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7 Tips For Shipping Heavy Haul

April 25, 2019
What is a heavy haul? [Updated June 2022] ‘Heavy Haul’ as a term in freight describes a shipment carrying an unusually large and wide load.  For example, manufacturing equipment that…

Clean50 Sustainability Leaders Address Canadians

April 22, 2019
This EarthDay, 100 Clean50 Award Winners and Sustainability Leaders from Canada, including Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt, called on fellow Canadians in business, government, and every walk of life to take…

Eric Beckwitt Speaking at CleanTech

April 18, 2019
Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt was selected as a keynote speaker for the 2019 CleanTech Innovation Showcase at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle on June 24 Please join us…

Freightera CEO Speaking at CONNECT 2019

April 10, 2019
Please join us at the upcoming CONNECT 2019 | Supply Chain + Management + Technology event in Bothell on May 17th!   Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt will be speaking with thought leaders…

Trucks.com: Fast Adoption of Digital Freight Brokerage

March 29, 2019
Silpa Paul, Frost & Sullivan commercial vehicles industry analyst, mentions Freightera among key automated-on-demand solutions in her article on trucks.com earlier this week and states that we are entering the…

Freightera Wins 2019 Ready to Rocket Placement

March 15, 2019
Freightera Makes Rocket Builders' ICT "2019 Ready to Rocket" Prediction List Highlighting Companies with Highest Growth Potential in BC VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Freightera, a leading freight shipping marketplace…

Green freight guru grows low-emissions marketplace

February 17, 2019
It’s been great to see the media attention pouring towards Freightera in recent months, but having Freight Waves article about our green mission coming out on Valentine’s Day was still…

Train vs. Truck Shipping: Pros and Cons [Infographic]

February 12, 2019
Freight Shipping by Train vs. Truck: Advantages and Disadvantages [Updated June 2023] Which mode of transport is more efficient for freight shipping and what are the advantages and disadvantages of…

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt to Speak at CleanTech

February 11, 2019
Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt is to speak at the CleanTech Breakfast series in Seattle on February 13 Learn more and register here. 2/13 Breakfast: Disruptive Clean Technologies in Freight The…

How to Calculate Freight Density [Infographic]

February 10, 2019
How to Calculate Freight Density [Updated June 2022] No matter how large, heavy, fragile, easy to handle, or complex your less than a truckload (LTL) freight shipment is, it should…

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