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Refrigerated Trailer Transport

Refrigerated Trailer Transport of Chilled Perishable Produce
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Authors: James F. Thompson, Patrick E. Brecht, and Tom Hinsch. 2002, 28 pages

Description: This publication is a guide to the proper use of refigerated highway trailers for shipping perishable products. The publication focuses on fresh fruit and vegetables but also contains information on the transport of meat, dairy and frozen items.

 

 

 

Table of Contents:

Introduction
Selecting and Using Boxes for Highway Traler Shipment
Lead Planning
Product Temperature at Loading
Trailer Operating Conditions
Trailer Loading
Temperature Recording Devices
Recordkeeping
References
Appendix A
  Heat Transfer in Trucks
  Temperature and Heat
  Temperature and Perishable Produce
  Temperature and Frozen Food Products
  How Heat Transfer Works
Appendix B
  Long-Term Storage of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables and Other Perishable Products
  Sources

College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
Postharvest Technology Center
Department of Plant Sciences

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