Tag: refrigerated trucks

EUROPEAN logistics company ECS has equipped 76 refrigerated trailers with a solar panel system that reduces the annual fuel consumption of each trailer by 1000 litres. Such reductions in fuel use are estimated to cut the CO2 emissions of the reefer fleet by at least 2000 tonnes in ten years, minimising the environmental impact of Continue reading Thermo King solar panel system cuts costs and emissions

Carrier Transicold has unveiled a new all-electric system, called the Vector eCool, for powering engineless trailer refrigeration units. The refrigerated shipping specialist’s latest technology is not, however, just a vast array of heavy and load-reducing batteries slung under a trailer. Instead, the Vector eCool features a sensibly sized battery and an axle-based energy generation and Continue reading Carrier’s zero-emissions refrigeration tech for trailers

UK-based bakery chain Greggs has equipped three of its trucks with Thermo King hybrid refrigeration systems. Greggs, which serves more than six million customers a week, is among the first companies in Europe to employ the hybrid Thermo King systems. The nose-mounted T-Series Hybrid and under-mounted UT Hybrid refrigeration units can switch between diesel or Continue reading Greggs hybrid reefers roll out

Transport company Freezex has acquired two new refrigerated MaxiTRANS  trailers – which, among other benefits, are reputedly saving the company money. Freezex, which is based in Sydney, transports over 500 pallets of perishable products around New South Wales on a daily basis. Consequently, reliability and cost-effectiveness is crucial when it comes to its equipment choices. Continue reading Freezex cuts costs with Maxitrans refrigerated trailers

Transport refrigeration specialist Thermo King and transport development experts BPW are collaborating to develop environmentally friendly refrigerated trailer systems. Ultimately, it is hoped that the new collaboration – which was announced in June – will lead to a marketable zero-emission trailer refrigeration system.   Such an innovation would offer significant benefits, including reduced ecological impact Continue reading Thermo King, BPW collaborate on sustainable power solutions for refrigerated trailers