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Do Furniture Logistics Really Have a Leg to Stand On?

November 2, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

In a world where online retailers are booming, does it come as any surprise that the furniture industry performs twice as well as the overall economy? Growing at a rate of 6-7% year after year, the furniture industry is not going anywhere, anytime soon. Despite millennials delaying home ownership for longer than previous generations, they’re still the […]

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Gobble up These Turkey Logistics Before They’re All Gone

October 31, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

There’s Always Something to be Thank(full) For From mashed potatoes and gravy to stuffing, cranberry sauce, and sweet potato casserole—there are a number of elements that go into making the traditional Thanksgiving holiday dinner one we spend al year looking forward to. Whether you have your cooking down pat, or you turn to Google for […]

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This Is Why Freight Insurance Is an Absolute Must

The Breakdown on Freight Insurance Often, shippers leave the fate of their freight in the hands of chance. As experts in freight (and having seen it all) we can’t stress enough the importance of purchasing additional freight insurance for your shipment. What you may have saved in the short term by not including insurance, will […]

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Keeping up with Fashion Logistics the Smarter Way

October 24, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

Supply Chain Logistics in the Ultra-Competitive Fashion Industry Fashion products have an incredibly short life cycle as retailers race to meet consumers needs in a hyper-competitive industry. Every year there are “must have” items. These items are typically determined by trends that have been set by celebrities ranging anywhere from Kylie Jenner to Kate Middleton. Often, these […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Logistically Speaking

October 19, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

If you’re in the logistics and retail industries, getting an early jump on the holidays is critical to managing your supply chain during peak shipping season. Logistically, everything kicks into high gear as we move freight back and forth in time for the profitable retail months of November and December. Whether for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, […]

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Welcome to the Spooktacular Side of Halloween Logistics

October 17, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

As soon as the shelf space dedicated to back-to-school supplies clears out, in come all things black and orange as retailers stock up for Halloween. To accommodate the demand for Halloween costumes, decorations, and merchandise, pop-up stores begin opening in abandoned retail spaces as early as Labor Day and close shop once Halloween is over. […]

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Insider Advice for Shipping Paper Products

Paper products keep households, businesses, and offices running in an orderly fashion. Each day we use countless paper products in all different ways – whether it’s the newspaper you read in the morning or the banners and posters hung around your office – paper is everywhere. The Truth About Paper Usage in the United States […]

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What shipping your way to success looks like for Brewmation

Among the thousands of customers that FreightCenter services, there is always a hand full of customers that stand out for a variety of reasons. Whether it be the commodity they ship that sets them apart, or the frequency with which they ship, some customers just stand out. Brewmation, Inc. happens to be one of those customers […]

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How to Coordinate Logistics for the Largest Beer Festival in the World

October 5, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

The Origin of Oktoberfest What started as a celebration in 1810 to honor newlyweds King Ludwig I of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, has now become every beer lover’s favorite excuse to down countless liters of ale, brew, nectar of the gods – or whatever else you might choose to call it. The Expansion […]

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How to Execute a Successful Peak Shipping Season as a Retailer

As we enter the height of peak shipping season, it’s a good time to start preparing your game plan for next year. Yes, peak seasons – no matter the industry – take the entire year to effectively plan out and ensure efficiency. Whether you’re a business owner of an e-commerce or brick and mortar store […]

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