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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Customer Spotlight: The Deer Bong

November 13, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

We love when our customers share their startup story with us. And when that story happens to be hilarious and inspiring, we can’t help but tell it to everyone we know. Meet Chris Weiland, the entrepreneur and funnyman behind The Deer Bong™. If you love the great outdoors and indulging in the fastest way to […]

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Save the Packaging, Save the World

September 27, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

Eight Packaging Ideas that Save the Planet and Your Wallet Supply chains are feeling the pressure to adopt sustainable practices and they’re starting with how products are packaged for transport. Product packaging says a lot about a brand. It’s a thoughtful way for a brand to differentiate itself from other brands. Apple packaging, for example, […]

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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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