vaccine distribution with temporary storage capable of maintaining set points down to -70 C
Photo: Tyson Foods
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ATA, TMC honor top techs

Tyson Foods’ Clifford Robinson was recognized as the Trailer Technician Superstar during the first National Technician Appreciation Week.
Ecolution Slider Patent Images Wireframe Truck Trailer
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Ecolution harnessing kinetic energy to power refrigerated trailers

Company says new MARS system replaces diesel gas tank, TRU Genset units; reduces trailer weight by 1,200 pounds
Penske Logistics Open Road Stock Image
Reefer Operations

Penske earns Cold Carrier Certification

First-of-its-kind certification recognizes reefer carriers who comply with Global Cold Chain Alliance best practices
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

New WALTCO WDV railgates connected with HiConnect Premium

Service provides access to fleet trends and operational insights, a live map of the fleet, upcoming maintenance dates and more
Hurricane Peterbilt Truck
Reefer Operations

Hurricane Express growing fleet

Oklahoma-based refrigerated carrier announces plans to add 150 new Peterbilt Pride & Class trucks over next 15 months
Next Load Loading Dock
Cold Storage & Logistics

Circle Logistics posting on NextLOAD

Carriers can use Apex Capital product’s ‘Book Now’ button to see current rates, snag freight without further interaction
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Reefer Operations

United Transport promoting wellness

Reefer, tank carrier adopting Rolling Strong platform to promote benefits of a healthier lifestyle with drivers, other employees
4 Sight Connect Digital Dock Dual Screen
Cold Storage & Logistics

4SIGHT improves dock operations

New cloud-based, data-driven Connect Digital Dock increases visibility without disrupting existing networks, IT infrastructure
Carrier Mid Ohio Food
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Carrier aids Ohio food bank

Installation of new X4 Series Model 7300 refrigeration unit helping Mid-Ohio Food Bank fight hunger amid COVID-19
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Polar King reveals custom trailer

Temperature-controlled unit for aerospace customer features Thermo King S-700 with deep-freeze capability
Mc Lane Rosier And Frankenberger Combined
Reefer Operations

Rosier retiring as McLane CEO

Another company veteran, Tony Frankenberger, set to step in as president, CEO for supply chain services provider
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Carrier Transicold enhances TripLINK

Newly strengthened remote monitoring platform now provides more actionable intelligence for refrigerated containers
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Thermo King launches Blue Track

Elite service delivery model designed to maximize customer uptime rolling out to select dealers after successful test run
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Thermo King Sales & Service is investing in its future

Des Moines IA facility completes $3M renovation, expansion despite challenges presented by coronavirus pandemic
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Carrier Transicold intros Vector HE 19

Thin-profile refrigeration unit designed to offer sustainability, efficiency and capacity for intermodal transport
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Purkeys’ SteadyCharge replenishes auxiliary batteries

Durable new charging system designed to extend battery life, reduce maintenance for refrigerated, heated trailers
Penske Electric Vehicle
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Core-Mark deploys eCascadia

Distributor adding battery-electric Freightliner to its fleet in California through Penske Truck Leasing’s EV program
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Cooltrax adds next-gen Temp Tracker

New low-cost solution for cold chain fleet management offers real-time alerts for multi-zone trailers
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Wabash National, partners improving refrigerated hauls for customers

Manufacturer teams with Carrier Transicold, eNow to deliver road-ready, zero-emission composite refrigerated trailers

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