Top 5 Freightquote Videos: A Guide for Small Business Shippers

December 19, 2023

Whether you’re brand new to freight shipping or you are optimizing your shipping strategy for future success, Freightquote has you covered! We’ve created this handy guide to help you navigate the ins and outs of LTL (less than truckload) shipping. The 5 videos below are short and sweet but packed with tips and tricks to help your small business win. Let’s dive in, shall we?

1. How to get an accurate freight quote

Nailing down the details of your LTL shipment can save you from unexpected carrier fees. This video shows you how it’s done! From ensuring your dimensions are accurate to knowing your pick-up and drop off locations, it’s full of great information about what to consider when quoting your LTL shipment. This one’s a lifesaver!

Read the full article: Tips For Accurate Freight Quotes

2. What to do if you don't have a freight scale

No scale? No problem! This video's got some clever hacks to get your freight's weight spot on. It shows you how to think outside the box by using information like manufacturer specs or going back to raw material weights to calculate.

Read the full article: 4 Tips to Calculate Freight Weight

3. How to choose a freight carrier

So many carriers to choose from, but which one is right for you? If you’re unsure which option to choose, this video breaks it down for you. It's all about matching your needs, and your products or materials, with the right kind of carrier—whether it's economy, middle tier, or premium.

Read the full article: Tips for Choosing a Carrier

4. What to expect at an LTL pickup

LTL (less than truckload) shipping can be tricky, but this video makes it a breeze. If you’ve never shipped LTL, this video is for you. It covers everything from what to expect at pickup to keeping tabs on your shipment along its journey.

Read the full article: Here’s What to Expect at LTL Pickup

5. How to lower your LTL freight rates

Looking for ways your business can save even more? This video gives you everything you need to cut down those LTL shipping costs. It’s packed with tips like picking smart shipping points and eliminating charges on extra services. This one is super helpful if you’re looking to streamline your shipping process!

Read the full article: 4 Simple Ways to Lower Your LTL Shipping Rate

LTL shipping made simple

Each of these videos is packed with tips and tricks to make less than truckload shipping smoother and more budget-friendly. We’re taking the heavy lifting out of shipping so you can focus on what you do best: running your business!

Freightquote can help you access the lowest prices on shipping with quotes from high quality, vetted carriers for shippers of all sizes. Try out our online tool to get competitive quotes, book your shipments, and track deliveries with ease.

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