Australia, October 30th, 2015 -- Thermo King Australia worked with its dealer Transport Refrigeration Services in Sydney to successfully deliver a multi-temp refrigerated truck package for Australia’s largest supermarket chain, Woolworths. The supply contract was over two years to deliver more than 450 trucks equipped with Thermo King’s V-500 Spectrum units to grow Woolworths online supermarket business.
The online supermarket segment has grown in double digits over the last several years in Australia. This prompted major supermarkets to invest in online delivery trucks in all major centers.
“TRS started producing these multi-temperature trucks for Woolworths back in May 2013. We were able to manufacture large quantities of these vans quickly to meet the client’s strict criteria and schedule with the assistance from Thermo King input on the design”, said Greg Woodley, Managing Director of Transport Refrigeration Services.
Simon Ho, Thermo King Business Leader ANZ added, “Our supply contract with TRS lasted over 2 years and saw an unprecedented growth in Thermo King vehicle-power unit sales in the market. There is good potential for growth in this segment now that all the units are in operation and the online supermarket business continues to expand.”
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Thermo King, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, was founded in 1938 and leads the world in transport temperature control systems. We manufacture cargo transport temperature control systems for trucks, trailers, railway cars, marine containers and airport refrigeration. We also provides heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems/components for bus, shuttle and passenger rail applications, maintaining ideal cabin environments for passengers. Thermo King currently has nine manufacturing facilities globally and partners with more than 800 dealers worldwide to deliver a wide range of temperature control units and services along with maintenance programs, accessories and monitoring equipment to keep units operating efficiently and safely. For more information, please visit www.thermoking.com.
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