What are SCAC codes?

the complete SCAC Code list (2021)

The freight industry loves acronyms. You’ve got FAKs (Freight of all kinds), BOLs (Bill of lading), and PODs (Proof of delivery),┬ájust to name a few. If you’re going to be a freight shipper, it’s best to recognize these terms. And though they are not technically acronyms, you’ll also find SCAC codes across documents and tracking …

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Less Than Truckload Rates | What You Need For LTL Shipping Rates

How to get lower freight rates for LTL & Truckload shipments

(CC image courtesy Sergio Russo via Flickr) A less than truckload (LTL) shipping rate is based on several different factors, all of which we’ll go over in this blog. If you’re unsure of how these relate to your product, just let us know and we’ll help you out! Typically, an LTL quote will take up …

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How to Ship Beer (When You’re Not Drinking It)

At FreightPros, we talk alot about how to ship beer. It’s one of the most common questions we get, How do I ship my homemade beer? With the rise of the popularity of home brew beer kits, the movement of beer through the freight industry have never been higher. While most carriers don’t have a …

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Intermodal Shipping: A Different Way to Move Freight

Contrary to popular belief, intermodal shipping is not rail shipping. The process of getting freight quotes, moving freight, transit times, etc., is completely different from rail. Rail/tracks access is a must for shipping via rail. Obviously, not many shippers have this access. We use intermodal shipping to get around this.   Intermodal Shipping is a …

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Dealing with Damaged Freight

dealing with damaged freight

One of the harsh realities of the shipping industry lies in Damaged Freight. The fact is, no matter what you do to avoid damaged freight, chances are you’ll experience it eventually in LTL shipping. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s talk about what to do when damaged freight shows up at …

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