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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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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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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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The Shippers Have Spoken: How Shippers & 3PLs Work Better Together

In the 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study: State of Logistics Outsourcing Report by Penske, Penn State, Infosys and Korn Ferry,  73% of 3PL users believe that 3PLs offer “new and innovative ways to improve logistics effectiveness” and 89% of shippers believe partnering with a 3PL has “contributed to improving services for the ultimate customer.”

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3 Ways Digital Is Transforming Freight Shipping

The wave of digital innovation is changing everything from how we answer the doorbell to the way modern factories operate. The freight-shipping industry hasn’t been left out.

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Trucker Health and Work-Life Balance

Truckers don’t just drive trucks, they drive the economy forward. They’re a crucial part of any business’s supply chain. But besides the weight of modern commerce on their shoulders, what else impacts the health of truckers on the road? Awareness of the job’s health concerns, how to avoid them and how to balance life behind and away from the wheel is essential to morale, both for the drivers and everyone they are driving for!

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What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

2017 went down on record as one of the costliest years for natural disasters in the United States, standing at $306 billion in damages.

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