How to Ship Freight

How to Ship Freight

More information and frequently asked questions about how to ship freight with FreightCenter.

How to Book and Ship Freight Using Freightcenter

We like to say that the process begins with comparing quotes, but a good quote begins with accurate weight of the shipment, and that means the packaged weight. Learn about packaging on our packaging tips page. Once your shipment is packaged, have it weighed on a certified freight scale at a nearby junk yard or freight depot. If you aren’t going to have the ability to move the packaged freight to a location with a certified freight scale, you will have to weigh the individual pieces of the shipment, including the packaging and pallet, before it is packaged and add them up.

Compare Quotes From Reputable Carriers

FreightCenter is where top carriers compete for your business. The process begins with comparing quotes from those top freight carriers. FreightCenter has developed a proprietary freight quote tool that enables you to see rate quotes and transit time estimates from multiple carriers in an instant. If you need help or don’t feel comfortable using the online quote tool, a National Account Manager will be glad to run the quote for you. Simply call FreightCenter at 800.716.7608.

Choose The Carrier to Ship Freight

An in-house shipping expert will work with you to make sure the information you provided for the quote is accurate. They also will let you know if there are other charges for things such as residential pickup or delivery, vehicle with lift gate required, limited access, etc. Learn more about these accessorial charges on our FAQ page.

Leave the Rest to Freightcenter

FreightCenter will handle all communication between you and the carrier, including generation of all necessary paperwork. Plus, our in-house shipping experts are always available to answer your questions via phone at 800.716.7608.

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We provide competitive freight shipping prices and an all-inclusive, easy-to-use shipping experience for our customers. Exceeding our customers’ expectations results in thousands of satisfied customer reviews and repeat business. We believe in the power of our customer relationships. Check out FreightCenter reviews from real customers, and learn what they have to say about their freight shipping experience!

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I would recommend Freightcenter.com to anyone.

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!

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Jeff
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It was very easy to do and priced right

It was very easy to do and priced right . The people I talked to were very friendly and helpful !

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Neal
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It was a great experience.

It was a great experience. Everything went very smoothly. My customer service rep was exceptional!

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Deb
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Thank you Freight Center for the good job.

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.

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David
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Great service and lowest price.

So happy using FreightCenter. Great service and lowest price. My go to shipper from now onT!

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Tom R.
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Easy to work with

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.

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