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Independent 3PL: 3 Hidden Reasons to Choose FreightCenter

Every FreightCenter customer has their own reason(s) for scheduling their freight and parcel shipments through FreightCenter. Most of those reasons are related to one or more of the following: Low shipping rates Knowledgeable and helpful agents (National Account Managers) Ease of getting a quote online Ability to speak directly with an agent by phone There […]

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Freight Shipping Basics

Freight shipping, by definition, is the movement of bulk cargo from one location to another, whether it’s by truck, rail, air, or sea. The importance of the freight industry cannot be understated. In fact, The American Trucking Associations’ American Trucking Trends 2018 found that the trucking industry alone generated $700.1 billion in revenue, or 79.3% […]

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3 Tips to Save You Time Managing Freight

Smallbusinesstrends.com reported earlier this year that 42 percent of small business owners spend an average of more than two hours managing each individual piece of freight they ship. That figure comes from a survey conducted by global logistics consultant FreightOS. It implies that for a small business sending out five shipments in a week, the […]

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At FreightCenter, Veteran-Owned Means Veteran-Caring

Before our founder and CEO, Matthew Brosious decided to try his hand at entrepreneurship, he served his country for 3 years as an Airborne Ranger at Aco 2nd Ranger Battalion. His military training laid the foundation for how FreightCenter would operate, and so, as a veteran-owned and operated company, Brosious created a work environment at […]

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What to Look for in a 3PL

February 16, 2018 | By Mikayla Avila Vila | Under | No Comments

This past year in Inbound Logistics’ market research report, researchers found that 75 percent of shippers in our industry prefer service over price. You know what that means: less isn’t more. In fact, partnerships fall through—a good 43 percent!—when a shipper’s expectations aren’t met, and as for customer service? If the budding relationship between a […]

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What shipping your way to success looks like for Brewmation

Among the thousands of customers that FreightCenter services, there is always a hand full of customers that stand out for a variety of reasons. Whether it be the commodity they ship that sets them apart, or the frequency with which they ship, some customers just stand out. Brewmation, Inc. happens to be one of those customers […]

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How to Execute a Successful Peak Shipping Season as a Retailer

As we enter the height of peak shipping season, it’s a good time to start preparing your game plan for next year. Yes, peak seasons – no matter the industry – take the entire year to effectively plan out and ensure efficiency. Whether you’re a business owner of an e-commerce or brick and mortar store […]

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6 Essential Steps to Building Consumer Trust

August 22, 2017 | By FreightCenter Team | Under | No Comments

As a 3PL, FreightCenter understands the importance of building trust with an outsourced transportation solution. We must coordinate the details between customers and carriers—get it right every time—and without ever seeing or handling the shipment. Our customers trust that we will provide them with packaging advice, an affordable price, and status updates each step of the way. Take it […]

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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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LTL Freight Quote Comparison Tips

Why request your LTL freight quote from FreightCenter? As a full-service logistics provider, FreightCenter makes getting an LTL freight quote fast, simple and convenient. Our freight experts eliminate the hassle of searching for a variety of LTL freight quotes from multiple carriers. They’re trained to help you find the most efficient way to transport your […]

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