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Do Furniture Logistics Really Have a Leg to Stand On?

November 2, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

In a world where online retailers are booming, does it come as any surprise that the furniture industry performs twice as well as the overall economy? Growing at a rate of 6-7% year after year, the furniture industry is not going anywhere, anytime soon. Despite millennials delaying home ownership for longer than previous generations, they’re still the […]

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Keeping up with Fashion Logistics the Smarter Way

October 24, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

Supply Chain Logistics in the Ultra-Competitive Fashion Industry Fashion products have an incredibly short life cycle as retailers race to meet consumers needs in a hyper-competitive industry. Every year there are “must have” items. These items are typically determined by trends that have been set by celebrities ranging anywhere from Kylie Jenner to Kate Middleton. Often, these […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…Logistically Speaking

October 19, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under , | No Comments

If you’re in the logistics and retail industries, getting an early jump on the holidays is critical to managing your supply chain during peak shipping season. Logistically, everything kicks into high gear as we move freight back and forth in time for the profitable retail months of November and December. Whether for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, […]

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Welcome to the Spooktacular Side of Halloween Logistics

October 17, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

As soon as the shelf space dedicated to back-to-school supplies clears out, in come all things black and orange as retailers stock up for Halloween. To accommodate the demand for Halloween costumes, decorations, and merchandise, pop-up stores begin opening in abandoned retail spaces as early as Labor Day and close shop once Halloween is over. […]

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How to Coordinate Logistics for the Largest Beer Festival in the World

October 5, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

The Origin of Oktoberfest What started as a celebration in 1810 to honor newlyweds King Ludwig I of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, has now become every beer lover’s favorite excuse to down countless liters of ale, brew, nectar of the gods – or whatever else you might choose to call it. The Expansion […]

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How to save Time, Cut Costs and Expand Your Capacity with Freightcenter’s Help

You’re an online retailer with great products and loyal clientele, and you pride yourself on customer service and quality assurance. How do you take it to the next level? For example, how do you manage customer expectations when the online retail giants can deliver almost any product in almost any time frame? And how do […]

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25 Freight Facts That Will Shock You

September 26, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

For an industry that keeps the world moving, you don’t hear often enough about the fascinating aspects of freight and logistics. Most people hear “freight” and think “snooze”—but not us! At FreightCenter, we see freight as fun and want you to think the same. Here are 25 facts that’ll have you loving freight as much […]

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How Four Women Became Successful in the Male Dominated Logistics Industry

September 21, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

In a male-dominated industry, FreightCenter has found success with women in roles of authority and power. It’s not common in the logistics and transportation industry to have a workforce of 54% men and 46% women—but at FreightCenter—it’s our normal. In honor of Business Women’s Day on September 22, we talked to 4 women in leadership […]

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How to Be Successful in Logistics During All Seasons of the Year

Seasons by the Truckload We see it all in our Truckload department: Big or small and wide or tall. We arrange containers of fresh peaches from Georgia to New York. We oversee the logistics of multi-stop flatbed loads that require road escort. We’ve helped residential developers move 32 pallets of wood flooring from a warehouse […]

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5 Things You Should Know about the Military Shipping Industry

September 14, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

With experience in arranging transport for the Department of Defense (DOD), we consider ourselves veterans in providing the level of service the military demands when planning their logistical needs. No matter the request, we’re able to stay agile and compliant to any military restrictions that may arise. Below are 5 fast facts about military shipping that […]

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