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Supply chain delays, high freight rates expected to continue

On Jan. 6, 2022, there were a record 105 shipping vessels anchored or loitering off the coast of Southern California waiting for openings to dock at t... continue reading »

Supply chain issues: Feds urge Western ocean carriers to resume full activity

There have been a couple of recent initiatives by the U.S. Department of Transportation and U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to help alleviate ... continue reading »

Lineage Logistics to expand Savannah footprint for fresh produce imports

Lineage Logistics is building a "next-generation facility" near Port of Savannah, Georgia to handle fresh produce and perishable imports. Announced D... continue reading »

New strategies to improve, maintain produce distribution

For produce processors and distributors, product freshness has a direct correlation with how fast they’re able to move products from end to end acro... continue reading »

PalletOne buys Alabama-based Bay Wood Products

PalletOne has purchased Bay Wood Products, a pallet and crate manufacturer in Baldwin County, Alabama. "We are very pleased to welcome such a well-... continue reading »

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Xtend packaging enhances fruit freshness in long deliveries

Keeping fruit fresh during a several-thousand-mile trip to its destination is a challenge. StePac L.A. has developed some packaging technology that’... continue reading »

Fruitspot platform to offer produce trading

Fruitspot announced it will be available in over 100 countries on April 1. Fruitspot is a platform for verified commercial buyers and sellers of fruit... continue reading »

Cool Logistics Asia sets focus on supply chain strategies

Cool Logistics Asia Conference announced Simon Pearson, founder and managing director of supply chain consultancy Simon Pearson and Associates, will ... continue reading »

United Fresh releases transportation agreement template

The United Fresh Produce Association announced the release of the Broker/Shipper Transportation Agreement template. Crafted by members of the United F... continue reading »

Changes in consumer demand, buying patterns present challenges

Growers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers know that when it comes to demand for fresh produce, consumer behavior has been changing. They wa... continue reading »