Ocean transport of cooled and frozen cargo received a substantial boost with development of mobile refrigerated containers called "reefers
" in the 1960's.
Schneider and one of its major suppliers are testing a reefer
system that has the promise of saving a great deal of fuel.
Although the three cases that make up Reefer
Madness are filled with great anecdotes and statistics, they don't add up to a persuasive argument about the relationship between the underground and legitimate economies.
For the car owners who said yes to the dubious charms of Reefer
Boy and Waster I have two bits of advice.
According to Arroyo, there are compartmentalized reefer
vans that may be utilized by farmers.
The Refcon system, made by Johnson Controls, also enables reefer
operators to track their cargo boxes throughout their journey via remote access.
The report indicates that world trade in perishable reefer
cargo is forecast to grow to 215 million tons by 2015, of which 109 million will be seaborne.
"It is our objective to achieve a leadership position in the field of global reefer
transportation," said Reinhard Lange, chief operations officer of Sea & Air Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel International AG.
A thought hit Studney: Why hasn't anyone made Reefer
Madness into a musical?
The cargo is packed on special refrigerated ships, known as reefers
. And usually the reefers
are used in the northbound lanes from Latin America to move fruit, vegetables and other perishable cargoes to the big hungry populations of the United States or Europe.
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The traditional reefer
trailer can cost over 200 [pounds sterling] per week and is very limited in its uses.
LauritzenCool, together with Arctic Reefers
, operates a fleet of more than 90 pallet reefer