Thermo King Blog

Welcome to the TK Blog! We're posting ideas, information, comments and insights  - all related to the business of temperature controlled transport. Dig in and enjoy!

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

The 7 benefits of solution selling

You know the importance of building a closer relationship with your customers. By combining expertise, convenience and practical know-how, you are their go-to person for refrigeration advice.

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bestpractice, salessupport, solutions

Telematics: keeping transport on track for food retailers

Have you ever talked telematics with your customers before? If not there’s a wide range of reasons to do so, and an array of benefits open to both you and your clients.

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bestpractice, telematics

The sustainable cold chain – 6 ideas for cutting back on emissions

Retailers and transport companies don’t want to be responsible for the end of the world. For the oceans boiling, ice caps melting, and cities becoming encased in smog. Likewise (and more realistically) you don’t want to fall foul of environmental regulation, including the upcoming EU legislation on CO2 emissions.

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cryo, fuel, legislation, trailer