How fleets are starting to use electric TRUs in zero-emissions operations.
CarriersEdge has introduced a course to help drivers avoid injuries while performing tasks directly or indirectly related to operating a tanker. The “Tanker Injury Prevention” course focuses on risks associated with getting in and out of the cab, climbing on and off the tanker, securing the cargo, and handling hoses while loading and unloading cargo.
Carrier Transicold’s new trailer refrigeration units to offer greater fuel efficiency, CARB compliance
Helping to provide increasingly sustainable choices in transport refrigeration, Carrier Transicold is introducing four new premium performance trailer refrigeration units that offer double-digit fuel efficiency improvements and lifetime compliance with emissions requirements of the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the manufacturer noted in a press release. The new systems include two single-temperature units, the Vector
Carrier Transicold has rolled out new capabilities for its digital platform, now rebranded as Lynx Fleet, giving North American refrigerated trucking operations more comprehensive monitoring capabilities for their refrigerated trucks and trailers. The new Lynx Fleet offering enhances the prior web-based application with an at-a-glance view of refrigerated truck and trailer performance parameters, the manufacturer noted in
Carrier Transicold highlighted its telematics solution and Vector thin-profile refrigeration units. The telematics solution is supported by Carrier Transicold’s monitor and enhanced control two-way data plan. Beyond maintaining perishable cargo temperatures per customer specifications, customers can use the Carrier Transicold telematics solution to: Run pre-trip inspections remotely and verify that fuel tanks are topped off so
Carrier Transicold showcased a range of electric transport refrigeration and cooling products as part of the eCool series, which help lower emissions for customers across the cold chain, the company said during a press conference at ACT Expo, held in Long Beach, Calif. The eCool family, which includes sustainable solutions for heavy-duty tractors and trailers,
ConMet eMobility, Carrier Transicold, Sysco Corp. deliver zero-emission refrigerated trailer technology
ConMet eMobility, Carrier Transicold and Sysco Corp., a leader in foodservice distribution, have entered into an agreement to supply Sysco with new zero-emission refrigeration systems as part of a commercial evaluation program. The new system combines the ConMet PreSet Plus eHub with Carrier’s Vector refrigeration unit to provide fleets a zero-emission solution for commercial trailers. Regenerative
There’s only one way to get a good look at a trailer suspension eHub that generates electric power and sends it to an electric trailer refrigeration unit (TRU): You have to crawl under it. That’s where I knew we’d end up when I caught up with Marc Trahand, vice president and general manager of ConMet
What a difference six months makes. The last TMC took place in September just as supply chain stranglehold was tightening its grip, and you could feel the frustration in the trucking industry on all sides. This year’s TMC show struck a distinctly more positive note. The press day on Sunday was packed with products and
Carrier Transicold is now making telematics a standard feature on its most popular trailer refrigeration units. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation. The innovative web-based interface of the telematics solution provides continuous visibility of cold chain assets via a centralized data stream that shows trailer temperatures, location and movement. The platform can
ConMet eMobility has announced commercial partnerships and supply agreements to increase sales of the PreSet Plus eHub. The eHub system pairs an in-wheel electric motor with a ConMet PreSet Plus hub assembly, engineered to capture kinetic energy and convert it to electricity. The electricity is stored in a high-capacity, lightweight battery that sits beneath a
Carrier Transicold is now making telematics a standard feature on its most popular trailer refrigeration units. The web-based interface of the telematics solution provides continuous visibility of cold chain assets via a centralized data stream that shows trailer temperatures, location and movement. The platform can also enable remote control of refrigeration unit settings. Connected fleets