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Looking for an Internship in the Transportation Industry?

FreightCenter may be the answer! We interviewed Lucas Bendus who’s been with the company for six months on a transportation internship to get a glimpse into life as a FreightCenter intern. Read on to learn what it’s like to intern for an award-winning logistics company. What are your duties as an IT intern at FreightCenter? […]

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The TPM: What You Need to Know

May 5, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

We already know that the U.S. trucking industry is under constant pressure from new government agencies, new or modified regulations, changing tax structures and increased competition. It’s also important to understand the affects these things have on another sector of the transportation industry: international freight shipping. At the 16th Annual Journal of Commerce’s Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) Conference many […]

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Online Retailers: Top 5 Benefits of Using a 3PL to Manage Logistics

If you thought 2015 was a busy year for your online business, you’re not alone. According to the Quarterly E-Commerce Report, e-commerce sales continued their steady climb making up 7.5% of retail sales by the end of 2015. Compare these figures to the end of 2003 when online sales made up only 1.8% of all […]

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An Update on Intermodal: The Greener Way to Ship

April 29, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

As a manufacturer or retailer, you probably already know that intermodal freight shipping can be the cheapest way to move your truckloads. This is largely due to the law of averages. When you contract a carrier to move a shipment you pay the fuel, fees, tolls, labor and other costs associated, but when you use […]

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6 Reasons to Clean Up Your Supply Chain Now

As logistics and supply chain professionals, our decisions directly impact the environment on a daily basis. While more businesses, both large and small, are doing their part to make their supply chain “green” and to eliminate questionable practices, there is still room for improvement. Taking steps to clean up supply chains are critical not only […]

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LTL Transportation and The Amazon Prime Effect

April 14, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The Amazon Prime effect is taking hold on the freight transportation industry and it’s putting pressure on LTL trucking companies to speed up their delivery times. We recently talked about the rise of e-commerce business in a blog post Online Retailers: The 5 Benefits of Using a 3PL. That post stated that e-commerce sales made up […]

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Trucking Conditions Index Reflects Slower Growth for 2016

April 12, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

You may have seen our recent article on the current issues facing the trucking industry in 2016. It’s now becoming more and more apparent that these issues are affecting this particular mode of freight transportation more than any other. FTR, a freight transportation intelligence company, tracks truckload and LTL trucking regularly and it just released […]

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Freight Shipping Season Begins

March 31, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

January to March is notoriously slow for the transportation industry. But, as soon as the snow starts melting things start to kick back into gear. While FreightCenter is headquartered in sunny Florida where we don’t have to worry about such things as snow…or winter, we do provide freight shipping services to customers nationwide. That means we welcome […]

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

March 30, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

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 […]

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FreightCenter Carrier Now Offers One Day Shipping to Canada

March 25, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

FreightCenter introduced extended freight shipping services to and from Canada back in 2015. Now we’re adding to our list of services for shipping within Canada. Thanks to one of our trusted trucking companies (carriers), Ward Transport, we can now offer one-day shipping services to the greater Toronto area! FreightCenter keeps the customer in mind when […]

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