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We operate and maintain a new fleet of fully refrigerated vehicles. The fleet is carefully monitored and refrigeration units are carefully maintained in order to ensure maximum freshness upon delivery. The fleet is new and regularly maintained in order to obtain maximum reliability.
Due to our high volume and large fleet vehicles, we offer deliveries when it is most convenient for you. We operate a lease fleet that is maintained by our leasing partner. Therefore, we can focus on what we do best, procure and deliver produce.
Market updates are compiled and sent to each individual unit weekly. These updates report current market trends and fluctuations. They are extremely useful in providing our customers with necessary information regarding product quality, pricing, supply, and forecasting future market trends in order to provide the most economical purchases.
Nature’s Produce is equipped with temperature and humidity controlled coolers. These coolers and freezers maintain controlled internal storage environments constantly adapting to temperature, humidity, and air circulation so each product is held under optimum conditions.
Nature’s Produce has developed a state-of-the-art computer system keeping us on the forward edge of technology in the produce industry. Buying history, trends, and full usage reports may also be compiled upon request. A personalized template may be constructed consisting of commonly order items.
Training seminars are available at our facilities or yours. These seminars focus on information for your personnel in the areas of receiving, storing, and handling the large variety of fresh produce items. Just let us know your desire to schedule one of these interesting and informative seminars.
We practice first-in, first-out rotation; 36-hour inventory turns; and rigid inventory control procedures. Our high product turnover assures the freshness of the produce our facilities receive and distribute.
Due to our combined nationwide buying capabilities, we have many volume programs available, such as full loads direct from the growers. Our high volume and buying power enables us to provide a more stable pricing level in these incredibly volatile industry.
All our drivers are equipped with two-way radios to contact the customer service desk & can expedite the credit process upon delivery if a situation should arise. Or, simply call your personal customer service representative after delivery. We stand behind our product, which is our guarantee that you will get the best produce available. Our employees are carefully trained specialists with the best fresh product.
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