GREEN TECHNOLOGIES

Industry leader in commitment to higher efficiencies and fewer emissions

Universal Validated Refrigerated logistics has made it our mission to be an industry leader in reducing our carbon footprint.  With all our hard work, we are proud to say that we are at the top of all the SmartWay categories which showcases our commitment to the environment.  In Addition, we partnered with Double Green to bring the newest technologies to the table while continuing our mission to be the industry leader in reducing our carbon footprint.  Coming this fall will be our new, state of the art, energy efficient facility, with all the latest technologies to reduce our carbon footprint. We are proud to say that we care about the future of our next generations, and so should you.  By partnering with Universal, you are doing your part in helping to reducing your own carbon footprint now and in the future.

Peterbilt Smartway

Environmentally Friendly Truck

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Roof Fairing and Sleeper Extenders

Makes truck more aerodynamic by pushing the air over top and around trailer

Cummins SmartTorque ISX Engine

550 Horsepower/1850 ft/lbs Torque
6.5 mpg diesel fuel loaded

Shell Rotella T5 low ash engine oil

Fuel economy savings up to 2% compared to a conventional oil;
50,000-mile change interval vs. standard 20,000-mile interval

Eaton 13-speed ultra shiftPLUS

Automated manual transmission that communicates with the engine to maximize efficiency; speed is governed to 75mph to reduce emissions

DEF Fluid

Injected into the exhaust to decompose harmful NOx oxides to harmless nitrogen + water

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Low rolling resistant Fuel Max tires

Reduces emissions and fuel by 3%

Exhaust Gas Recirculation

Exhaust gas is cooled and reused back into the engine; 90% particulate is reduced through the regeneration system

Cummins DPF filter

Particulate matter is collected and burn off from the exhaust through regeneration

Carrier Auxiliary Power Unit

Option installed by Carrier;
Provides heat, A/C, and 110 outlet plugs to cab when truck is turned off (avg. 10 hrs/day)
Diesel truck engine at idle = 1-1.3 gallons/hour
APU at idle: 0.08-0.3 gallons/hour

High Efficiency Cooling System

All aluminum connections maximize performance and cooling capability; Climatech Extended life Coolant reduces waste and increases service intervals

Wabash/Carrier

Environmentally Friendly Trailer

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Energy efficient LED lights

Aerodynamic side skirting

Saves at least 0.5pmg in fuel by making air flow stay on the outside of the trailer

All Aluminum Crossmembers + Bumper

Reduces the weight of the trailer, increasing payload which reduces the number of shipments needed

Solar Guard Roof

Wabash's patented solar guard roof reflects UV rays, making the trailer more efficient reducing run time

ArcticLiteReeferTrailer

Low rolling resistant tires + Aluminum rims

Reduces emissions and fuel by 3%

Injection of Cryogenx4

Removes oil fouling and enhances the transfer of heat, increasing the efficiency of the reefer unit by reducing run time

Carrier Highly Efficient X4 7300 Refrigeration Unit

The new units run 50% less than units from 10 years ago with the new technology

Shell Rotella T5 low ash engine oil

Fuel economy savings up to 2% compared to a conventional oil;
50,000-mile change interval vs. standard 20,000-mile interval

When you partner with Universal, you are helping to reduce your own footprint in the world!

Awards

We strive for excellence

GREAT SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNER 2019
TOP 100 LOGISTICS PROVIDER 2019
TOP 50 TRUCKING COMPANY 2019
GLOBAL TRADE MAGAZINE TOP TRUCKING PROVIDERS
TOP 100 FOR-HIRE CARRIER 2019

GREAT SUPPLY CHAIN
PARTNER 2019

TOP 100 LOGISTICS
PROVIDER 2019

TOP 50 TRUCKING
COMPANY 2019

GLOBAL TRADE MAGAZINE
TOP TRUCKING PROVIDERS

TOP 100 FOR-HIRE
CARRIER 2019

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