Carrier Transicold to introduce new Supra S10 refrigeration unit
Carrier Transicold has introduced the new Supra S10 diesel-powered truck refrigeration unit. This fifth model in the Supra line will be available through Carrier Transicold’s North American dealer network in early 2022. “The Supra S10 unit is ideal for local and regional cold chain distribution operations where the largest box trucks require maximum refrigeration performance,” said
Carrier Transicold to introduce zero-emission Supra electric truck refrigeration technology
Carrier Transicold unveiled plans for Supra zero-emission truck refrigeration technology, due for release by 2023. According to Carrier Transicold, the engineless Supra technology will be applied to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) or to run autonomously with conventional engine-driven trucks. It is particularly targeted toward fleets in California that must introduce zero-emissions truck refrigeration units into
Carrier Transicold introduces BluEdge service platform
Carrier Transicold truck and trailer customers now have access to the BluEdge service platform, which is now fully available from Carrier Transicold’s dealer network across the U.S. and Canada. BluEdge offers three tiers of service, adding augmented capabilities when integrated with Carrier Transicold’s eSolutions monitoring system. Tier offerings include: Core – Supplements the original equipment
Hauling refrigerated goods in the winter
If you haul refrigerated products, keeping them cold in the summer is of obvious importance; but in the winter it gets tricky—because there is such a thing as too cold. “For optimal food quality as well as food safety, temperature control of perishable products is always important regardless of whether it’s hot or cold outside,”
Tips for reefer unit maintenance in the winter
Reefers equipped with transport refrigeration units (TRU) come with their own winter maintenance checklist. In addition to those mentioned above, here are a few reefer- and TRU-specific tips. “It’s essential to get units checked out before the cold sets in to ensure that the system is operating at full capacity,” recommend Scott Koch and Freddy
Electric auxiliary power units as truck driver retention equipment
The world has changed. The pandemic has seen to that. Your challenge continues to be ensuring that your truck drivers and equipment operators are safe and comfortable. That means your drivers could spend longer hours sitting in your parked trucks. “Even in our current situation, commerce continues to move; trucks and drivers are on the
Wabash National partners with eNow, Carrier Transicold to deliver zero-emission reefer trailers
The Wabash National MSC refrigerated trailer with solar-electric TRU is now commercially available as a road-ready solution, the company announced. Wabash partnered with eNow and Carrier Transicold to offer this eco-friendly refrigerated haul, which was first shown as a zero-emission trailer at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) meeting in February.
Carrier Transicold releases Vector 8611MT trailer refrigeration unit
Carrier Transicold has launched its Vector 8611MT multi-temperature trailer refrigeration unit. Designed for trailers split lengthwise with a center dividing wall, the unit creates two refrigerated compartments without requiring a remote evaporator. Introduced in limited production in 2019, the Vector 8611MT unit incorporates dual evaporators and fans into a single unit for two-zone cooling, with
Keep your cool: Transportation refrigeration unit maintenance tips
The summer heat cooks the blacktop. Truck seats and steering wheels are nearly too hot to touch. And the transportation refrigeration unit (TRU) is working overtime to keep the load cool. Now is not the time to wonder if you performed the required TRU preventive maintenance the last time the trailer was in the shop.
Carrier Transicold names W&B Service Company, Marítima Dominicana Dealers of the Year
Carrier Transicold has named W&B Service Company of Duncanville, Texas, its North America Dealer of the Year, and Marítima Dominicana (Mardom) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, its Latin America Dealer of the Year. Located near Dallas, the Duncanville dealership is one of multiple W&B Service Company dealer operations throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana, all
Carrier Transicold launches new solar power system for trailer refrigeration
Carrier Transicold says its newest solar charging system for transport refrigeration unit (TRU) batteries is optimized to deliver more power faster, and fits on top of the transport refrigeration unit TRU. The new TRU-Mount Solar Charging System delivers 2.0-amp power delivery by combining ultrapure silicon cells with a high-performance charge controller, the company says. “With
Fleet profile: Brigiotta’s Farmland Produce & Garden Center
Using technology to improve safety, efficiency and productivity is making Brigiotta’s Farmland Produce & Garden Center a first choice wholesale produce distributor for customers.