When are Refrigerated Trucking employed?
Trucking services are usually done when there the destination and place of origin is connected by roads, there is an absence of airports or large water bodies to carry out air and sea freights. In large countries like the USA or Australia where cities are interconnected via roads, trucking make a great and affordable way of delivering your goods. Compared to air freight and sea freight, trucking would definitely be more cost-effective. However, do note that delivery times are generally longer and depends on road and traffic conditions.
Most freight forwarder company also uses refrigerated trucking in tandem with sea or air freight: To deliver goods from origin, possibly warehouse, to airports or sea ports, and vice versa. From there, airplanes and ships will take over the consignment. This is usually done for delivery to countries further away. Goods remain refrigerated in their new vessel throughout their journey.