Perishable Cargo Shipping Solutions


Need shipping for produce, pharmaceuticals, floral arrangements, or other temperature-sensitive products? Patterson Companies can help. Since 1985, we’ve been the go-to business for shippers searching for reliable, perishable cargo shipping solutions. We’ll help you maintain the cold chain from the origin door to the desired destination.

Our industry-leading solutions offer shippers the best delivery method.


Our Specialized Shipping Solutions

Patterson’s specialized cargo transportation services are ideal for shippers looking to move temperature-sensitive freight quickly. We tailor solutions to meet your needs. Some of our shipping solutions include: 

  • Refrigerated freight shipping: Our specialized carriers pick up your shipment in a temperature-controlled truck. They then transport your refrigerated cargo in an ideal environment to your destination’s door. 
  • Frozen freight shipping: Effectively shipping frozen food and other products takes experience and attention to detail. At Patterson, we simplify frozen shipping with our network of carriers specializing in hauling frozen items. 
  • Produce freight shipping: Our produce transportation and shipping techniques help deliver your sensitive shipments rapidly. Our refrigerated shipping options keep produce and other perishables at optimal temperatures and use industry-best practices to offer ideal solutions for your needs. 
  • Climate-controlled shipping: Patterson provides solutions for a wide range of temperatures in addition to frozen and refrigerated shipping. If your items need to be transported at a specific temperature, we are ready to assist. 
  • Other specialized shipping: Besides food and produce, we offer specialized shipping for hazardous materials, fragile items and oversized or overweight products. 

Benefits of Our Truckload Freight Services

At Patterson Companies, we offer responsive, flexible, and proactive truckload freight services you can count on. Our full truckload freight shipping delivers various benefits:

  • Customized solutions: We offer tailored solutions for your unique shipping requirements with our FTL services. From specialized handling instructions to specific delivery timelines, we work closely with you to meet your needs and preferences.
  • Reliable carrier network: Each carrier undergoes a rigorous screening process to ensure reliability, providing you with peace of mind that your freight is in capable hands.
  • Available capacity: With a wide network of full truckload carriers, we ensure that sufficient capacity is always accessible to transport your freight efficiently and on schedule.
  • Cost-effective solutions: When you work with an established freight provider like Patterson Companies, you benefit from competitive prices.

Benefits of Our Perishable Cargo Shipping Services

We are committed to delivering excellent service and solutions to streamline cargo shipping. Benefits of using our services include:

  • Trusted shipping solutions: You are governed by stringent regulations and must meet compliance requirements. Our cold chain solutions help you transport items at required temperatures to mitigate risks.
  • Supply chain efficiency: Leverage temperature-controlled shipping solutions to keep items at the right temperature. Optimal temperatures may minimize waste, maximize product use and enhance the supply chain performance.
  • Versatile transportation: Our perishable cargo shipping solutions are suited for various applications. Whether you need to transport personal care products, fresh produce, pharmaceuticals, flowers, or other temperature-sensitive items, we have the best solution.

Patterson Is With You for the Long Haul

Our network includes leading food trucking companies so you can trust our cost-effective and efficient solutions. We provide:

Excellent Support

The Patterson Companies team offers round-the-clock support. Our enhanced tracking ability keeps you updated on the movements of your cargo, making shipping seamless.

Extensive Experience

Leveraging decades of experience, we deliver effective shipping solutions at competitive prices. Our priority is serving you with first-rate customer service and shipping solutions you can swear by.

Multiservice Offering

We customize solutions to meet shipper needs. Whether you need specialized transport for produce or sensitive items for less-than-truckload (LTL) or full-truckload (FTL) freight, count on Patterson Companies.

Your Cargo, Our Priority — Get a Quote Today

We specialize in refrigeration, frozen, and produce freight shipping across the U.S. Our cold chain carriers will streamline getting your products to your desired destination swiftly and efficiently.

Get a quick quote or contact us online for more information.