Learn Freight Terms & Lingo with Freightera!
Updated May 2019
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, etc.
Visit our Glossary page for more A-B-C of freight!
Hungry for more learning?
You may also be interested in these informational articles of our blog (they’re specifically written and designed to help YOU, the customer, make better informed shipping decisions & ship with a peace of mind).
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- Rail vs. Road Shipping
- LTL vs. FTL
- Plastic Pallets vs. Wooden Pallets
- Pallet vs. Skid vs. Crate [Infographic]
- Learn How to Calculate Freight Density [Infographic]
- Calculate Freight Rates Easily [Infographic]
- How to Properly Pack Your Freight on a Pallet
Extra reading (because sustainability is important!)
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