Food and Beverage Fleets

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December 11, 2017

Propane Autogas Fuels ReadyFresh Delivery Trucks

Environmental stewardship is driving Nestlé Waters North America’s deployment of more than 400 additional medium-duty ReadyRefresh by Nestlé beverage delivery trucks fueled by propane autogas.

October 16, 2017

Smithfield Foods Reduces Accidents with SmartDrive

SmartDrive Systems announced that Smithfield Foods, Inc. has deployed the SmartDrive video-based safety program across its entire fleet of nearly 600 Armour and Eckrich branded refrigerated box trucks following a competitive review and pilot program.

August 10, 2017

Mickey Unveils 21st Century Trailer

Mickey Truck Bodies, which makes beverage bodies and trailers, has introduced the new 21st Century trailer, designed and built specifically for beverage delivery.

August 7, 2017

Food Transporter Group Launches Food Safety Compliance Tool

American Trucking Associations’ Agricultural and Food Transporters Conference has launched an online self-assessment tool to help fleets stay compliant with new Food Safety Modernization Act rules for food handling and safety.

July 14, 2017

How the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Could Change Trucking

Opportunities are on the horizon for fleets willing to embrace new market trends and rethink some aspects of their operations, according to logistics experts Tom Finkbiner and Ted Prince, founders of Tiger Cool Express.

July 13, 2017

Beverage Distributor's Event Recorders Reducing Dents and Dings

Bellevue, Wash.-based Odom Corp. has added a video telematics system to its fleet of 354 beverage delivery trucks to nudge its drivers toward safer driving habits and improve its branding.

June 16, 2017

Kroger Cuts Collision Rate in Half with Video Telematics

The Kroger Co. has begun rolling out video telematics to its fleet of more than 1,200 tractor-trailers, and has already seen a significant reduction in collisions, handheld phone use, and unbelted drivers.

June 12, 2017

FourKites Real-Time Temperature Tracking Helps Shippers Stay FSMA-Compliant

FourKites has launched a new real-time temperature and location tracking solution for shippers, allowing users to monitor shipment temperatures and ensure compliance across the supply chain.

April 25, 2017

Is Your Fleet Ready for the New Food Transport Rules?

The deadline has passed to begin complying with the Food and Drug Administration’s new regulations on the safe transport of food. The regulations apply to vehicles, operations, driver training, and records. Is your fleet ready for the new rules?

April 6, 2017

Carrier Transicold Helps Fight Hunger by Donating Reefer Units

Carrier Transicold has announced a program to donate $150,000 worth of truck and trailer refrigeration units to individual food banks in the Feeding America network.

March 20, 2017

Online List Tracks Carriers in Compliance with Upcoming Food Safety Rule

TransComply, the manager of the Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol, has launched an online public listing of motor carriers that have complied with all the requirements for participation in the program.

March 9, 2017

Roadrunner Forms Temperature-Controlled Carrier

Roadrunner Transportation announced the formation of Roadrunner Temperature Controlled, combining two transportation providers, M. Bruenger and R&M Transportation into a single company offering temperature-controlled solutions.

February 27, 2017

Great Dane Reveals Smart Trailer Concept at TMC Meeting

Great Dane is presenting three new product features at the TMC Annual Meeting and Technology Exhibition, including a new smart trailer concept, antimicrobial interior reefer liners, and a stronger rear impact guard.

February 2, 2017

CarriersEdge Addresses Food Safety Training

Safety and compliance training solutions company CarriersEdge is now offering the Food Safety for Drivers training module, preparing drivers to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act.

December 22, 2016

Private Equity Firm Buys Utah-Based Refrigerated Carriers

KJM Capital, an Orlando, Fla.-based private equity firm, has acquired refrigerated carriers Interide Transport and Blue Sky Logistics in separate transactions.

December 13, 2016

TransComply Launches Carrier Food-Safety Compliance Tool

The Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol is available now for use by motor carriers to comply with mandates from shippers and their broker agents under the new Food and Drug Administration rule for sanitary transportation of human and animal food, according to TransComply.

August 11, 2016

Flowers Foods Facing Employee Misclassification Problems

The Department of Labor may be getting involved in an employee “misclassification” situation involving delivery drivers at Flowers Foods, the Georgia-based company that owns Wonder Bread, Nature’s Own, Tastykake and other brands.

July 17, 2016

Keeping Ice Cream Cold’s Especially Important This Month

Barry, a Ralphs driver, rejected a load because it was too warm. He was especially conscientious, but his action exemplifies care shown by workers all along the "cold chain."

June 8, 2016

Carrier Installs Internal Electronic Trailer-Locking System

Temperature-controlled truckload carrier KLLM Transport Services has announced that it is installing Power In-Lock internal locking systems on its fleet of trailers.

April 5, 2016

FDA Reveals Final Rule for Hauling Food Safely

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Feb. 5 that it has finalized a rule that will require certain shippers, loaders, carriers by motor or rail vehicle, and receivers involved in transporting human and animal food to use sanitary practices to ensure the safety of that food.

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