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LTL vs FTL: Pros & Cons Freightera

LTL vs FTL [Updated May 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. As there are multiple modes of moving your cargo, it’s [...]

May 14, 2019 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC, Shipping Guides and How To's
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Time to Learn Freight Terms [Infographic – Updated May 2019]

Learn Freight Terms & Lingo with 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, Pallet, [...]

May 1, 2019 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC, Shipping Guides and How To's, Visual Dictionary of Freight
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How to Calculate Freight Rates [Infographic – Updated May 2019]

How to Calculate Freight Rates Many factors go into calculating freight rates and doing it on a case by case basis is very time-consuming. Phone tag is the reality of the freight industry currently: customers call freight brokers, who then [...]

January 10, 2019 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC, Shipping Guides and How To's
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 ABC, Shipping Guides and How To's
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Pallet vs Skid vs Crate [Infographic – Updated May 2019]

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 people often use these terms interchangeably. All three can be used for shipping and storing [...]

April 13, 2018 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC, Shipping Guides and How To's
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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, Shipping Guides and How To's, 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 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC
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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 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping ABC