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2020 Freight Shipping Outlook: More Capacity Could Heat Competition

2020 Freight Shipping Outlook

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How to Fill out an LTL Quote Form

November 7, 2019 | By Constantinos Garoufalidis | Under ,

Ready to start shipping and need a freight quote? You'll want to make sure you complete the quote form correctly so you get an accurate quote. Think of it like a recipe; putting in the right ingredients and the right amounts ensures your dish comes out tasting great!

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Trick-Or-Treat: The Spookiest Time for Shipping

All Hollow’s Eve will be here before we know it! But it’s not just going to be ghouls, goblins and vampires having the time of their undead lives. Shoppers are gearing up for the spookiest night of the year and retailers are ready to bank on the opportunity.

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How to Navigate the Holiday Shipping Season & Handle the Holiday Rush Like A Pro

Holiday Shipping by the Numbers According to Adobe Analytics, the 2018 holiday e-commerce season topped $126 billion in online sales. The majority of this revenue came from the Cyber 5 (Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday), further reminding us that online shopping is quickly becoming a preferred way to shop. And if this year’s holiday e-commerce season is anywhere near as good as the previous year, shippers everywhere will be busy meeting the needs of their[...]

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'Tis the Season to Go Green

The holidays are right around the corner! It’s a magical time of year that’s for sure, but consumer expectations have changed and are continuing to change. They are demanding faster deliveries and lower rates. Shippers everywhere are getting ready for their hectic shipping season and with a dramatic increase in online shopping, there are steps that can be taken to reduce your carbon footprint. What are the true costs to the environment in meeting cust[...]

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How Driver Shortages Threaten the Shipping Industry

Unemployment levels are flirting with all-time lows. Wages are going up, business confidence is high, it seems like everything in the job market is flowing well!

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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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