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Shipping Container Homes: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

December 25, 2018 | By Maren Nader | Under

Step aside, cookie cutter houses. Shipping container homes are providing people with a way to live large in tiny dwellings. You can take or leave the white picket fence.

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How E-Commerce Businesses are Winning in an Amazon World

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How to Calculate Freight Shipping Costs

November 27, 2018 | By Maren Nader | Under ,

The cost of freight shipping varies depending on a few factors. At first it might seem overwhelming, but once you understand what goes into it it’s actually pretty simple. Let’s take a look at the factors, break down how to get a quote and help you calculate the best rate for your shipment.

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5 Things to Know Before Buying Freight Shipping Insurance

So you’ve finally found a solid freight carrier to ship your trade show booth from New York City to arrive in time for the show in Las Vegas. But what happens if your pricey set up is damaged during shipment? Have you covered all of your bases? Here’s everything you need to know before buying freight shipping insurance.

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8 Holiday Shipping Tips For Retailers

October 24, 2018 | By Mikayla Avila Vila | Under ,

Get the jump on the holidays. Ship early.

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Independent 3PL: 3 Hidden Reasons to Choose FreightCenter

October 4, 2018 | By Mikayla Avila Vila | Under ,

Every FreightCenter customer has their own reason(s) for scheduling their freight and parcel shipments through FreightCenter. Most of those reasons are related to one or more of the following:

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Freight Shipping Basics

Freight shipping, by definition, is the movement of bulk cargo from one location to another, whether it’s by truck, rail, air, or sea. The importance of the freight industry cannot be understated. In fact, The American Trucking Associations’ American Trucking Trends 2018 found that the trucking industry alone generated $700.1 billion in revenue, or 79.3% of the U.S.’s freight bill, cementing its place of importance in the U.S. economy.

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How To Get An LTL Freight Quote

September 11, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | Under

Getting an LTL freight quote is an easy endeavor when you use FreightCenter’s instant freight quote tool, but before you go plugging all your information in, let us walk you through the process. There are several factors that play into figuring LTL freight quotes, and understanding them will pull a more accurate quote.

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Expert of the Month: Casey Jones, Customer Care Manager

September 6, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under ,

In a logistics career that has spanned nearly 20 years, Casey Jones has never shied away from taking on new challenges. As Casey puts it, “People never stop moving in this industry. If you do stop, you get left behind.”

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4 Measurements of Freight Broker Effectiveness in 2018

Years from now, 2018 may become known as The Year of the Freight Broker.  Here’s why.

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