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5 Shipper Best Practices: Ensure Your Shipment Arrives Safe and On Time

New to Freightera? Please read these best practices. Rest easy, we will do everything in our power to ensure your shipment travels safely and in a timely manner. Our 5-star customer service team is just a phone call away. Please [...]

January 13, 2016 About Freight Shipping, LTL Shipping, 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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Freight Brokers vs. Online Freight Shipping: 6 Advantages Of Online Shipping

Not sure what is better for you: a freight broker or an online freight shipping company? This brief overview will guide you. Freight Broker A freight broker is a company, or in some cases an individual, that acts as a [...]

September 3, 2014 About Freight Shipping
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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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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