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.
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.
Trucking firms are generally more conservative when it comes to new equipment purchases right now because other costs – compliance with various regulations, driver and employee costs – are taking precedence.
The Latin America Cold Chain Congress will hold its event Oct. 6 and 7 at the Hilton Hotel Cartagena Avenida Almirante Brion, El Laguito, Cartagena, 130001, Colombia. This is the cold chain industry´s premier event in Latin America that provides...