Re: Shiping Rose Sstock By Rail - Questions?


To add to Tony's question,

Did they ship only carload lots to wholesalers or did they ship lcl to retailers as well?

Rich Orr

-----Original Message-----
From: Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Thu, Nov 11, 2010 2:51 am
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Shiping Rose Sstock By Rail - Questions?

Bob Chaparro wrote:

For those of you who have any interest in this, what questions would
you like to have answered about shipping rose stock by rail?

To what extent, and in what seasons, might the stock have been

shipped in express reefers vs. standard refrigerators? Was the stock

shipped under standard refrigeration protection, or some other

protective service

Tony Thompson Editor, Signature Press, Berkeley, CA

2906 Forest Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705

(510) 540-6538; fax, (510) 540-1937; e-mail, thompson@...

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