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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
Freightera freight shipping platform 2018 - it's like Expedia for freight, with instant online quotes and bookings

You’ll ❤ FREIGHTERA Cargo Insurance + New Rates! Rockford, IL to Minooka, IL for $92, et al.

If you received our rate updates before, you may wonder, how does Freightera get better prices every time? The answer is simple, we continue to add hundreds of millions of new lanes every month, and give you access to new [...]

June 27, 2018 Freight Rates
Eric Beckwitt - Best Online Freight Marketplace Award Freightera

Transport News INTL has just selected Freightera as “Best Online Freight Marketplace – North America” in their Logistics, Warehouse & Supply Chain Awards 2017!

Transport News INTL has just selected Freightera as “Best Online Freight Marketplace – North America” in their Logistics, Warehouse & Supply Chain Awards 2017! Transcript of the article: Freightera is an award winning online freight marketplace automating freight shipping and [...]

June 29, 2017 Welcome to Freightera Blog
Green future of freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22 Freightera

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Full transcript of the video: My name is Eric Beckwitt. I’m the Founder and CEO of Freightera. I would like to thank Dr. Nicole Serrij for bringing me here and also for the people at CCTNE who made certain that [...]

May 26, 2017 Green Freight, Welcome to Freightera Blog
Green rail freight Freightera photo

8 Green Freight Trends to Watch in 2017

1. Demand for greener supply chains will be driven by the largest firms Demand for greener freight transport is coming primarily from the largest companies. It’s coming from the Walmart’s and Whole Foods of the world, and the very large [...]

January 10, 2017 Green Freight
Truck delivering freight Freightera

How to Avoid Extra Charges in Freight Shipping

For small and medium sized business, warehouses, manufacturers, distributors and importers, controlling freight shipping costs can be essential to maintaining the profitability of product lines, or even the success of the business itself. Following please find several essential steps to [...]

January 14, 2016 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping, Shipping Guides and How To's, Welcome to Freightera Blog
Freight moved by rail Freightera

7 Key Freight Transportation Trend Predictions for 2016

1. More freight will move by rail Long-haul rail rates for freight (less than and full truckload) offer cost savings of up to 60%, and reduce CO2 emissions by up to 66%. Look for more companies to offer seamless door [...]

January 1, 2016 About Freight Shipping, Trucking Industry Statistics, Welcome to Freightera Blog
Futuristic electric rail photo

Freight industry CEO calls for action to reduce emissions, improve efficiency and increase employment in renewables

OPEN LETTER TO POLITICAL CANDIDATES AND LEADERS As we approach another historic election, Canada’s three main political parties are largely silent on the most important issue of our time: climate change. If we cannot keep the majority of the fossil [...]

October 8, 2015 Green Freight
Diesel pump

New Diesel Technology Helps Clean Air and Fuels Economic Growth

As the US and Canadian economies continue to move forward, the new generation of clean diesel technology is helping to fuel economic growth. The new diesel technology is powering the freight movement in an environmentally friendly way, according to Allen [...]

September 2, 2014 Green Freight, Technology & Innovation
Gas Pump

New Fuel-Economy Standards for Trucking Industry Set For 2016

New Fuel-Economy Standards for Trucking Industry Set For 2016 The call for tougher fuel-economy standards is part of Obama’s climate change strategy that is set for implementation by March 2016. Environmental groups welcome the move, saying, “Strong heavy truck efficiency [...]

September 2, 2014 About Freight Shipping, Green Freight, Technology & Innovation, Trucking Industry Statistics