Can I Transport Goods at Multiple Temperatures?
Temperature controlled logistics is there to support businesses in providing the best service to their clients. Goods that are sensitive to fluctuations in heat can spoil, reducing brand reputation and allowing the competition to step ahead. Therefore, there is nothing more important than making sure the cold distribution company you’ve chosen can support your needs. One of the most common questions asked is whether transporting goods at different temperatures in one delivery is possible. Which we will answer in this blog here.
Why would you require different temperatures?
Temperature control isn’t a term that defines a specific temperature range. It just dictates that certain goods need to be stored and transported at the right temperatures to make sure they stay in pristine condition. For example, fresh flowers need to be kept in an environment between 0°C and 2°C to ensure they stay beautiful for longer. Medical vaccines should be stored between 2°C and 8°C. In both situations, the risk to the business, investment and reputation are put at risk if these temperature requirements aren’t kept.
Sometimes, you come across businesses that need their various goods stored at different temperatures. Or, you are challenged with finding an economic and time-suitable way to transport multiple goods from one corner of the country to the next in the most cost-effective manner. In these situations, a modern and well-adapted vehicle needs to be able to isolate different shipments in different sections to uphold high levels of service.
The logistics of multi-temperature transportation
To accommodate these needs, refrigerated vans are designed with multi-zone sections in the back container. We have written a blog post that goes into more detail about this here. These areas are separated, allowing each zone to be controlled effectively and monitored in the same manner. Whether you need to transport frozen and chilled goods or other variations, these vehicles are ideally designed to support this need.
Transcan technology allows the different temperatures to be managed at all times. They can also be altered and adjusted as needed, with incredible precision. The data recording system also allows businesses to access the data needed to make informed decisions about their logistical system. If you’re looking to expand your product selection over the coming years, this information can help to determine how successful multi-temperature transportation has been.
Here at Iceotemp, we specialise in supporting your business with your logistics and temperature-controlled distribution. If you have any questions or would like to speak to a member of our team, please do get in contact with us here today.