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Pallet vs Skid vs Crate [Infographic]

April 13, 2018
What are the differences between pallet, skid, and crate? [Updated July 2022] Not sure if you need a pallet, skid, or crate? It’s easy to get confused because people often…

Shipping Container Markings [Infographic]

March 2, 2018
[Updated April 2022] See our newest infographic answering this question. Everyone who works with shipping containers uses the container markings. All markings have meaning and understanding it is critical for…

How to Avoid Freight Damage

January 5, 2018
How to Avoid Freight Damage and How to Deal with Damage (If It Happens) [Updated April 2022] The uncomfortable truth is that shipments do get damaged. It happens rarely in…

Heavy Haul, Oversize Freight Transport

February 27, 2017
Heavy Haul, Oversize Freight Transportation - Case Studies Here are 2 interesting projects we worked on recently, with photos of the heavy, large, and oversized loads. Project 1 – Heavy…

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

January 31, 2017
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Compare freight rates instantly – watch Freightera video

February 16, 2016
Compare freight rates from hundreds of reliable carriers & save 50-85% every time you ship. Take a minute to watch this Freightera video: shipping full truckload (FTL) and less than…

How to Avoid Extra Charges in Freight Shipping

January 14, 2016
For small and medium-sized businesses, 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…

5 Best Freight Shipping Practices

January 13, 2016
New to Freightera? Please read these best freight shipping practices Rest easy, we will do everything in our power to ensure your shipment travels safely and in a timely manner.…

7 Freight Shipping Trend Predictions for 2016

January 1, 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…

Get Instant Freight Quotes & Save up to 85%

December 20, 2015
The days of calling up brokers or several freight carriers for quotes and waiting for them to get back to you are over. Freightera lets you compare freight rates from…

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