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Temperature control: What you need to know about reefer trailers

The mandated FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) program is a management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical and physical hazards. It covers everything from raw material production, procurement and handling to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product.

Carrier Transicold offers engineless truck refrigeration unit

Carrier Transicold announced a new engineless truck refrigeration unit, the 35X. The 35X direct-drive unit provides refrigeration for perishable and frozen cargoes for small- to medium-sized box trucks and large delivery vans, according to the company. “With an attractive modern exterior design, the 35X unit expands our direct-drive product line, offering excellent fresh and frozen

Carrier Transicold to offer new EPA-approved refrigerant

Carrier Transicold will begin offering the new-generation refrigerant R-452A as an alternative for use in its truck and trailer refrigeration systems, following the July 21 announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the refrigerant for transport refrigeration applications. Developed by the refrigerant manufacturing industry to reduce environmental impact, R-452A has a global warming

Keep cool: How fleets carrying refrigerated goods can comply with new temperature laws

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) looms large for fleets that carry refrigerated foods. The new standards were drawn up and passed by the Obama administration in order to proactively reduce the number of foodborne illness incidents in the U.S. FSMA went into effect this past April for larger carriers

Carrier Transicold Cab Command controller redesigned for dashboard mounting

The Cab Command controller for Carrier Transicold’s Supra truck refrigeration units has been redesigned for mounting in the dashboard. According to the company, this will provide greater convenience and versatility for users. “Operators like the Cab Command controller because of its ease of use and functionality,” said Scott Parker, product manager of truck products for

Carrier Transicold introduces DataLink 2 recorder for refrigerated haulers

Carrier Transicold has introduced the DataLink 2 recorder, which the company says is geared toward refrigerated haulers who require independent verification of temperatures inside trucks and trailers or immediate documentation for receivers. For single-temperature or multi-temperature applications, the DataLink 2 system uses up to three independent temperature sensors, providing an added layer of verification beyond the

Fuel savings with APUs

What makes auxiliary power units (APUs) such a good investment today? Bill Gordon, division president of Bergstrom Parts LLC, says that the primary reasons are “fuel savings and less wear on the engine as a result of reduced idling. The fuel savings associated with reduced idling are significant. Omnitracs released a whitepaper recently that quantified

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Carrier Transicold alternator-driven refrigeration unit now available

Carrier Transicold has released the Neos 100S alternator-driven electric refrigeration unit, which according to the company is ideal for florists, grocers and other businesses that use small refrigerated trucks and delivery vans. Unlike a conventional direct-drive refrigeration unit with a belt-driven compressor mounted to the vehicle engine, the Neos 100S unit uses the vehicle’s alternator to

Carrier Transicold offers reefer telematics system

Carrier Transicold has announced that it will offer a customized telematics solution that will deliver advanced capabilities for its transport refrigeration units (TRUs). The new telematics solution will help fleets manage their refrigerated assets by enabling remote refrigeration unit monitoring, control and diagnostics, data management and other value-added capabilities. “Adoption of telematics by the transport industry

Carrier Transicold expands solar panel line

Carrier Transicold has expanded its line of Thin Film Flexible Solar Panels designed to help maintain peak performance of transport refrigeration unit (TRU) batteries in a more environmentally sustainable way. Carrier Transicold now offers 18.5-watt (1.2 amp) and 9.24-watt (0.6 amp) solar panels, in addition to its original 28-watt (1.8 amp) panel, accommodating a wider

Carrier Transicold names its dealers of the year

Southern States Utility Trailer Sales Inc. of Richland, Miss., was named Carrier Transicold’s 2015 North America Dealer of the Year at the recent annual meeting of Carrier Transicold’s Americas truck/trailer/rail dealers. Carrier Transicold is a unit of United Technologies Corp. Now in its 20th year as a Carrier Transicold dealer, Southern States Utility, whose trophy

Carrier Transicold makes progress in lower global warming potential refrigerants

A year ago, Carrier Transicold made a commitment to pursue low Global Warming Potential (GWP) refrigerants across the food cold chain by 2020, and now the company says it has made progress on that front. “We have made significant progress across the refrigeration cold chain,” said David Appel, president of Carrier Transicold and Refrigeration Systems. “Since the 2014 roundtable,

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