New role for future cold stores at the forefront of UK’s energy transformation

A new Net Zero Project report, published today by the Cold Chain Federation, shows the cold store of 2050 can establish a new role supporting the forthcoming transformation of the UK’s energy landscape, at the same time as operating highly efficient cold storage facilities. The new report, The Cold Store of 2050: Maximising Efficiency to Reduce Emissions […]

Volta Trucks reveals Carrier Transicold as the supplier of refrigerated equipment

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has confirmed the selection of Carrier Transicold as the sole supplier of refrigerated equipment for the full-electric 16-tonne Volta Zero. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable, and intelligent building […]

GEA Heating & Refrigeration Technologies shifts up several gears: European Info Truck Tour – “Rolling out Innovations”

GEA Heating & Refrigeration Technologies is putting its technological horsepower on the road. Under the motto “Rolling out Innovations”, a truck packed with innovative solutions for the heating and cooling technology field started its one-year European tour at the end of March 2022. Customers, consultants and planners, end users, universities and trade fair visitors will […]

CoolKit to showcase UK-exclusive products for food delivery and pharma at ITT Hub

CoolKit, the largest manufacturer of temperature-controlled vans in the UK, will be exhibiting some of its latest innovations and exclusive products for the food delivery and pharmaceutical logistics markets at the Cold Chain Hub, a new dedicated sector-specific event running as part of ITT Hub 2022 from 11 to 12 May at the Farnborough International […]

Hultsteins offers an open invitation to see its eco-products demonstrated at ITT Hub 2022

Hultsteins is making a major appearance – with two stands at ITT Hub, Farnborough, Hampshire next week (ITT Hub 11-12 May) – and is throwing open its doors to demonstrate how its products can substantially move your business towards reducing costs and significantly cutting carbon and emissions.  Says Graham Usher, Managing Director, Hultsteins UK and […]

Thermo King to exhibit solutions for today and future refrigerated transport at ITT Hub in Farnborough

Most comprehensive offering of sustainable refrigeration technologies for vans, rigids and trailers including hybrid and electric systems to spotlight Thermo King’s exhibition.  Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies is exhibiting at the ITT Hub in Farnborough, UK, to showcase technology developments that lead to sustainable and zero-emission refrigerated transport industry. […]

Gist launches trial of Sunswap’s zero-emissions transport refrigeration unit

Logistics specialist Gist has partnered with cleantech engineering firm Sunswap to trial a zero-emission, solar and battery powered transport refrigeration unit (TRU) within its temperature controlled distribution fleet. Sunswap is a start-up business developing electric transport refrigeration technology that utilises energy prediction software, adaptive battery capacity and a solar energy recovery system to help decarbonise […]

CoolKit selects ORBCOMM for monitoring the UK’s largest fleets of temperature-controlled vans

ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that it has been selected by CoolKit, the largest manufacturer of temperature-controlled vans in the United Kingdom, to deliver temperature monitoring, management and compliance for the refrigerated vehicles it provides to customers in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, food & beverage and agricultural industries. […]

Europe’s largest ‘deep freeze’, on ex-steelworks in Corby, almost complete

Europe’s largest ‘deep freeze’, on former steelworks land in Corby, is months away from completion. Automated cold storage specialist, NewCold, started work on the development in late 2020 to meet growing demand from the food manufacturing sector. Ross Hunter, Supply Chain Director, explains; “The company already has a strong demand for its services at its […]

Hultsteins present diesel price hike solutions for cool operators at ITT Hub 2022

Hultsteins, the Swedish and UK refrigeration systems manufacturer, are exhibiting their EcoFridge, hydraulic ‘diesel-free’ refrigeration unit and new Ecogen electric system at ITT Hub 2022 on 11-12 May at Farnborough, near London . The company presents a range of sustainable equipment solutions for the challenges facing cold operators: general operating costs, emission control and the recent […]

GCCA and Cold Chain Federation announce new partnership 

The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) and the Cold Chain Federation (CCF) announced that they have entered into a formal partnership agreement that builds on a 20-plus year affiliation between the two organisations and signals a new commitment to building knowledge, networking opportunities and insights across borders.  Cold Chain Federation Chief Executive Shane Brennan (pictured, right) […]

Krone provides versatile trailers for cool freight expansion

Dual temperature trailers are providing the versatility an air freight specialist needs for its £5.5 million expansion into port logistics. Perishable Movements Ltd (PML) has specialised in moving perishable goods from Heathrow Airport since 2003. Last year the company invested £5.5m in a depot at Lympne in Kent to do the same for goods from […]