UWC Education

Loading, Chimney Block Style

In the produce transportation industry, trailer pallet configuration and loading patterns can differ depending on the type & weight of the product, and the number of pallets required on the trailer. Chimney blocking is […]

Now proudly endorsing the North American Produce Transportation Working Group (NAPTWG)

This past week, we began endorsing the NAPTWG, which is comprised of produce transportation stakeholders from key associations and industries across North America. These associations, particularly Blue Book Services and the Dispute Resolution Corporation […]

Maintenance Tips

Maintaining your truck and keeping your equipment in good order will keep you and others safe on the road. Maintaining your truck also keeps operating costs down and your Carrier rating with UWC in […]

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    Guest Post: From the Desk of Carrier Relations – Keep it Cool!

Guest Post: From the Desk of Carrier Relations – Keep it Cool!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now that summer is here, it’s a great time to review our loading procedures and remind everyone of an important loading requirement that is key to prevent any type of scenarios that could result […]

A Healthy Life for a Longer Road Ahead

Driver health is a continual point of concern in the trucking industry, and there is a constant need to address improving the health of professional drivers. Sitting for long periods of time coupled with […]

Put the YOU in UWC!!!

It’s easy! Introducing United World Transportation’s carrier referral program! Simply refer a qualified carrier company to UWC, and if we book them on a load in the month of June, you get $20 US, […]

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    Pocket-sized, yet powerful: Pulp thermometers and how to use them

Pocket-sized, yet powerful: Pulp thermometers and how to use them

The smallest of devices often play vital roles in many industries; this is definitely true for pulp temperature thermometers in the produce transportation industry; they are essential for a driver to use in order […]

Spotlight On…. Pre-Cooling Trailers

Pre-cooling is one of the most important steps in the pre-loading stage of produce. It is absolutely essential for a refrigerated trailer to be pre-cooled. This becomes especially important during the summer months when […]

Watch This and Get Mobile!!!

A few weeks ago, we published a blog post on an addition to our FREE TRANSFLO document imaging program. Along with the TRANSLFO Express truck stop scanning, you can also now send your paperwork […]

The 4 P’s of Recorders

Temperature recorder devices, also referred to in the industry by the popular brands of TempTale or Ryan Recorders, are crucial elements in refrigerated produce loads. Temperature recorders keep a record of the in-transit temperature […]