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5 Essential Tips for Shipping Produce [Infographic]

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 30, 2017 6:12:48 PM

Spring and early summer and are the busiest seasons for shipping produce. Perishable food requires just-in-time shipping methods and quick movement through the supply chain. Below are five tips that will help you ship your produce efficiently! Visit to read the full list.

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Topics: Produce

Spring Seasonal Freight Best Practices

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Mar 27, 2017 12:16:52 PM

With summer right around the corner, farmers, growers and distributors are gearing up to ship out their spring seasonal products. As more produce and landscaping materials are ready for shipment, it should be no surprise that freight rates increase as truck space decreases. Although the weather allows for produce to be shipped on standard vans, rather than being limited to temperature regulated trucks, truck space is limited and carriers are aware of the influx in demand. If you’re shipping fresh materials this spring, keep these tips in mind to cut costs and avoid pitfalls.

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Topics: Logistics, weather, Domestic Freight Management, Fuel & Capacity, Produce, Seasonal Freight, Cut Costs