February 6, 2018
If you’re shipping freight, chances are it will require palletization. Shippers use pallets for varying reasons but primarily because they keep freight together and safe in transit. Unfortunately, both novice and expert shippers can make costly mistakes when it comes to preparing their pallet shipment.
January 29, 2018
The e-commerce industry is growing year after year and presents many opportunities for traditional brick and mortar stores as well as online retailers. However, companies that sell products online or have warehouses spread across the country must consider the shipping aspect of their business and its impact on operations.
January 22, 2018
Whether using LTL (less than truckload)
or full truckload
services, freight shipping helps keep towns and cities flourishing by continuously trucking in goods. However, if you’re outside of the contiguous U.S. or shipping there, how do you get your shipments to where they need to go?
January 16, 2018
Do you have questions about truckload shipping? Freightquote experts answer 5 common questions to ensure a better experience.
January 12, 2018
Whenever a purchase is made online, you will have to consider shipping costs. For small items, this is typically a smaller fee, but larger items can substantially impact the bottom line, especially for small business owners that are looking to expand.
January 4, 2018
Freight shipping can be a struggle if you don’t have a team of professionals to help you. We’ve identified some of the key challenges in freight shipping and how Freightquote is making an impact.
December 20, 2017
E-commerce is becoming the preferred way to shop for the majority of Americans. In fact, looking at 2017 industry statistics, it was estimated
that 51 percent of Americans prefer to shop online and that e-commerce is growing 23 percent year-over-year.
December 11, 2017
The freight shipping industry is filled with paperwork, proposals, and acronyms. Acronyms shippers will often use are RFP, which means “request for proposal,” and RFQ, which means “request for quotation.” Both of these kinds of documents are designed to help to align pricing and services with shipping needs.
November 21, 2017
The freight shipping industry is filled with competition to garner the attention and business of prospective shippers. Too often, a shipping company will promote a “free quote” or offer of that nature without focusing on what the customer is looking for, which is typically a service.
November 15, 2017
Do you hear those sleigh bells ringing? With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to start making your freight shipping checklist – and checking it twice.