The transport of food and health/sanitary items such as cleaning supplies and paper towels have placed significant strains on the supply chain. Food distributors have to scrutinize significant preventative measures needed to ensure the health and safety of customers, drivers, and everyone that is in contact with goods that are transported and delivered.
Council unites industry groups to address short- and long-term supply chain weaknesses exposed by coronavirus.
May 6, 2020
The Consumer Brands Association is launching the Critical Infrastructure Supply Chain Council (CISCC), a coordinated effort of more than 35 trade associations committed to addressing both long- and short-term supply chain challenges and weaknesses, including those made apparent by the coronavirus pandemic.
Reduced overall highway traffic is allowing trucks to arrive at their delivery destinations faster.
March 25, 2020
The American Transportation Research Institute is releasing new data showing that trucks are continuing to move – in many cases faster than usual – to respond to the demands placed on the industry by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Three new models have been added to Carrier Transicold’s next-generation Supra series of diesel-powered truck refrigeration units, providing more powerful cooling choices for small to large box trucks. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier, a leading global provider of innovative HVAC, refrigeration, fire, security and building automation technologies.
As the House of Representatives is expected to vote to impeach the President, this could very well set off a chain of events.
December 18, 2019
The Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC), Washington, D.C., issued a warning that various political actions at Federal and state levels may quickly escalate into a supply chain crisis for Americans.
The concept of truck platooning holds a great potential to make the road transport efficient, cleaner and safer in the coming future.
October 29, 2019
The global truck platooning market size was valued at $500.9 million in 2017, and is projected to reach $4590.3 million by 2025, registering a CAGR of 32.4% from 2018 to 2025, according to research published by Allied Market Research, Portland, Ore.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.