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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. Driverless trucks are getting a lot of attention in the press these days. They’re being tested in some states. But the reality is that it will be sometime […]

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

December 25, 2018 | By Maren Nader | Under | No Comments

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. Currently, there are around 17 million shipping containers in the world. Only 6 million of these containers are actually in use for shipping large items. This […]

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A Freight Trucking Disaster Flick or Disaster in the Making?

May 10, 2018 | By Meyer Baron | Under | No Comments

Full disclosure: This blog post is pure speculation about what could happen in a freight-trucking mashup in which a hacker takes over a self-driving vehicle. There is no evidence (yet) that a disaster like the one described here is currently in the making. But there are three aspects of this mashup that could make one […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Ship with Freightcenter

Let’s be honest—there are a lot of options available when it comes to freight shipping. Some people are looking to score the lowest price for their one-time shipment. Others want the best service and might even pay extra for it. At FreightCenter, you can have both—and more. When you book your shipments with FreightCenter, you […]

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FreightCenter Offers Ebay Calculator & Fedex Freight® Box Service

Did you know FreightCenter continues to offer eBay retailers the easiest method to ship heavy or large products to your customers? Thanks to a new flat-rate freight Box Service provided by FedEx Freight®, eBay sellers have more shipping options to offer customers and an option which simplifies the shipping process for heavy or large products […]

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Instant Truckload Rating Saves You Time and Money

This year has been an exciting one for FreightCenter. We changed our brand, revamped our positioning and just launched a totally redesigned, mobile-friendly website. We also introduced a brand-new service: instant truckload rating. FreightCenter is proud to be one of the first freight shipping companies to offer instant, online truckload rating. Don’t think we’re new […]

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LTL Shipping for Businesses

Simplify LTL Shipping with FreightCenter. FreightCenter has provided customers of all sizes with logistics services driven by superior service, innovation and technology since 1998. It’s no secret that since then we’ve become leaders in LTL shipping. In fact, 94 percent of FreightCenter’s business is in LTL shipments. As of 2015 we’ve handled nearly 400,000 LTL […]

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The Internet of Things and Logistics

May 5, 2016 | By Terese Kerrigan | Under | No Comments

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of physical objects, in this case vehicles and pallets, that are embedded with electronics that collect and exchange data. And, a lot of buzz is going around about the IoT and how it will impact shipping for businesses globally in the coming years. So what does this mean for […]

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Looking for an Internship in the Transportation Industry?

FreightCenter may be the answer! We interviewed Lucas Bendus who’s been with the company for six months on a transportation internship to get a glimpse into life as a FreightCenter intern. Read on to learn what it’s like to intern for an award-winning logistics company. What are your duties as an IT intern at FreightCenter? […]

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Freightcenter Offers Shipping Services for Online Retailers

November 23, 2010 – FreightCenter, a nationwide provider of online freight and logistics services, is reminding individuals of specific online tools available to help directly display instant freight shipping prices for those heavy, large items or gift ideas as we move closer to the holidays. While options and tools abound for shipping for smaller items, there […]

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