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Nipigon River Bridge Accident Causes Road Closure in Ontario

Shipping Freight in Canada? Nipigon Bridge Failure May Affect Your Shipment

Manufacturers, distributors and other businesses shipping freight in Canada, this may affect your shipment. A newly constructed Nipigon River Bridge in northern Ontario heaved apart on January 10th, indefinitely closing the Trans-Canada highway (the main road connecting Eastern and Western [...]

January 13, 2016 Welcome to Freightera Blog
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7 Key Freight Transportation Trend Predictions for 2016

1. More freight will move by rail Long-haul rail rates for freight (less than and full truckload) offer cost savings of up to 60%, and reduce CO2 emissions by up to 66%. Look for more companies to offer seamless door [...]

January 1, 2016 About Freight Shipping, Trucking Industry Statistics, Welcome to Freightera Blog
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Bright Future for American Truckers and Freight Brokers – Infographic

Don’t you love infographics? American truckers and freight brokers have many good reasons to be optimistic about their future according to this great one by JW Surety Bonds. Trucking is an impressive $790 billion industry. 82% of all goods in the [...]

October 17, 2014 About Freight Shipping, Trucking Industry Statistics, Welcome to Freightera Blog
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New Diesel Technology Helps Clean Air and Fuels Economic Growth

As the US and Canadian economies continue to move forward, the new generation of clean diesel technology is helping to fuel economic growth. The new diesel technology is powering the freight movement in an environmentally friendly way, according to Allen [...]

September 2, 2014 Green Freight, Technology & Innovation
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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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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