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Freightera LTL rates in Western Canada and USA

New LTL Shipping Rates in Western Canada and USA

Happy new shipping rates! Don’t miss the savings as we keep bringing online millions of new rates per month in Canada and the USA. Below you’ll find examples of our newly-added rates. All examples are for 1 pallet, 48″ x [...]

October 29, 2019 Freight Rates
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Freightera Celebrates Customer Service Week 2019 with Stellar Reviews & “2020 Consumer Choice Award”

Happy Customer Service Week to our employees, customers, colleagues, and partners October 11, 2020 update: While we were writing this blog, and just in time for Canadian Thanksgiving & Customer Service Week, we won 🏆 “2020 Consumer Choice Award” in [...]

October 9, 2019 Welcome to Freightera Blog
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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
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New LTL Rail and Intermodal Rates in Canada & 15-20% Cheaper LTL Rates in the USA

We are excited to bring online new LTL by Rail / Intermodal Rates in Canada & Priority Express Rail and New 15-20% Better LTL Rates in the USA Dear shippers, here is what’s we’ve got for you, clean and green, [...]

September 25, 2019 Freight Rates
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Good News for our Shippers: Freightera White Glove Dedicated Truck Partnership

We Now Offer Guaranteed, Dedicated Truck Deliveries and Special Services – All Included in the Price! If you’re like most of our shippers — you’ll often have time-critical shipments that need to get to your location, or to your clients, [...]

September 19, 2019 Freight Shipping Solution, LTL Shipping
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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
New Less than Truckload LTL Freight Shipping Rates

SAVE up to 50% with our new USA-Canada Cross-Border LTL Rates

See Our New, All-Inclusive LTL Freight Rates — Ready for Online Booking on Freightera.com How are you doing this summer? With the heat waves baking so much of the US and Canada, Vancouver’s mild weather has been a godsend. Meanwhile, [...]

August 8, 2019 Welcome to Freightera Blog
Freightera Freight Shipping Online Marketplace Plans to Go Publis

Freightera Plans to go Public!

Canadian digital-freight matching platform seeks to list on TSX Venture Exchange with “conservative” C$34 million valuation Freightera, a Canadian-based digital freight marketplace, plans to go public. CEO Eric Beckwitt confirmed to FreightWaves on August 1 that his Vancouver-based firm is [...]

August 2, 2019 Welcome to Freightera Blog
Freightera makes Business in Vancouver's list of fastest growing companies in BC

Freightera Makes the List of Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in BC, Canada!

Freightera Included in the BIV’s list of Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in BC Great news from Freightera! We’ve been chosen for the Business in Vancouver’s annual list of companies in BC that have shown exceptional growth over the past [...]

July 26, 2019 Welcome to Freightera Blog
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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
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All-Inclusive Freight Rates Update: US FTL Freight Rates Under $1,000 USD with Guaranteed Pick-Up

All-Inclusive Full Truckload Rates Ready for Online Booking on Freightera.com We are constantly working on updating our system with new rates, lanes and carriers, so we could serve our customers better. For examples of such rates, find below some of [...]

May 28, 2019 Freight Rates
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
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New Competitive FTL Rates by Rail – Instant, All-Inclusive, Online Now – Examples Here

US domestic full truckload and FTL by rail rates ready to be booked on Freightera.com May 2019 Rate Update Awesome news! 😊 We just got new instant all-inclusive truckload rates and FTL by rail rates up on the website. These [...]

May 22, 2019 Freight Rates
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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
Freightera Green Rail Freight

Freightera First to Market With Freight Service From Five Major US and Canadian Railroads, Moves Forward on Go Green Roadmap

Vancouver startup launches door-to-door FTL-by-rail shipping service from five of the seven largest railroads in the U.S. and Canada, opening easy access to significantly lower long-haul prices and low-emission freight VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Freightera, North [...]

May 15, 2019 Press Releases
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
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Big News – Freightera is now 5 YEARS OLD!

Today, May The First 2019, is an important day for us. It may be just a regular hump day for most businesses, but May 1st has always been a significant date for Freightera simply because, on that day, our company [...]

May 1, 2019 Press Releases, Technology & Innovation
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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
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Freightera Wins 2019 Ready to Rocket Placement Among Top Private Technology Companies in British Columbia

Freightera Makes Rocket Builders’ ICT “2019 Ready to Rocket” Prediction List Highlighting Companies with Highest Growth Potential in BC VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Freightera, a leading freight shipping marketplace offering instant freight quotes and online shipment bookings in North America, was recognized [...]

March 15, 2019 Press Releases, Technology & Innovation
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Green freight guru grows low-emissions marketplace

It’s been great to see the media attention pouring towards Freightera in the recent months, but having Freight Waves article about our green mission coming out on Valentine’s Day was still rather auspicious. 😊 We loved the article’s angle and [...]

February 17, 2019 Freight Shipping Solution, Green Freight
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
Frost & Sullivan: Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America Freightera

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Frost & Sullivan, the top 25 global market research and analysis firm, [...]

February 5, 2019 Freight Shipping Solution, Technology & Innovation
Freightera in Canadian Shipper

Canadian Shipper: Freightera has a plan to become the Amazon of the freight industry

Canadian Shipper just published an article about Freightera’s ambitious mission. The story is written by Dan Goodwill, one of the top journalists and leading experts on freight transportation in North America. It describes the state of the industry that is [...]

January 8, 2019 Welcome to Freightera Blog
Canada’s Clean50 annually offers recognition to Canada’s leaders in sustainability for their contributions over the prior two years.

Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts

  SupplyChainDigital.com picked up our recent press release about Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt’s 2019 Clean50 Award and published a feature article about this news for the supply chain community. Thank you, Supply Chain Digital! This story will help us spread [...]

October 4, 2018 Freight Shipping Solution, Green Freight, Technology & Innovation
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
Freight shipping rates in Canada

Pallet Shipping Rates in Canada

Need to ship pallets across Canada? We can help! We work with 100s of carriers to ship pallets and skids across Canada & our goal is to get you the best rates. We cover the main routes but also ship [...]

March 23, 2017 Freight Rates

New Freight Rates in Ontario Canada

New rates for new lanes which connect cities in Ontario to other cities in Canada. Updated Feb 22, 2017 – Up to 71% less! LTL, 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs. Cornwall, ON to St Andrews West, ON. Used [...]

February 23, 2017 Freight Rates
New freight rates Montreal Canada

New Freight Rates from Montreal QC

We updated hundreds of new lanes which connect major cities in Canada. Freight shipping rates between Montréal QC and other cities in Canada have declined recently. Here are a few examples (in CAD$) Updated September 29th 2019 – Up to 32% down! LTL, 1 pallet, 48” [...]

February 3, 2017 Freight Rates
New freight rates Vancouver Canada

New Freight Rates from Vancouver BC

We brought in hundreds of new lanes connecting major cities in Canada. Rates between Vancouver and other cities in Canada have just declined again, compared to previous rates in the system. Examples include – Updated September 29th 2019: LTL – 1 pallet, 48″ by 48″ by [...]

February 3, 2017 Freight Rates
New freight rates Toronto Canada

100s of New Freight Rates from Toronto Canada

Updated September 29th, 2019.  Freightera just brought in over 1000 new lanes connecting major cities in Canada. Rates between Toronto & Greater Toronto Area ON, and cities in Canada & USA (cross-border) have just declined again – up to 69% off [...]

February 3, 2017 Freight Rates
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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
Happy Truck Driver Appreciation week

September – Truck Driver Appreciation Time

The beginning of September is dedicated to Truck Driver Appreciation, the first week in Canada and the second one in the USA. Happy Trucking Weeks, months and years to our trucking partners, our colleagues at BC Trucking Association, and all [...]

September 10, 2019 Welcome to Freightera Blog
Freightera LTL Reefer Rates in Canada

New LTL Reefer Freight Rates in Canada are now Live on Freightera.com!

Ready for Booking with a Click of a Button: Reefer Rates Between Major Canadian Cities, and to/from the Okanagan   The summer is almost over, but protecting freight from heat is still in high demand! Here are some reefer LTL [...]

September 5, 2019 Freight Rates