Postharvest Transport Series Set
Stock #21621; $36.00/set
Description: Set inlcudes Air Transport of Perishable Produce, Marine Container Transport of Chilled Perishable Produce, and Refrigerated Trailer Transport of Chilled Perishable Produce.
Stock #21595; $18.00/copy
Authors: James F. Thompson, Patrick E. Brecht, Tom Hinsch, and Adel A. Kader. 2000, 32 pages
Description: An indespensable guide for shippers, tansport company personnel, inspectors, surveyors, insurers and receiving company employees. Inside you'll find comprehensive information on how to select the proper boxes for shipment, how to plan a load, the correct temperature for loading, how to keep containers under optimum operating conditions, and how to monitor and record temperature during transit.
Also included is a container loading checklist, an appendix on toubleshooting produce problems during transport illustrated with 46 color photographs, a table of recommended storage temperature and relatuve humidity with observations on ethylene production and sensitivity and beneficial controlled atmosphere (CA) conditions for long-term storage of fresh fruits and vegetables. This revised version includes two 22x34 inch color posters, one in English and one in Spanish, that summarize the major stops for successful loading.
Stock #21614; $18.00/copy
Authors: James F. Thompson, Patrick E. Brecht, and Tom Hinsch. 2002, 28 pages
Description: This publication is a guide to the proper use of refigerated highway trailers for shipping perishable products. The publication focuses on fresh fruit and vegetables but also contains information on the transport of meat, dairy and frozen items.
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.