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Refrigerated Logistics Trends
May 20, 2022


All things considered, Hill Bros. weathered the challenges of the past three years in reasonably good shape. Despite the COVID-19 impact, the refrigerated and dry freight carrier continues to meet shipper needs with the right drivers, equipment, and support staff.

Top of the hill: Hill Bros. enjoys elevated reefer rates, hopes demand doesn't plummet

The family-owned pork and beef hauler based in Omaha, Nebraska, serves customers nationwide with a fleet of 200 company-owned tractors, and 250 refrigerated trailers with Thermo King TRUs.


Top Stories

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Former NASCAR driver’s securement system helps prevent wheel-offs

MEA Forensics estimates there are 50,000 of these events in North America annually. One reefer fleet manager believes the TetherTech Hub System can eliminate them.

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Cold-chain chemistry: Chemours advances sustainable TRU refrigerants

Refrigerated fleets seeking to reduce their carbon footprint now can do so whether they’re running Thermo King or Carrier Transicold TRUs. But who is behind the new low-GWP technology? Two companies in fact, and one is a spin-off from Dupont.

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ATRI lays out its 2022 trucking research agenda

Marijuana decriminalization makes its second straight appearance on the trucking research institute’s annual plan. It will also study predatory towing, how immigrant drivers could help driver shortage, safety, and federal climate rules.


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Carrier Transicold highlights electric eCool series during ACT Expo

The eCool family of products includes sustainable solutions for heavy-duty tractors and trailers as well as medium-and light-duty trucks.

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Cummins CEO: Zero-emission future can be profitable for trucking

In his ACT Expo keynote, CEO Tom Linebarger calls on the trucking industry to work together to create and share a future that combats climate change and solves problems as it scales up decarbonizing solutions to bring adoption costs down.


Supplier News

E Now All Electric Reefer Trailer On The Road

Fontaine Modification, eNow team for reefer electrification

Fontaine Modification is expanding its electrification integration services to include refrigerated trailers through a strategic alliance with electric transport refrigeration unit (eTRU) innovator eNow Inc.

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Carrier Transicold wins supplier deal with Volta Trucks

Carrier Transicold will supply refrigeration equipment for the fully electric, 17.6 U.S.-ton Volta Zero, reports electric CV manufacturer Volta Trucks.


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