Fred Webber plans to retire as CEO of the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation at the end of the year, and the new CEO should be familiar to the industry.
An employee’s actions within the scope of employment are binding under the concept of apparent authority.
The produce industry is unique in that it requires a great deal of trust, kind of like a teeter-totter.
“Force majeure” refers to certain unforeseen and unavoidable events—“acts of God,” in legal language—that prevent a party from fulfilling its side of the contract.
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.
In Blue Book Services “Care in Crisis” video No.8, Jeff Lair, Marketing Director, highlights Trading Assistance – available to members – with Greg Johnson, Director of Media Development.
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?