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The 5 Fraud Prevention Tips You Need to Know Now

Fraud is a continual threat to the transportation industry. Scammers threaten the livelihoods of shippers, carriers, & brokers, and increase the price of good for consumers. A key agency in the industry, the Transportation Intermediaries […]

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    The Fundamentals of Pulp Thermometers and Pulping Instructions That Every Driver Needs to Know

The Fundamentals of Pulp Thermometers and Pulping Instructions That Every Driver Needs to Know

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

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    The Importance of Communication Between You and Your Transportation Service Provider when Transporting Refrigerated Products

The Importance of Communication Between You and Your Transportation Service Provider when Transporting Refrigerated Products

Providing refrigerated transport services requires detail and understanding the many facets of produce. Because of this, communication is critical. Carriers need to have great communication with their transportation provider so that load details can […]

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    Stone Fruit Season – The 4 Popular Varieties, Good Arrival Standards, and Loading Guidelines You Need to Know

Stone Fruit Season – The 4 Popular Varieties, Good Arrival Standards, and Loading Guidelines You Need to Know

Stone fruit season is now underway, and as we found out from our last retail store visits, most local retailers are now stocking light supplies of nectarines, apricots, peaches, and plums. Experts note that […]

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    8 Common Malfunctions Refrigerated Truck Delivery Service Providers Face and What to Do to Prevent Them

8 Common Malfunctions Refrigerated Truck Delivery Service Providers Face and What to Do to Prevent Them

Refrigerated trailers are complex machines; there are many parts that need to be working correctly for them to function as designed. Any driver providing refrigerated truck delivery service should have an intimate knowledge of […]

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    4 Things Carriers Need to Monitor When Transporting Refrigerated Truck Loads in the Summer Months

4 Things Carriers Need to Monitor When Transporting Refrigerated Truck Loads in the Summer Months

Summer is just around the corner, and the National Weather Service reports 113F as yesterday’s highest temperature (in Death Valley, CA). The summer months bring a heightened need to be vigilant when it comes […]

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    A Dissatisfied Carrier Can Mean Disaster for your Goods – Here’s What We Do to Make Our Carriers Happy and Your Refrigerated Transport Safe

A Dissatisfied Carrier Can Mean Disaster for your Goods – Here’s What We Do to Make Our Carriers Happy and Your Refrigerated Transport Safe

Job satisfaction can be defined in many ways. In general, some experts believe it is simply how happy an individual is with his or her job; in other words, whether they like the job […]

The 5 Top Actions a Carrier Can Take to Prevent a Claim

We spend a great deal of time sourcing tools and resources for our carriers to ensure that they can avoid claims and additional charges. While we do pride ourselves on our claims process, we […]

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    Cherry Season: Market Update, 7 Varietals, and the Good Arrival & Loading Guidelines You Need to Know

Cherry Season: Market Update, 7 Varietals, and the Good Arrival & Loading Guidelines You Need to Know

California cherry season is getting underway, with most shippers picking at the end of April. This is a little later than usual because of the heavy rains California experienced this past winter. Picking is […]

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    Hot Fuel – What it is & How to Calculate it for 3 of Our Most Traveled States

Hot Fuel – What it is & How to Calculate it for 3 of Our Most Traveled States

We are heading into the summer months, and that means rising temperatures, which can be a concern for many motorists for a variety of reasons. When it comes to rising fuel temperatures, there are […]