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Limited Access Locations in Freight Shipping

April 21, 2021
What are limited access locations, and how to choose the right location type in shipping freight LTL shipping is intricate, and there's a lot of room for an inexperienced shipper…

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Residential vs. Commercial Shipping

March 12, 2021
Why do residential freight deliveries cost more? In the LTL shipping industry, business to business shipments are the norm. This means that carriers usually ship dock to dock or dock…

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

September 30, 2019
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…

Freight Class: All You Need To Know About NMFC Code

June 17, 2019
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.…

Shipping by Road or Rail: Pros & Cons

May 27, 2019
[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…

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

May 22, 2019
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 14, 2019
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.…

Time to Learn Freight Terms [Infographic]

May 1, 2019
Learn Freight Terms & Lingo with Freightera! Updated May 2019 [caption id="attachment_2157" align="alignnone" width="630"] Time to Learn Freight Terms - Infographics by @Freightera![/caption] New to shipping freight? Confused by the…

7 Tips For Shipping Heavy Haul

April 25, 2019
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…