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October 3, 2014

Trailer Tracking and Food Safety

It's time to start asking questions about tracking trucks and trailers as new regulations will soon make it more prevalent.

October 3, 2014

Tech Bytes: Decker Uses Two-Way Refrigerated Monitoring from Orbcomm

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 Solar Panel Keeps Refrigerated Trailers Running

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 Solar Panel Keeps TRU Batteries Charged

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

2014 Trailer Update

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 Offers Cold-Plate Trailer and Truck-Body System

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

Rival Rail Service Launches for Refrigerated Freight

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

New Rail Service to Challenge Truck Reefer Services

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 Releases Tru-Tech and Tru-View Software

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

Life in the Refrigerated Business

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

New Carrier Transicold Vector 8500 Unit

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 TracKing Telematics Solution Integrates with Add On Systems

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

Refrigerated Trucks to Keep Their Cool Thanks to Fuel Cell Technology

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 Expands Express Intermodal Service

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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