Knowing Your Cargo
Perishable commodities need to be shipped under optimum conditions to ensure they arrive in prime form. They can be broadly categorized as:
- Chilled cargo
Commodities that need to be shipped above product freezing temperature.
- Frozen cargo
Commodities which are required to be shipped at -20oC
(-4oF) or lower.
- Special and Exotic cargo
Non-food products that require special handling such as temperature and/or humidity protection.