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USDA perishable transportation handbook gets update, app

A 1987 handbook published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s division of Agricultural Marketing Service received a 21st-century update thanks to a team led by University of Florida researchers.

RLS Logistics opens new food-grade facility

Newfield, N.J.-based RLS Logistics has opened a new food-grade ambient storage facility in Vineland, N.J.

Let them eat cake.. should shippers care more about driver detention?

There continues to be a lot of conversation about driver detention times, and the U.S.  Department of Transportation was still taking input on the issue until Sept. 9.

TQL recognized as Great Supply Chain Partner

Total Quality Logistics, Cincinnati, has been selected for the sixth year in a row as a Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain.

Soren to move into new space

Soren, a Cypress, Texas-based third party logistics company, broke ground on its new building at the end of 2018 and is expecting its completion in early October.

Total Quality Logistics finds growth in contract business

Cincinnati-based Total Quality Logistics is seeing growth in contract business with produce shippers, company leaders said.

Produce shipments, truck rates down so far in 2019

It’s been a softer year for both truck rates and fruit and vegetable shipments.

Annual 3PL-cold storage list recognizes TransKool

Global food supply chain magazine Food Logistics has named TransKool Solutions to its 2019 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list.

Truck rates stable in mid-August

Spot shortages of refrigerated produce trucks were noted in the Midwest states in mid-August, but most growing regions reported adequate supply.

Proposed changes help truckers deal with delays in loading, unloading

Opening the door for truckers to go “off the clock” for up to three hours when faced with delays in loading or unloading, new proposed rules on hours of service regulations have been introduced.