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The most common cold chain breaches – and what to do about them

Breaches in the cold chain can quickly lead to a degradation of product quality and safety. Here we offer best practice advice for avoiding ‘thermal abuse’.

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air flow, cold chain, regulations, temperature management, transport

The hard knock life of a seagoing refrigerated reefer and the alternative solution

Reefers have a hard life, particularly at sea. All of which helps explain how rail is becoming a more attractive proposition, and here we explore the key reasons why.

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Maintaining control from a distance – 3 cold chain monitoring solutions

There are many things that can go wrong in the cold chain as you move loads from A to B. Here’s a brief overview of 3 technologies that will always keep you in the know.

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monitoring, solutions, telematics, tracking

The most common cold chain breaches – and what to do about them

Breaches in the cold chain can quickly lead to a degradation of product quality and safety. Here we offer best practice advice for avoiding ‘thermal abuse’.

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solutions, temperaturecontrol, transport

Saying no to thermal injury and spoilage: why temperature control matters

Maintaining the right temperature for the right product can make a huge difference to product quality and safety. Here are some important facts to keep in mind.

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bestpractice, temperaturecontrol

Fuel economy – cutting the cost of running refrigeration equipment

There has never been a more important time to try to maximize fuel efficiency in order to maintain profit levels for your business.

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bestpractice, fleetmanagement, fuel

From storm to smooth sailing: the advantages and disadvantages of sea transport

Shipping is the mode favored by many for long distance freight carriage, but when compared to new alternatives, can you be sure you’re it’s always the best choice?

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marine

EU CO2 Regulations for 2020 – what you need to know when buying a light Commercial Vehicle ( LCV)

Europe is on a mission. Its goal: to eradicate emissions from road transport by 2050. Indeed, all EU member states have already agreed to reduce their total greenhouse emissions 40% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.

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fuelsavings, legislation, sustainability

The right temperature control for semi trucks – the 6 key questions to ask

“So many choices, so little time”, as the saying goes. Or more accurately: “having more options doesn’t necessarily help us make better decisions”.

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bestpractice, directdrive, sustainability, temperaturecontrol, truck

The makings of a good integrated solution

Becoming an integrated solution provider brings with it a compelling central promise: the ability to get closer to your customers. To have more ‘strategic’ conversations over their refrigeration needs versus a pure product (read: tactical) sell.

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service, solutions