March 8, 2024

Helping customers navigate evolving regulations, sustainability goals and new technology


Thermo King at 2024 Technology Maintenance Council Meeting and Exhibition

Thermo King was proud to once again be exhibiting at the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) 2024 Technology Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting and transportation technology exhibition. Held March 4–6 in New Orleans, this is North America’s premier technical conference for trucking.

“TMC is an important stop each year for our entire industry as it highlights evolving regulatory, sustainability and technology changes and provides insights and solutions that help manufacturers, suppliers, fleet managers and trucking companies navigate,” said Chris Tanaka, vice president of product management for Thermo King Americas. “Thermo King is committed to leading the way by not only sharing smart, sustainable temperature-control solutions that will help our customers meet their goals and requirements, but also by participating in discussions that are educating the industry.” 


Products highlighted in Thermo King’s booth:

  • Precedent® S-750i trailer refrigeration unit – Our connected and energy-efficient solutions that strengthens the cold chain and helps customers reduce their carbon footprint.
  • 3rd Generation TriPac® diesel auxiliary power unit (APU) – Introduced in 2023, this APU includes emission reduction technology and is the first in its class to offer telematics as standard.
  • Envidia TriPac® APU – This is our all-electric APU with industry leading power and performance for superior driver comfort.
  • e300 all-electric transport refrigeration unit (TRU) for class 2-4 trucks
  • e1000 all-electric TRU – Our latest zero-emissions unit for battery electric class 5 – 7 trucks, this is the first large-capacity electric TRU in the market.
  • ConnectedSuite telematics solutions featuring our TracKing® telematics
  • Power and charging solutions

TracKing® Pro telematics solution receives Heavy Duty Trucking award

Thermo King’s TracKing Pro telematics solutions, launched in 2023, received industry recognition at TMC when HDT Executive Editor Jack Roberts stopped by the booth with a Top 20 Product award, which honors the best new or significantly improved products of 2023.

TracKing Pro is a proprietary telematics offering that collects data from Thermo King reefers to provide actionable insights to help fleets enhance uptime and efficiency.

This award is a testament to our history of innovation and our commitment to moving the industry forward. Adam Jaberi, Thermo King’s strategic account digital sales manager, proudly accepted the award.


Thought leadership

Thermo King continues to lead discussions around our industry’s transformation towards electrification. Matt Srnec, our electrical systems lead engineer, presented at three different sessions at TMC:

  • Electrical: Microgrids and Battery Storage
  • Electrical: RP 185 Update (Reefer Shore Power Guidelines)
  • Sustainability & Environmental Technology Recommendations for Developing Charging Infrastructure for Commercial Fleet Operations