Get the Best Freight Shipping Rates for Your Ecommerce Store

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

Three quarters of all online shopping carts are abandoned. More often than not, it’s because of high shipping rates. Knowing how to properly work with a 3PL can help you cut shipping costs, resulting in less abandoned carts. Abandoned shopping carts… When the average Joe hears this phrase, he might think of the lonely shopping […]

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Ecommerce Retailers: Thinking About Integrating With Your 3PL?

June 3, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

In Wednesday’s blog, Logistics in 2016: The Year for Online Supply Chain Optimization, we talked about the constantly changing demands and challenges supply chains face and how industry technology evolves with them. We also explained the effect big-name technology companies like Amazon and Uber have on the logistics industry. While phrases like disruptive technology and uberization […]

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Freightcenter’s Culture and Community

June 2, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The importance of culture has been a hot topic for quite some time now. The culture defines your company and forms the personality of the organization. Company culture and community plays a huge part in the corporate world. To receive the best work from your employees, you have to engage them. A company’s culture combines […]

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LTL Freight Quote Comparison Tips

Why request your LTL freight quote from FreightCenter? As a full-service logistics provider, FreightCenter makes getting an LTL freight quote fast, simple and convenient. Our freight experts eliminate the hassle of searching for a variety of LTL freight quotes from multiple carriers. They’re trained to help you find the most efficient way to transport your […]

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LTL Shipping for Businesses

Simplify LTL Shipping with FreightCenter. FreightCenter has provided customers of all sizes with logistics services driven by superior service, innovation and technology since 1998. It’s no secret that since then we’ve become leaders in LTL shipping. In fact, 94 percent of FreightCenter’s business is in LTL shipments. As of 2015 we’ve handled nearly 400,000 LTL […]

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The Internet of Things and Logistics

May 5, 2016 | By Terese Kerrigan | Under | No Comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of physical objects, in this case vehicles and pallets, that are embedded with electronics that collect and exchange data. And, a lot of buzz is going around about the IoT and how it will impact shipping for businesses globally in the coming years. So what does this mean for […]

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Looking for an Internship in the Transportation Industry?

FreightCenter may be the answer! We interviewed Lucas Bendus who’s been with the company for six months on a transportation internship to get a glimpse into life as a FreightCenter intern. Read on to learn what it’s like to intern for an award-winning logistics company. What are your duties as an IT intern at FreightCenter? […]

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The TPM: What You Need to Know

May 5, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

We already know that the U.S. trucking industry is under constant pressure from new government agencies, new or modified regulations, changing tax structures and increased competition. It’s also important to understand the affects these things have on another sector of the transportation industry: international freight shipping. At the 16th Annual Journal of Commerce’s Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) Conference many […]

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Online Retailers: Top 5 Benefits of Using a 3PL to Manage Logistics

If you thought 2015 was a busy year for your online business, you’re not alone. According to the Quarterly E-Commerce Report, e-commerce sales continued their steady climb making up 7.5% of retail sales by the end of 2015. Compare these figures to the end of 2003 when online sales made up only 1.8% of all […]

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6 Reasons to Clean Up Your Supply Chain Now

As logistics and supply chain professionals, our decisions directly impact the environment on a daily basis. While more businesses, both large and small, are doing their part to make their supply chain “green” and to eliminate questionable practices, there is still room for improvement. Taking steps to clean up supply chains are critical not only […]

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