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THE BEST WAY TO MAKE SHIPPING LIGHTING EASY AND AFFORDABLE

Whether commercial or industrial, FreightCenter makes shipping lighting easy and affordable for you. Follow the suggestions on this page and you'll see how.

FreightCenter ships all types of commercial and industrial lighting and lighting systems:

  • Incandescent
  • High intensity discharge
  • Compact fluorescent
  • Halogen
  • LED

Shipping lighting is usually done via LTL (less-than-truckload) freight. But if you are shipping a very large order of lighting equipment you may need a full truckload. Whichever type of shipping you need, FreightCenter can handle it for you.

HOW DO YOU SELECT A CARRIER FOR LIGHTING IF YOU NEED A FULL TRUCKLOAD?

If you are shipping lighing in dimensions and quantities that call for full truckload service, FreightCenter's Truckload division will match the right carrier for your shipment. We maintain relationships with hundreds of regional and national freight trucking companies within our network. We excel at finding and booking specialty vehicles. If you need a specialty vehicle like an air ride for your lighting shipping, we're here to help. Call our Truckload shipping experts at 800.716.7882 to learn more or use our free online quote tool to get started right away.

HOW DO YOU PREPARE LIGHTING 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 lighting parts 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.

Lighting fixtures and bulbs should be packaged securely in crates for the highest level of protection. 

Learn more about freight packaging.

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

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 commercial or industrial lighting 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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