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How Groceries Get to the Store

Friday, May 3rd, 2024
Young african man buying vegetables in grocery section at supermarket. Black man choose vegetables in the supermarket while holding grocery basket. Man shopping veggies at supermarket.

Wonder how your groceries get to the shelves? A truck is often involved.

Have you ever wondered how your groceries get to the store? Food uses multiple modes of transportation to get to the grocery store, though there are definitely more common methods. Domestically, trucks are the primary transporters of groceries. They carry nearly 70% of the food consumed in the U.S., with the following most common method being railways. A desire to provide fresh and local food combined with a need for consistent varieties and a wide selection makes for the complicated process of grocery logistics. Let’s learn more about how groceries get to the store.