Northwest onion and potato suppliers will be operating on limited hours through Christmas and New Year’s Eve and closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day.
- All potato and onions suppliers will be closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day
- Shippers will be operating with regular loading hours on the Fridays leading up to the holidays, December 23 and December 30
- On Saturday, December 24 and December 31 onion and potato sheds will be closed; this is unlike normal loading hours
- Most sheds will be closed on Monday, December 26 and January 2 in observance of the holidays; this is also different than normal loading schedules
- Advanced order lead time is highly recommended for order fulfillment
- Carriers are strongly advised to call packing sheds in advance for product availability and loading appointments
- Adverse weather is forecast in much of the Northwest the next few weeks, which will affect outbound trucks
- Also important to note: Tuesday, December 27 and January 3 will be very slow loading days as suppliers will not produce over the holiday weekends
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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