7 Things to Know: Sanitary Transportation of Food Final Rule.The Road
Editor’s note: This post originally ran on Transportfolio in April. Since this is a timely and relevant topic, we wanted to share it with you here on The Road.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released text for the final rule for the Sanitary
Transportation of Food as required by the 2010 Food Safety Modernization Act. There were some significant changes made in response to comments when compared to the draft rule. Here are some quick things to know regarding this widely anticipated rule:
Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Dutch Maid Logistics.The Road
Editor’s note: This blog post originally ran in April 2015. Since temperature controlled season is upon us, we wanted to share a carrier spotlight featuring one of our refrigerated carriers.
This month’s featured carrier is Dutch Maid Logistics of Willard, OH, a fifth generation, family owned, temperature controlled carrier. Sam Burrer, vice president of operations, gave me some of his time to discuss Dutch Maid’s history and thoughts on the industry.
Thanking Dads in Transportation this Father’s Day.The Road
Father’s Day is this weekend, which means it’s time to recognize the influence that fathers and father figures have on our lives. For many, fathers are coaches, mentors, motivators, and number-one fans. They not only teach us how to tie our shoes and ride a bike, they instill within us values that we carry for the rest of our lives.
Top 10 Truck Stops in America.The Road
Editor’s note: This blog post was inspired and adapted from a blog post on Teletracnavman.
What do you look for in a truck stop—delicious food, comfort, maybe even shopping? For many truck drivers, the road is their home and truck stops provide an opportunity to refresh after a long day of driving. Here are ten truck stops throughout the United States that have more to offer than most: