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large group of fall harvest vegetables including corn and apples

When you encounter all the products available at your favorite grocery store or department store, you might not realize how many trucks are required to bring it all to you. Fresh foods in particular require lots of specialized equipment to transport items safely and efficiently. Refrigerated trucks like those operated by West Coast Carriers bring an astonishing array of goods to stores in every neighborhood. In fact, the wide assortment of food available year-round is due in large part to the exceptional transportation solutions currently available.

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables All Year

Most locations in the United States are served by complicated networks of interconnected transport services. Our drivers are responsible for bringing an astonishing array of items to grocery stores near you, including:

  • Apples
  • Lettuce
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Grapes
  • Berries
  • Bananas
  • Tomatoes

Many of these items can be purchased at any time of year thanks to refrigerated trucking. All cold and frozen goods also depend on climate-controlled transport solutions. Milk, juice, fresh meat, frozen meat, frozen vegetables, eggs, yogurt, cheese, and bread dough are all brought to the store directly from regional distributors. This is how people get the very freshest food products all year long.

Safe and Efficient Transportation

Truck drivers and other transport operators work hard to verify that every load is packed correctly and handled safely. Careful oversight at every step ensures that goods are accounted for at the storage facility and then offloaded at the right destination. This extra attention ensures that customers across the country have access to the right items in every season.

Working Together With Suppliers

We work closely with many different suppliers, warehouses, and other handling companies to transport truckloads (TL) and less than truckloads (LTL). Specialty goods often require a little extra attention because relatively few pallets are likely to be shipped at any time. We take pride in helping businesses of all sizes access world-class transportation and shipping services.