December 2022

Rhv Vertical Levelers Tight
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Investing In The Future: Advancements In Climate Control

Dec. 29, 2022
Advanced trailer bulkheads, drive-through docks, seals, restraints and more help carriers ensure cold chain integrity
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Reefer Operations

Navigating the complexity of cold chain logistics

Dec. 28, 2022
4 considerations when partnering with a 3PL to move temperature-controlled foods and other commodities
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

OEM evolution: Wabash reenvisions go-to-market strategy

Dec. 27, 2022
Acutherm intro the latest step in manufacturer's transformation, which includes EcoNex development, brand unification
Green Cubes Technology
Gct Cold Storage Image
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Advantages of Li-ion batteries in temp-controlled climates

Dec. 22, 2022
Electric material handling equipment is popular for indoor facilities, but traditional batteries don't fare well in cold environments
Max Press, Lipman Family Farms Fleet Manager
Reefer Operations

Lipman values quality produce, dependable trucks

Leased tractors from PacLease help Florida farming operation control costs, keep drivers happy

More content from December 2022

Thermo King
Thermo King Exhibit
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Electric innovation: Zero-emissions technology pacing regulations on transport refrigeration

Dec. 20, 2022
Thermo King expert examines the issues and advancements shaping the electrification landscape, and explains how fleets can prepare now for a future that's already here.
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Why reefer fleets should consider low-viscosity engine oils

Dec. 20, 2022
Lubrizol product manager explores the potential benefits, including operational efficiency and fuel economy, and paths to adoption.
Doug's Produce
Compass Cold 4 Doug Darren
Reefer Operations

Growing cold: Trucking partners build region-boosting cold storage

Dec. 19, 2022
A timely decision to venture into temperature-controlled storage looks like a win for the owners of Doug’s Produce, their customers, and the entire chicken-producing state of ...
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Reefer Operations

Survey: Food shippers face labor, capacity, and supply chain challenges

FourKites and FSA team up to shed light on trends shaping food and beverage supply chains, and how companies are turning to technology to stay ahead.
Thermo King
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Thermo King enters Road Ready’s partner network

The new LogIQ integration enables the Clarience Technologies company to provide cold chain solutions to a growing market.
Ti Cold
Rls Logistics Held An Open House On October 20th
Cold Storage & Logistics

RLS Complete celebrates new Massachusetts facility

New temperature-controlled warehouse in Sturbridge, designed and built by Ti Cold, features 83,000 sq. ft. of refrigerated storage and an advanced racking system.
Ifda Truck Driving Championships 2022
Reefer Operations

Food haulers shine at 35th IFDA championship

Performance Foodservice drivers take the top two spots in the 53-foot division during the International Foodservice Distributors Association’s 2022 Truck Driving Championship....
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Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

CSafe expands cold chain shipping options

New CSafeAPS reusable pallet shipper for pharmaceuticals boasts an in-transit thermal capacity indicator for superior temperature control.
Unfi Fall Colors
Cold Storage & Logistics

UNFI strengthens Northeast distribution network

New facility in Londonberry, New Hampshire, includes 125,000 sq. ft. of refrigerated storage in the growing New England market.
Motive Reefer Monitoring
Reefer Operations

Motive empowers food and beverage fleets

New Reefer Monitoring solution for refrigerated vehicles and trailers includes an environmental sensor, and a Thermo King integration.
Coldliner Services
Coldliner Truck Facebook
Reefer Operations

Coldliner celebrates Premier Carrier status

Ohio-based refrigerated carrier credits FourKites’ real-time supply chain visibility for helping it accomplish its goals in the first half of 2022.
Bollinger Wabash Ev Truck
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Wabash, Bollinger to develop electric reefer

Their partnership will combine EcoNex composite technology with a Class 4 electric chassis cab for a ‘strong, lighter’ refrigerated truck.
Cooltrax Temp Tracker Reporting Interface 0922
Reefer Operations

Cooltrax simplifies food safety compliance

New TempTracker remote temperature-monitoring solution provides ‘quick and inexpensive’ management for cold chain fleets.
Peli BioThermal
Peli Credo Go
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Peli BioThermal intros reusable cold chain shippers

New Crēdo Go temperature-controlled shipping solution is designed with the commercial pharmaceutical market in mind.
Purdy Trucking
Purdy Trucking Refer Truck Facebook
Reefer Operations

Purdy Brothers strengthens Southeast operations

PS Logistics’ refrigerated carrier acquires assets of Phoenix Leasing and partners with Colonial Freight to better serve cold-chain customers in the region.
TFI International
Cfi Temp Control
Reefer Operations

TFI to sell CFI businesses to Heartland for $525M

Canadian transportation company’s CFI truckload, temp control, and Mexican non-asset logistics divisions boast a combined 2,000 tractors, 7,800 trailers, and 2,800 employees.
Utility Trailer Manufacturing
Clearfield Utah 300 K 4
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Utility’s Utah plant builds 300,000th reefer

Longtime customer US Foods purchased and received the Clearfield facility’s milestone unit, a 3000R Multi-Temp refrigerated trailer, in June.
Carrier Transicold
Carrier Transicold Standardizing On New Refrigerant
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Carrier Transicold to standardize ‘new-gen’ refrigerant

R-452A, which boasts a lower global warming potential, will replace R-404A in all of the manufacturers’ transport refrigeration units beginning later this year.
CAS Data Loggers
Sqfamily Photo
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

CAS unveils ‘next-generation’ data loggers

New SQ16 and SQ16-Plus devices from Grant Instruments feature new SquirrelView software for measuring temperature and other parameters in transport.
Walmart Reefer Truck
Reefer Operations

Walmart deploys 60-foot, multi-temp reefer

Retailer’s first-of-its-kind refrigerated trailer, which was built by Utility Trailer, fits up to 30 pallets of perishable goods, boosting delivery efficiency in Canada.
Polar King International
Polar King Unit On Trailer Facebook
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Polar King earns ‘brazing’ certification

North American Technician Excellence seal of approval indicates manufacturer’s refrigeration equipment meets stringent criteria for superior construction.
Burklund Distributors
Burklund Reefer Truck
Refrigerated Vehicles & Equipment

Burklund equips ‘uprated’ transmission

Allison’s 3414 RHS helps North American food and distribution fleets reduce emissions, improve fuel economy—and save money.
Tricont Trucking
Tricont Del Monte
Cold Storage & Logistics

Del Monte stratifies cold supply chain

New collaboration combines produce distributor’s cold storage infrastructure with Stord’s cloud technology, unlocking new efficiencies for temperature-controlled logistics customers...