How Can You Ship Perishable Food Items?


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Some methods for shipping perishable foods items in the US include FedEx, UPS and Providence Packaging. FedEx offers numerous shipping services for perishable goods, including express, ground, package, freight and international.

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For perishable foods that are temperature-sensitive, FedEx recommends using their cold shipping packages or FedEx Custom Critical temperature-control solutions.

UPS recommends their fastest shipping options for perishable food items, which are UPS Next Day Air or UPS Ground. Next Day Air is best for products that will perish quickly, within two to three days, and Ground shipping is a more economical option for less perishable foods.

Providence Packing is a service that specializes in the shipment of gourmet and artisan foods, when maintaining temperature and presentation is important to the customer.

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