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5 Ways Consignors and Consignees Can Reduce Shipping Stress

June 28, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under ,

Shipping freight and stress seem to go hand-in-hand, but there are ways that consignors and consignees can work together to reduce that stress.

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Keys to Shipping Happiness Part 6: How Freight Insurance Works

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Keys to Shipping Happiness Part 5: Avoid Billing Adjustments

June 14, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under ,

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Keys to Shipping Happiness Part 4: Practical Freight Packaging

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Keys to Shipping Happiness Part 3: Getting Freight Class Right

May 29, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under ,

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Keys to Shipping Happiness Part 2: Vital Freight Measurements

May 23, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under ,

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5 Questions A First-Time Freight Shipper Doesn’t Know to Ask

If you’re a first-time freight shipper—whether an individual or a company—the first thing you’ll learn is that shipping freight is not like calling a moving company or taking your parcel to the post office. Freight shipping has its own rules, and they can be very confusing to the first-time freight shipper, especially if you don’t ask the right questions.

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Keys to Shipping Happiness Part 1: The LTL Shipper’s Checklist

May 15, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under ,

At FreightCenter, we believe that a successful LTL shipper (Less-than-Truckload) is a happy shipper. So, we’ve put together a blog series called Keys to Shipping Happiness. The first of the series is a simple checklist that should steer you toward LTL shipping success, and away from common shipping disappointments that sometimes lead to costly billing adjustments. When you ship freight, if you follow the steps on this list and check them off as you co[...]

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Make Your Supply Chain 20 Times Greener

Earth Day is Sunday and we're trying harder than ever to retrace our carbon footprints so we can learn to do better. The U.S. logistics industry is a tremendously important part of the economy. Consumer demand means freight is always on the move, and that, naturally, leads to more energy demand and fuel consumption.

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5 Hilarious Packaging Fails And How To Prevent Them

March 1, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under ,

Oh, the trials and tribulations of the infrequent shipper. As if finding the best rates from trustworthy carriers who can deliver your shipment on time weren’t enough, you also have to package your shipment so that it arrives safely (and doesn’t make the freight terminal workers LOL when they see it).

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