London-based Marigold Health Foods has expanded its fleet, adding a new DAF LF 18-tonne rigid truck specified with Carrier Transicold’s ICELAND engineless refrigeration system – the ideal solution for a health food company that aims to operate in the most environmentally sustainable way. Carrier Transicold, which operates in the UK as Carrier Transicold (UK) Limited, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)

The ICELAND undermount system was recommended by leasing provider Petit Forestier (UK) Ltd., which highlighted the unit’s ability to run entirely on hydro-electric power generated by the truck’s ultraclean Euro VI engine. The system helps to reduce environmental impact by cutting emissions and improving fuel efficiency, whilst also lowering maintenance costs.

“As a major distributor of natural and organic products, improving the sustainability of our logistics operation is of primary importance,” said Joel Clancy, logistics manager, Marigold Health Foods.