New Box Van Conversion for Local Butcher

When transporting meat products from your store to customers, temperature-controlled vans are incredibly important. Additionally, in order to meet food safety standards; a bespoke approach is required to create the perfect temperature-controlled van for the job.

We were approached by a butcher who required a temperature-controlled box van with meat rails to transport carcasses.

At Rex Limited, we listened to all of Jack’s requirements to make sure that we could build the perfect bespoke temperature controlled box van that would meet his specification.

Temperature Controlled Box Van Conversion with Meat Rails

Jack brought the chassis to us where we then built a refrigerated box that would accommodate his needs. One of the most important specifications of the conversion was the meat rails. It was clear from the outset that the roof would need to be adapted in the build process. The roof needed to be reinforced to take the weight of the rails and the carcasses that will hang from them.

Other specifications required in order to meet food hygiene specifications included chequer plate fitted to the walls, floors and rear doors. It was also important to include a drain hole to provide quick drainage, as the van needed to be cleaned on a regular basis.

Bespoke Temperature Controlled Box Van Features

Additional features included in this temperature-controlled van included a steel framed LED light, external lighting and pull-out steps for safe handling of the carcasses. The van was then fitted with steel framework and a Twin Fan Metal Evap GAH refrigeration unit.

The butcher, Jack, was incredibly excited to take delivery of his new temperature-controlled box van.

If you’re a butcher, fishmonger, caterer, or greengrocer; then why not get in touch with Rex Limited to help with your temperature-controlled transport. We can create bespoke refrigerated vans that could be the perfect option for your business. It doesn’t even have to be a brand new van in order to carry out a conversion. Rex Limited can also upgrade the unit you have to meet new emission requirements.

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If you’re looking for temperature controlled transport for your business, please get in touch with us. Rex Limited are committed to only using the best refrigeration units on the market. Our aftercare services also make sure you receive the right care and attention. Even if your vehicle is a different colour to the refrigeration unit, we can provide a colour coding facility that will match the unit to the colour of the van. We are also able to source and fit all types of refrigeration units; we can suit the size and operation of the vehicle to your requirements.

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Mr Lewis

Worked closely with Rex to build and design our refrigerated van for our business. They have such a great attention to detail and we couldn't be more pleased with the result. I would very highly recommend Rex Refrigeration for all temperature-controlled transport conversions and services.

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