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Fuel efficiency, driver retention efforts pay off for Central Trucking Inc.

Among the goals that Mark Roberts, president of CTI Logistics Inc., has for his family-owned company’s fleet are two that he says are definitely keys to success. “Hanging on to good drivers and generating the best possible fuel consumption are ongoing challenges,” he states. “In today’s economic environment, and with rates where they are, it’s

CTI Trucking Kenworth Wabash
Carrier Transicold enhances Vector trailer refrigeration unit warranties

Carrier Transicold has enhanced the warranty coverage for its Vector trailer refrigeration units. “Vector systems deliver dual benefits of reduced maintenance and higher system reliability because they are less complex than conventional mechanical systems and comparative semi-electric systems,” said Patrick McDonald, product manager—trailer, Carrier Transicold. “Our latest-generation Vector units build on this legacy, employing a

Carrier Transicold introduces solar panel accessory

Carrier Transicold introduced a new accessory that harnesses the power of the sun to charge transport refrigeration unit (TRU) batteries and maintain performance in an environmentally sustainable way. Developed specifically to maintain TRU battery charge, Thin-Film Flexible Solar Panels are easily installed on the roofs of trailers, truck bodies and refrigerated rail cars chilled by

Implementing idling-reduction solutions to save money, meet regulations

As truck equipment advances to meet high-efficiency expectations, increased regulations demand more attention from fleet managers who already have their hands full meeting schedules and keeping trucks running. Idle regulations, for example, can be one of the most challenging regulations to keep up with, as they vary from city to city and state to state.

Using refrigeration-unit controls to ‘deep-freeze’ cargo theft

Globally, cargo theft is a multibillion-dollar industry. The types of goods stolen cover a wide range from electronics to clothing to tobacco products. The leading target of cargo thieves in North America, today, is food—meat in particular—a commodity that is typically transported by refrigerated trailers. Meat prices, driven upward by U.S. drought conditions in 2012,

Carrier Transicold all-electric trailer refrigeration unit offers improved efficiency

Carrier Transicold’s engineless Vector 8100 all-electric trailer refrigeration unit consumes less electricity while delivering up to 4% higher capacity than the model it succeeds, says the company. “Designed especially for supermarkets, produce warehouses, food distribution centers and other businesses that use refrigerated trailers for on-site cold storage, the innovative Vector 8100 unit provides quiet electric

Vector 8100 from Carrier Transicold
Carrier Transicold announces ‘Dealer of the Year’ award winners

CT Power of Commerce City, Colo., was named Carrier Transicold’s 2013 North America Dealer of the Year, and Frio Servicio de Monterrey S.A. de C.V. of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, was named 2013 Latin America Dealer of the Year at the recent annual meeting of Carrier Transicold’s Americas Truck/Trailer/Rail dealers. Also at the meeting, Central

Carrier Transicold’s TRU emissions system earns CARB full verification

Carrier Transicold received full verification for its engine emissions system (EES) option from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) as a level 3+ verified diesel emission control (VDEC) device. Full verification validates the EES as an evergreen compliance solution for CARB’s particulate emissions standard for transport refrigeration units (TRUs) used in California. “This is yet

Carrier Transicold emission systems meet CARB standards
Carrier Transicold Athens facility celebrates 25th anniversary

The 25th anniversary of its U.S. manufacturing facility in Athens, Ga. is being celebrated by Carrier Transicold. The plant produces the manufacturer’s Vector, X2 and X4 trailer refrigeration units and Supra truck refrigeration units, as well as PowerLINE generator sets that are used to power refrigerated shipping containers. “Athens has been a pivotal location for

Carrier Transicold releases TRU-Tech, TRU-View software

Custom configuration of transport refrigeration unit (TRU) settings and operations analysis is now easier with Carrier Transicold’s new TRU-Tech and TRU-View computer applications. Carrier Transicold helps improve global transport and shipping of temperature-controlled cargoes with a complete line of equipment for refrigerated trucks, trailers and containers, and is a part of UTC Building & Industrial

Carrier Transicold introduces CARB Level 3+ verified emissions system

The latest optional engine emissions system (EES) for Carrier Transicold X4 and Vector Series trailer refrigeration units has received conditional CARB level 3+ verification from the California Air Resources Board. The EES, according to the manufacturer, is the first OEM-developed CARB level 3+ verified diesel emissions control (VDEC) device for trailer refrigeration units that can