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Choptank Transport promotes three women

Three women have been promoted at Choptank Transport, Preston, Md.

Fresh Avenue launches western consolidation services

Fresh Avenue, which has facilities in Salinas, Calif., and Yuma, Ariz., is launching in-season fresh consolidation services at those locations, which serve as Fresh Avenue’s western base of operations.

Truck rates hold steady

Truck rates were mostly steady in early July, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s July 2 truck rate report.

More flexibility coming for hours of service regulations?

Hours-of-service regulations for truckers are attracting attention again, with some dead set against any relaxation in the rules and others fighting to give truckers more flexibility.

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.