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What is a Freight Carrier?

A freight carrier, also known as a common carrierfreight company, or trucking company, is an entity that specializes in transporting freight—or cargo—from one location to another. When FreightCenter brokers a freight shipment, it contracts one of its 50+ freight carriers partners to transport its customers’ goods to its destination.

FreightCenter assists shippers by helping them find the best carrier for their needs and move their cargo at the best available rate. Our free freight quote tool provides shippers with instant access to freight rates from dozens of top freight carriers.

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