Carrier loading guidelines

Are you Getting Ready for Apple and Pear Fruit Season?

Apple and pear season is kicking off, and numerous forecasts for the 2017 Washington season have come up. The Washington State Tree Fruit Association (WSTFA) is calling for 130.9 million standard 40-pound boxes of […]

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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 […]

Bills of Lading – the Basics

The Bill of Lading (BOL) is the key document in the shipping, transit, and delivery of produce; they guarantee that shippers will receive payment and receivers will take delivery of the product. A bill […]

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    Stone Fruit Season: Popular Products, Good Arrival Standards & Loading Guidelines

Stone Fruit Season: Popular Products, Good Arrival Standards & Loading Guidelines

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 […]

Bill of Lading (BOL) Basics

The Bill of Lading (BOL) is the key document in the shipping, transit, and delivery of produce; they guarantee that shippers will receive payment and receivers will take delivery of the product. A bill […]

Cherries 101

California cherry season is officially underway, with light shipments of Brooks and Coral Champagne varieties beginning last week. The great weather in the Pacific Northwest will also mean that distribution out of that area […]

Bill of Lading Essentials

The Bill of Lading (BOL) is the key document in the shipping, transit, and delivery of produce; they guarantee that shippers will receive payment and receivers will take delivery of the product. A bill […]

New Loading and Temperature Guidelines!

Just updated: the brand new English and Spanish versions of our Carrier Loading Guidelines and Product Temperature Guidelines are hot off the printing press!

The Carrier Loading Guidelines were designed to assist you to drive […]

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 […]