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Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment

Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment When FreightCenter National Account Manager and history buff Sam Jones received a call from a customer who wanted to ship a stagecoach, he was right in his comfort zone. When he received photos of the stagecoach, he had to check out its history.

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Hemp Hauling: A Whole New Adventure

One of the joys of working in logistics is partnering with businesses across a variety of fascinating industries. There are all kinds of fun cargo in niche markets that needs to get hauled. Industrial hemp has all the ingredients of an oddball, polarizing and intriguing product which needs its place on the highways.

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If You're Not in a Hurry, Save Money with Intermodal Rail Shipping

Shippers are always looking for the least expensive way to ship freight, and why shouldn’t they? Intermodal is one frequently overlooked shipping mode that deserves a little more attention.

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Are You Shipping Freight or Parcel?

How do you know if you are shipping freight or parcel? It’s not uncommon for shippers to mistakenly believe they should ship one way when really, it would be more efficient to ship another.

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Is the Cheapest Freight Quote Always the Best?

August 12, 2019 | By Meyer Baron | Under

Is the Cheapest Freight Quote Always the Best? No individual or business wants to pay more for something than is absolutely necessary. Rising freight rates have made it necessary for shippers to try to save every dollar possible.

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How to Ship Them Aliens

Stealing an alien is going to be easier than ever with close to 2 million people storming Area 51. But what happens afterwards? How will you get your alien and their UFO back home with you?

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Clarifying Dimensional Weight vs. Actual Weight for Shippers

August 5, 2019 | By Meyer Baron | Under

DIM Weight Was Created by the Air Freight Industry When air freight carriers noticed that many of the packages they carried were lighter than you would expect due to the the size of the package, they realized they were handling a lot of light packages that took up a lot of space on the aircraft.

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5 Common, Costly LTL Shipping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

July 30, 2019 | By Meyer Baron | Under ,

The most common LTL freight-shipping mistakes happen when people try to do something that seems perfectly logical to them. Common logic, it seems, doesn’t always work in the world of freight. Taking a proactive approach, FreightCenter does its best to help you avoid making these mistakes (and paying the price for them).

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Shipping to Area 51: Limited Access Locations

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Expert of the Month: Lisa Torzillo, Corporate Trainer

July 10, 2019 | By Constantinos Garoufalidis | Under ,

Meet FreightCenter's Expert of the Month - Lisa Torzillo! For close to a decade, Lisa has been an integral part of our talented team, part of FreightCenter’s backbone.

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