Q1 marks the halfway point for winter across the country and also serves as a herald for another important season in the United States: domestic produce season, which typically runs through July. Given the sheer volume of arable farmland across the country, produce season is undoubtedly one of the most important seasons for U.S. shippers. Due to the nature of perishable goods, however, it is also one of the most difficult. Produce season is rife with a number of logistics challenges for retailers and distributors, given the nature of highly time sensitive goods.
Read more about what challenges the produce season creates for shippers and how an inbound logistics program can help.