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What Is Freight Shipping?

Freight is any cargo weighing more than 150 pounds — or essentially any shipment too large to transport with a package delivery truck. Freight shipping is the transportation of freight via truck, aircraft, ship or intermodal (train) to a domestic or international location.

FreightCenter helps shippers 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 carriers.

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