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Freight Rates Not Dropping As Expected After Panama Canal Expansion

July 13, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

Photo courtesy of Jacksonville Port Authority Nine years and over $5 billion later, the Panama Canal expands for the first time in 102 years but what affect, if any, will it have on freight rates? Exactly 102 years after its opening – vitally connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean trade routes – the Panama Canal […]

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Thinking of Shipping to Canada, Eh?

July 8, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

This Canada Day we’re celebrating in the best way we know how to: talking about freight shipping! In this post, we’ll cover some of the differences between the U.S. and Canada freight shipping industries and what you should know before shipping cross-border to our northern neighbors. In April 2016, U.S. to Canada freight totaled $45.9 billion. That’s a […]

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FreightCenter Named to Food Logistics’ Top Green Provider List for 2016

July 6, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

FreightCenter, a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, announces its placement on Food Logistics’ 2016 Top Green Provider list. This is the third time Food Logistics has recognized the 3PL for its services. In 2012 and 2015, FreightCenter made the Top 100 Software and Technology Providers list. Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers list recognizes companies […]

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Freightcenter Assists Greek Invasion of National Geographic Museum

June 23, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

There are times when companies contact FreightCenter for help shipping a few pallets of goods here and there. Then there are times when they need help organizing daily, weekly or even monthly freight shipping. But only once has someone contacted us to help transport a Trojan Horse. That, someone, was the National Geographic Society. Illumivation Studios, a long-time […]

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FreightCenter Supports RAP River Run

June 13, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

May is Lupus awareness month and our #FreightCenterSquad participated in the Walk To End Lupus Now on May 1, 2016! This event raised crucial funds to improve the quality of life for all people affected by Lupus. The Walk to End Lupus Now was not just a walk for #TeamFreightCenter. One of our FreightCenter family […]

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Get the Best Freight Shipping Rates for Your Ecommerce Store

June 8, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

Three quarters of all online shopping carts are abandoned. More often than not, it’s because of high shipping rates. Knowing how to properly work with a 3PL can help you cut shipping costs, resulting in less abandoned carts. Abandoned shopping carts… When the average Joe hears this phrase, he might think of the lonely shopping […]

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Ecommerce Retailers: Thinking About Integrating With Your 3PL?

June 3, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

In Wednesday’s blog, Logistics in 2016: The Year for Online Supply Chain Optimization, we talked about the constantly changing demands and challenges supply chains face and how industry technology evolves with them. We also explained the effect big-name technology companies like Amazon and Uber have on the logistics industry. While phrases like disruptive technology and uberization […]

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Freightcenter’s Culture and Community

June 2, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The importance of culture has been a hot topic for quite some time now. The culture defines your company and forms the personality of the organization. Company culture and community plays a huge part in the corporate world. To receive the best work from your employees, you have to engage them. A company’s culture combines […]

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Logistics in 2016: The Year for Online Supply Chain Optimization

June 1, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

We’re barely halfway through the year and there’s already a couple hot topics circulating around the logistics industry. For starters, there’s the uberization of freight. An idea that stemmed from the founding father of disruptive technology: Uber. Before we delve deeper into what a mobile app has to do with freight, I first want to […]

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FreightCenter Remains a Top Food Logistics Provider

May 6, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Following the release of the 12th annual Food Logistics magazine’s Top 100 Software and Technology Providers announcement, FreightCenter places once again on the list of companies that provide services for food and beverage transportation in Florida. An industry-leading third-party logistics (3PL) company based out of the Tampa Bay area, FreightCenter specializes in technology that allows […]

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