Shipping Perishables

shipping perishables

Maintaining the cold chain is the responsibility of everyone who handles and transports fresh produce, from production to retail.

Whether you are shipping fresh, frozen or refrigerated goods—from fruits, vegetables, eggs and fish to flowers and live plants—temperature-sensitive shipments require a high level of care. Amerijet Temperature Controlled (ATC) service offers shippers temperature-controlled solutions for all types of perishable goods. Amerijet’s custom-built 10,300 square-foot (227,419 cu. ft.) perishable handling center at the Miami International Airport features pre-cooling capabilities as well as refrigerated, frozen and chilled storage for all temperature controlled shipments. With expedited handling procedures, coolers and freezer at all major transit points, Amerijet’s cold chain management has been designed to ensure the integrity of your perishable shipments.


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Shipping Perishables

Whether you are shipping fresh, frozen or refrigerated goods—from fruits, vegetables, eggs and fish to flowers and live plants—temperature-sensitive shipments require a high level of care.

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Required Documents

When transporting fresh and perishable products, it is imperative to preserve the delicate nature of the goods. Most temperature controlled products are governed by various U.S. and international agencies. For assistance with shipping documentation, please consult with your Amerijet Temperature Controlled Handling desk at sales@amerijet.com or 1800-927-6059 or 305-593-5500. In addition to the product specific export and import documentation, sanitary certificates, permits, inspection and/or licenses, the following documents are commonly used when shipping perishable goods: