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The Best Way to Ship Christmas Trees This Holiday Season

December 6, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

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 […]

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7 Tips for Shipping Holiday Packages

December 5, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

It’s not too late to get your supply chain holiday-ready. As eCommerce sales continue to boom, sellers need better visibility to tracking shipments and automating the order process for customers. FreightCenter now offers parcel shipping services in conjunction with volume freight shipping services. Follow these simple tips to optimize your shipping practices in time for the holidays: […]

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Ship Packages? Don’t Get Tangled in the Holiday Shipping Rush

December 4, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Black Friday by the Numbers As predicted, the 2017 Black Friday and Cyber Monday online and traditional retail sales revenues peaked over previous years. According to Adobe analytics, more than 50% of shoppers accessed retailers by their mobile phones. With over $5 billion in Black Friday retail sales alone, Adobe predicts holiday season revenues to break $100 […]

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The Tail End of the Costly 2017 Hurricane Season

December 4, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

A Recap of the 2017 Hurricane Season The 2017 hurricane season was an active one—and not in a good way. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate all brought massive devastation and destruction.  Areas such as Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and more, all saw what it meant to be truly devastated by a disaster. […]

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FreightCenter Sponsors The BIG Give Event to Support Toys for Tots

November 30, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Freightcenter Presents the Big Give Toy Drive for Toys for Tots Local Freight Shipping Company Partners to Fill Semi with Donated Toys   FreightCenter, a national shipping company, partnered with other local businesses to take part in a multi-stop toy collection drive this December. As hundreds of parents and caregivers wonder how they will pay […]

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FreightCenter Adds on Package Shipping Services Ahead of Busy 2017 Holiday Season

November 30, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

When many people think of shipping, they immediately think of providers like the USPS or UPS but not a third-party logistics provider. At FreightCenter, however, our hope is to change that way of thinking by offering ground and expedited package shipping in addition to our full line of freight services. “At FreightCenter, our vision is […]

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What You Should Know about Black Friday Logistics

November 21, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

The Black Friday Breakdown The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts that 2017 will bring in the largest total spend on Black Friday in history—a whopping $682.0 billion. This number breaks down to an average of $967.13 per shopper. Many are hoping to score huge deals on items like TVs, tablets, and appliances, in time to […]

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Cold Chain Logistics Are Turning up the Heat

November 9, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

The cold chain industry is one that is always looking for ways and methods to improve efficiency, quality, and service. By looking at some of the top trends in the industry, we’re able to take a sneak peak at where the industry is headed and what advancements are to come. The Globalization of Cold Chains […]

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Final Mile Logistics Are Far from Reaching the Finish Line

November 7, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

What Are Last Mile Logistics? Despite what the name might convey, last mile (or sometimes called final mile) is not simply the final mile of the freight shipping route. Last mile delivery can range anywhere from a few blocks to 50 or even 100 miles. It all comes down to how far the package is traveling from […]

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The Air Freight Industry Is Experiencing Astronomical Growth

Of the 3.69 million Americans that will be flying to their destinations this holiday season (source: AAA) – how many are aware that their luggage might be sharing the belly of the plane with additional cargo? Regular schedules and dedicated space below the plane make commercial airlines an attractive option for couriers looking for a fast […]

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