September 21, 2016
Thermo King introduced the SLXi platform of single- and multi-temperature trailer refrigeration units, developed with a focus on unit intelligence, communication, fuel consumption and temperature management.
August 23, 2016
Carrier Transicold’s Neos 100S electric refrigeration unit uses a vehicle’s alternator to electrically power the system allowing for constant cooling or heating capacity regardless of engine speed.
July 15, 2016
Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer has developed a climate controlled straight truck called the Stoops Specialty Trucks Lite truck in response to customer demand.
October 26, 2015
Thermo King’s ThermoLite solar panel solution was developed to provide an alternative power source to refrigerated and dry fleets and offsets battery drain from parasitic loads.
Wabash is launching its first line of dry- and refrigerated-truck bodies for Class 6, 7, and 8 chassis, addressing re-urbanization and e-commerce trends.
October 22, 2014
Carrier Transicold improved the warranty coverage for its Vector trailer refrigeration units extending mileage and warranty length on several models.
October 3, 2014
It's time to start asking questions about tracking trucks and trailers as new regulations will soon make it more prevalent.
Decker Truckline, Fort Dodge, Iowa, is installing Orbcomm’s RT6000+ trailer telematics devices on 500 of its 800 refrigerated trailers.
October 1, 2014
Thermo King is producing a new unit-mounted solar panel designed to support telematics on applications ranging from freight haulers to service trucks.
September 30, 2014
Carrier Transicold’s new Thin-Film Flexible Solar Panels can be installed on the roof of a trailer or truck to continuously charge transport refrigeration unit batteries.
July 21, 2014
A sampling of the products trailer manufacturers have newly developed and made modifications to, as well as recently announced partnerships and expanded production capabilities.
June 12, 2014
Morgan Corp. has released a cold plate refrigeration system for trailers and truck bodies. Cold plates are pre-chilled and keep commodities at proper temperatures without use of engine-driven reefer units or idling the truck’s main engine while a vehicle makes its rounds.
May 12, 2014
A new competitor to refrigerated trucking officially launched Monday with the start of TransCold Express, a hub-to-hub refrigerated boxcar service, running in both directions between Wilmington, Ill., and Selma, Calif.
February 4, 2014
One logistics provider, with the help of a railroad, is gearing up to take what may arguably their best shot at trucking’s dominance when it comes to hauling refrigerated freight.
January 14, 2014
Carrier Transicold has introduced Tru-Tech and Tru-View computer applications for custom configuration of transport refrigeration unit settings and operations analysis.
October 7, 2013
From a very young age, Ralph Moyle was drawn to trucking. So when given the chance, he didn’t let the lack of a driver’s license – or the fact that he was only 14 years old – stand in his way.
September 18, 2013
Significantly reduced weight, improved fuel economy and greater refrigeration capacity are a trio of advantages found in Carrier Transicold’s new Vector 8500 single-temperature hybrid trailer refrigeration unit.
September 17, 2013
Thermo King and Add On Systems Inc. introduced the integration of Thermo King TracKing Telematics system with AOS’ iSeries software. The combined solution increases operational efficiency, fleet up-time and improves on-time delivery.
August 28, 2013
Grocery merchants in Texas, California and New York will soon have ice cream, frozen foods and fresh produce delivered by tractor trailers whose refrigeration units are powered by fuel cells, a clean technology that makes energy silently and with dramatically reduced emissions.
May 8, 2013
Cold Train is expanding its express refrigerated intermodal service from Portland, Ore., to complement its existing expedited service out of Quincy, Wash.
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