June 21, 2018
We help businesses ship a wide variety of freight. Some of the most common goods shipped include furniture, auto parts, machines, food, home improvement wares and electronics. Along the way, we’ve found that the most commonly shipped goods typically come with their own sets of requirements. Some may demand specific temperatures and packaging, while others may need special services such as lift gates. If you’re looking to ship one of these types of goods, we have a few tips of our own on how to do so effectively.
June 15, 2018
Before choosing LTL as a shipping method, it’s necessary to familiarize yourself with some of the basics. Here at Freightquote, we feel that it is our responsibility to educate our current and future customers so they can make more informed decisions. So, when it comes to LTL shipping, we have decided to share our tried and true best practices with you.
June 7, 2018
With tight freight capacity affecting every aspect of the industry, you may not know where to begin the shipping process. See how experts and technology can help fight the capacity crunch.
May 10, 2018
Learn about the several factors that have led to tight freight capacity in 2018 and how they have impacted the shipping market, truck drivers and your business.
April 20, 2018
The capacity crunch is not backing down, but there are a few key factors that will help you maneuver the difficult truckload shipping market. See how Freightquote can help you weather the storm.
April 10, 2018
Learn how undergoing a freight audit can help you identify savings opportunities and optimize your LTL shipping strategy.
April 4, 2018
Parcel shipping and LTL shipping are fairly similar and it can be difficult to understand which option is best for your needs. Take a closer look at the key differences between the two to help you decide.
March 22, 2018
Truckload capacity is having a hard time keeping up with the driver shortage and number of shipments. Learn how to position yourself as a preferred shipper and secure your load.
March 2, 2018
For small business shippers, every advantage from exceptional customer service to consistent communication with carriers could mean a boost to the bottom line. A well-managed freight tracking
process is an effective way to provide the visibility required for businesses to keep their products on the move and customers satisfied.
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.