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FreightCenter Remains a Top Food Logistics Provider

May 6, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Following the release of the 12th annual Food Logistics magazine’s Top 100 Software and Technology Providers announcement, FreightCenter places once again on the list of companies that provide services for food and beverage transportation in Florida. An industry-leading third-party logistics (3PL) company based out of the Tampa Bay area, FreightCenter specializes in technology that allows […]

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FreightCenter Partners with United Way Pasco to Send 350 Gallons of Water to Flint, Mich.

May 5, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The 3PL covered freight shipping costs to send bottled water collected by the United Way of Pasco to the Foodbank of Eastern Michigan. FreightCenter coordinated and paid for the shipment of 100 cases of clean bottled water to the Foodbank of Eastern Michigan. The water will be distributed to Flint residents affected by the water […]

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An Update on Intermodal: The Greener Way to Ship

April 29, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

As a manufacturer or retailer, you probably already know that intermodal freight shipping can be the cheapest way to move your truckloads. This is largely due to the law of averages. When you contract a carrier to move a shipment you pay the fuel, fees, tolls, labor and other costs associated, but when you use […]

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LTL Transportation and The Amazon Prime Effect

April 14, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The Amazon Prime effect is taking hold on the freight transportation industry and it’s putting pressure on LTL trucking companies to speed up their delivery times. We recently talked about the rise of e-commerce business in a blog post Online Retailers: The 5 Benefits of Using a 3PL. That post stated that e-commerce sales made up […]

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Trucking Conditions Index Reflects Slower Growth for 2016

April 12, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

You may have seen our recent article on the current issues facing the trucking industry in 2016. It’s now becoming more and more apparent that these issues are affecting this particular mode of freight transportation more than any other. FTR, a freight transportation intelligence company, tracks truckload and LTL trucking regularly and it just released […]

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Ship up to 1,200 Pounds in our FedEx Freight Box

March 30, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

Did you know that you can order a FedEx freight box online, and they’ll deliver them to your door? I’m sure you do. But, what you probably don’t know is that FedEx Freight now offers the Freight Box for larger shipments. Since FedEx Freight is one of our trusted carriers, we wanted to fill you […]

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FreightCenter Carrier Now Offers One Day Shipping to Canada

March 25, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

FreightCenter introduced extended freight shipping services to and from Canada back in 2015. Now we’re adding to our list of services for shipping within Canada. Thanks to one of our trusted trucking companies (carriers), Ward Transport, we can now offer one-day shipping services to the greater Toronto area! FreightCenter keeps the customer in mind when […]

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Trucking in 2016: A look at Current Issues Facing the Industry

March 16, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Most people are unaware of the impact the transportation industry has on the US economy because of the efficient supply chain network that makes it work. From delivering the raw materials manufacturers need for production, to shipping retail goods to stores, the cost efficient movement of materials and products is central to keeping the economy […]

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What Really Is the Best Location to Ship Your Freight From?

When it comes to freight, no pick up or drop off location is created equal. While some locations are optimal for getting a freight truck in and out of, other’s pose more of a challenge, and some are outright impossible. Here are some of the most common locations for picking up and dropping off freight—and […]

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FreightCenter Plans to Create 40 New Jobs in the Tampa Bay Area in 2016

January 25, 2016 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

3rd party logistics provider, FreightCenter, based in Palm Harbor, Florida expects exponential growth, allowing for new departments, new talent, and an enhanced company image. With a New Year comes a lot of new changes for FreightCenter. The Tampa Bay area 3rd party logistics (3PL) provider will end its first quarter by announcing a major overhaul […]

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