Logistics Program

PPYP Grower Truck Map 2023

Zone Delivery Schedule

  • Zone 1 – Core Region ships on a weekly basis all Young Plant season. New 2024: 50% discount from standard grower truck shipping.
  • Zone 2 – East Regions ships even weeks 4 - 16.
  • Zone 3 – West Regions ships odd weeks 5 - 15.

Please use "even weeks East and odd weeks West" for your zone to ensure Grower Truck service.

Contact us regarding Grower Truck coverage to your site.


All routes and delivery subject to volume. Additional routes may be added based on volume to area.

Transport & Logistics

Our professional team at Plantpeddler is committed to delivering secure, expedient, and efficient freight solutions with on time delivery to your door. Shipping options include:

Customer Pick-Up

Available Wednesday through Friday. Please notify us at least 48 hours in advance of anticipated will call.

Young Plant Grower Truck Program

To better serve our growers, we have more routes throughout the Midwest plus coverage East to Pennsylvania and South into Oklahoma. This method ensures the highest quality product reaches your greenhouse. We are willing to expand territory. Contact us regarding Grower Truck coverage to your site.

The Young Plant shipping zones:

  • Zone 1 – Core Region ships on a weekly basis all Young Plant seasons.
  • Zone 2 – East Region ships even weeks 4 through 16, and for Mums & Poinsettias.
  • Zone 3 – West Region ships odd weeks 5 through 15, and for Mums & Poinsettias.

Please use the even and odd weeks for your zone to ensure Grower Truck service. Increased truck service occurs during peak weeks. We will contact the broker and/or the grower to help adjust delivery dates to ensure truck service. Unless specified on order, products are cart delivered. If you do not have the ability to handle carts, please notify us. Winter box rates will apply for all boxed product on Grower Truck. Routes are subject to minimum volume requirements per region. Pooled truck delivery is available for small volume orders.

Finished Grower Truck Program: In addition to our Young Plant Grower Truck program, we also deliver all in-season Finished on Plantpeddler controlled trucking. We bring color right to you on established weekly routes. Please contact us for the route schedule for your area.

Dedicated Truck Program: By the load, deliveries can be made outside of the standard Grower Truck area with minimums that vary with distance, typically ten carts. These orders can be assorted product lines. We can also help coordinate pooled truck options, grouping orders in your region. For these options, call for a customized quote.

National Young Plant Shipping Program: To serve customers outside of the Grower Truck area, we have developed a system with trusted carriers. It is our commitment to improve our process and ability to perform for all growers. Options include:

  • Parcel Shipments: We have negotiated aggressive discounts with FedEx. They serve as our primary parcel shipper for Young Plant products. Cold weather priority shipments are dropped directly at the FedEx terminals. We work closely with them to ensure dependable and timely shipments to your door. Based on grower request for service effectiveness to your location, UPS is an option. If UPS is desired, please specify on orders. UPS ships at grower’s risk.
  • Air Freight: Air is a safe and often cost-effective option. Now expanded service; we have negotiated favorable rates with Southwest, Alaska Air, and others. Departure from Minneapolis, via commercial air freight services to most major airports.Proper handling instructions, airport destination with pick-up, phone on arrival, or re-delivery instructions are the responsibility of the broker/customer. Please inquire for more information.
  • Grower’s Choice: We are always open to your input! If there is a freight method that works best for your unique situation, we are committed to explore and investigate how we can meet your wishes. Please feel free to discuss your freight situation with your broker or directly with us. Your success matters to us!

General Information

All orders are FOB Plantpeddler, Cresco, IA. Except for Grower Truck, shipping methods are at the customer’s risk.