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Types of Refrigerated Trucks

Joe Dickman | October 24th, 2023

In today’s fast-paced world, where freshness and quality are essential, transporting temperature-sensitive goods requires specialized equipment. Enter refrigerated trucks – the heroes of many industries, ensuring products like fresh produce, medicines, flowers, and more are transported without compromising quality. Let’s break down the different types of refrigerated trucks and how Emerald Transportation Solutions, an industry leader, stands out.

Going Green: All Electric & Hybrid Refrigerated Vehicles

With a global shift toward sustainable solutions, trucking is on the cusp of an eco-revolution. Electric and hybrid refrigerated vehicles are forging a green future and upholding efficient temperature regulation while reducing energy consumption.

As pioneers, our range of electric and hybrid refrigerated vehicles blends environmental conscientiousness with top-tier cooling. These trailblazing trucks use electric power, ensuring quieter operations and pinpoint cooling, achieving a harmonious blend of eco-friendliness and effectiveness.

Home Delivery Trucks: Your Online Order’s Cold Ride

The digital revolution has transformed convenience into an everyday affair. As online shopping has become routine, refrigerated home delivery trucks have become the power behind each freshly baked loaf or perfectly chilled dairy product. Equipped with state-of-the-art refrigeration technology, these vehicles ensures that every item remains fresh from its source to your customer’s doorstep.

Our lineup of refrigerated delivery trucks shows our commitment to excellence. With superior insulation, these trucks maintain an optimal temperature range, ensuring every item, perishable food, or temperature-sensitive medication arrives in prime condition.

Beverage Delivery Trucks: Summer’s Hero

Summer is synonymous with cold beverages, but delivering that perfect refreshment demands expertise. Beverage delivery trucks are designed to keep drinks in their most refreshing state, regardless of outside conditions.

Emerald Transportation Solutions is well-versed in beverage transportation. Our top quality fleet of beverage delivery trucks, featuring elite refrigeration systems, ensure that each drink remains perfectly chilled, ready to quench your thirst on a hot day.

Discover Refrigeration Excellence with Emerald Transportation Solutions

Since diverse products demand distinct temperature ranges, selecting the right vehicle is paramount. Whether your needs lean toward a robust reefer truck, or an environmentally conscious refrigerated transport, look no further.

With a legacy spanning more than 55 years and an unwavering zeal for excellence, our reputation in the refrigerated transportation sector is unparalleled. We are proud to provide both quality and reliability in refrigerated trucks. When you partner with Emerald Transportation Solutions, you will experience our passion for helping you find the best-fitting refrigerated trucks.

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What does under DOT mean?

Questions regarding DOT requirements come up often. 10,000 lbs GVW (gross vehicle weight) and over are commercial vehicles that fall under the Department of Transportation regulatory requirements.

What is the difference between GVW and payload?

GVW or Gross Vehicle Weight is the entire weight of the vehicle including the payload. The payload weight represents the amount of cargo you are hauling.

What is a self-powered unit and a vehicle-powered unit?

A self-powered unit has its own fuel source and will run independent of the truck. This is the heaviest and most expensive option. While vehicle-powered units run off the engine via a compressor mounted on the engine. These are less expensive and lighter in weight but you must run the truck or plug the electric standby into shore power.

What does K-factor mean and why is that important?

K-factor is a term that stands for the overall insulating value of the container (truck body). Quite simply the lower the K-factor the better the truck body will be able to maintain a given temperature and require less energy to do so.

How much lighter is a Poly Van vs a US spec body?

Poly Van bodies are very light. On average we estimate we are 75-150 lbs per foot lighter than a traditional sheet and post foamed in place body. These weight savings translates to less fuel burn and less CO2 emissions, along with added payload, the most important benefit.

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