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By | has a purpose of providing helpful and insightful information first of all to the professionals who haul nearly 100 percent of the nation’s fresh fruits and vegetables to destinations all over the United States, Canada, and now Mexico.  There are health related features here as well since truckers are more often becoming health conscious and realize the benefits of eating fresh produce.  There also is information on “In-Transit Issues” to help deliver a better product and hopefully reduce the chances of a claim or rejected load.  Other issues covered range from trucking equipment to occasional political issues.

Yet, the heart of is the produce trucking reports providing information ranging from when shipping areas become active, to when these areas may have shipping gaps, to information relating to volume and quality of produce available for hauling.  When produce rates are listed they are based upon being straight loads in 48-foot refrigerated trailers.    Rates can also vary on a day-to-day, if not hourly basis, thus quoted rates are to give you a general idea of what is being paid.  You should add more to your freight rate when there are multiple pickups and drops, brokerage fees, gate fees, unloading charges and possible other expenses that affect your bottom line…

As grows and evolves, look for new features on this site.  Wishing you safe travels and profitable hauls.  — Bill Martin

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