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May 15, 2015
white truck and pallets of freight
Less than truckload shipping is the ideal solution for shippers with too much freight for parcel carrier services but not enough to warrant a full truckload, with LTL shipments generally weighing 151-15,000 lbs. However, sometimes shippers get stuck when deciding between freight shipping options, since the decision can depend on a number of variables.

May 7, 2015
road with sunset and red truck
Freight shipping's role in commerce has developed alongside business growth, and that business growth is driven by buyers who expect their goods to be delivered in a timely manner. To be frank, freight shipping keeps the United States' wheels turning. We've put together a list of 20 fascinating freight shipping statistics that clearly illustrate freight shipping's role in the economy.

May 13, 2014
truck in storm
When a natural disaster strikes the nation, some aspects of the affected area must come to a stand-still in order to access, and even process, the damage. While that’s true for many things, it does not apply to truck traffic. Allowing trucks to continue their routes is critical to the safety and well-being of those in the immediate area, as well as for Americans throughout the country.

February 7, 2013
Freight Broker Sarah Carter loves working with Godiva Chocolatier to bring Valentine’s Day chocolates to you
Valentine’s Day is all about love, but have you ever thought about the logistics involved, especially when it comes to shipping chocolate? Americans will purchase over 58 million pounds of chocolate in the days leading up to February 14th. That’s a lot of chocolate and for suppliers, it takes heart-felt effort to get that chocolate to you and your special someone.

September 5, 2012
wine shipping
Many people think that shipping wine is just like shipping anything else, but it isn’t. Freightquote has been a key player in the wine distribution business for many years so we have gotten used to all the intricacies. First, we handle shipments coming off the ship and load them to our trailers to be delivered all over the country. There are many moving parts to this process and it has to be coordinated perfectly from the ship to door. 
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