containers are used for goods which need to be transported at a constant
temperature above or below freezing point. These goods are divided into chilled
goods and frozen goods, depending on the specified transport temperature. They
principally include fruit, vegetables, meat and dairy products, such as butter
integral units are used in particular for voluminous and light goods (e.g.
goods requiring refrigeration are mostly transported in integral units, which
have a markedly higher market share than porthole containers.
meat is sometimes also transported hanging, for which purpose the ceilings of
refrigerated containers are equipped with special hook rails