As retailers place smaller orders more frequently and the cost of non-compliance increases, Colonial Cartage’s dependable, cost-effective LTL (less than truckload) pool program is the solution for your challenges in shipping refrigerated LTL orders.
In collaboration with third-party logistics company Atlanta Bonded Warehouse, Colonial Cartage offers one of the largest pool programs for refrigerated LTL freight consolidation in the United States, covering 26 states in the Southeast, Southwest, Midwest, Upper Midwest, and Great Plains states with scheduled weekly refrigerated trucking deliveries to every food product retailer and distributor within this service area.
Benefits of Refrigerated LTL Shipments
By coordinating the shipment of refrigerated LTL orders, both originating from our warehouse network and from our other pool customers, Colonial is able to build cost-effective reefer LTL delivery solutions that are dependable, cost-effective, and keep temperature-controlled products in the appropriate temperature range throughout the supply chain.
Unlike most other LTL carriers, Colonial Cartage does not trap freight and wait for a full truckload to build more profitable loads. If we have an order, it ships per our sailing schedule every week.
Colonial also offers a breakbulk service where specific orders are picked from products bulk shipped to our dock. This allows for better utilization of inbound equipment and relieves the shipper from the responsibility of picking orders before it leaves their dock.
Colonial Cartage’s Refrigerated LTL Fleet
- Over 60 Peterbilt, Kenworth and International power units
- Over 200 refrigerated trailers
- All refrigerated trailers are tracked and controlled by Blue Tree
- All freight carrier equipment is company-owned
- All trucks and trailers are high-quality, food-grade equipment
- Investing in the latest safety technologies such as collision avoidance, lane departure, anti-rollover systems, all-wheel disc brakes and adaptive cruise control
- Truck tracking and ELDs by KT and Brickhouse Security
- Member of EPA’s SmartWay
- Front/Rear cameras by Lytx/Drivecam
Learn More About Our Refrigerated LTL Services
Contact Colonial Cartage today to learn more about our refrigerated LTL transportation services and Atlanta Bonded Warehouse’s full-service 3PL logistics services.