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transportation of fresh product
Trasporting perishable product fresh goods like meat, vegetable, fruits from one pont to another
How is produce transported?
The produce that we eat on a daily basis has to go through an extensive supply chain to reach our plates. This supply chain flows from farmers to packaging and shipping companies, then to wholesalers or retailers, and finally to us – the end consumer. The supply chain can be surprisingly long if you don't buy local, and the goods still need to be fresh despite the length.
2)transporters must select the best packaging for shipment. Fruits like apples, citrus, and pears that have hard skins are good for long travel because they are sturdy enough to handle it.
3)Load and ship the produce
Once the produce has been selected and packaged, it is ready to be loaded and shipped.
1).find the perfect produce
The first step in transporting produce involves examining the fruits and vegetables to select which ones are sturdy enough to endure shipping.
, under the direction of the FDA, requires vehicles transporting food to adhere to strict standards. The goal is to prevent illness due to contaminated food.Requirements under the FMSA:
3)Vehicles must be clean; able to be cleaned to prevent contamination
Kept at safe temperature during transport
1)Proper training required by carriers
2)Documentation of compliance
4)Vehicles and transportation equipment must be cleaned adequately and maintain the appropriate refrigeration levels for the produce being shipped
challenges of transporting fresh product
2)need to make sure the tempatue is suitabe for the type of product transported
3)the goods durability to withstand long journey
1)Shocks and vibrations that occur during shipping can seriously damage the produce, and this is a big risk if the items are not packaged and loaded properly
factors affecting fresh product during transportation
temperature and humidity
Delays in transportation