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February 27, 2024

Reefer: Proper Temps and Documentation

Transporting perishable goods under proper temperature control is critical for preventing spoilage and ensuring public health. For truckers hauling refrigerated loads, careful temperature monitoring and documentation is essential. The Food Safety Modernization Act enforces strict temperature control requirements during food transport. Carriers must maintain temperature logs and records of communication about temperature procedures. These rules apply to any motor or…
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December 14, 2023

Top 6 Reasons to Use a Transportation Broker

The trucking industry is vital to keeping the economy moving and businesses supplied with materials and products. However, most companies focusing on manufacturing or production simply do not have the expertise, carrier relationships, or bandwidth to efficiently handle all their freight logistics and transportation in-house. Shipping disruptions or delays from inadequate planning can be extremely costly. This is where transportation…
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October 9, 2023

Navigating the Holiday Hustle

As the holiday season approaches, the transportation industry gears up for one of its busiest and most challenging periods of the year. The demand for goods surges, shipping deadlines tighten, and the logistics of delivering holiday cheer become a complex. In this article, we’ll explore the intricacies of the transportation industry during the holiday season and offer valuable insights on…
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August 10, 2023

A Closer Look at the East Coast’s Produce Shipping Season

The produce shipping season on the United States East Coast is an intricate time for shippers and carriers. Spanning from March through October, the period showcases an array of fruits and vegetables that are made available thanks to the varying climates across different states. Understanding the nuances of this season is crucial for trucking companies and shippers alike, as it…