Temp Controlled - Global Trade Magazine
  February 20th, 2015 | Written by

Temp Controlled

GOT TEMPERATURE-SENSITIVE SHIPMENTS? WHETHER YOUR CARGO NEEDS TO STAY FROZEN OR SIMPLY NOT GET TOO HOT, CALL THESE CARRIERS.

• AVERITT EXPRESS
Averitt’s self-contained, self-powered shipping units maintain optimum climates for even the most sensitive payloads while giving customers the option of transporting multiple units with different temperature needs.

• BURRIS LOGISTICS
Burris, with a core carrier base available to facilitate truckload shipments nationwide, has strategically located climate-controlled warehouses positioned to offer storage, distribution and cross-dock services.

• C.R. ENGLAND
Founded nearly 100 years ago, C.R. England can offer the responsiveness that comes with being family-owned as well as the versatility, reach and innovation that comes with being the world’s largest temperature-controlled carrier.

• CRETE CARRIER
Its temperature control fleet operates under Shaffer Trucking—founded in 1937; joined Crete 40 years ago—one of the nation’s largest premier temp-controlled fleets with more than 1,100 tractors.

• FROZEN FOOD EXPRESS
As you’d expect from a company whose name is “Frozen,” FFE utilizes leading technology in the industry including Real Time Satellite Load Tracking, Manhattan Fuel Optimization and StarTrak remote shipment monitoring.

• NFI INDUSTRIES
A leader in refrigerated intermodal transport, NFI was the first to utilize double-stacked containers and advancements in container weight and fuel efficiency that open new markets to temp-controlled intermodal.

• PANTHER PREMIUM LOGISTICS
Working in critical, temperature-sensitive industries such as pharmaceutical and bio-tech, Panther offers door-to-door solutions including its proprietary services, allowing customers to monitor their freight’s temperature anywhere in the world.

• PITT OHIO
Though not a temp-controlled carrier, Pitt Ohio’s Heat Track Plus LTL service not only protects freezable shipments but allows them to be delivered while other companies operate under a freeze-shipment embargo.

• PRIME LOGISTICS, INC.
Prime forms relationships with customers through Prime Logistics, which allows them to work closely together to reduce overhead and paperwork.

• SWIFT
Swift is not only the largest truckload carrier in North America, but it maintains one of the largest, most versatile and dependable temperature-controlled fleets, with customers like Wal-Mart, Target and Costco.

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