Support Our Professional Driver Heroes

Category: Trucking September 4, 2014

As I write this, Outgoing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration head Anne Ferro has finished defending her agency’s regulations limiting the amount of time drivers are allowed to work, during what probably was her last appearance before Congress as the agency’s chief.

There continues to be ongoing debate on timing and extent of the Hours of Service, but regardless of your stance on the matter, everyone wants safer highways. No one should be in harm’s way as #30,000 travels down the highway.

Transportation is a demanding service, especially when a poorly planned cross-country appointment is difficult, if not impossible to make without violating regulations or common sense. Is it fair to have an entrepreneur driver watch any sort of profitability being squeezed out by high fuel costs? Or driving on an infrastructure that doesn’t really support the continuous moves of today’s planners?

At Hanson Logistics, we go to great lengths to assure drivers are given a level playing field to perform their job safely. We believe professional drivers are the heroes of the supply chain. We provide convenience for drivers with excellent communication, completely detailed load information, and quick turnaround time at our docks. We treat drives with respect and hospitality to allow them to do their job to the best of their ability.

Traceability from Farm to Multinational Fork

Category: Refrigerated Transportation,Supply Chain September 11, 2014

Transparency throughout the global food chain means building trusting relationships with traceability with every touch point in the supply chain. Now more than ever, consumers want assurance they are purchasing products from reputable sources. Products must be accurately and quickly traced, especially in light of recent recalls and international incidents of suppliers taking advantage of Read the full article…

We’re Grateful For What We Have

Category: Frozen Warehousing September 26, 2014

With our history and frozen warehousing rooted in the orchards and berry fields of Michigan, Hanson Logistics rides the same unpredictable tide of crop numbers, as do our grower customers. This year it was a very good summer. Thankfully the demand for blueberries continues to rise nationwide, providing some stability in pricing for fresh and frozen Read the full article…