Every element of a shipment, from the measurements, the weight, the accessorials necessary for shipment, factors into the final freight shipping cost. FreightCenter offers tools to help online businesses thrive in today's environment and one we're especially proud of is our shipping calculator. This calculator helps make shipping costs more transparent for your customers.
The calculator is a powerful and easy to use tool that lets your customers know the freight shipping cost right off of your own website. All you have to do is add a few lines of code to your website or auction listing. It's completely customizable and will provide your customers with instant shipping rates.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
It's free! Using the calculator for your website or eBay listing won't cost you a dime. Integrate the calculator right into your website, and your customers will never have to wonder about freight shipping cost again.
HOW DO I MAKE A FREIGHT SHIPPING CALCULATOR?
Register or log into your account. Go to the "Calculators" section at the bottom of your dashboard and click on "Create a New Calculator." You'll need to know the shipment's weight and dimensions, as well as the zip codes for its drop off and arrival locations, etc. Then paste the code into your website, eBay or other auction site listing and that's it!
It's even easier for your customers. All they have to do is enter their zip code and they'll instantly see multiple options for their freight shipping cost.
See more detailed instructions on our Freight Shipping Calculator page.
WHY WOULD I USE A FREIGHT SHIPPING CALCULATOR?
Never lose a sale again because your customer does not know how to get your item home, is afraid of how much it might cost to ship, or backs out at the last minute because of unanticipated shipping costs.
FreightCenter's calculator gives them the freight shipping cost they need upfront, without the hassle.
FreightCenter also has shipping API integration. Integrate your system with our API to shop rates with over 25 of the most powerful freight providers in the U.S. Our .NET back end allows us to provide and integrate web services with nearly any provider. That even includes your own custom software and shopping cart providers, that way freight shipping costs will never be a mystery to your customers.
HOW IS FREIGHT SHIPPING COST DETERMINED?
There are several factors that go into determining freight cost. Make sure you pay them special mind, and consider ways to reduce your potential spend. If you have any questions about freight shipping costs, call FreightCenter at 800.716.7608 to speak to one of our expert freight agents today!LOOK UP MORE FREIGHT TERMS