East Coast's Oldest & Largest Watermelon Shipper
Melon 1, Inc. is the largest watermelon shipper on the East coast shipping over 5,000 loads each year, and has been in business for three generations. We have two corporate offices located in Barnwell, SC and Brooklyn, NY. We ship watermelons 52 weeks a year, domestic and imported, with destinations to most major chain stores and retailers in the US and Canada.
We have multiple shipping points in the states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Maryland, Delaware and Texas. Our busiest season is from mid April through September, when all watermelons are packed in bins. We ship watermelons packed in cartons throughout the remainder of the year. All loads are shipped on Chep pallets.
This website is designed to provide transportation for our watermelon loads as well as loads for our partnering companies. New postings will be made 7 days a week during the binning season. Available load information can, and will change constantly. So keep visiting the site!
As for credit references, we are listed in the "Blue Book" and "Red Book", as well as with Dunn and Bradstreet.
If you are interested in hauling for Melon 1, Inc., please have the following information faxed to our office at 229-276-9308.
Your full name and company name
Social Security number or W-9
Broker's MC License
Current Certificate of Insurance - Liability & Cargo (minimum 15,000) - certificates must be faxed from your Insurance Co listing our company & address as "additional insured"