How to Safely Transport Fruits and Vegetables With Reefers

How to safely transport fruits and vegetables with reefers
Industries all around the world transport fresh produce every day. The process of shipping fruits and vegetables includes plenty of planning and coordination to make sure produce arrives at its destination still fresh and ready for consumption. There is a strict time frame for transporting fruits and vegetables because of the ripening [...]
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Dry Container vs. Reefer — What’s the Difference?

Dry Containers vs Reefers
If your business relies on frequent bulk shipments, you have two primary options — dry and reefer container shipping. Read on to learn how they differ, including benefits and considerations, and how to determine which method is best for your product or business. Table of Contents Reefer Container vs. Dry Container Dry [...]
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Refrigerated Vaccine Transport Containers

Storing and Transporting Refrigerated Vaccines
Vaccines are considered a temperature-sensitive product, and they require refrigerated vaccine transport containers and logistical planning. From vaccine manufacturing to administration, every step of the cold chain must involve temperature monitoring to ensure the vaccines are kept within a certain temperature range. A temperature deviation of just a few degrees can spoil the entire [...]
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What Is the International Maritime Organization?

What is the International Maritime Organization?
Compared to land-only transport, overseas shipments pose unique challenges to businesses. They require careful consideration during each step of the transport process, from the type of shipping container you choose to how the products are moved and handled along the shipment route. You also have to consider and abide by International Maritime [...]
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What Is the IMDG Code for Shipping Containers?

What is the IMDG
Shipping companies across the world rely on international shipping maritime standards. In order to have uniformity in these standards, the United Nations formed the International Maritime Organization (IMO). This organization creates and updates various maritime shipping regulations to promote safer maritime shipping practices. One of the primary regulations is the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code. [...]
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