Logistics Directly Impacts Customer Experience: Here’s How
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by Freightera
6d ago
Here’s How the Shipping Experience Can Make or Break Client Relations Your client just purchased a bulky item that can’t be shipped as a parcel. You have to turn to freight companies and you’re suddenly faced with a plethora of logistical challenges. If you go with the wrong option you risk shipping being too pricy, or your customer being unhappy with the service or their delivery date. Below you’ll learn how logistics directly impact your customers’ experience and how to avoid any possible problems. Unnecessary Pickup Delays Getting freight quotes should be fast and easy. The rates will natur ..read more
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Expanding Your Business Internationally? Why Not Leverage Freightera?
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by Zhenya Beck
1w ago
  We’re witnessing the rise of AI, there’s no way around that, which means that there are more and more tools out there that try (and often fail) to make your life easier. Many of these tools are copies of other, better solutions, or they’re straight up bad. So we’re here to offer an automated, but very much human-backed freight shipping solution, for your human needs.  Prepare for What’s in Store for You International expansion presents a whole new set of challenges. If you’re already looking at shipping, we presume you’re already familiar with the new market. However, shipping frei ..read more
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Adapting to Big Shifts in Logistics
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by Freightera
2w ago
The Professional’s Thoughts on Adapting to Big Changes in The Freight Industry The logistics industry has recently been shaken by significant changes, with major players like YRC (Yellow Corp.) and Convoy shutting down, while Kindersley has also experienced challenges, leading to changes.  These events underline the volatility and the rapid evolution within the freight market, compelling carriers and clients to adapt swiftly to remain competitive and efficient.  Here at Freightera, we are closely monitoring these developments and adapting our approach to each lane and shipment, so as ..read more
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Looking for Alternatives to Uship? Give Freightera a Try!
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by Freightera
1M ago
If You’re Looking for an Alternative to Uship, We Offer You Freightera: A Freight Solution Built Exclusively for Businesses You  About With many innovative options to choose from, it’s no wonder that business shippers looking for alternatives to traditional brokerages and carriers may be feeling overwhelmed. That is why we started a series of comparison articles to simplify the choice for you. Here’s a very specific comparison for Uship users or prospects out there: Freightera vs. Uship. Both platforms offer unique solutions for freight shipping, but a closer comparison reveals why Freigh ..read more
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Why is Shipping so Expensive?
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by Zhenya Beck
1M ago
If You’ve Ever Wondered Why Shipping is so Expensive, You’ve Come to the Right Place If you’ve ever needed to ship anything larger than a small box, you probably already saw that the number next to the dollar sign can have one or two digits more compared to your usual parcel shipments. To understand why freight shipping is so expensive, we have to dive into the intricacies of freight pricing, as well as the operational costs faced by freight carriers. How Freight Pricing is Determined First, let’s look at freight pricing and how it’s determined. For an in-depth look at freight pricing, feel fr ..read more
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Freightera Introduces Automated Flatbed Rates (With Rate Examples)
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by Zhenya Beck
2M ago
We have some wonderful news for you today. We’re happy to announce that we’ve finally automated flatbed shipping! You read that right. You can now get instant, online, freight shipping quotes for your flatbed shipments. The experts told us that it was impossible, so we made it happen. So take a look at some flatbed freight rate examples below:  Freight rate examples for shipping a shipping a Gantry Crane, based on the dimensions of 260 x 60 x 20, and the weight of 1180 lbs From Las Vegas, NV to North Vancouver, BC: $2,940.32 USD From: Woodbridge, ON to Hornby, ON: $867.85 USD From New We ..read more
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The Perfect Alternative for Former Convoy Trucking Company Users
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by Zhenya Beck
2M ago
Get The Service You Need at The Level You Deserve and With a Sustainable Road Forward The logistics and freight industry faced a significant shakeup in 2023 with the closure of Convoy’s trucking software company. This Seattle startup raised over a billion dollars in investments in a challenge to become a leading digital freight carrier network similar to Freightera. This event rattled the industry profoundly as it left many registered shippers without the useful online tools they were accustomed to. Something that we at Freightera freight marketplace for small businesses, are happy to continue ..read more
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Freight Shipping Companies Near Me
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by Zhenya Beck
3M ago
Looking for Freight Companies Nearby? We’ve Got The Solution for You. In Fact, We’ve Got Plenty   In the vast expanse of North America, finding a reliable freight company near you can often feel like searching for a needle in a haystack.  Whether you’re a small business owner looking to ship your products across states or provinces, or a larger enterprise managing complex logistics, the challenge remains the same: how do you find a freight service that’s both reliable and cost-effective, without spending hours searching? Luckily for you, our carriers are always close enough to perfor ..read more
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Freightera vs Traditional and Online Solutions, Freightquote, FreightCenter, Uber Freight, Flexport, Freightos
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by Zhenya Beck
4M ago
How Freightera compares to traditional carriers and brokers and online solutions, with pros and cons for each provider If you are trying to compare Freightera with other shipping solutions, this article will make it easier for you. Here, as unbiasedly as possible, we provide a list of pros and cons for each compared to Freightera. We will discuss how other services and companies compare to Freightera using ground freight shipping in North America as the baseline. Enjoy! Array of Services, Features, and Ratings HOW TO READ THIS TABLE. The full green circle: Yes or Complete. Half-filled circle ..read more
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Flatbed Freight Rates Update for USA-Canada and Canadian Shippers
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by Zhenya Beck
4M ago
See our new automated flatbed freight shipping rates for shipping within Canada and across the USA-Canada border.  We have exclusive rates with our carriers and we update them regularly so be sure to come back often and check them out. Flatbed freight rate examples based on shipping a Gantry Crane – 260” x 60” x 20” at 1180 lbs From Las Vegas, NV to North Vancouver, BC: Now $2,950 USD From Woodbridge, ON to Hornby, ON Now: $870.78 USD From New Westminster, BC to Edmonton, AB Now: $1,575 USD From Toronto, ON To Falmouth, NS Now: $2,899 USD From: Tacoma, WA To Victoria, BC Now: $718 USD Get ..read more
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