• 5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Reefer Trailer

    Right now there are about 500,000 reefer trailers in operation throughout the United States. The average new or used reefer trailers are somewhere between 28 and 53 feet long, but never more than 13.4 feet high, and the largest carry about 44,000 pounds worth of refrigerated goods. There’s incredible demand for shipment via reefer unit, and that demand is only going up as the economy booms.

    Whether you’ve already got your new reefer trailer or you’re looking at used reefer trailers and hoping to start up in the market, you should know where to look to find the best loads and how to carry them in the best way.

    Think Ports

    One way to get plenty of loads is to make sure they are hanging out where the loads are. The biggest ports in the United States are located in Long Beach, California; Los Angeles, California; New York/New Jersey, the Seattle/Tacoma area, and Savannah, Georgia. You can always guarantee plenty of loads coming out of these important transit areas.

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  • Taking A Look At The Importance Of Using Reclaimed Wood In the United States And Around The World

    Wood plays a very important role in the world, and particularly here in the United States. Wood is not only used for many different functional purposes, but can be used for the purpose of desrign and decoration as well, such as can be seen in the ever growing use of reclaimed table tops and reclaimed wood siding. Wood can provide an easy way to achieve a rustic look, a trend that has only continued to grow all throughout the country, popular in weddings, home decor, and the decoration of commercial spaces (such as restaurants) as well.

    However, it is hugely important to only use wood responsibly. As you probably already know, wood comes from trees, and trees provide us with oxygen. When we cut down too many trees, we are opening ourselves up to any number of problems, from reducing the amount of oxygen that is put out in the world to disrupting the natural ecosystem of a forest, a rainforest, or another area of land. As some trees can take as many as sixty full years until they ar Continue Reading

  • Is It really Bourbon? Here’s How to Tell

    When it comes to liquor, there are a lot of people who like cocktails, beer, and wine. In fact, 14% percent of Americans drink beer once a week; Twenty-three percent of respondents in a 2016 survey said they had a cocktail outside of their home in the last three months and 28.64% of respondents in 2018, aged 18 to 29 years stated they drink whiskey/scotch/bourbon.

    The “Kids” are Branching Out

    Finding a good local bar is becoming a trend as many Americans try new drinks and embrace old ones. Compared to other age groups, Millennials are most likely to try a new drink. According to Technomic’s research, while 8% of the general population tried a new drink on their most recent occasion, 18% of millennials aged 21-24, and 12% of millennials ages 25-34 did so. Whether you’re looking for a cocktail bar, bourbon bar or a way to liven up your nightlife, knowing a little about liquor, wines, and spirits can help you pick Continue Reading

  • A Look At Grilling And Barbecuing All Throughout The Entirety Of The United States

    When it comes to building custom products, you’re likely to want the best that there is to offer. Fortunately, building custom products such as custom smoker grills has become more and more common in the United States as well as in many places beyond it, as building custom products (or having custom products built for you, as it were) allows many different people from many different backgrounds to experience a higher quality experience more tailored to exactly what they need and are looking for.

    For instance, a huge market for building custom products can be found in the arena of barbecuing and grilling. Barbecuing and grilling alike (which can sometimes, but not always, it must be noted, be used interchangeably) have risen in popularity in the majority of the United States – if not just all of it. Barbecuing and grilling can be a fun outdoor activity and way to spend times with your friends, family, and loved ones. After all, who does not have a fond memory of at least one barbec Continue Reading

  • 3 Ways to Design Paper Food Containers for Your Establishment

    When it comes to paper products, not only do you want one that is strong enough to hold your products and keep them hot and cold, but you also want them to showcase your business name. Certain items are stationary colors and don’t offer much design choice such as stirrers, straws, spoons and forks, but things such as paper cups and bowls offer various avenues for diversity. Choosing a great design for your paper products can boost sales, and the points below can help you with choosing the perfect design.

    Multiple Uses

    The benefits of using a hot soup container such as disposable cup can be used for a variety of products. Hot products will stay hot with paper hot cups with lids, but paper soup cups can keep warm soups warm while paper cups can also keep frozen products Continue Reading

  • 5 Reasons to Get a Workplace Coffee Machine

    If you’re looking to create a positive and welcoming environment in your hotel or office environment, a hotel coffee machine or commercial coffee maker is one of the best–and simplest–choices you can make. Coffee systems for work environments can do a lot to spur productivity and increase employee satisfaction. Here are just a few reasons that a hotel coffee machine would be a great idea.

    • The caffeine in coffee makes your employees more productive. Polls show that 46% of workers in America say that coffee helps them to stay productive. Studies done by the FDA show that the caffeine in your coffee gets absorbed and circulated through the body about 30 minutes to 60 minutes after being drunk. As it does, it enhances energy levels in the brain, produces better cognitive performances, and improves both concentration and memory. Ot Continue Reading
  • 7 benefits of Hydroponic Planting and Growing of Cannabis

    Alternative medicine is growing in popularity with more than 30% of adults and more than 10% of children using it. Cannabis is included in this alternative medicine making the need for it rise. This means other methods, including hydroponic growing are being used, to meet the growing demand. While there are differences between soil growing and hydroponic growing, there are also advantages over using one or another. Read below to see the advantages of hydroponic growing compared with dry soil growing of cannabis.

    No Dirt

    When you choose to hydroponically grow cannabis you eliminate the soil and dirt which in turns means less mess for you. While soil growing has been tried and true over the years, it sure can be a mess. Soil growing also means less control over your plants. When you grow your plants hydroponically you have more control over things such as light, so you can ensure that the light reaches all parts of the plants. This can eliminate the need for Continue Reading

  • Going On a Summer Outing? Don’t Forget to Pack the Dessert!

    It’s officially summer, with all the parties, outdoor barbecues, and other celebrations that come with it. And by extension, it’s time for everybody’s favorite summer treat to start making the rounds again. That’s right, it’s ice cream season! And with this being its most productive sales time, it’s important that you get the scoop on how to take it on the go regardless of where you’re traveling in the next few months.

    Now, this doesn’t mean that some consumers aren’t already on the ball. 90% of Americans choose to eat this sweet treat regularly, with 40% choosing to consume it during any two week period of the year. And yes, this includes the winter seasons as well. These periodic indulgences could be anything from frozen tubs kept in the freezer or a periodic soft-serve scoop at an ice cream shop. However, it’s never been easier to take this treat on the go with specialty dessert containers.

    We all know that the one drawback of ice cream is that it tends to get a little Continue Reading

  • Wine and Beer What to drink this Summer

    Wine and Beer: What to drink this Summer

    June means summer and summer mean that pools are open, grills are lit, and people are spending as much time as possible outdoors. Summer is a great time to explore different wine and food pairings or try out a new beer. The five popular varietals of wine in America are Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, and Pinot Noir. According to Business Insider, there are 10 top beers in America that include Founders Brewing Co. All Day IPA (TIE), and Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Pale Ale (TIE).

    Types of Wine and Food Pairings

    There are over 7,700 wineries across the country, in all of the 50 states that grow Chardonnay. Chardonnay is a popular and diverse white wine has various flavors like pear, citrus, and apple, according to totalwine.com. Shrimp skewers with vegetable Continue Reading

  • Want to Improve Your Health? Try Adding Peanuts to Your Day

    Including nuts in your diet is not just delicious, but good for your body as well. In fact, the Harvard research department recently finished a study on the effects of eating two servings of nuts each day. At the end it was confirmed that regular consumption resulted in lowered chances of cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

    The Advantages of Peanuts: Why Not Other Nuts and Seeds?

    Eating nuts or seeds will reap good health benefits. However, peanuts are a unique nut and not just because they are actually a legume. Peanuts are unique for the qualities they have, namely a mild flavor that can meld well within many different dishes. The versatility of peanuts is good news for your health.

    Peanuts Are Considered a Great Snack For a Couple of Reasons.

    Peanuts are a often touted as a convenient snack for a few reasons. One, a one ounce package of nuts is easy to carry in your bag and they are unlikely to get smashed in the way that a granol Continue Reading

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