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New Fuel-Economy Standards for Trucking Industry Set For 2016

New Fuel-Economy Standards for Trucking Industry Set For 2016 The call for tougher fuel-economy standards is part of Obama’s climate change strategy that is set for implementation by March 2016. Environmental groups welcome the move, saying, “Strong heavy truck efficiency [...]

September 2, 2014 About Freight Shipping, Green Freight, Technology & Innovation, Trucking Industry Statistics
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6 Facts and Figures of the Canadian Trucking Industry

Canada’s economic strength relies heavily on an efficient, safe, secure and sustainable freight transportation system. Whether it’s moving a load from one end of the Canada to the other or cross-border trucking from Canada into the US, the system must [...]

August 29, 2014 About Freight Shipping, Trucking Industry Statistics
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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
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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
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Freight Rates: How They Are Determined

How Freight Rates Are Determined If you’ve considered less-than-truckload shipping in the past but were unsure it was a better deal than shipping via a full truckload, there are several things you should know about LTL shipping. First of all, [...]

August 7, 2014 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping
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Welcome to ‘Go Freightera,’ Your Freight Matters BLOG

Hi there! What an exciting time to be meeting you, awesome people that move freight, need it shipped, interested in freight matters one way or another, or just stumbling on our blog in your search! You are most welcome and thank [...]

July 21, 2014 Welcome to Freightera Blog
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Trucking Statistics and the Importance of the Trucking Industry in US and Canada

It’s a common sight to see commercial trucks on the roads.  In the US alone, there are an estimated 3.5 million truck drivers that, each day, make their way across the country connecting borders, shipping consumer goods. The trucking industry [...]

July 18, 2014 About Freight Shipping, Trucking Industry Statistics
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Trucking Industry Forecast for Growth Into 2014

Act Research Company (ACT), an analysis and forecasting firm, has corrected its long-term forecast for the commercial freight industry as it sees stronger consumer demands. “The cycle peak in 2013 has been adjusted downward with stronger demand now stretching through [...]

July 18, 2014 About Freight Shipping, Trucking Industry Statistics
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Specialized Technology Aimed to Influence the Trucking Industry

At one time, shipping literally meant just getting your inventory from Point A to Point B, however things in the trucking industry certainly have changed. While the goal remains the same – to get your goods to their destination – [...]

July 15, 2014 About Freight Shipping, Technology & Innovation

Freightera opens operations in Western Canada

Vancouver, BC May 21, 2014 Freightera, the innovative online marketplace offering real time freight quotes from North American carriers, opened for business in Western Canada. Based in Vancouver, BC, Freightera Logistics Inc. is on a mission to provide a simple [...]

May 21, 2014 Welcome to Freightera Blog