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A Message from Matt Mugar & Walter Lopes, CO-Founders of BOA in regards to Current State with COVID-19

Posted on March 18th, 2020

  Dear Cherished Clients and Partners, We recognize that with the constantly changing COVID-19 situation around the world, this is an unprecedented time for us all — a time that, for many, is filled with uncertainty. Our hearts and thoughts go out to each and every one of you. We […]

Proper Transport of Fresh Produce: Sanitation

Posted on March 22nd, 2019

Proper transport of fresh produce from farm to market reduces the potential for microbial contamination. Within the transportation chain, it is the responsibility of all parties involved to communicate and maintain the quality and safety of the produce while in transit. Cross-Contamination Every time a product gets moved, there is […]

Mixing Produce in Reefer LTL: Factors to Consider

Posted on February 21st, 2019

What else needs to be considered in transporting product other than proper temperature management? A major factor to consider is having a truck with a mixed load of produce that affect each others aromas and flavors. The perfect storm is brewing if the carrier is unaware of the nuances of […]

Maintaining Proper Transit Temperatures: Produce

Posted on February 1st, 2019

Shelf life, shelf life, shelf life! Produce has an interesting mix of factors to consider before mapping out a truck, especially if there will be different types of produce in the same load. Even though transportation takes only a few days of shelf life of produce that could be a […]

How Hurricanes Affect Your Freight

Posted on October 10th, 2018

With today’s sophisticated technologies to better anticipate storms and hurricanes, we are better prepared than ever to handle this type of natural disaster. Since we have some predictability, organizations can plan ahead to send extra essentials and supplies to hold over until the storm passes.           Photo: October […]

Why do I need Cargo Insurance?

Posted on October 5th, 2018

Doesn’t the carrier have to pay for the value of the goods if something happens? One would think this is normal, but oftentimes it is difficult to pinpoint where something went wrong. Freight claims are often denied by carrier. If something happens while your cargo is in transit, there is a chance […]

ELD Mandate in Full Swing on April 1st – Get Ready!

Posted on March 30th, 2018

Wait for it… ELD Mandate in full swing starting on Sunday, April 1st, 2018! Let’s hope this is just a cruel April Fool’s Day joke played on us by our government. If it isn’t… What’s going to happen? Fleets that run without ELDs installed and put into use will be issued […]

Due Diligence for 3PLs in Choosing a Qualified Carrier

Posted on March 16th, 2018

Looking back to a Blog post we shared back in 2012, we have an update on how choosing an unqualified carrier could leave a 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) company responsible for carrier actions. That case had to do with double brokering, but this case had to do directly with the 3PL that […]

Temperature Controlled Freight – Reefer Settings

Posted on February 23rd, 2018

How complicated can it be? Isn’t it just a trailer that runs like a refrigerator? Image: Utility 3000R with Thermo King S-600 Reefer Unit True, to a certain degree. There are a lot of variables when it comes to a refrigerator that moves through different weather, varying temperatures from day and […]

#thoughts&prayers4lasvegas

Posted on October 7th, 2017

  On the night of October 1’st , 2017, 58 people were shot and killed and another estimated 500 were injured when a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. The shooter was identified as Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada. […]

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