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Trucks in good supply, rates stable

While produce shipments from South Carolina encountered a slight shortage of trucks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s June 26 truck rate report found adequate to surplus conditions in other shipping districts.

SFL Cos. moves to prepare for growth

SFL Cos., a supply chain management and logistics firm specializing in fresh produce and refrigerated goods, is moving to accommodate growth.

Trucks adequate, but rates move higher

While truck availability was considered adequate for most areas, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s truck rate report showed moderately higher rates on June 18 for most produce shipping districts.

Allen Lund promotes Morgan Underwood in San Francisco

The Allen Lund Co. has promoted Morgan Underwood to assistant manager of the company’s San Francisco office.

Truck rates move higher in early June

Truck rates moved strongly higher in south Texas and Arizona in early June, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports.

Truck rates weaken in late May

Truck rates are running well below a year ago and most U.S. fresh produce shipping districts had adequate to surplus truck availability in late May.

California ports invest in electric equipment to reduce emissions

The Port of Hueneme (Calif.), and Port of Los Angeles have started a $3 million investment to provide “zero-emission avocados.”

Oh very young truck drivers find pushback

To say there is pushback against the idea of creating another pilot program to allow drivers under 21 to operate commercial trucks is putting it mildly.

Allen Lund promotes Wendy Adan to San Francisco manager

The Allen Lund Co., La Canada Flintridge, Calif., has promoted Wendy Adan to manager of the company’s San Francisco office.

Allen Lund promotes Ryan Stephenson in S.C.

The Allen Lund Co., La Canada Flintridge, Calif., has promoted Ryan Stephenson to corporate business development team leader.