It is safer to transport goods that are not consumable (food) because they do not have a shelf life. Food supplies or products should be transported carefully to ensure excellent quality. In that case, markets and other establishments should need a reliable transportation provider to ensure the safety of products.
As a provider of shipping services in Bolingbrook, Illinois, we have been providing freight services to our clients. Thus, we are pleased to share how to ensure the safety of food products on the road.
- Fresh produce.
If the products are fresh produce (vegetables, crops, fruits, etc.), the temperature of the truck should be checked at all times. Too much heat inside the vehicle can cause the produce to wilt, thus losing its freshness. The quality of the goods during trucking should be checked and maintained.
- Raw meat.
Meat is a product that should be exposed to low temperatures. A high temperature while transporting increases the risk of spoilage, contamination, and the development of microorganisms on the products.
- Other food products.
While other food products (biscuits, cookies, junk foods, etc.) may have longer shelf lives, they can be damaged during transportation. We ensure the safety of these products by cleaning the vehicle for transportation and checking if there are product damages regularly during intermodal freight transport.
We at UKA TRANSPORTATION LLC are not only concerned about the punctuality of our transportation but also the safety of goods while on freight in Illinois. If you want to learn about our services, reach out to us.