The pace of expansion in the cold chain sector remains full speed ahead. A number of significant developments are supporting growing fresh and frozen food shipments, both within the U.S. and internationally. Containerized ocean carriers are adding more...
The proposed rule changes the listing of several hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) from approved to unapproved, which are commonly used in commercial refrigeration equipment, and also proposes changes to stand-alone self-contained cases.
The service, to begin with an Oct. 28 call at Port Manatee, is being introduced by World Direct Shipping and is focused on fulfilling a need for a more prompt link for perishable and nonperishable goods between Mexico and U.S. markets.
For refrigerated freight, the national average spot rate was unchanged at $2.33 per mile as rates declined in central California and across the Midwest, but gained strength elsewhere due to late-season produce harvests.
Construction of the new facility broke ground on May 12th, and upon completion (projected for July 2015) it will be the largest public refrigerated warehouse in North America and the largest single cold storage facility built at one time in the world.
GreenChill helps the environment by decreasing the impact of commercial refrigeration systems on the ozone layer and climate change by assisting its partners in developing and attaining corporate environmental stewardship and sustainability goals.
Beginning January 2015, Thermo King will offer a new line of trailer and self-powered truck units that are energy efficient and use a next generation refrigerant that has about half the global warming potential (GWP) of refrigerant currently used.
By Blair Peterson, Vice-President, International Asset Systems (IAS)
In today’s global markets with increasing competition and changing consumer demands, shippers need information – and information is power. Due to growing complexities in...
The new facility is Swire Pacific Cold Storage’s first wholly owned cold storage facility in Mainland China, marking the company’s expansion into the country’s fast growing cold chain logistics industry.
When new federal hours of service regulations took effect on July 1, 2013, the intent was to reduce fatal crashes on the highway. Whether that’s actually happening is another subject altogether, but there’s little doubt that the rules have hindered...