5 Common Freight Shipping Mistakes

When most people seek freight shipping, they are often unfamiliar to the industry and looking for a one-time solution for their freight shipping needs. This creates a level of miscommunication as the logistics industry is rather complex and without prior knowledge, it can be easy to encounter setbacks while trying to ship your freight. We’ve […]

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Spooky Freight Stories

October 17, 2016 | By Terese Kerrigan | Under | No Comments

Are These the Spookiest Freight Stories You’ll Ever Hear? (Keep Reading to Find Out) Happy Halloween from FreightCenter! It’s that time of year again – grab a cup of hot cocoa, pull the covers up over your head, and check out these killer stories.When you think of furniture freight, you might think of the sofa you shipped […]

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Instant Truckload Rating Saves You Time and Money

This year has been an exciting one for FreightCenter. We changed our brand, revamped our positioning and just launched a totally redesigned, mobile-friendly website. We also introduced a brand-new service: instant truckload rating. FreightCenter is proud to be one of the first freight shipping companies to offer instant, online truckload rating. Don’t think we’re new […]

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Ship the Smartway® With Freightcenter

August 8, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

FreightCenter is proud to be recently certified as a SmartWay Logistics Partner by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in an effort to improve environmental performance and address carbon-risk among carriers within our network.You may have seen the press release announcing our partnership, or seen the SmartWay logo on our website, but you might not know what being a […]

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Business Development Specialists: More Than Just a Freight Provider

Kevin owns an automated brewing systems manufacturing company and has been a long time customer of ours. He even credits our shipping solutions for his business’s growth. But let’s pretend Kevin is using FreightCenter’s services for the first time. Kevin calls FreightCenter to request an LTL freight quote to send one of his 290 gallon […]

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The Entrepreneurs Show

July 26, 2016 | By Terese Kerrigan | Under | No Comments

Since 1998, Matthew Brosious has been the CEO and President of FreightCenter, a full-service freight logistics company whose primary focus is developing web-based applications to assist businesses and individuals with their freight shipping needs. That’s why it was only fitting that he recently appeared on The Entrepreneur’s Radio Show, a platform that allows for conversations […]

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Ready for the Upturn

July 26, 2016 | By Terese Kerrigan | Under | No Comments

Focus on hiring and retention right now, so you’ll be ahead of the pack when the freight – and the driver shortage – comes back. Carriers are currently consumed by keeping their heads above water in these turbulent economic times, making every effort to get their revenue and income back up to sane levels and […]

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Brexit and the International Supply Chain: The TTIP of the Iceberg

The TTIP offers big opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses whose supply chains reach across the Atlantic, but Brexit threatens the success of the trade partnership.You’ve probably already heard of the major effects Brexit has had on Britain: political unrest, social divide and a severe drop in the value of their currency (the pound). While […]

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Freight Rates Not Dropping As Expected After Panama Canal Expansion

July 13, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

Photo courtesy of Jacksonville Port Authority Nine years and over $5 billion later, the Panama Canal expands for the first time in 102 years but what affect, if any, will it have on freight rates? Exactly 102 years after its opening – vitally connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean trade routes – the Panama Canal […]

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Thinking of Shipping to Canada, Eh?

July 8, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

This Canada Day we’re celebrating in the best way we know how to: talking about freight shipping! In this post, we’ll cover some of the differences between the U.S. and Canada freight shipping industries and what you should know before shipping cross-border to our northern neighbors. In April 2016, U.S. to Canada freight totaled $45.9 billion. That’s a […]

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