News & Insights

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    Timelines Of Notice and Inspection

    The following summary of a reparation decision issued under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) is intended to help companies understand their rights and responsibilities under PACA. The key facts and core reasoning used to decide the case are presented.


    A New Day

    Everybody is talking about electronic logging devices (ELDs) and their impact on shipping and delivery, especially when it comes to perishables. Although the wiggle room enjoyed with manual logs may seem anachronistic in our digital world, it’s fair to question whether ELDs will really make shipping any safer.


    Hurricane Florence – Makes Landfall

    Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, Friday morning – strong winds, significant rainfall and intense storm surge is reported.