Hauling Industry News
How did that Christmas tree get here?
More than 25 million Christmas trees will be sold this year, according to the National Christmas Tree Association. But few people will ever give a thought to how their tree got from the farm to their local Christmas tree lot.
We wondered. So we asked Carl Johnson, President of Pac West Transport Services, a freight brokerage located in Portland, Oregon. Pac West specializes in temperature-sensitive freight, and started brokering Christmas trees shortly after the company was founded 32 years ago. Here’s what Johnson told us. Story by Pat Pitz / www.dat.com.