“If we want to affect the bottom line in today’s marketplace, we can be more efficient in controlling costs than in increasing the price,” he said. “In this environment, there aren’t a lot of people standing in line offering more money.”
Also new this year at Wiers Farm, the company has added 12 trailers and 10 tractors to the fleet of its sister company, Dutch Maid Logistics.
“We’re seeing that trucks are a real premium out of Florida, and having the ability to load on our own trucks, having our drivers produce-trained and monitoring their progress at all times by GPS and two-way is a tremendous advantage,” he said.
Dutch Maid Logistics now has 100 tractors and 200 trailers, Wiers said.