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Difference Between a Lowboy and a Flatbed Trailer

When it comes to shipping freight, there are a variety of different trailers to choose from. What trailer you should use will be determined almost primarily by what you are hauling. Two popular trailer options when transporting larger items are lowboy and flatbed trailers. Knowing the difference between these two trailers, as well as when, […]


How To Get An LTL Freight Quote

Getting an LTL freight quote is an easy endeavor when you use FreightCenter’s instant freight quote tool, but before you go plugging all your information in, let us walk you through the process. There are several factors that play into figuring LTL freight quotes, and understanding them will pull a more accurate quote.



A Trucking Term Trio: Headhaul, Backhaul, and Deadhead

Time for a pop quiz, team! In one of our recent “trucking term” blog posts, we laid out lingo popular in freight industry circles, and now we’d like to revisit two Trucking terms and add yet another. Do you remember what backhauls and headhauls are? Extra credit for those who know what a deadhead is. There’s a […]


Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment

Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment When FreightCenter National Account Manager and history buff Sam Jones received a call from a customer who wanted to ship a stagecoach, he was right in his comfort zone. When he received photos of the stagecoach, he had to check out its history.




5 Things to Know Before Buying Freight Shipping Insurance

So you’ve finally found a solid freight carrier to ship your trade show booth from New York City to arrive in time for the show in Las Vegas. But what happens if your pricey set up is damaged during shipment? Have you covered all of your bases? Here’s everything you need to know before buying […]


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