Refrigerated transportation (or reefer freight) is a method for shipping freight that requires special, temperature controlled vehicles. The vehicle transporting the products being shipped has a built-in refrigeration system that keeps products at a desired temperature throughout the transportation process.
The first rudimentary version of refrigerated transportation was born in the 1800s, when cargo transporters would place ice and salt below temperature-sensitive goods in train cars. This process was horribly inefficient and inevitably led to major losses in the value of goods and profitability.
The Benefits Of Refrigerated Transportation
For many product types, refrigerated transportation is not an option, it is an absolute necessity. The benefits of refrigerated transportation are centered around safety, compliance and basic supply and demand.
Refrigerated transportation allows products in need of temperature-controlled transportation to be moved from point A to point B more quickly and efficiently than alternative modes of transportation. Because of this, items in high-demand, such as fresh meat and seafood, rely on refrigerated transportation.
The global trade of perishable items has increased in the past years and is projected to continue increasing. This has caused high demand for quick transportation of fresh perishable goods. The Life-Science and Pharmaceutical industries have also experienced tremendous growth over the past decade and are set to continue growing and evolving.
In fact, as of March 2017, Pharmaceutical cold chain logistics is a $13.4-billion global industry.
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