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Inbound Logistics Programs For Retailers And Distributors During The Produce Season

February marks the halfway point for winter across the country. While many of us are still recovering from an extraordinarily harsh round of winter storms, let’s remember spring is will be here in short order. As temps begin to rise and the spring weather approaches marking the start of 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.

What questions do we answer?

  • What challenges do shippers face during produce season?
  • How do Transportation Regulations such as hours of service and electronic logging devices make a big difference when attempting to schedule timely deliveries?
  • What are the driving forces behind rising transportation costs and tighter capacity during produce season?