The transportation rules in the Food Safety Modernization Act focus on best practices for transporting perishable produce items. The good news with these rules is many of the best practices are determined by the shippers, 3PLs and carriers. The rules require more documentation and more communication, but it is not overly burdensome. Increased communication should actually help produce transportation and eliminate some claims. Shippers, 3PLs and carriers that have already implemented best practices will find the rules fairly easy to deal with and the rules will validate many of the best practices already in place. To continue reading click here.