Reefers

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July 26, 2017

10 Die in Trailer in Latest Human Trafficking Incident

It might have been 130 degrees or more inside that trailer. How long can anyone stand that? It’s amazing anyone survived.

July 20, 2017

HDT's 2017 Trailer Update

Our annual roundup of trailer trends and new trailer announcements, from the July issue of HDT.

June 28, 2017

On-Dash Mounting for Carrier Cab Command Controller

Redesigned controller sports an intuitive interface in a compact design that enables simple, clean installation on or within a truck cab’s dashboard.

May 2, 2017

New Refrigerants on the Way

Transport refrigeration units will soon be subject to tighter regulations on the use of hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants.

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 30, 2017

Thermo King Names Transport Specialists North American Dealer of the Year

Thermo King, manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions, recently recognized Cincinnati, Ohio-based Transport Specialists as its North American Dealer of the Year at the company's annual dealer principal meeting.

March 23, 2017

Thermo King Debuts 3 New Power-Management Solutions

Thermo King debuted three new power-management solutions at the Mid-America Trucking Show to address increasing demands for power on the road for a wide spectrum of transport needs.

December 9, 2016

Is There a 'Great Future' in Plastic Trailers?

Plastics -- specifically, molded structural composites -- might constitute the future of trailers. Some are used in Europe, and Wabash National is ready to build them here. Werner Enterprises, K&B Transportation, Combined Transport, and Leonard’s Express will acquire some MSC trailers for testing, and three dealers will help bring the trailers to market.

November 21, 2016

The Future of Refrigerated Trailers

What will the refrigerated trailer of the future be made of? Strong, lightweight and corrosion-proof composites? Very possibly. Economical, efficient aluminum sheet-and-post design, like now? Yes, for a number of years yet.

November 8, 2016

DataLink 2 Monitors Refrigeration Unit Temperature

Carrier Transicold’s DataLink 2 recorder uses up to three independent temperature sensors, providing an added layer of verification beyond the refrigeration system’s built-in recording ability in a refrigerated trailer.

October 18, 2016

Great Dane Brings New Safety Features to Everest Reefer Trailers

Great Dane is introducing several new features designed to improve the safety of drivers, pedestrians, and the food transported in its Everest refrigerated trailers.

August 8, 2016

Carrier Transicold Develops Telematics System for Reefer Units

Carrier Transicold will offer a customized telematics solution for its transport refrigeration units to help fleets manage refrigerated assets remotely.

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."

May 11, 2016

Behind-the-Cab APU Saves Rail Space

Phillips & Temro Industries has launched its Idle Free Series 4000 eAPU that mounts behind the cab freeing up space on the truck’s rails.

May 3, 2016

Reefer Technology's Becoming More Important

Maintenance and monitoring of temps, real-time tracking of trailers and loads, and clean-burning diesels are already here. More new refrigerants are next.

April 1, 2016

Thermo King Solar Panels Keep Batteries Charged

Devices are aimed at reefer use, but there's almost no limit on how they can be employed, the company says.

March 22, 2016

Trailer Market Picks Up Steam in February

Trailer orders in the U.S. during the month of February rose 21% over the previous month, slightly exceeding expectations, says FTR.

March 10, 2016

Last Year’s Trailer Registrations 3rd Highest in 15 Years

New registrations of commercial trailers in the U.S. hit 254,700 units in 2015, representing the third highest volume of new trailer registrations since 2000.

March 1, 2016

Wabash Shows Almost All-Composite Prototype Reefer

The trailer uses molded structural composites, or MSCs, developed by Wabash engineers over the last three years. It uses few bolts and no metal crossmembers.

February 25, 2016

Erb Group Takes Safety to a New Level

To improve the safety of its reefer technicians, Erb asked its maintenance staff what would be the best solution. Input from the staff resulted in a custom-designed and manufactured mobile work platform.

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