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What is Factoring and Why Use It?

November 13, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Guest post by Eagle Express Service The Principles of Freight Factoring Freight factoring is a method of invoice factoring that allows trucking companies, including owner-operators, to convert unpaid invoices into cash. Trucking companies and freight brokers tend to use these services to mend the cash flow gap between when they complete their services and when […]

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FreightCenter Named a 2017 Green Supply Chain Award Recipient

February 6, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Freightcenter Named a 2017 Green Supply Chain Award Recipient. Included in top list of sustainable transportation providers. January 27, 2018 (PALM HARBOR, Fla.) – FreightCenter, a one-stop source for shippers, named a recipient of Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 10th annual Green Supply Chain Award. The company, often recognized for sustainable business practices, continues to make positive […]

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2018 Promotions

January 22, 2018 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

The New Year is bringing new beginnings to seasoned pros in the FreightCenter game. January was met with two promotions: Ali Choiniere as our newly appointed Chief Operating Officer, and Amy Van Ness as our Chief Financial Officer. Ali Choiniere Ali Choiniere has been with the FreightCenter team for fourteen out of FreightCenter’s twenty years. […]

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The BIG Give Toy Drive Update

December 11, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

FreightCenter, a national shipping company, partnered with local businesses to take part in a multi-stop toy collection drive this December. After being hit by Hurricane Irma in early September, parents in Pinellas County are concerned with how they will afford Christmas gifts for their children this year. To put these parents worries at ease and […]

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The Uberization of Freight is Here

December 7, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

FreightCenter welcomes shippers to try out its “Uber-ized” freight shipping option that connects shippers with small trucking companies online. Similar to ride-sharing, the freight shipping service allows customers to find and book available truck drivers in their area. The service is currently available for same-day deliveries in southern California, with plans to expand service to […]

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The Best Way to Ship Christmas Trees This Holiday Season

December 6, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

How Are Christmas Trees Shipped? Many Christmas tree farms are located across the country in states such as Oregon, Washington, California, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania. Shipping real trees is a difficult task, with many carriers saying no all together. With capacity so tight, it’s important to have a company like FreightCenter on your side to find you the right equipment for the […]

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7 Tips for Shipping Holiday Packages

December 5, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

It’s not too late to get your supply chain holiday-ready. As eCommerce sales continue to boom, sellers need better visibility to tracking shipments and automating the order process for customers. FreightCenter now offers parcel shipping services in conjunction with volume freight shipping services. Follow these simple tips to optimize your shipping practices in time for the holidays: […]

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Ship Packages? Don’t Get Tangled in the Holiday Shipping Rush

December 4, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Black Friday by the Numbers As predicted, the 2017 Black Friday and Cyber Monday online and traditional retail sales revenues peaked over previous years. According to Adobe analytics, more than 50% of shoppers accessed retailers by their mobile phones. With over $5 billion in Black Friday retail sales alone, Adobe predicts holiday season revenues to break $100 […]

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The Tail End of the Costly 2017 Hurricane Season

December 4, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

A Recap of the 2017 Hurricane Season The 2017 hurricane season was an active one—and not in a good way. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate all brought massive devastation and destruction.  Areas such as Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and more, all saw what it meant to be truly devastated by a disaster. […]

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FreightCenter Sponsors The BIG Give Event to Support Toys for Tots

November 30, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | No Comments

Freightcenter Presents the Big Give Toy Drive for Toys for Tots Local Freight Shipping Company Partners to Fill Semi with Donated Toys   FreightCenter, a national shipping company, partnered with other local businesses to take part in a multi-stop toy collection drive this December. As hundreds of parents and caregivers wonder how they will pay […]

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