New Energy Performance ‘Best Practice’ Guidelines For Cold And Chill Refrigeration Facilities Released.

New research by Dr Andy Pearson of Star Refrigeration reveals that the energy consumption of a modern, well-maintained temperature-controlled storage facility can now be less than 30% of the currently accepted UK’s ‘Best Practice’ Guidelines figures Over the last two decades, various European studies on energy performance, including the UK’s ‘Best Practice’ benchmark identified by […]

Carrier Transicold’s Vector® HE 19 Unit Cools Gray & Adams Lifting Deck Demonstrator.

Trailer manufacturer Gray & Adams has added a new Carrier Transicold Vector® HE 19 unit to its latest lifting-deck demonstrator trailer, citing the system as the most efficient solution for handling the rigorous demands of double-deck refrigeration. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative heating, ventilating and air conditioning […]

Transport Refrigeration, Inc. Named Thermo King’s 2019 North America Dealer Of The Year.

Thermo King, the company that invented transport refrigeration and innovated the way the world received fresh food and medicine, presented its 2019 North America Dealer of the Year award to Transport Refrigeration, Inc. at its annual dealer principal meeting in February. Based in De Pere, Wisconsin (Green Bay area), Transport Refrigeration was honored with the […]

Krone Transport Technology Matches Noone Transport Needs.

Noone Transport, based in Co. Meath, Ireland, report continued growth of their European logistics operation as the company returns to Krone for an additional consignment of Cool Liner trailers. A mixture of 10, multi-temp‘ and standard single-temp‘ Cool Liners were added to Noone‘s existing Krone double-deck and standard Cool Liners, for work on a range […]

NewCold And B-Built Break Ground For State-Of-The-Art Automated Coldstore In Bretagne.

NewCold and B-Built have broken ground for building NewCold’s Automated Coldstore, located in Montauban-de-Bretagne, near Rennes. The coldstore will use state of the art technology including automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) to automatically move and store products in the ‘dark’ high-bay warehouse. The equipment and operators will be directed by advanced software systems, while […]

Castell Howell Successfully Goes Hybrid With MFS.

Thermo King and Frigoblock, along with Marshall Fleet Solutions, are working with Castell Howell Foods, a UK food wholesaler, to operate a hybrid fridge system for undermount application on trucks and drawbar trailers. This innovation, which was originally shown for the first time at the CV Show earlier this year, focusses on how transport and […]

EAV launches first fully temperature-controlled ECargo bike to become a key part of the cold chain.

EAV worked with Solomon Commercials, the UK’s leading temperature controlled vehicle body builders. Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV) have launched a world’s first with a fully temperature-controlled eCargo bike. The EAVcool Cargo was launched to exceptional interest at the Restaurant and Takeaway Show at London’s Excel Arena last week. Primarily designed for the urban transport […]

Schmitz Cargobull’s New Cooling Unit Makes Its UK Debut With DWP & Sons.

International transport firm DWP & Sons has become the first operator in the UK to incorporate Schmitz Cargobull’s latest technology to its fleet, adding 17 new tri-axle reefers fitted with the manufacturer’s most efficient cooling unit. The new S.CU refrigeration unit is 50kg lighter than its predecessor and 10 per cent more fuel efficient, without […]

Thermo King Introduces T-90 Series Transport Refrigeration Unit With Integrated Telematics Hardware.

Thermo King, the leader in transport refrigeration solutions, announces the next-generation Thermo King T-90 Series of truck transport refrigeration units (TRU) with standard integrated telematics hardware that easily connects fleets with their cargo. Fleets can activate TracKing® with the flip of a switch to easily monitor, control, and analyze their refrigerated fleet operations. The included […]