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Expert of the Month: Lisa Torzillo, Corporate Trainer

Meet FreightCenter’s Expert of the Month – Lisa Torzillo! For close to a decade, Lisa has been an integral part of our talented team, part of FreightCenter’s backbone. Joining FreightCenter 10 years ago, Lisa worked her way from the sales floor to a supervisor role. She played a key role in developing our Customer Service […]

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The Shippers Have Spoken: How Shippers & 3PLs Work Better Together

In the 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study: State of Logistics Outsourcing Report by Penske, Penn State, Infosys and Korn Ferry,  73% of 3PL users believe that 3PLs offer “new and innovative ways to improve logistics effectiveness” and 89% of shippers believe partnering with a 3PL has “contributed to improving services for the ultimate customer.” Basically, shippers […]

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3 Ways Digital Is Transforming Freight Shipping

The wave of digital innovation is changing everything from how we answer the doorbell to the way modern factories operate. The freight-shipping industry hasn’t been left out. Driverless trucks are getting a lot of attention in the press these days. They’re being tested in some states. But the reality is that it will be sometime […]

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Trucker Health and Work-Life Balance

Truckers don’t just drive trucks, they drive the economy forward. They’re a crucial part of any business’s supply chain. But besides the weight of modern commerce on their shoulders, what else impacts the health of truckers on the road? Awareness of the job’s health concerns, how to avoid them and how to balance life behind […]

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4 Advantages of Full Truckload Freight Shipping

June 20, 2019 | By Meyer Baron | Under , | No Comments

What type of freight shipping is best for me? This may be a question you have asked yourself more than once. While LTL is the most popular form of shipping, if you are shipping cargo weighing 5,000 pounds or more you really should compare the benefits and costs of both Full Truckload and LTL shipping. […]

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Do You Need Insurance for Full or Partial Truckload Freight Shipping?

Truckload Freight Should Be Covered by Cargo Insurance Shippers are learning that full or partial truckload shipping has several advantages, including: Fewer shipments (if any) from other carriers on board More direct routes from pickup to delivery saves time No worries about freight class, measurements and similar LTL concerns While experienced shippers may consider purchasing […]

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Customer Spotlight: Integrity Electric

Integrity Electric is a national seller of electrical & industrial equipment based out of Indianapolis, IN. Founded in 2011, Integrity removes electrical equipment from commercial buildings and then cleans, repairs and sells it. Removing and repurposing the equipment helps avoid tossing it in a landfill.  It’s a win-win for everyone. As a result of their […]

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Farm-to-Table: How to Safely Transport Food so it Stays Fresh

1.3 billion tons of food is wasted every year globally, which equates to $1 trillion wasted US dollars. How you safely transport your perishable, temperature controlled items is vital so that it stays fresh. As the harvest season ramps up, those in the food industry face several challenges in keeping food safe. Ensuring its quality […]

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Nationwide CVSA Roadcheck will delay some shipping

June 5, 2019 | By Cindi Demaree | Under | No Comments

Possible Truckload Shipping Delays On June 4-6th, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be conducting its annual Roadcheck. You may experience shipping delays due to time-consuming 37-point inspections. Also, some drivers may take these days off, which could lead to a lack of capacity. Full Truckload and Partial Truckload shipments will feel the greatest […]

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2 Surprises SMB Shippers Need to Avoid in Q3 & Q4 of 2019

June 4, 2019 | By Meyer Baron | Under , | No Comments

Shipping freight is never boring, there is always something ahead that makes you sit up and take notice. Let’s take a look at what’s looming on the horizon for SMB shippers in 2019 so you won’t be surprised or negatively impacted when changes happen. 1. Trucks may not be where you need them. National freight […]

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