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Motive announces cold chain products, partnerships for food, beverage fleets

Motive has recently expanded its offering for the food and beverage market with the launch of a new Reefer Monitoring solution for refrigerated vehicles and trailers. The solution helps businesses  improve compliance with food transportation safety requirements and reduce costs related to reefer operations.  For customers using Thermo King reefer units, Motive collaborated with Thermo

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Road Ready integrates with Thermo King

Road Ready, provider of telematics and smart fleet solutions from Clarience Technologies, announced that Thermo King is joining its LogIQ smart partner network. The integration, which is expected to be widely available in mid 2023, enables Road Ready to provide cold chain solutions via Thermo King’s TracKing platform. Road Ready’s agreement with Thermo King enables

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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

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Carrier Transicold’s Lynx Fleet platform rolls out enhanced monitoring of refrigerated fleets

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

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Morgan Truck Body, EAVX highlights zero-emission equipment

Morgan Truck Body featured two advanced-technology truck bodies at the first Zero-Emission Truck Showcase + Ride and Drive, June 8 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, hosted by The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and organized by CALSTART. The event provided an opportunity for industry OEMs and fleet operators to discuss the state

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Thermo King expands telematics offerings

Thermo King has expanded its ConnectedSuite portfolio of telematics. This includes the Thermo King Connect app and new third-party partnerships, which allow users to integrate Thermo King’s TracKing temperature and asset management system with partner platforms. Available to all Thermo King TracKing and non-TracKing users, the Connect app can be downloaded for iOS or Android

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Thermo King aims to reduce environmental impact with Precedent Trailer Refrigeration Platform

Thermo King has introduced the Precedent S-750i trailer refrigeration unit for transport refrigeration for long-haul and local food distribution. Electrification, integrated shore power, embedded telematics, and a lower-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant all contribute to Thermo King’s efforts in helping customers transition fleets to reduce their environmental impact and stay ahead of future regulation. Utilizing

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Thermo King to expand operations in South Carolina

Thermo King, the transport refrigeration brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies has announced plans to expand its operations in Greenville County, South Carolina. The $30 million investment will create 220 new jobs and add nearly 300,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity designed to enable and sustain the company’s future growth. Thermo King will begin

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Hill Bros selects Orbcomm’s integrated dry, refrigerated monitoring solutions

Orbcomm Inc., a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced that it has been selected by Hill Brothers, Inc. (Hill Bros), a trucking and logistics service in the Midwest, to provide its integrated dry and refrigerated trailer monitoring solutions for fleet-wide management. Orbcomm’s comprehensive solutions provide wireless connectivity through its hardware and a single, unified cloud-based analytics

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Morgan Truck Body shows off electrified truck refrigerated concept body

Morgan Truck Body has unveiled its latest body innovations with the introduction of an electrified refrigerated concept truck body. Mounted on a Lion Electric Lion 6 chassis and utilizing a Thermo King all-electric refrigerated unit, the 24-foot truck body is constructed with materials that are designed to maximize thermal efficiency and lighten the load, and

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SAF-Holland details development of TRAKr e-axle for reefer applications

SAF-Holland has begun the market and product development phase of its trailer electric axles on real-world transportation applications for North America. The SAF TRAKr (or recuperative axle) is currently undergoing intensive testing around the world–with positive initial user experiences, the company noted during a press conference held during TMC 2022. First presented at the 2018

ConMet kicks off TMC with eMobility focus on refrigerated trailers

As the race to decrease emissions on transport refrigeration units (TRUs) is posing a major hurdle to commercial fleets, a zero-emission electric trailer is now available from ConMet eMobility that eliminates emissions, decreases noise, and reduces brake wear, the company noted at the TMC Fall Meeting held in Cleveland. The power behind the zero-emission trailer

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