SHIPPING ELECTRONICS

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THE BEST WAY TO MAKE SHIPPING ELECTRONICS EASY AND AFFORDABLE

Whether you're buying or selling electronics, FreightCenter makes shipping electronics easy and affordable for you. Follow the suggestions on this page and you'll see how.

Electronics shipping often includes:

  • Bluetooth speakers
  • USB 2.0 in-car chargers
  • Car GPS trackers
  • Bluetooth headphones
  • Wired earphones
  • Smart TVs
  • Personal theatre VR headsets
  • Wired headphones
  • Car black boxes
  • GPS personal trackers
  • microSD cards
  • Digital signage systems
  • 4G routers
  • Car holders
  • Pocket projectors
  • Handheld two-way radios
  • Pure sine wave home inverters
  • Wireless speakers

FreightCenter can help you with these and any other electronics shipping jobs you have. Most of these items are small and can be shipped as parcels, when shipped in small quantities. Shipping electronics in large quantities, such as a wholesale order, is usually done via LTL (less-than-truckload) freight, as is shipping of electronics items that are too large or heavy for parcel shipping.

HOW DO YOU ARRANGE FOR PARCEL SHIPPING THROUGH FREIGHTCENTER?

As a one-stop shipping solution, FreightCenter offers FTL (full truckload), LTL (less-than-truckload) and Parcel shipping. To get a quote on shipping electronics as a parcel, request a quote online or call our team of parcel experts at 800.716.7608.

HOW DO YOU PREPARE AN ELECTRONICS LOAD FOR LTL FREIGHT SHIPPING?

You save money with LTL (less-than-truckload) shipping because your shipment shares the truck with loads from other shippers. It's important that your cargo be packaged so it will not be damaged in transit and will not present a danger to other shipments on the truck.

Package large quantites of small electronics items in crates or bulk boxes. Bulk boxes are designed to fit on pallets. The walls of the boxes can be double or even triple wall thick often made of corrugated cardboard. Bulk boxes have removable tops and are best used for the smaller parts traveling with the shipment.

Larger electronics items should be packaged securely in crates for the highest level of protection. If using a crate is impractical or too expensive, protect the item with paper, foam and/or bubble packaging and box it in cardboard. Shrink wrap the box and strap it to a pallet. Make sure the package does not extend beyond the edges of the box at any point.

WHAT IS THE NMFC (FREIGHT CLASS) FOR SHIPPING ELECTRONICS?

The freight class for shipping electronics varies depending on the items being shipped. You'll find the freight class of some electronics items on our Freight Class Lookup table. If you don't know the freight class of the item(s) you're shipping, our in-house LTL shipping experts can determine it for you.

HOW TO COMPARE LTL FREIGHT SHIPPING COSTS FROM TRUSTED CARRIERS WHEN SHIPPING ELECTRONICS

FreightCenter is where the best freight carriers compete for your business. We enable you to compare multiple carriers' rates and expected transit times in a matter of seconds. Then, you choose which carrier you want to handle your shipment. FreightCenter takes care of the rest.

Your first step is to get an instant, online freight shipping quote.

  1. Enter the dimensions, weight, relevant zip codes and freight class (if you know it) into the quote form.
  2. You'll see a list of qualified carriers for your shipment, along with their quote and estimated transit time. Choose your carrier and book your shipment.
  3. A FreightCenter expert will review your shipment and check for accuracy.
  4. Once the shipment is scheduled, you'll receive your bill of lading and other paperwork.
  5. Double check that all information is correct.

WHAT IF YOU NEED HELP?

FreightCenter is a leader in customer satisfaction because we back up our technology with the able assistance of real live shipping experts who are here to help you. Need help booking your electronics shipment? Questions about packaging? Have questions or concerns after you've booked your shipment? Our shipping experts are available to answer your questions. Save time, save money, and enjoy peace of mind. Get your free quote now or give us a call at 800.716.7608.


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