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How to Calculate Freight Rates [Infographic]

Freight Cost Calculation Used to Be a Pain Shippers that don’t need to fill a full truck can save big time shipping their freight using the less than a truckload (LTL) service, shipping just a few skids, pallets or crates [...]

January 10, 2019 About Freight Shipping, Freight Rates, LTL Shipping ABC
Plastic Pallet vs Wood Pallet, Advantages and Disadvantages Freightera photo

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

It’s fair to say that pallets move the world. They are an essential part of the modern supply chain. We use pallets for storage and transportation. Plastic pallets can double as product displays in the stores. Typically, pallets are made [...]

August 14, 2018 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC
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Pallet vs Skid vs Crate [Infographic]

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

April 13, 2018 LTL Shipping ABC
LTL vs FTL: Pros & Cons Freightera


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 [...]

July 14, 2017 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC

Time to Learn Freight Terms [Infographic]

  Time to Learn Freight Terms – Infographics by @Freightera!New to shipping freight? Confused by the lingo? Start by learning freight terms commonly used in the industry such as Less than Truckload (LTL) Shipping, Full Truckload (FTL) Shipping, Reefer, Forklift, [...]

July 25, 2016 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC, Visual Dictionary of Freight
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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 ABC, Welcome to Freightera Blog
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5 Shipper Best Practices: Ensure Your Shipment Arrives Safe and On Time

New to Freightera? Please read these best practices. Rest easy, we will do everything in our power to ensure your shipment travels safely and in a timely manner. Our 5-star customer service team is just a phone call away. Please [...]

January 13, 2016 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC, Welcome to Freightera Blog
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How to Get Instant Freight Quotes & Save up to 85% Shipping Online with Freightera

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 rates from hundreds of carriers with a single click and book the deal [...]

December 20, 2015 About Freight Shipping, Freightera How To, LTL Shipping ABC
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3 Tips on How LTL Shipping Can Work For You

If you have a shipment that is too large to be sent as a parcel, but too small to require an entire truck, less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is likely your solution. Hundreds of thousands of dollars are overspent each year by [...]

August 20, 2014 LTL Shipping ABC

3 Benefits of LTL Shipping: Less-Than-Truckload

You may have heard the shortened term “LTL shipping”, but not sure what it means. Less-Than-Truckload shipping, which is what LTL stands for and means the shipment does not completely fill an entire truck, is a huge business. As a [...]

August 20, 2014 LTL Shipping ABC