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FreightCenter Takes Care of You During COVID-19

March 20, 2020 | By FreightCenter Team | Under

To our valued customers -- In light of the current situation, we wanted to reach out and share our plan for continuing to help you find the shipping solutions you need during these uncertain times. FreightCenter is ready and committed to helping you avoid disruptions that may impact you or your business. In addition, you can stay up-to-date and find helpful resources regarding COVID-19 by visiting our COVID-19 resources page.

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What's the Cheapest Way to Ship Large Items?

When facing options for shipping large items, some of your choices might seem expensive. When shipping items under 70 lbs, parcel shipping is typically the most cost-effective shipping method. Parcels can often be shipped via ground or economy, depending on your specific item and requirements. However, if your item weighs over 70 lbs, the quoting process can get a little bit more confusing. That’s why FreightCenter is here to help you find the most af[...]

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What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

2017 went down on record as one of the costliest years for natural disasters in the United States, standing at $306 billion in damages.

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How To Get An LTL Freight Quote

September 11, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | Under

Getting an LTL freight quote is an easy endeavor when you use FreightCenter’s instant freight quote tool, but before you go plugging all your information in, let us walk you through the process. There are several factors that play into figuring LTL freight quotes, and understanding them will pull a more accurate quote.

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Freight Shipping To Destinations With Special Requirements

Shipping destinations can be as distinct as the freight heading to them. Freight shipping to your buyer is a commercial enterprise designed to take place from loading dock to loading dock—that is, if there’s a loading dock available upon delivery. Some delivery locations have special requirements that need more than the zip code alone, and not knowing the details could affect your final accessorials will you need? These are all questions you should ha[...]

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The Best Way to Ship Christmas Trees This Holiday Season

December 6, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under

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 job and for an affordable rate. When it comes to Christmas tree ship[...]

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25 Freight Facts That Will Shock You

September 26, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under

For an industry that keeps the world moving, you don’t hear often enough about the fascinating aspects of freight and logistics. Most people hear “freight” and think "snooze"—but not us! At FreightCenter, we see freight as fun and want you to think the same. Here are 25 facts that’ll have you loving freight as much as us.

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Here's How to Ship Across the U.S. And Canadian Border

April 13, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under

Cross-Border Shipping Made Simple Cross-border shipping between Canada and the US can be a complex process, as it is governed by laws and security requirements from both countries. The process is simply more detailed and lengthy – though not impossible by any means. By choosing FreightCenter – a credible, efficient, and dependable freight shipping partner – we can make border crossing seamless and timely for all parties involved.

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Ship up to 1,200 Pounds in our FedEx Freight Box

March 30, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under

Did you know that you can order a FedEx freight box online, and they’ll deliver them to your door? I’m sure you do. But, what you probably don’t know is that FedEx Freight now offers the Freight Box for larger shipments. Since FedEx Freight is one of our trusted carriers, we wanted to fill you in on their new service.

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11 KPI'S to Measure Your Carrier Performance

January 8, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , ,

When working with a 3PL, measure carrier performance in order to identify opportunities for improvement.

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