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Air Transport of Perishable Products

Air Transport of Perishable Products
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Stock #21618; $12.00/copy

Authors: James F. Thompson, C.F.H. Bishop, Patrick E. Brecht. 2004, 22 pages

Description: The third in a series of award-winning publications on proper transportation of perishables. Here you'll find comprehensive information on protecting the product from the temperature extremes that are common in air freight, selecting the proper boxes for shipment, how to plan a load, product compatibility, loading air freight containers, and how to monitor and record temperature during transit. The publication also describes the advantages and disadvantages of air freight and describes the services provided by freight forwarders.


Table of Contents:

Selecting Packaging for Air Freight
Packing the Product
Load Planning
Handling and Loading at the Airport
Temperature Monitors
Long-Term Storage of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
Postharvest Technology Center
Department of Plant Sciences

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