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New LTL Rate Update in USA Detroit Map

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Detroit, MI

LTL Freight Rates: From Major Cities in USA & Canada to Detroit, MI Shipping LTL freight from/to Detroit, MI? Check out our rates below for lanes within the USA, and cross-border Canada to USA. All the rates are for 1 pallet, [...]

February 10, 2021 Freight Rates
New LTL Freight Rate Update within USA and Cross-Border: San Francisco Map

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: San Francisco, CA

LTL Freight Rates: From Major Cities in USA & Canada to San Francisco, CA Check out our San Francisco rates below for lanes within the USA, and cross-border Canada to USA. All the rates are for 1 pallet, 48” by [...]

January 29, 2021 Freight Rates
New LTL Rate Update in USA truck image

New LTL Freight Rate Update in USA and Cross-Border

Dear shippers, Although freight rates are trending up, we are still able to get better deals for you. Please note, carrier rates may fluctuate based on availability. Examples below are for 1 pallet/skid, class 125, 48” x 48” x 48”, [...]

January 25, 2021 Freight Rates
Freightera freight marketplace

Former Amazon Executives Join Freightera

Amazon’s former executives, Director of Software Engineering Jonathan Shakes, and Director of Customer Service Colleen Byrum join Freightera’s executive team VANCOUVER, British Columbia, January 12, 2021 (Newswire.com) – Freightera, a leading online freight marketplace, is pleased to announce Jonathan Shakes, former [...]

January 13, 2021 Welcome to Freightera Blog
LTL freight rates from Winnipeg MB

New Freight Rates from Winnipeg MB

Check out our LTL freight rates from Winnipeg, MB to major cities in different Canadian provinces. The rates below are for 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs Winnipeg, MB to Vancouver, BC. New best rate: $144.71 CAD [...]

January 4, 2021 Freight Rates
5 Costly Freight Shipping Mistakes Freightera

5 Costly Shipping Mistakes (VIDEO)

5 Costly Mistakes Shippers Make when Quoting Online (and how to avoid them) It’s important to quote with the correct information to avoid extra shipping charges. In our new video, you’ll see what are 5 most common mistakes shippers make, [...]

December 18, 2020 Freightera How To, Shipping Guides and How To's
New LTL Freight Rates in Canada and US

Amazing 22-43% savings in ON, BC, and North-Eastern US

New LTL Freight Rates in Canada & United States Dear shippers, Just in time for holidays, we’ve got some huge savings on Canadian and USA less-than-truckload rates for you. Best examples in Ontario and BC For 1 pallet, 48”x48”x48” & [...]

December 10, 2020 Freight Rates
Deloitte Freightera Fast50 technology award

Freightera Wins 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Award

Deloitte just recognized Freightera among the fastest-growing and most innovative technology companies in Canada VANCOUVER, B.C., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Freightera, the innovative online freight marketplace, just won the 2020 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ award. Freightera revenue grew 678% [...]

November 18, 2020 Press Releases
New LTL Freight Rates Canada

New LTL Freight Rates within Canada

Dear shippers, Check out our new LTL freight shipping rates within Canada! Quotes for all of these popular lanes are much cheaper than before, as we are continuously working with our carriers to negotiate better prices for shippers. Prices shown [...]

November 18, 2020 Freight Rates
October 2020 Freightera reviews

Most recent Freightera customer reviews

Freightera team celebrated Halloween with a smile and a feeling of accomplishment, knowing that we were able to make our customers happy, and their freight shipping experience smooth and easy! 30 5-star reviews in just one month of October!! Thank [...]

November 4, 2020 Welcome to Freightera Blog

Freightera Makes Globe and Mail’s List of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

Freightera, the innovative online freight marketplace for Canadian and US business shippers, placed No. 80 in Canada’s Top Growing Companies 2020 by The Globe and Mail VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Freightera, with a newly launched SaaS model for Canadian and US [...]

October 7, 2020 Press Releases
Freightera Website Redesign

Free Webinar — Freight Shipping 101: Avoid Mistakes and Keep Your Costs Down

We are very excited to announce our first webinar for freight shippers! 🙂 Join us on Tuesday, September 29th, and learn from our experts how to get instant online quotes and ship freight like a pro on Freightera’s online platform. [...]

September 24, 2020 Welcome to Freightera Blog
Cross Border LTL Rates Update & Canada-Domestic Rate Update Truck Image

LTL Rates Update: Cross-Border USA & Canada, and Canada Domestic

We hope your business is doing well! Reviewing our best cross-border LTL rates from previous updates, we just found many rates not showing consistently. We don’t know how long this was happening, but we fixed it in no time. Heavy, [...]

September 24, 2020 Freight Rates
Heavy Haul Oversize Load Truck Types Image

How to Ship Heavy Haul & Oversize Loads

Easy Guide to Shipping Heavy Haul & Oversize Loads Shipping heavy haul and oversize loads is as complicated as freight shipping gets, with many intricacies that can cause you headaches. It pays off to get informed and prepare well. That’s [...]

September 14, 2020 Shipping Guides and How To's
Parcel vs LTL Pallet Freight Shipping Freightera

Parcel Shipping vs. Pallet Shipping: Which One Should You Choose?

Parcel Shipping vs. Pallet Shipping: Key Differences We often get questions from our clients regarding which shipping option should they choose for their business: parcel shipping or pallet shipping (LTL). These two options are quite similar, so the choice between [...]

September 1, 2020 Shipping Guides and How To's
freight shipping digitization

Freightera Introduces Value-Added Membership Plans for Shippers

Earlier this month, Dan Goodwill’s Transportation Consulting posted an article about our newly-added Membership Plans and how they can help shippers in Covid-19 times. The full article is below: On July 7, 2020, Freightera, North America’s rapidly growing online freight [...]

August 17, 2020 Welcome to Freightera Blog
new LTL freight shipping rate update USA Canada

New LTL rate update: Canada, USA and cross-border rates for under $150!

We’ve got some great new LTL rates in Canada, USA, and cross-border. Check these out and visit the Freightera Dashboard for gift codes on your Friends & Rewards page. Don’t miss the extra discounts and our membership promotions! For a [...]

August 6, 2020 Freight Rates
Membership plans, SaaS model launched, Freightera

We Have Launched New Membership Plans for Canadian and US Business Shippers

We are happy to announce that we have rolled out paid membership plans and a reward program for Canadian and US business shippers! Freightera, North America’s rapidly growing online freight marketplace, just enhanced its popular free platform with value-added paid [...]

July 22, 2020 Press Releases
Freight Shipping to Amazon Fulfillment Center FBA Freightera

Shipping to Amazon fulfillment centers with Freightera [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ship to Amazon fulfillment centers  / Amazon FBA with us! Since 2014, we have been helping businesses reduce their shipping costs while transporting freight within Canada and the United States as quickly and seamlessly as possible, automating most of the [...]

July 10, 2020 Freight Shipping Solution, Freightera How To, Welcome to Freightera Blog
New LTL Freight Shipping Rates Canada USA

New LTL freight rates in Canada and USA

We don’t like to use the word “crazy” but what we’ve got for you is crazy-amazing savings in freight prices in both Canada and the USA, to help your business through these challenging times: Sample Rates in the USA (48” [...]

June 22, 2020 Freight Rates
New LTL Freight Shipping Rates Canada USA

New LTL Freight Rates

Dear customers, We’re doing our best to help you by constantly searching for new carriers offering the best service and adding thousands of great rates weekly. See examples of newly added rates below: Sample Cross-Border LTL Rates in Eastern Canada/US [...]

June 15, 2020 Freight Rates
Happy 6th Birthday Freightera May 1st 2020

Freightera Celebrates 6th Birthday as Technology Impact 2020 Award Finalist and Preparing to Launch SaaS Model in May

Today, on May the First, we are celebrating our 6th birthday at Freightera. It is how we like to spell our birth date – May the First – because being the first, the trailblazers, is in our DNA. Six is [...]

May 1, 2020 Welcome to Freightera Blog
Refrigerated LTL Rates in Canada

New LTL Refrigerated Rates Across Canada

Shipping perishables, frozen goods, or temperature-sensitive medical supplies across Canada? See our new reefer rates! We have just brought in very competitive temperature control rates on 806 local lanes (e.g. Winnipeg to Winnipeg, Saskatoon to Saskatoon, Regina to Regina, Calgary [...]

May 1, 2020 Freight Rates
Physical Internet, freight glossary image, Freightera

Global Status of the Physical Internet — A Vision for Sustainable, Secure, Resilient Supply Chains

Interview with Benoit Montreuil, Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering; Director, Physical Internet Center; Director, Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta Interviewed by Eric Beckwitt, Founder and CEO, Freightera Benoit Montreuil is the father of [...]

April 28, 2020 Welcome to Freightera Blog
AI, people, climate

AI and Climate Change, Can Technology Save The Planet, and What’s Next for Green City Vancouver

Interview with Juvarya Veltkamp Juvarya Veltkamp is the Green Economy Initiatives Manager for the City of Vancouver, working in this role for more than 10 years. She is part of the city’s dynamic task force responsible for the rapid adoption [...]

April 18, 2020 Technology & Innovation, Welcome to Freightera Blog
Freightera Recognized by Ready to Rocket List Among BC's Fastest-Growing Companies

Freightera Wins 2020 Ready to Rocket Placement Among Top Technology Companies in British Columbia

For the second year, Freightera makes the list of private BC companies best positioned for high growth and acquisition, according to a predictive model by Rocket Builders VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 15, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Freightera, a leading online freight marketplace [...]

April 16, 2020 Press Releases, Welcome to Freightera Blog
Local Sourcing to Solve Supply Chains Disruption

Logistics Manager Magazine: Freightera Creates Local Sourcing for Global Supply Chains amid Coronavirus

March 16th was the first day when Freightera shipments started to plummet in sync with the whole Canadian economy. COVID-19 disruption of most of our customers’ businesses due to their own suppliers and customers shutting down, traveled downstream to us. [...]

April 14, 2020 Welcome to Freightera Blog
New LTL Freight Shipping Rates Freightera

New Canadian LTL Rate Update: Rates Under $100 CAD

Dear Shippers, We have updated our system with some new LTL lanes within Canada.  You’ll be able to see and book the rates by clicking the links below.  All rates are for 1 skid, 500 lbs, 48” x 40” x [...]

April 6, 2020 Freight Rates
essential supplies warehouse

Do You Have Medical and Other Essential Supplies Available for Sale? Freightera Community Update

Gloves, Zip Lock Bags, Masks, Gowns, Hand Sanitizers, etc. On Wednesday we received an urgent call from the BC Government’s COVID-19 Supply Hub to purchase medical and other essential supplies. We immediately sent this information to our entire email list [...]

April 2, 2020 Welcome to Freightera Blog
Freight shipping remains an essential service and most of our carriers will keep operating in the US, Canada and cross-border.

An Island of Stability in COVID-19 Times

Letter from Freightera CEO As we face these challenging times, most of us are preoccupied with the same thoughts: how will COVID-19 affect our lives, jobs, businesses, and communities? As a 100% remote company, we find ourselves in a unique [...]

March 26, 2020 Welcome to Freightera Blog
Customer support

Why Ship with Freightera Marketplace vs. Carriers and Brokers

Our clients come from different industries and from companies of various sizes, but what they all have in common is the fact that they have chosen to work with Freightera rather than directly with carriers and brokers. Why is that? [...]

March 26, 2020 Freight Shipping Solution, Welcome to Freightera Blog
Global Climate action photo by Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt

Green New Deal for Freight Transport

FreightWaves Publishes Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt’s Commentary on a Green New Deal for Freight Transport On September 27, 2019, Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt attended the Global Climate Strike in Vancouver, Canada, with a group of his colleagues from prominent British [...]

October 3, 2019 Green Freight, Technology & Innovation
Pallet types, from wood to plastic, metal, presswood and more

Ship a Pallet in 15 Easy Steps: Quick Guide to Pallet Shipping for Beginners

How to Ship a Pallet Step-by-Step: Choose the Pallet Type & Size, Package & Prepare Your Pallet for Shipping You’re new to pallet shipping, and want to save time and money by doing things yourself. So, where do you start? [...]

September 30, 2019 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping, Shipping Guides and How To's
Logos of the Top Fastest Growing Companies in B.C. in 2019

Freightera Tops 100 Fastest-Growing Companies List in British Columbia

Business in Vancouver ranks Freightera #3 on 2019 List of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in B.C. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, August 22, 2019 (Newswire.com) –​​​​​Freightera, the rapidly growing Vancouver-based B2B Freight Marketplace offering instant all-inclusive LTL, FTL and rail freight quotes in [...]

August 22, 2019 Press Releases
Freight Class NMFC photo

Freight Class: All You Need To Know About NMFC Code

What is freight class? Freight class is assigned to all Less than Truckload (LTL) freight, shipping within USA or across the USA/Canadian border with US carriers who have NMFC-based pricing. Class can be based on the particular NMFC code of [...]

June 17, 2019 About Freight Shipping, Shipping Guides and How To's, Welcome to Freightera Blog
Road vs Rail Shipping Freightera

Shipping by Road or Rail: Pros & Cons

[Updated May 2019] When it comes to freight transportation, there are several modes of transport: such as road (trucks), rail (trains), air (planes), and sea (ships). Road and rail transport are the two modes used for the movement of goods [...]

May 27, 2019 About Freight Shipping, Freight Shipping Solution, Green Freight, Shipping Guides and How To's
Palletize & Shrink Wrap Freight Freightera Photo Palletizing

Pallet Shipping 101: How to Pack, Palletize & Prepare Your Freight for Shipping

Click here for a printable version of this Pallet Shipping 101 article and here for a PDF version of the How to Pack, Palletize, & Prepare Your Freight Infographic! [Updated May 2019] Preparing your freight for shipping is very important [...]

May 22, 2019 About Freight Shipping, Shipping Guides and How To's
LTL vs FTL: Pros & Cons Freightera

LTL vs FTL

If you are in the business of shipping goods across the USA or Canada using land transport, you are concerned about cost-effectiveness, timely delivery, and the safety of your shipment. As there are multiple modes of moving your cargo, it’s [...]

May 14, 2019 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping, Shipping Guides and How To's
Oversize load heavy haul

7 Tips For Shipping Heavy Haul

What is heavy haul? [Updated May 2019] ‘Heavy Haul’ term in freight describes a shipment carrying unusually large and wide load, for example manufacturing equipment that exceeds the guidelines for legal dimensions (width, height or length) and/or weight limits in [...]

April 25, 2019 About Freight Shipping, Shipping Guides and How To's
Train vs. Truck Freight Shipping, Rail vs. Road Freight Shipping, Freightera

Train vs Truck Transportation – Efficiency, Cost, Advantages & Disadvantages [Infographic]

Freight Train vs Truck [Updated May 2019] Which mode of transport is more efficient for shipping and what are the advantages and disadvantages of train vs truck transportation? See our new infographic answering these questions. Train Railways consume up to [...]

February 12, 2019 About Freight Shipping, Green Freight, Shipping Guides and How To's
Plastic Pallet vs Wood Pallet, Advantages and Disadvantages Freightera photo

Plastic Pallets vs. Wood Pallets: Differences, Advantages and Disadvantages

Plastic Pallets vs. Wood Pallets: Differences, Advantages and Disadvantages It’s fair to say that pallets move the world as they are an essential part of the modern supply chain. We use pallets for storage and transportation, and as product displays [...]

August 14, 2018 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping, Shipping Guides and How To's
Pallet vs Skid vs Crate Freightera Photo

Pallet vs Skid vs Crate [Infographic]

What are the differences between pallet, skid, and crate? [Updated May 2019] Not sure if you need a pallet, skid, or crate? It’s easy to get confused because people often use these terms interchangeably. All three can be used for [...]

April 13, 2018 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping, Shipping Guides and How To's
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Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

  Please share this infographic on you site by copying and pasting the code below: <a href=”https://www.freightera.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/green-future-freight-infog-lg.png”><img src=”https://www.freightera.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/green-future-freight-infographic.png” alt=”The Green Future of Freight Infographic” width=”620″ border=”0″ /></a><br />Source: The Green Future of Freight – An infographic by the team at [...]

January 31, 2017 About Freight Shipping, Green Freight, Trucking Industry Statistics