As Official Sponsors the Haulage Exchange team presented the 2014 Motor Transport Award for Innovation to Carrier Transicold and Sainsbury’s at the prestigious awards event at Grosvenor House on Wednesday, July 2nd.
The joined project scooped the Innovation Award for the implementation of Carrier Transicold’s NaturalLINE eco-friendly refrigeration system into Sainsbury’s temperature controlled fleet as part of the company’s ambitious sustainability plan. The judges thought the system to be a “potential game changer”.
Sainsbury’s named the system the ‘world’s first naturally refrigerated trailer’ for food transportation, which uses carbon dioxide to transport frozen and chilled foods in a cool environment. The supermarket chain says the new trailers could save more than 70,000 tonnes of CO2 in comparison to its current HFC-refrigerated fleet.
Haulage Exchange is proud to have been Official Sponsors for the Innovation Award for the second year running. Our team stood alongside stalwarts like Bridgestone and Isuzu as representatives of the most respected in the industry.
Our Exchange brings together thousands of accredited road freight transport businesses in a unique collaborative framework. Our platform delivers innovative services for our member businesses including closed user group ‘Contract Exchanges’ for larger operators, integrations with leading Transport Management Systems and vehicle telematics providers and a full compliance management solution to enable seamless inter-company trading .
The 29th annual edition of the Motor Transport Awards celebrated the very best achievements from within the commercial logistics sector, attracting over 1,600 of the most respected industry figures. Often referred to as the ‘Oscars’ of the logistics sector, the event continuously sets the benchmark for quality and service covering all aspects of the industry.