LTL Shipping


How to Calculate Freight Rates [Infographic]

January 10, 2019
Updated May 2019 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:…

Plastic vs. Wood Pallets: Differences, Pros and Cons

August 14, 2018
Plastic Pallets vs. Wood Pallets: Differences, Advantages, and Disadvantages [Updated in June 2022] It’s fair to say that pallets move the world as they are an essential part of the…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

3 Tips on How LTL Shipping Can Work For You

August 20, 2014
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.…

3 Benefits of LTL Shipping: Less-Than-Truckload

August 20, 2014
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…

Freight Rates: How They Are Determined

August 7, 2014
How Freight Rates Are Calculated [Updated March 2022] If you’ve considered less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping in the past but were unsure it was a better deal than shipping via a full…

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