Transport Refrigeration

Transport refrigeration is a vital part of every cold chain: perishable goods, mainly food but also medical supplies and other goods, have to be refrigerated on their way from harvest or production to the consumer.  Most refrigerated road transport unit applications are associated with commercial refrigeration, with operating temperatures in the chilled (from 0 to 8°C) and frozen (typically below 18°C) ranges. Reports quantify the carbon emissions from the UK refrigerated transport and roadmaps for their mitigation will be developed by this project and added to the website when available.


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TICR Talk on Transport Recording

This TICR talk webinar recorded in December 2023 presents interim findings of the research into emissions, forecast scenarios and site investigations in the UK.

Cold Chain Report 23

The result of Cold Chain Federation’s first comprehensive survey of members, designed to gauge the general feeling of our members on the health of our sector today and into the future.

Shaping the cold chain of the future from the Cold Chain Federation

This document is the basis for the Cold Chain Federation's engagement within and outside our industry; to define what we mean by a net zero cold chain and to ask ourselves where the gaps are in our knowledge and where the potential is for collaboration.