Keeping it Fresh: Back to the Future

This year we are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Allen Lund Company. From our very beginning back in 1976 we began specializing in perishable transportation. However, the produce business has changed through the years as a result of the cutting edge technology that is being integrated into transportation.
New technology is available to monitor the movement of perishables from the farm to the consumer. We are able to track temperature and location via GPS with accuracy that wasn’t even on anyone’s drawing board 40 years ago. New smart units can monitor, transmit and download air temperature from one end of the trailer to the other, and transmit the information to a smartphone or desktop anywhere in the world. With all of this technology, produce perishables have never had such a good ride and most importantly the consumer has never enjoyed produce so fresh and safe. To continue reading click here.