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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 […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments
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    What the Trucking Industry Statistics for the first half of 2017 Reveal

What the Trucking Industry Statistics for the first half of 2017 Reveal

So far, 2017 has been an interesting ride in the trucking industry. Many early indicators believed that there would be growth in the sector for 2017. So, how has that panned out for the […]

By |September 21st, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments
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    The Maintenance Essentials for Transportation Carriers that Haul Refrigerated Goods

The Maintenance Essentials for Transportation Carriers that Haul Refrigerated Goods

Maintenance is key for transportation carriers who want steady profitability and productivity. The best way to prevent and deal with breakdowns and to keep on top of maintenance is to look at the areas […]

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    What is the Average Cost of Commercial Truck Insurance and How Does It Affect a Carrier’s Profitability

What is the Average Cost of Commercial Truck Insurance and How Does It Affect a Carrier’s Profitability

After the purchase of a truck and trailer, insurance is probably the next largest expense that a carrier must consider for their yearly business operations. Many seasoned carrier companies and drivers are well versed […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments

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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    Commodity Updates – The Top 4 Product Updates You Need to Know from This Month’s Retail Visit

Commodity Updates – The Top 4 Product Updates You Need to Know from This Month’s Retail Visit

This week’s visit out to the local stores showed some great promotions at store level, with retailers taking advantage of consumers’ enjoyment of fresh produce in the summer, especially with hot weather we have […]

By |July 27th, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments
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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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    Commodity Updates – The Top 4 Product Updates You Need to Know from This Month’s Retail Visit

Commodity Updates – The Top 4 Product Updates You Need to Know from This Month’s Retail Visit

This week’s visit out to the local stores indicated that we are right on schedule for summer in the pacific northwest; stone fruit season is ramping up with promotable supplies, there are several varieties […]

By |June 29th, 2017|Market Insight|0 Comments
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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 […]