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Don’t get burned by field heat this summer

- Trading Assistance
Carriers should not drive away with loads that cannot be cooled to the instructed temperature range. Know your rights as a shipper.

Trading Assistance: Truck Brokers & Cargo Claims

- Trading Assistance
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.

Maglio McAllen adds consolidation services

- General News
Maglio McAllen, a division of the Fresh Group, Ltd., located in McAllen, TX, provides many services for produce distributors nationwide, now including consolidation.

The self-driving truck stalls

- Analysis
Depending on whom you talk to, artificial intelligence—AI—is either the god that will deliver us from all of our miseries or the devil that will extinguish our last faint spark of humanity.

Retailers ask appeals court to overturn California worker classification law affecting truck drivers

- General News
The sweeping new law codifies and expands a 2018 California Supreme Court ruling that established the state’s “ABC test,” which sets strict criteria that must be met for a worker to be classified as an independent contractor.

Digital freight platform expands

- General News

Hwy Haul, BB #:361445 a leading digital freight platform for fresh produce, based in Santa Clara, …

What to consider in a transit temp dispute

- Dock to Dock
Here's why when transit temperatures are disputed, we believe parties should be open to all available information on what the air temperatures were within the trailer during the trip in question.

Hours of service rule exception extended for food, essential supply carriers

- General News
This extension and expansion of Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until 11:59 P.M. (ET), May 15, 2020, or until the revocation of the Presidentially declared COVID-19 national emergency, whichever is sooner.

UPDATED: Freight broker TQL faces lawsuit, backlash after data breach

- General News
A lawsuit charges that Total Quality Logistics had a massive data breach that has allegedly harmed thousands of people. The company is also dealing with backlash from layoffs due to lost business during the pandemic.

Cherry growers find transportation, tariffs and trade tricky

- Produce Blueprints

Rising costs, for cherry growers, include shipping rates and tariffs. “Cherries require careful handling and are …