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What Are Common Carriers?
A common carrier serves both commercial and residential shippers and generally operates as a motor carrier or trucking company or freight company. Common carriers have the ability to transport LTL, full or partial truckloads and intermodal freight. Each common carrier has regular lanes and set rates and specializes in a certain type of equipment.
Why Choose Us?
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- Get Freight Shipping Quotes to anywhere in the U.S. & Canada.
- Unbeatable discounts on your freight LTL, truckload, rail, air, and more
- Automated Freight tracking, paperwork & invoices
- Manage all quotes & shipments in one place
- 24+ years of logistics experience working for you!
Working With Jennifer Rendine has been super easy. I know that every detail will be taken care of with each and every shipment. I would recommend Freightcenter.com to anyone. 5 Stars!
It was very easy to do and priced right . The people I talked to were very friendly and helpful !
It was a great experience. Everything went very smoothly. My customer service rep was exceptional!
I have used Freight Center for 3 different pickups and so far everything has worked beautifully. I would highly recommend their services and the pricing is very competitive. Thank you Freight Center for the good job.
So happy using FreightCenter. Great service and the lowest price. My go to shipper from now on!
Easy to work with. Scheduled on line and then a CS rep called us to make sure all the details were in order to ship our product correctly to the customer.
Awards and Endorsements
- 2021, 2017 & 2016 Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers
- 2021 & 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executives’ Pros to Know: Matthew Brosious
- 2020 & 2019 Top Food Logistics’ 3PL & Cold Storage Provider Award
- 2020 & 2019 Business Observer’s Top 500 Companies on the Gulf Coast
- 2020 & 2017 SmartWay® Transport Partner
- 2020 & 2017 Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain
- 2020 Best of Palm Harbor Awards for Local Businesses
- 2017 Green Supply Chain Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive
- 2017 Tampa Bay Business Journal Heroes at Work
- 2016, 2015, & 2012 Food Logistics Top 100 Software and Technology Providers
- 2013 Tampa Bay Business 100 by Tampa Bay Business Journal
- 2013 Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners by SupplyChainBrain
- 2012 TIA Samaritan Award Honorable Mention
- 2012, 2011 & 2010 TBBJ Fast 50 Recipient
- 2013, 2011, & 2010 Diversity Business Top Businesses
Why Choose FreightCenter?
We are an award-winning logistics company and an American veteran-owned business. Our history, competitive pricing, and level of service are unmatched in the industry. Over the years and many miles, we have formed a dedicated and respected network of partners in the industry to help customers meet deadlines.
Our mission is to meet and exceed customer expectations in all that we do. We take care of refrigerated freight shipping from pickup to delivery. Excellent customer service is our hallmark, and it goes a long way in building a relationship of trust. When customers select FreightCenter to handle their freight shipment, they trust us to do the job.
Do All Common Carriers Provide the Same Services and Serve the Same Locations?
Common carriers are separate businesses, each with its own equipment, service offerings and rates. Common carriers often specialize in just a few services. This means they’re great at what they do. It also means not every carrier is going to offer the services you need for every shipment you have. For example, let’s say you build specialty car engines. You want to ship an engine you just finished from your shop in Texas to a customer’s home in Florida. You’ve shipped your engines from Texas to Florida before, but always to another shop. You find out the carrier you usually work with doesn’t offer residential delivery services. Your customer is expecting their engine by the end of the week and you don’t know what to do.
How Do You Find the Right Carrier for the Haul?
You could waste time searching for a trucking company that offers the exact services you need, such as expedited and residential shipping. Or, you can save time by going directly to a 3rd Party Logistics company (3PL) like FreightCenter for a quote. You’ll receive discounted freight shipping rates from multiple common carriers at once. Why discounted? The answer is simple. The high volume of shipping we do (thanks to our large customer base) gets us discounts you can’t get anywhere else. The best part? You get to choose the carrier with the transit time and price that works best for you. FreightCenter partners with a large network of carriers nationwide. Some even specialize in cross-border or international shipping. As a FreightCenter customer, you get access to all the services our carriers offer. There are thousands of common carriers out there for you to choose from.
To create value for our customers by delivering customized shipping solutions that meet their unique needs and to fulfill shipping demands from simple to complex with expertise, guidance and ingenuity.
Trust the experts at FreightCenter to give you the best prices and the most comprehensive options for all your LTL freight shipping needs.
We deliver optimized solutions for full or partial truckloads, competitive dry van, flatbed, and refrigerated freight pricing. We can cover your full truckload shipping needs
Nationwide Expedited Trucking services move your freight securely and rapidly. Your freight requires fast delivery; our freight shipping experts can get your shipment fast, whether in one large box or a full truckload.
The most reliable Specialized Freight Services rates from all the top carriers are just a few steps away. From white glove service to international shipping, we've got you covered.