Ship from City to City Across the U.S. With FreightCenter

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

It’s no surprise that shipping items across the country can cost you an arm and a leg. Whether you’re shipping items from your at-home business in San Francisco to your new line of business in New York City, or arranging a one-time shipment from a supplier in Cleveland to your house in Austin, we’ve got […]

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What Is the 411 on LTL Shipping?

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

LTL |el-tee-el| – n. 1. the transportation of relatively small freight. Short for less-than-truckload. The alternative to LTL carriers are parcel carriers or full truckload (FTL) carriers. Parcel carriers typically work with small packages that can be broken down into units that are less than 150 pounds. Meanwhile, full truckload carriers usually work with shipments over 10,000 pounds. How Important Is […]

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How to Fill out an LTL Quote Form

So, you’re looking to get a freight quote, huh? You’ll want to make sure you do it correctly, so you can’t just fill out any quote form.  At FreightCenter, we’ve made getting a quote easy for even the amateur shipper. Let’s start by going through the process step-by-step. Gather ALL relevant information regarding the freight and the shipment. Imagine […]

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FreightCenter Offers Ebay Calculator & Fedex Freight® Box Service

Did you know FreightCenter continues to offer eBay retailers the easiest method to ship heavy or large products to your customers? Thanks to a new flat-rate freight Box Service provided by FedEx Freight®, eBay sellers have more shipping options to offer customers and an option which simplifies the shipping process for heavy or large products […]

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FreightCenter Teaches You How to Build a Freight Pallet

When shipping items by freight, items will typically need to be packaged by boxes, crates, or pallets.  Freight carriers will not pick an item up for shipment if the item is not properly packaged.  This will result in extra fees, wasted time, and added frustration.  If the freight carrier does transport the item, improper packaging […]

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FreightCenter Takes Radio to Recruit Veterans

February 7, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Down a long hallway was a small room, but not too cramped if you take into account the 5 microphones, Pink poster circa 2001, and essence of eagerness. We take our place on each bar stool cushioned seat and maneuver the microphones until they are propped strategically in front of us to insure optimum clarity […]

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5 Things E-commerce Shippers Should Start Doing

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

With the new year, we always make promises and intentions of all the things we’ll start doing this year. Recently, Adrian Gonzalez of TalkingLogistics took his own spin on this idea and listed 4 things to stop doing this year when it comes to supply chain and logistics resolutions. We’re bouncing off that list with 5 things […]

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Freightcenter Ships Premium Vending Machine

December 14, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Vending machines – they’re either your best friend or your worst enemy, depending on the day. Some days they eat your last dollar and bear no bag of chips. Other days, they redeem you for the third time this week when you forgot your lunch and must resort to chips and a soda. Hillshire Snacking […]

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Hazmat Transportation: Handle With Care

December 6, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Transporting hazmat freight is far more complex than simply sending it on its way and being done with it. Hazardous transportation is highly regulated and comes with many rules that carriers and shippers must comply with. Carriers that ship and transport hazardous materials require their employees to be educated and trained on the matter. In […]

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Holiday Ecommerce Breakdown

December 2, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The holidays are a time for creating memories, spreading love and…ecommerce? Believe it or not, a lot of thought, time and logistics goes into the realm of holiday ecommerce to ensure everything runs smoothly as you head online to shop for presents. Here’s a breakdown of holiday ecommerce topics: Christmas tree shipping Christmas tree shipping […]

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