refrigerated

Business

Continental Express Acquires Ranger Refrigerated

Continental Express

Truckload carrier Continental Express said it has acquired Texas carrier Ranger Refrigerated Express Corp. Terms were not disclosed.

Transport Topics
April 3, 2013
Business, Logistics

Frozen Food Express Swings to 2Q Profit

Frozen Food Express Industries reported a second-quarter profit, turning around a loss from a year ago, as its brokerage and logistics results improved.

Transport Topics
July 25, 2012
Business

O&S Trucking Files for Bankruptcy

O&S Trucking, Springfield, Mo., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the Springfield News-Leader reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
June 1, 2012
Government, Business

CARB Declines to Extend Reefer Rule Deadline

California environmental regulators have approved a slate of amendments to fine-tune the state’s transport refrigerated unit rule, but denied a request by industry stakeholders to push back compliance deadlines by extending the useful life of the units from seven to nine years.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 25, 2011
Business

Refrigerated Fleets Seek Reimbursement for Rising Costs of Cooling Shipments

While all fleet managers are waging a battle with soaring diesel prices, refrigerated carriers are facing a second front in terms of collecting fuel surcharges to cover the cost of buying the red-dyed diesel that powers the engines of their reefer units.

April 25, 2011
Government, Business

CARB May Be Flexible on Reefer Retrofits

California environmental regulators have pledged to cut truckers some slack early next year while enforcing the state’s amended transport refrigeration unit rule that will require all refrigerated trucks and trailers be equipped with low emission TRU retrofits or engines on their 2003 trucks and trailers by Dec. 31.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 30, 2010

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