September 9, 2015 - Product News
Orbcomm has launched OrbcommMobile, which offers mobile apps for the company’s services and its Orbcommconnect subscriber management portal.
Tags: Reefers, Orbcomm, Asset Tracking, Mobile Apps
July 20, 2015 - Industry News
Trailer orders increased significantly in June to 26,700 units with better than expected numbers in the dry van and refrigerated van markets.
Tags: Trailers, Flatbeds, Dry Vans, Reefers, Trailer Orders
July 15, 2015 - Product News
The new units use R-452A, but TK will continue to offer and support its current line of transport refrigeration products with R-404A until customers are ready to transition.
Tags: Thermo King, GHG, Reefers, Trailers
June 18, 2015 - Industry News
May trailer orders continued a downward slide with 15,200 units moved in the month, decreasing 14% from April and down 29% year overyear, according to this month’s FTR report.
April 22, 2015 - Industry News
Net trailer orders in March saw an incremental increase over February as OEMs are still increasing build to meet the surge in orders from late last year.
Tags: OEM, Reefers, FTR, Flatbed, Trailer Orders, Dry Van
April 2, 2015 - Industry News
Flatbed markets remained strong and van markets surged as overall spot freight availability rose 12% and capacity stayed flat, according to the latest numbers from DAT Solutions.
Tags: Flatbeds, Reefers, DAT, Spot Freight, Van Trailers, Freight Rates
March 19, 2015 - Industry News
February trailer orders dropped well below January figures as backlogs for orders fell for the first time in six months, according to the latest FTR report.
Tags: Flatbeds, Dry Vans, Reefers, FTR, Trailer Orders
November 20, 2014 - Industry News
Net trailer orders in the U.S. hit an all-time record high in October with 46,267 units according to a new report by FTR. The new mark shatters the old high number by 9%
Tags: Reefers, FTR, Flatbed Trailers, Dry Van, Trailer Orders, Research
October 7, 2014 - Industry News
Utility Trailers announced that Prime Inc. placed an order for 2,500 trailers, the largest single trailer order in the company’s history.
Tags: Trailers, Reefers, Prime Inc., Utility Trailer Manufacturing
August 28, 2014 - Industry News
The California Air Resources Board has issued a reminder there are just a few days left before the Aug. 31 deadline for ordering new transport refrigeration units, known commonly as reefers, and engines, if you want to qualify for an extension.
Tags: CARB, Regulations, California, Reefers, Emissions, Trailers
June 10, 2014 - Industry News
When the California Air Resources Board says it is serious about fining trucking companies for violating state regulations over air quality it isn’t kidding.
Tags: CARB, Regulations, California, Diesel Emissions, California Air Resources Board, Reefers
May 12, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Trailers, Refrigerated Truck, Railroads, Intermodal, Reefers
April 7, 2014 - Industry News
Fleets that haul food products should take a proactive approach with their food service clients to ensure a smooth implementation of rules governing the transport of foods under the Food Safety Modernization Act, signed into law in 2011.
Tags: Telematics, Regulations, FDA, Reefers, Truckload Carriers Association
March 6, 2014 - Industry News
The new owner of a service that provides refrigerated intermodal shipping is planning an expansion.
Tags: Intermodal, Reefers, Cold Train, BNSF
February 4, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Refrigerated Truck, Intermodal, Reefers, Railroads, Trailers
January 14, 2014 - Industry News
The California Air Resources Board is reminding brokers, forwarders, shippers and receivers that hire motor carriers to transport perishable goods on California highways to re-establish due diligence in their hiring practices with the start of 2014.
Tags: Drivers, CARB, California, Safety & Compliance, Reefers, Shippers, Brokers
October 11, 2013 - Industry News
The California Air Resources Board is reminding model year 2006 transport refrigeration unit owners if they want to qualify for compliance extensions, only about three weeks remain before the purchase order deadline for ordering Level 3 verified diesel emissions control strategies, such as diesel particulate filters, for retrofitting engines.
Tags: CARB, Regulations, Reefers
September 13, 2013 - Industry News
If you missed the August 31 deadline for ordering new replacement engines for model year 2006 transport refrigeration units (reefers) or new replacement TRUs, the California Air Resources Board is recommending you take immediate action to order Level 3 verified diesel particulate filters forretrofitting your engines by the end of 2013.
Tags: CARB, California, Reefers
August 5, 2013 - Industry News
The California Air Resources Board has published a series of frequently asked questions and answers for transport refrigeration unit generator sets regarding compliance with the TRU regulation requirements
Tags: Drivers, CARB, Reefers, Emissions, California
July 16, 2013 - Industry News
California’s Air Resources Board has released a four-page document explaining the requirements for using electric standby and hybrid electric systems as an option for complying with the state’s transportation refrigeration unit, or reefer, regulations.
Tags: CARB, California, Reefers, Trailers
July 11, 2013 - Industry News
The Truckload Carriers Association’s Refrigerated Division is hosting its annual meeting this week on issues related to the operation of temperature-controlled trailers.
Tags: Trailers, Events, Reefers, TCA, Truckload, Refrigeration units
June 21, 2013 - Industry News
The California Air Resources Board has issued an advisory recommending transport refrigeration unit (reefer) owners take action to plan and order compliance options to ensure TRU model year 2006 engines, or units manufactured in 2006, comply with in-use
performance standards by the end of this year.
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