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

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 delivered excellent performance, ensuring high quality climate control to keep food and other goods fresh, the company noted in a press release.

With zero direct emissions, Thermo King’s electric trailer technology can help to significantly decarbonize the cold chain.

Leveraging Thermo King TracKing telematics, customer operations data and learnings have been documented with each Evolve trailer demonstration, directly contributing to future product optimization and innovation. In addition to its current portfolio of products, Thermo King has committed to delivering all-electric, zero-emission solutions for every segment of the end-to-end cold chain by 2023 in Europe and 2025 in the Americas. Through its Evolve all-electric portfolio, the business will help advance Trane Technologies’ 2030 Sustainability Commitments, including its Gigaton Challenge to reduce customer greenhouse gas emissions by 1 billion metric tons.

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