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Allen Lund Company acquires Des Moines Truck Broker’s Inc.

- General News
The acquisition brings Allen Lund Company’s exceptional reputation and operational excellence together with DMTB’s award-winning proven track record with their product-diverse customer base.

Arrive Logistics Debuts Arrive Fresh for perishables

- General News
Piloted in 2019, Arrive Fresh provides sensitive freight shippers, such as farmers, fresh food suppliers and retailers, with a tailored approach to service.

Oregon agriculture suffers rising costs

- Produce Blueprints

Although the Oregon produce industry as a whole faces everyday hurdles, perhaps the greatest concern is …

Explaining the CHR billion dollar lawsuit

- Analysis
As expected, the lawsuit is complicated, so I consulted Doug Nelson, VP, Trading Assistance for Blue Book to help clarify what’s at stake in the 66-page complaint.

UPDATED: C.H.Robinson faces billion dollar fraud lawsuit

- General News
A group of farmers have filed a $1.1 billion class-action lawsuit against C.H. Robinson, Eden Prairie, MN, claiming the company illegally overcharged farmers.

(CORRECTED) Fyffes ships all its melons with recycled pallets

- General News

Editor’s note: A previous version of this news release had inaccurate information, which has been updated.  …

Freight bill responsibility after a rejection

- Trading Assistance
What is your recourse to claim damages?

FAQ: Interpreting Transit Temp Part 2

- Trading Assistance
This is part two of an article where we identify and respond to some frequently asked questions Blue Book Services receives regarding transit temperatures.

FAQ: Interpreting Transit Temps

- Trading Assistance
Transit temperatures are at the heart of countless trading and transportation disputes involving fresh produce. Here are some common questions and answers.

Warm weather and transit temps

- Dock to Dock
If a carrier can not warrant transit temperatures it should consider refusing the load.