Trucking in 2016: A look at Current Issues Facing the Industry

March 16, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Most people are unaware of the impact the transportation industry has on the US economy because of the efficient supply chain network that makes it work. From delivering the raw materials manufacturers need for production, to shipping retail goods to stores, the cost efficient movement of materials and products is central to keeping the economy […]

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What Really Is the Best Location to Ship Your Freight From?

When it comes to freight, no pick up or drop off location is created equal. While some locations are optimal for getting a freight truck in and out of, other’s pose more of a challenge, and some are outright impossible. Here are some of the most common locations for picking up and dropping off freight—and […]

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5 Common Billing Adjustments How to Avoid Them

Supply chain operation relies heavily on transportation. Effective transportation management can lead to a well-structured supply chain and reduce operational costs. Freight transportation comes with many challenges, though. One of the biggest challenges is complying with the National Motor Freight Classifications (NMFC). Noncompliance can results in a number of billing adjustments that will cost you […]

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FreightCenter Plans to Create 40 New Jobs in the Tampa Bay Area in 2016

January 25, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

3rd party logistics provider, FreightCenter, based in Palm Harbor, Florida expects exponential growth, allowing for new departments, new talent, and an enhanced company image. With a New Year comes a lot of new changes for FreightCenter. The Tampa Bay area 3rd party logistics (3PL) provider will end its first quarter by announcing a major overhaul […]

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2016 Transportation Industry Outlook

Growing presence of 3PLs 2016 will be a big year for many 3rd party logistic companies. Up until recently, “cutting-edge” and logistics weren’t two words you would normally see together. Shipping freight is becoming more streamlined with every passing year. Consumers can expect booking freight to be much like picking a flight or booking a […]

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11 KPI’S to Measure Your Carrier Performance

When working with a 3PL, measure carrier performance in order to identify opportunities for improvement. Keep these 11 key performance indicators (KPIs) in mind to ensure this year’s logistics operations are successful. 1. Routing Guide Compliance: Routing guide compliance increases productivity by eliminating time-consuming or financially costly mistakes in the supply chain. Make sure your […]

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FreightCenter Partners with Feeding America Tampa Bay to Help Feed the Hungry

November 22, 2013 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The company donated more than 2,775 pounds of food this November totaling more than the weight of a Honda Civic November 22, 2013 – FreightCenter continues its tradition of giving back to the local community by partnering with Feeding America Tampa Bay to donate more than 2,775 pounds of dry goods and canned foods for the […]

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FreightCenter Opens New Headquarters in Palm Harbor

July 26, 2013 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

FreightCenter, one of the fastest-growing freight and logistic service companies in the nation, moved into its new Palm Harbor offices Tuesday, adding about 170 employees to Pinellas County. The company left its 8,900-square-foot offices in Pasco County to fill about 16,000 square feet at 34125 U.S. 19 North in Palm Harbor. Because of its rapid […]

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Freightcenter Supports Bond Provision in Transportation Legislation

July 26, 2012 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

FreightCenter strongly supports an industry regulation addressed in the 27-month transportation bill recently approved by Congress and signed by President Obama. The provision, which takes effect in July 2013, mandates freight brokers and forwarders to carry a minimum $75,000 surety bond. In an effort to preemptively support this provision, FreightCenter increased its surety bond requirement in […]

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FreightCenter Named One of 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Tampa

July 26, 2012 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The finalists for the upcoming Fast 50 Awards presented by the Tampa Bay Business Journal have been determined. Companies made the list based on revenue growth documented by Kirkland Russ Murphy & Tapp, a public accounting firm based in Clearwater. The final ranking and top winners of the awards will be announced at a luncheon […]

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