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Transportation’s future can seem far away

- Produce Blueprints
When it comes to the future of transportation, the possibilities seem endless, but implementation is a bit more daunting.

Assessing the newest technological advances in transportation

- Produce Blueprints
Mark Petersen, vice president of temperature-controlled transportation at Eden Prairie, MN-based C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. is a fan of the accelerometer.

Avoiding the downsides of transportation technology

- Produce Blueprints
While there is no disputing the pros of high-tech tools in transportation, there are some cons, and privacy is one of them.

Electric trucks by 2040 part of Walmart’s regenerative company goals

- Retail
Building on more than 15 years of sustainability leadership, Walmart today announced it is doubling down on addressing the growing climate crisis by targeting zero emissions across the company’s global operations by 2040.

C.H. Robinson releases transportation technology solution Procure IQ

- General News
Global logistics company C.H. Robinson is reinventing the way transportation is purchased with its launch of Procure IQ, a new tool that leverages data from the world’s largest shipper and carrier community to disrupt the decades-old tradition and one-size-fits-all annual bidding approach to buying freight transportation.

New transportation tools and tips

- Produce Blueprints
Choptank Transport, Inc. in Preston, MD is a third-party logistics broker that moves 150,000 loads per year. Geoff Turner, president of the company, says, “Our business is in the perishable space where we’ve been able to provide seamless visibility for our shippers, especially the smaller ones.

Driving technology eighteen wheels at a time

- Produce Blueprints
The irony of modern transportation and logistics is that the sophistication of today’s trucks and systems should attract techie millennials to maximize the data and take advantage of all the available features, but younger generations are shying away from the industry.

Fresh Del Monte Produce announces six new energy efficient reefer container vessels

- General News
Fresh Del Monte Produce continues to fulfill its commitment to create a positive impact on the environment with the addition of six new energy efficient reefer container vessels to its fleet.

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.