Recognizing it could improve the fuel economy of its fleet, Valley Farms worked with its drivers to limit idle time at deliveries and sought a means of providing them with real-time coaching to improve shifting and speed control behaviors.
December 26, 2019
Valley Farms, along with other Upstate Niagara operations, installed the Vnomics True Fuel optimization solution from Vnomics, Pittsford, N.Y., to reduce fuel consumption by improving driver performance in real time.
More than one-third of all the largest heavy-duty trucks in operation use the newest generation of near-zero emissions clean diesel technology.
May 22, 2019
The future of diesel technologies in freight transportation is bright, even as new fuels and technologies enter the marketplace, thanks to diesel’s improving efficiency, even lower emissions, advanced biofuel capabilities and unique combination of value for moving freight, according to the Diesel Technology Forum, Frederick, Md.
This is the sixth annual update of the inaugural fleet study.
January 23, 2019
Nearly 20 fleets operating more than 71,844 tractors and 236,292 trailers saved over $600 million in 2017 compared to the average trucks on the road, according to a study released by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE).
Once completed, these pilot programs will provide insights to help guide further adoption into Tyson’s supply chain.
December 12, 2018
Tyson Foods, Springdale, Ark., and its subsidiaries announced plans to pilot two emerging motor technologies as part of ongoing efforts to improve fuel efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and conserve energy.
FreezPak implemented Plug Power's GenDrive hydrogen fuel cells into its forklift truck fleet.
December 8, 2016
One of the reasons FreezPak chose Plug Power’s GenDrive fuel cells was their ability to provide a drop-in battery replacement for lead-acid batteries in all generations of FreezPak’s OEM lift vehicles.
Borla, Oxnard, Calif., and Alphabet Energy, Hayward, Calif., formed a non-exclusive partnership to deliver what is said to be the industry’s first aftermarket thermoelectric fuel-efficiency product for vehicle internal combustion engines.
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.