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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How to save Time, Cut Costs and Expand Your Capacity with Freightcenter’s Help

You’re an online retailer with great products and loyal clientele, and you pride yourself on customer service and quality assurance. How do you take it to the next level? For example, how do you manage customer expectations when the online retail giants can deliver almost any product in almost any time frame? And how do […]

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25 Freight Facts That Will Shock You

September 26, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

For an industry that keeps the world moving, you don’t hear often enough about the fascinating aspects of freight and logistics. Most people hear “freight” and think “snooze”—but not us! At FreightCenter, we see freight as fun and want you to think the same. Here are 25 facts that’ll have you loving freight as much […]

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How Four Women Became Successful in the Male Dominated Logistics Industry

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

In a male-dominated industry, FreightCenter has found success with women in roles of authority and power. It’s not common in the logistics and transportation industry to have a workforce of 54% men and 46% women—but at FreightCenter—it’s our normal. In honor of Business Women’s Day on September 22, we talked to 4 women in leadership […]

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How to Be Successful in Logistics During All Seasons of the Year

Seasons by the Truckload We see it all in our Truckload department: Big or small and wide or tall. We arrange containers of fresh peaches from Georgia to New York. We oversee the logistics of multi-stop flatbed loads that require road escort. We’ve helped residential developers move 32 pallets of wood flooring from a warehouse […]

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