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Food Delivery apps deliver, but at what cost?

The pros and cons of restaurant food delivery apps came under the microscope in a Produce Marketing Association Foodservice: Delivered session. 

Allen Lund schedules sessions at United Fresh LIVE! booth

Allen Lund Co. has a series of live sessions planned at its United Fresh LIVE! virtual booth, from COVID-19 programming to technology advancements.

PerfoTec liners boost produce shelf life

Exporters whose preferred transportation is airline cargo are seeing fewer options as the COVID-19 pandemic has grounded flights.

Hours of service waiver for food, other essentials extended

The hours of service exemption for truck drivers delivering fresh produce and other food during the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended through May 15.


Port Manatee frees space to expedite produce transfers

Port Manatee, Palmetto, Fla., has a new facility that helps move imported fresh fruit to retailers and foodservice operators faster.

Industry associations call for end to excessive shipping line fines

Eighty organizations seeking relief from what the groups called “unconscionable” detention and demurrage penalties imposed by shipping lines on U.S. agriculture exporters and truckers.

Fleet Advantage donates to first responders fund

Fleet Advantage, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., through its Kids Around the Corner foundation, has donated $10,000 to the First Responders Children’s Foundation, to help during the COVID-19 crisis.

RLS Logistics starts LTL day-specific service for perishables

RLS Logistics has started a less-than-truckload (LTL) day-specific service for temperature-controlled shipments to select grocery warehouses nationwide with no upcharge.

Food Logistics names SFL Cos. Supply Chain Rock Stars

SFL Cos., Rochester, Mich., has been named a 2020 Rock Star of the Supply Chain by Food Logistics.

Ken Lund talks transportation — Packer Interview

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited March 30 with Ken Lund, vice president of operations for the Allen Lund Company, La Canada Flintridge, Calif.