Staff writer Ashley Nickle talks with national editor Tom Karst about the latest developments regarding the ELD mandate, which many believe will drive up freight costs and increase ship times for produce.
Staff writer Ashley Nickle recaps the week's top stories, including a delay for produce shippers regarding the ELD mandate; a new organic berry company; and a look at what items are on ad for the week of Christmas.
Fearing disruption to fresh produce trucking markets, Western Growers has sent a letter to the Department of Transportation requesting a minimum one-year delay in its scheduled mid-December ELD implementation date.
(UPDATED, Nov. 7 ) Claiming that Sinclair Systems International is engaging in “unlawful and anticompetitive conduct,” Los Angeles-based Hurst International LLC has filed a lawsuit against its competitor.
NEW ORLEANS — Produce shippers need to make compliance with the sanitary transportation rule a priority, and they need to work with their supply chain partners in the process, speakers said Oct. 19 at Fresh Summit.