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10 Die in Trailer in Latest Human Trafficking Incident
10 Die in Trailer in Latest Human Trafficking Incident

July 26, 2017
It might have been 130 degrees or more inside that trailer. How long can anyone stand that? It’s amazing anyone survived.

England's Containers Travel Far Even Before They Begin Working
England's Containers Travel Far Even Before They Begin Working

December 13, 2010
The domestic refrigerated containers used by C.R. England in its award-winning TempStack intermodal operation enter service only after a long journey from...

Forget the evils of CO2. It's actually an environmentally safe refrigerant, Carrier says
Forget the evils of CO2. It's actually an environmentally safe refrigerant, Carrier says

December 28, 2011
The way that environmentalists bad-mouth carbon dioxide, it should be a four-letter word. Of course it is abbreviated to three characters - CO2.

Witte Bros. plugs in to keep cold cargoes cold
Witte Bros. plugs in to keep cold cargoes cold

May 2, 2012
You won't hear many reefer diesels running in the yard at Witte Brothers Exchange in Troy, Mo., because the trailer-mounted units are plugged into...

Is There a 'Great Future' in Plastic Trailers?
Is There a 'Great Future' in Plastic Trailers?

December 9, 2016
Plastics -- specifically, molded structural composites -- might constitute the future of trailers. Some are used in Europe, and Wabash National is ready to...

Thermo King Solar Panels Keep Batteries Charged
Thermo King Solar Panels Keep Batteries Charged

April 1, 2016
Devices are aimed at reefer use, but there's almost no limit on how they can be employed, the company says.

Keeping Ice Cream Cold’s Especially Important This Month
Keeping Ice Cream Cold’s Especially Important This Month

July 17, 2016
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...

England's Double-Stack Operation Saves Fuel, Cuts Emissions, Wins Energy Award from TK
England's Double-Stack Operation Saves Fuel, Cuts Emissions, Wins Energy Award from TK

December 7, 2010
Long-hauling of perishable commodities by rail using advanced temperature-controlled 53-foot containers last year saved C.R. England more than 3.5 million...

Minnesota to Honor Thermo King's Fred Jones, Who Invented Early Mechanical Transport Reefers
Minnesota to Honor Thermo King's Fred Jones, Who Invented Early Mechanical Transport Reefers

November 3, 2010
It's been 72 years since Fredrick McKinley Jones devised what is claimed to have been the first successful mechanical refrigeration system for...

Reefer makers say they're ready for new emissions rules

August 22, 2012
Clean air is neither cheap nor simple

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