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Extending equipment sustainability strategies to electric transportation refrigeration units

How fleets are starting to use electric TRUs in zero-emissions operations.

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Thermo King completes initial electric trailer trials with Walmart, Loblaws, Martin Brower

Thermo King, a provider of transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies, has completed initial testing of its innovative Evolve electric trailer with retailers Walmart and Loblaws, and Martin Brower, a supply chain solutions provider for restaurants around the world. During more than 2,500 hours of operation, the battery-powered refrigerated trailer unit

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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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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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Carrier Transicold highlights telematics solution, Vector TRU

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

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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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Carrier Transicold highlights Electric eCool Series for sustainable refrigeration transport

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,

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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

Thermo King aims to reduce global warming potential of transport refrigeration

Thermo King, the transport refrigeration brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies, announced it will transition to a lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant as standard in its truck and trailer units. This will reduce the carbon footprint of refrigerants used by its customers’ long-haul, middle-mile and last-mile delivery fleets by nearly 50% or approximately

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Five maintenance tips to keep your refrigeration unit running

There’s a lot that goes into ensuring the safe and successful transport of temperature-sensitive goods. But there’s one thing you shouldn’t have to worry about: the reliability of your refrigeration unit. Completing an annual inspection, following the maintenance inspection schedule, and adhering to a pre-trip inspection before every load are just a few tips to

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Carrier Transicold introduces XtendFRESH atmosphere control technology

Carrier Transicold said its new XtendFRESH container atmosphere control system uses innovative technologies to help maintain the quality of shipped produce, while extending shipping distances to enable growers reach new customers. The XtendFRESH system actively controls oxygen (O2) and carbon dioxide (CO2) levels and removes ethylene, a hormone given off by ripening produce that will accelerate ripening if left unchecked.