American Shipper

Forwarders of produce

   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has recently revamped its directory to assist small to mid-sized agricultural exporters with locating freight forwarders to handle their logistics needs. 
   The Directory of Freight Forwarders Serving Agricultural Shippers (available online at provides access to more than 600 forwarders familiar with handling agricultural goods. The forwarders are also licensed with the Federal Maritime Commission.