Refrigerated Freight Definition
Refrigerated freight has revolutionized the trucking industry. Today, if one needs to ship a product that requires a specific temperature, refrigerated freight makes this possible. Also referred to as reefer freight or refrigerated trucking, refrigerated freight is a shipping method involving the transport of products that require temperature control to avoid damage. This is achieved by using a trailer or trucking equipment with an in-built refrigeration system.
What are the Advantages of Refrigerated Freight?
Today, one can haul fresh products across longer distances and help meet demand. Another advantage is that refrigerated freight can be used for different products. Refrigerated trucking is employed for any shipment which requires their temperature kept at specific limits. Refrigeration freights, therefore, can be frozen, or their temperatures raised.
At Heavy Equipment Transport, we have used our refrigerated trucking for machinery, pharmaceuticals, food, and personal care products. The limit is endless. Refrigeration freight is one of the world's best inventions as it confers all-rounded protection. Not only are the products against adverse temperatures, the nature and design of the trailer offers enhanced protection.
Best Proven Freight Refrigeration Practices
Always Monitor the Cargo - The reefer trailers have a system that monitors the temperature. This allows the driver to make changes if need be.
Careful Loading and Unloading-The loading and unloading processes must be prompt and quick to avoid possible damage from temperature changes. The consignment should also be well-secured to avoid movement that may lead to damage.
Define Your Shipping Needs- Temperature requirements vary across products; Perishable items have different rates of going bad. Therefore, there is no fixed temperature for all perishable goods. Set the refrigeration requirements based on the product.
Proper Packaging - At Heavy Equipment Transport, we always emphasize and remind our clients that proper packaging is fundamental. Poor packaging can lead to damage despite proper temperature maintenance.
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Eddie L. Arevalo’s real world on-the-road experience has helped him catapult to the top of our sales force. Add to that his spotless customer service track record and you have the perfect combination to help transport your investment to its next destination.Eddie Arevalo Branch Manager
Jacob Mingledorff has been in the logistics industry for over 10 years and is well versed on DOT regulations, oversize and super sized loads throughout the country. This wealth of knowledge has helped customers avoid serious issues on the road along with saving the client hundreds and even thousands of dollars.Jacob Mingledorff Logistics Coordinator
Our Logistics Manager, Milos Visnijic, has excelled in every position and has always demonstrated the highest level of customer support to all of his clients. With over 10 years of experience in the logistics field, there’s nothing Milos has not seen and has not been able to overcome.Milos Visnjic Senior Logistics Specialist
Stephen Ladd has been with NTS and Heavy Haulers for over four (4) years with thousands of successfully completed deliveries and satisfied customers. Stephen has a business degree and certified in computer technology. Stephen has been praised by his customers for delivering on his promises along with offering top notch customer service, especially when working on time sensitive orders.Stephen Ladd Logistics Coordinator
Chris Kyle has been a logistics coordinator with Nationwide Transport Services since 2014 and is the branch manager of our Cape Coral, FL office. Chris specializes in moving all types of freight, both legal and over dimensional; as well as construction / agricultural equipment and personal automobiles.Chris Kyle Cape Coral, FL Branch Manager
Sam Duncan is proof that one can love coming in to work! Sam always comes in to the office with the positive energy required to get the job done and he’s never too busy to take or return a phone call to ensure customer satisfaction. Native Floridian that grew up in Miami so he's used to the fast pace hussle.Sam Duncan WPB, FL Branch Manager