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How do tomato trucks not smash the tomatoes?

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Over the years it was found that when a tomato is red and ripe it was already too ripe to withstand the pressures of uneven roads plus weight pressures of tomatoes from the top. So it was found that if tomatoes are picked a few days earlier when just red and still firm the tomatoes are able to withstand the problems of transport and arrive at their destination still firm and unblemished.
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