ConMet Carrier to Provide Sysco’s Zero-Emission Refrigerated Trailer Technology – Energy Efficient
ConMet eMobility and Carrier Transicold will supply foodservice distributor Sysco with new zero-emission refrigeration systems under a commercial evaluation program.
The new system combines the ConMet PreSet Plus eHub with Carrier’s Vector refrigeration unit to provide fleets with a zero emissions solution for commercial trailers. The regenerative energy created by the lightweight, modular wheel motors of the eHub system powers the Vector electric refrigeration unit.
Initial delivery of this system took place earlier this year at Sysco’s operating site in Riverside, California. The location is at the forefront of the company’s electrification efforts, ConMet officials said in a press release.
“This is an important step in advancing our overall strategy to reduce emissions, while helping our industry move towards more sustainable transport solutions and ensuring essential access to reliable climate control technology. temperature,” said Neil Russell, senior vice president of corporate affairs and chief communications officer for Sysco. . Sysco has set a science-based climate goal to reduce emissions by 2030, which includes electrifying 35% of its US-based fleet.
This collaboration aligns with the visions of each of the companies, which are working towards a more sustainable future. ConMet is committed to sustainable manufacturing while developing products that help customers achieve their own environmental goals. Carrier offers an integrated and growing suite of sustainability solutions and services that enable customers to achieve their energy and decarbonization goals.
“Electric technology can provide lifecycle cost benefits for sustainable transport refrigeration units and supports Carrier’s goal of reducing our customers’ carbon footprint by one gigatonne by 2030,” said Mike Noyes, vice president and general manager, Truck Trailer Americas, Carrier Transicold.