Transport frigorifique routier des denrées périssables.

Refrigerated trailer transport of perishable products.

Auteurs : University of California, THOMPSON J. F., BRECHT P. E., HINSCH T.

Type de monographie : Guide/Manuel, Brochure


This publication is a guide to the proper use of refrigerated highway trailers for shipping perishable products. It focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables and also contains information on the transport of meat, dairy, and frozen items because these products are often handled by the same companies. Extract from the table of contents: selecting and using boxes for highway trailer shipment; load planning; product temperature at loading; trailer operating conditions; trailer loading; temperature recording devices; record keepings. In the appendixes: heat transfer in trucks, temperature and heat, temperature and perishable produce, temperature and frozen food products, how heat transfer works; long-term storage of fresh fruits and vegetables and other perishable products. Includes two 22" x 34" colour posters, one in English and one in Spanish, that summarize the major steps for successful loading.


  • Titre original : Refrigerated trailer transport of perishable products.
  • Identifiant de la fiche : 2004-0969
  • Langues : Anglais
  • Édition : University of california, agriculture and natural resources - Etats-unis/Etats-unis
  • Date d'édition : 2002
  • Source : Source : publ. 21614; 28 p. + 2 posters (21 x 27.5); fig.; tabl.; ref.; append.; USD 18.
  • Document disponible en consultation à la bibliothèque du siège de l'IIF uniquement.