Shipping Perishables

shipping perishables

Maintaining the cold chain is the responsibility of everyone who handles and transports fresh produce, from the farm to the retailer. Amerijet’s Temperature Controlled (ATC) service offers shippers temperature-controlled solutions for shipping perishables worldwide.

The company’s 360,000 square-foot (33,500sq. meter) import/export facility in Miami includes dedicated dock doors for dry and temperature controlled freight, including pre-cooled receiving areas and a custom built 40,000 square-foot (3,700sq. meter) perishable handling center providing refrigerated, frozen and chilled storage to maintain the cold chain integrity of perishable shipments during the transportation process.

With expedited handling procedures, coolers and freezer at all major transit points, Amerijet’s cold chain management has been trusted for more than 40 years.

 


Have Questions? Call 1-800-927-6059 or +1-305-593-5500

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: