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Trade Show Shipping Savings & Service Secrets

April 10, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under , | No Comments

Many companies that exhibit in trade shows turn the entire event over to their marketing or sales department. Of all their priorities, the cost of trade show shipping seldom makes the list. The top three priorities usually consist of the following: 1. Determine show goals and how to achieve them 2. Design, write and produce […]

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Freight Quote Factors: Full Truckload vs Less-than-Truckload

March 16, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under , | No Comments

The truck cabs shown above look identical, and they might be carrying cargos that appear to be exactly alike, but their freight designations could be very different: some might be LTL (less-than-truckload) while others are TL (full truckload). From freight quote to booking a carrier, the initial stages of TL and LTL shipping have several […]

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As Freight Shipping Costs Surge, SMBs Find the Deals

ELDs, and why they’re important Shippers who follow the freight industry could see the recent surge in freight shipping costs coming a mile away. Every logistics trade publication predicted that the phased-in compliance of ELDs (Electronic Logging Device)—which began December 16, 2017—would disrupt the industry in terms of productivity and freight shipping costs, and they […]

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5 Hilarious Packaging Fails And How To Prevent Them

March 1, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under | No Comments

Oh, the trials and tribulations of the infrequent shipper. As if finding the best rates from trustworthy carriers who can deliver your shipment on time weren’t enough, you also have to package your shipment so that it arrives safely (and doesn’t make the freight terminal workers LOL when they see it). Honestly, it’s not like […]

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Commitment to Service and 20 Years of Making Good Things Better

February 28, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under | No Comments

The above title reads like a pretty good description of how FreightCenter serves customers and continues to incorporate technical innovations that make shipping freight and parcels easier for our customers. But in this case, commitment to service and 20 years of making good things better refers specifically to FreightCenter’s tenacious CEO, Matthew Brosious. Matt’s commitment […]

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3 Alarmingly Easy Ways to Waste Money When Shipping Freight

Like every other aspect of running a business, shipping freight comes with a learning curve. Unfortunately, the freight shipping learning curve can be more expensive than necessary if you’re not careful. A lot of business operators will be surprised to learn about these three ways an alarmingly larger than expected shipping bill can be run […]

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10 Ways to Get the Best Freight Shipping Rate

February 15, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under | No Comments

At FreightCenter, one of our major missions is to help you save big on freight shipping. Besides helping you save every day with our heavily negotiated rates, we’ve learned a few tricks over the past 20 years. Whether you’ve been shipping for years or are new to shipping, we’ve compiled a handy list to give […]

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