Farm-to-Table: How to Safely Transport Food so it Stays Fresh

1.3 billion tons of food is wasted every year globally, which equates to $1 trillion wasted US dollars. How you safely transport your perishable, temperature controlled items is vital so that it stays fresh. As the harvest season ramps up, those in the food industry face several challenges in keeping food safe. Ensuring its quality […]

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How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

We aren’t fortune tellers at FreightCenter, but we have been in the logistics business long enough to predict what you’re about to ask: How much is the cost of freight to (insert destination)? Fortunately, we have the answers you seek! Unfortunately, it isn’t as simple as 1, 2, 3. But don’t worry, you’re in luck. […]

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What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

May 30, 2019 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

2017 went down on record as one of the costliest years for natural disasters in the United States, standing at $306 billion in damages. Last year, Hurricane Michael had a devastating effect on coastal towns, disrupting the supply chain and leaving close to total destruction. Together, Florida and Texas represent nearly 15% of the U.S. economy. […]

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What is Factoring and Why Use It?

November 13, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Guest post by Eagle Express Service The Principles of Freight Factoring Freight factoring is a method of invoice factoring that allows trucking companies, including owner-operators, to convert unpaid invoices into cash. Trucking companies and freight brokers tend to use these services to mend the cash flow gap between when they complete their services and when […]

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FreightCenter Named a 2017 Green Supply Chain Award Recipient

February 6, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Freightcenter Named a 2017 Green Supply Chain Award Recipient. Included in top list of sustainable transportation providers. January 27, 2018 (PALM HARBOR, Fla.) – FreightCenter, a one-stop source for shippers, named a recipient of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 10th annual Green Supply Chain Award. The company, often recognized for sustainable business practices, continues to make positive […]

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2018 Promotions

January 22, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The New Year is bringing new beginnings to seasoned pros in the FreightCenter game. January was met with two promotions: Ali Choiniere as our newly appointed Chief Operating Officer, and Amy Van Ness as our Chief Financial Officer. Ali Choiniere Ali Choiniere has been with the FreightCenter team for fourteen out of FreightCenter’s twenty years. […]

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The BIG Give Toy Drive Update

December 11, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

FreightCenter, a national shipping company, partnered with local businesses to take part in a multi-stop toy collection drive this December. After being hit by Hurricane Irma in early September, parents in Pinellas County are concerned with how they will afford Christmas gifts for their children this year. To put these parents worries at ease and […]

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The Uberization of Freight is Here

December 7, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

FreightCenter welcomes shippers to try out its “Uber-ized” freight shipping option that connects shippers with small trucking companies online. Similar to ride-sharing, the freight shipping service allows customers to find and book available truck drivers in their area. The service is currently available for same-day deliveries in southern California, with plans to expand service to […]

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The Best Way to Ship Christmas Trees This Holiday Season

December 6, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

How Are Christmas Trees Shipped? Many Christmas tree farms are located across the country in states such as Oregon, Washington, California, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Shipping real trees is a difficult task, with many carriers saying no all together. With capacity so tight, it’s important to have a company like FreightCenter on your side to find you the right equipment for the […]

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7 Tips for Shipping Holiday Packages

December 5, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

It’s not too late to get your supply chain holiday-ready. As eCommerce sales continue to boom, sellers need better visibility to tracking shipments and automating the order process for customers. FreightCenter now offers parcel shipping services in conjunction with volume freight shipping services. Follow these simple tips to optimize your shipping practices in time for the holidays: […]

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