Carriers should not drive away with loads that cannot be cooled to the instructed temperature range. Know your rights as a shipper.
Within North America, most fresh produce is hauled by small fleets and owner-operators that produce vendors do not know and do not vet for integrity, performance, or financial wherewithal.
I talked with Doug Nelson from Blue Book’s Trading Assistance group in a video to gather further insight, such as how a produce seller can extend payment terms without risking its PACA trust rights.
Here are five tips for produce pros to keep in mind when reviewing inspection certificates completed at destination.
A salesperson denies a price adjustment was given. Where does that leave you now?
What is your recourse to claim damages?
This is part two of an article where we identify and respond to some frequently asked questions Blue Book Services receives regarding transit temperatures.
Transit temperatures are at the heart of countless trading and transportation disputes involving fresh produce. Here are some common questions and answers.
PACA can be a complicated but critical tool for produce companies. How well do you know some of the fundamentals, such as whether foreign suppliers are covered? Here's part 3 of our quiz series.
The daily rush of buying, selling, and servicing customers probably leaves little time for brushing up on the industry trading rules you’ve learned over the years. Here’s Part 2 on acceptance and rejection.