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Monterey Mushroom’s transport division sports new name

Monterey Mushroom’s transportation division, which provides regional and national less-than-truckload shipping for fresh produce, has a new name: Premier Refrigerated Transport LLC.

TQL honors service members, families

Total Quality Logistics is helping the public thank U.S. military members through cards, and the industry can contribute to service orgs through the logistics company.

Allen Lund promotes managers in Los Angeles, Boston

The Allen Lund Co., La Canada Flintridge, Calif.; has promoted John Ryan to manager of its Boston office and Joe Brindle as manager of the Los Angeles office.

Integrated Fresh Solutions promotes Bob Harper to COO

Integrated Fresh Solutions, Swedesboro, N.J., has promoted Bob Harper to chief operating officer of Integrated Fresh Solutions (IFS) companies.

Industry wary of growing delays at border

With the Trump administration shifting some federal employees away from the border to deal with increased illegal immigration, commercial shipments of produce from Mexico are taking longer to cross into the U.S.

Allen Lund Co. opens Indianapolis office

Allen Lund Co., has opened an office in Indianapolis, with Trent Roberts as manager.

Industry petitions for changes in hours of service, ELD regulations

A broad coalition of fruit and vegetable industry groups have petitioned the FMCSA to modify the Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device rules for perishable fruit and vegetable commodities.

Kool Logistics opens Los Angeles office

Kool Logistics LLC, based in Nashville, has opened a full-service office in Los Angeles.

C.H. Robinson acquires Spanish logistics company

C.H. Robinson has acquired The Space Cargo Group, Madrid, expanding its logistics reach with an emphasis on air and ocean shipping.

Year in Produce No. 5 — Trucking industry and ELDs

The implementation of Electronic Logging Data regulations and volatile truck rates combined to make trucking and transportation big issues in 2018.