Reefer Freight | Truckload & LTL Refrigerated Shipping Quotes

Reefer Freight is the codeword for “Refrigerated Freight,” and the systems and practices in place for reefer freight, versus a regular LTL or Truckload shipment, or even something like an overnight shipping quote, are very different. So if you’re looking to set up a one time only refrigerated shipment, or if you’re preparing to get …

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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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GPS Truck Tracking Benefits Customers, Carriers, and Brokers

“Where is my truck???” As a member of the FreightPros Truckload Team, this seemingly simple question¬†can cause the biggest issues. Between cell phone dead zones, sleeping drivers, language barriers, and busy dispatchers, getting a location on a truck can be a headache. However,¬†knowing the current location of our trucks is paramount in making sure our …

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“Partialling” Full Truckload Shipments

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  Many of the full truckload shipments that make it over to my team are from customers that normally ship LTL, but for whatever reason they have a sporadic shipment that cannot move via LTL. What if your shipment exceeds the size allotment to ship LTL, or even a volume quote? What if you have …

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Truckload Fuel Prices & Other Factors in Shipping Rates

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In recent months, fuel prices have plummeted. One of the most common questions we get here on the Truckload team is, “Why haven’t my full truckload prices showed a significant decrease if fuel prices are they lowest the’ve been in almost ten years?” Well, I’m glad you asked. Though truckload rates are influenced by fuel …

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