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Bob Larson Infinity Transportation for Northwest Fruit Growers
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Program: Fruit Grower Report
Date: April 21, 2017

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With today’s Fruit Grower Report, I’m Bob Larson. Growers and packers in the Pacific Northwest have a new option for getting their goods to Texas. Infinity Transportation Logistics just announced its new expedited intermodal rail service and from to the Dallas/Fort Worth area …

STEVE LAWSON … “So, now we ship our equipment from the Pacific Northwest direct to Texas to service the Texas market both inbound and outbound so we’re moving both directions with products grown in Washington state, ag products into Texas and then bringing back goods and food products back to the Pacific Northwest.”

Infinity Transportation’s Chief Commercial Officer, Steve Lawson says ITL’s operation is as state-of-the-art as it gets …

STEVE LAWSON … “We have refrigerated containers, full telematics, which means we can control the temperature and settings on the refrigerating units from our computer remotely. So, we ship our equipment, like I said, to the Midwest and to the East Coast and now to Texas.”

Lawson says the 160-mile service radius around Spokane, Seattle and Portland covers just about every square mile in the Pacific Northwest …

STEVE LAWSON … “It does. We move a lot of products the Seattle area. The bulk of our business is in Central and Eastern Washington moving things like onions, processed potatoes, apples, cherries. Most of the products, most of the ag products that are grown in Washington and Eastern Oregon as well.”

Infinity already covers the Midwest and East Coast locations. Delivery to Texas is 5 days. 4 days to Chicago, and 6 days to the East Coast.

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